Simon Dowling

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EMDR Therapist. Counsellor & Psychotherapist MBACP (Accred)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5AN
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an EMDR Trauma Therapist and an Integrative Counsellor & Psychotherapist.

I specialise in Male Childhood Trauma, working with males who have experienced physical and or emotional abuse during childhood.

I offer an initial 15 minute complementary zoom meeting or telephone call to give you a chance to check me out and ask any questions you may have before deciding if you are ready to commit to sessions with me - please contact me for times/days that I offer these meetings.

Our first session is where the work really starts to begin, I will provide a safe place for you to share your story in more detail. It is important to note that as the therapist I do not offer advice and you are in full control of the session.

Therapy is about relationship; it is important you feel at ease. The information you share with me is kept confidential.

Having served in the Royal Engineers within the Armed Forces I have a great understanding of the terminology used. I also have first-hand experience of the pressures that are upon service personnel and their families whilst serving their country both home and overseas.

I offer individual sessions on line and via zoom video conference. For more detailed information about my services please visit my website.

Training, qualifications & experience

NCFE Level 2 Counselling Skills

NCFE Level 3 Counselling Skills & Theory

AIM Awards Level 4 Approaches to Counselling Children & Young People

Diploma of Higher Education- Counselling

Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

Enhanced DBS (Subscription Service)

Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Areas of counselling I deal with

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£60.00 per session

Additional information

Our first telephone consultation is free, after this a 50 minute session either online or face to face is £60.00

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Suitable dates and times to be discussed at point of contact.

Further information

I may, with your permission use creative interventions during our sessions.

Ketley Parish Council, Holyhead Road, Ketley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5AN

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

There are disabled parking bays available at the entrance, and accessible toilets on the ground floor.

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In person
Home visits

I am an EMDR Trauma Therapist, BACP accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist and a Supervisor.

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Simon Dowling
Simon Dowling