P. (Mani) Dasgupta-Alexander - Reg. ACC
About me: I am a developmental psychologist (D.Phil) with a post graduate Diploma in Person Centred Counselling. My practice is based on the belief that only the client is the expert on their own life. What I offer is a warm, supportive and empathic environment to facilitate your personal growth, and help you deal with whatever you are struggling with.
About my Practice: At the moment I am able to offer online counselling.My practice is based in Market Drayton, Shropshire, within easy reach of Crewe, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stoke-on-Trent. I offer 50 minute sessions once a week, and there are no minimum or maximum limits. In line with good practice I offer a review after every 6 sessions to monitor progress and to get your feedback.
Practice Location: Private room in a building in Market Drayton, on the first floor. There is no lift access. There is ample parking nearby. Details will be provided on contact.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have a Diploma in Person Centred Counselling (Metanoia Institute, London) as well as a Certificate in Person Centred Counselling (Sherwood Institute, Nottingham).
I have worked as a counsellor with the NHS, a local hospice, and other counselling services. My experience covers a number of issues including bereavement, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, stress and relationship issues.
I teach counselling at University level on both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Counselling (Certificate, Diploma and MSc. Counselling)
Association for Christian Counsellors
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Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Counselling sessions are £40.00 an hour.
Concessions offered for
I am a registered member of the Association of Christian Counsellors.