Phil Dignum

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Dudley DY3 & Wolverhampton WV4
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I'm Phil (he/him), a qualified and registered male counsellor offering in-person therapy and support to individuals and couples local to Wolverhampton, Dudley, South Staffordshire and surrounding areas. I also offer online video sessions in these areas as well as throughout U.K.

I work under the business name of Just Allow Now, as a relational, humanistic, integrative counsellor; this means that I draw on various complementary therapy modalities to offer to my clients rather than a single counselling approach. The main integrated counselling modalities and therapy theory I use to inform my work with clients are Gestalt, Psychodynamic, and Person-centred. I utilise the relationship we build between us to help us understand your experiences by exploring what materialises between us during sessions.

I have a very collaborative approach to counselling. I want you to feel that someone is with you, actively helping you to make sense of your experiences and what is going on for you. It’s important to me that you don’t feel that you are on your own in trying to understand your behaviours, thoughts, and feelings. My style of therapy is to actively assist you in exploring your experience. Not only to listen during sessions, but to also work together in understanding why you may be feeling the way you are.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have qualified with a First from a BACP Accredited Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy Foundation Degree at Newman University in Birmingham, a postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Couples's/Relationship Therapy, as well completing various post graduate CDP training courses. I work in private practice as Just Allow Now.

I also previously worked for the Kaleidscope Plus Group in West Bromwich offering therapy services on a volunteer basis. 

I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) the largest professional organisation for counselling and psychotherapy in the UK.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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£45.00 - £75.00
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

1-2-1 daytime session fees are £45, and evenings are £50, both per fifty minute session.

I offer a discounted rate for counselling students of £40 per session.

Couples'/ Relationship counselling session fees are £65, and evenings are £75, both per seventy-five minute session.

I offer a free 20-30 minute introductory video session for you to ask any questions you may have, discuss your hopes and goals for your therapy, and for us to get an idea of whether we feel we are a good fit.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I currently offer in person sessions on Thursdays and Tuesdays.

I offer online sessions on Monday afternoons and evenings, Tuesday mornings and afternoons, as well as Friday mornings.

Further information

I offer a free 20-30 minute initial video call sessions to talk about your counselling needs in more depth.  We can discuss at what you are looking for from counselling sessions, including any expectations you have, and together we can talk about how you would like to move forward.

I have a 72 hour notice cancelation policy.

Dudley, Staffordshire, DY3

Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, WV4

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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My in-person counselling room has parking and is wheelchair accessible.

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Phil Dignum
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