Sian Dyer

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Psychotherapist
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Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, FY8 3DU
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Life can be overwhelming and sometimes even exhausting but I'm here to guide you through any obstacles you may face. My goal is to help you understand yourself more deeply and better cope with change. You will learn that vulnerability is a strength.

Sometimes a person just needs someone to listen to and validate their feelings.

I implement effective psychotherapy by integrating different psychological approaches to cater to you.

I had therapy as a child, I experienced trauma and could not regulate my emotions so I had therapy. Therapy helped me in lots of ways understand and helped me understand myself in a way I never thought possible. Throughout my life, I have experienced life-debilitating anxiety. I have managed to control my anxiety from the knowledge I have learned about how our minds and bodies work. I am confident I can also help you to also understand your mind too.

I have been working with adults and children for 8 years, I am a qualified social worker with 6 years experience. I am also a qualified therapist, I work with children and adults and have completed a year of play therapy at a primary school. 

I do have a cozy therapy room situated in Lytham St Annes where I offer talking therapy and play therapy. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative psychotherapy

MA Social Work

BA Sc Counselling and Therapeutic Studies

Experience in the following areas

  • Trauma
  • Loss
  • Bereavement
  • Addiction
  • Drug misuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Homelessness
  • Drug and alcohol misuse
  • Family disputes
  • Child behavioral issues
  • Unregulated emotions
  • Loss
  • Low self-esteem
  • Confidence issues
  • Stress
  • Isolation
  • Unmanaged mental health
  • Terminal illness
  • Chronic illness 
  • Personality disorders

8 years of experience working with adults and children

1-year experience in play therapy with children 

Experience in the following areas with children 

  • Low self-esteem 
  • Friendship issues 
  • Bereavement 
  • Behavioral difficulties 
  • Autism 
  • ADHD 
  • Family dilemmas 
  • Emotional dysregulation 
  • Body dsyphoria
  • Gender dysphoria 
  • Low confidence 
  • Bullying 
  • Identity crises 
  • Sibling conflicts 
  • Loss 
  • Boundary troubles 
  • School attendance 

Member organisations

BACP
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
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • I offer a free 30 minute session all
  • I also offer play therapy for children of school age- £55 per session or £150 for the price of three. 
  • I offer face to face therapy in my therapy room in Lytham St Annes for £55 per session or £150 for three sessions. 
  • I offer video\telephone therapy for £55 per session or £150 for three sessions. 
  • I offer live chat therapy for £35 per session or three for £90. (live chat is for those who are struggle with speaking to someone face to face or via video\telephone). 

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Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Free 30-minute session for all.

Play therapy for children of school age for £50 per session
Face-to-face therapy in my therapy room in Lytham St Annes for 50 per session
Video\telephone therapy for £50 per session
Live chat therapy for £35 per session (live chat is for those struggling with speaking to someone face to face or via video\telephone). 
Couples therapy £75 per session 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

As a former social worker with experience, I understand the importance of creating a safe emotional environment for children to express their feelings. Building a connection with a child takes time and patience. I will work to ensure that your child feels safe and comfortable in our sessions by:
 
Sending you questionnaires
Your child's interests must be taken into consideration. During the initial session, I will include items they are passionate about and interested in from knowledge gained from the questionnaire results.
 
Be patient
Some children will not feel comfortable verbally expressing their feelings immediately; patience is critical. 

​30 minute taster session
I offer a free 30-minute taster session to allow your child to experience therapy; this way, there is no pressure on them to continue as we will go at their pace.

COUPLES PSYCHOTHERAPY 
Relationships can be challenging, and it's common for couples to have arguments. However, sometimes these disagreements can escalate, and it becomes difficult to find a resolution. While conflicts are every day, occasionally hurtful things are said, and it can feel impossible to move forward.   As your assistant, I help couples improve their communication skills. Effective communication is critical to a healthy relationship, and I can guide you to ensure that both partners are heard and understood. I'll encourage you to take responsibility for your part in the issues and support your partner in doing the same. I will listen to both of you and offer gentle guidance when I sense a miscommunication.   It's essential to build trust and find the strength to move forward. With my help, you can learn to communicate better and develop more substantial relationships.


ADULT PSYCHOTHERAPY 
I provide a comprehensive psychotherapy service that combines a range of psychological techniques to suit your individual needs. We will focus on resolving current issues and enhancing positive thinking and behaviours during our sessions. I will guide you in reframing your reactions and equip you with practical tools to overcome life's challenges. I always strive to improve myself, whether it's learning new skills or finding ways to be more efficient. I believe that continuous improvement is essential for personal and professional growth. That's why I'm always open to feedback and suggestions from others, so I can identify areas where I can improve and become even more effective at helping people. Whether it's through my communication skills or my ability to find the right information quickly, I'm always looking for ways to get better and be the best Psychotherapist I can be.

Warwick House Partnership, Warwick House, Kilnhouse Lane, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, FY8 3DU

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Families

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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Online platforms

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