Simon Dilly

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Reg. BACP, Dip. Integrative Psychotherapist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London SE14 & Truro TR1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

If you, or someone you know, needs help with;

  • anxiety and stress
  • feeling stuck
  • depression
  • low self-esteem
  • relationship issues
  • family problems
  • career crisis, or
  • bereavement

I can help.

My name is Simon and I am registered with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy as an integrative psychotherapist. I work with individual clients online and in person, both short and long term.

I work with people from all backgrounds and specialise in working with men, or women seeking to better understand difficult relationships with men.

How I work

As an 'integrative' therapist I am skilled in several areas of psychotherapy and can adapt my approach to best meet your needs.

I encourage you to lead the sessions as much as possible talking about what you feel is most important. I am also comfortable, if it is helpful to you, to direct the work a little more in the early sessions.

I work relationally which means that I believe in order to achieve lasting benefits focus must also be targeted to what happens in the room between therapist and client, in addition to past events and current struggles.

Our first session together will typically involve exploring what has brought you to therapy and a little background on what therapy usually involves. We can also discuss how to get the most out of the time together.

How therapy works

Over time in a supportive environment you can face and discuss difficult experiences and emotions to help address your current challenges.

You can gain a better understanding of what you want and what you need, why you act in ways that hold you back and why you might be overwhelmed by certain feelings.

This can help you to develop a broader range of skills for dealing with your problems and a greater level of self-acceptance and compassion.

Choosing a therapist

Finding the right therapist can be tricky, not to mention expensive if you end up shopping around. But it is important. Research shows that finding someone you feel at ease with, who you get the sense of being able to trust and build a relationship with over time, gives better results.

What to expect in your session

With that in mind, I suggest that at first we meet for an introductory session and should you wish to continue I usually suggest a further 8 sessions at the end of which we would have a review. For some people this will be enough, others may wish to continue.

Please click here to book your first session.

Training, qualifications & experience

PGDip (3 year Postgraduate Diploma) in Integrative Psychodynamic Counselling at the Metanoia Institute in London, validated by the University of Middlesex and accredited by BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy)

Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Conselling Supervision from the Couselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Board.

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and I adhere to their Ethical Framework.

I regularly engage in courses as part of my annual CPD requirements.

I have experience of working with a wide range of clients in private practice and institutional settings on issues including depression, low self-esteem, life crisis and change, gender and sexuality issues, bereavement and loss, self-harm, relationship and family problems.

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
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£85.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

The initial assessment session is charged at £30

Further appointments are charged at £75.

Regular session are weekly and last 50 minutes. I believe therapy doesnt have to be weekly to be effective and can be more affordable, and even productive, if done fortnightly or monthly. 

Please click here to book your first session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Weekday evening availability on Tuesday between 6.30pm and 9.30pm

Thursday availability from 11.30am to 3pm

Further information

Please note that sessions at my London practice are online only.

77 Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PN

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Sessions for client who require wheelchair access can not currently be accommodated

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In person

Qualified Integrative Supervisor Enhance your practice with my supportive, growth-focused approach Availability Fridays £50

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