Rebecca Dickinson MBACP Accredited

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Counselling Service Leeds

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Rebecca Dickinson MBACP Accredited

BACP
Rebecca Dickinson MBACP Accredited

There are times when life feels challenging. You might feel very stuck, overwhelmed, dissatisfied or maybe a sense of just going through the motions.

Counselling can help you make the changes you want to make in order to live in a way that feels more meaningful and fulfilling to you, improving your overall wellbeing.

I offer an approachable, professional 1-1 service to adults and young people where you can share your story in a non-judgemental space and explore how you want your future to look.

I am passionate about providing a theraputic relationship that allows you the room to grow emotionally and psychologically.

See my experience

Experience

I have 10 years experience as a Counsellor working within a wide range of services including:

  • Specialist Sexual Violence Support Services (SSVSS)
  • Young People's Mental Health and Counselling Services (age 11-25)
  • Further Education Providers
  • Drug and Alcohol services
  • Hospice Service (life limiting illnesses and palliative care)
  • Employee Assistance Programmes


The issues I have most experience working with include the impacts of:

  • Sexual violence including but not limited to Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA), Rape, Sexual Assault (inclusive of women who are also navigating the criminal justice system)
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Past/present emotional abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Difficulties in relationships
  • Family estrangement (past and present)
  • Shame
  • Anxiety and/ Worry
  • Self Harm
  • Eating Dificulties
  • Life limiting illnesses (working with the individual and family members/friends)
  • Bereavement
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Low Confidence
  • Gender Identity and Sexuality
  • Panic Attacks
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Work related stress
  • Exam Stress
  • Depression
  • Developmental trauma

Qualifications

My approach is Integrative which means I offer therapy to suit you and your needs. I draw upon the following modalities:

  • Person Centred Therapy
  • Relational Therapy
  • Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Emotional Focussed Therapy (EFT, aka tapping)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Transactional Analysis (TA, Ego states)

I often provide further understanding on how trauma impacts the brain and how mental health difficulties can develop.



BSc Psychology
Place2Be
Certificate in
Counselling Children
Diploma
Psychotherapeutics
BACP
MSc Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACP Accredited)

How I Work

I aim to provide a relationship where-by you are heard, understood and valued as an individual, supported to work through your difficulties and able to work out what is best for you.


In counselling with me you may:

  • Develop self awareness of patterns that hold you back
  • Increase insight into how/why these developed
  • Experience reduced feelings of shame
  • Improve your resilience to cope with difficult thoughts and feelings
  • Improve trust in yourself
  • Honour your intuition
  • Develop healthy boundaries in relationships
  • Develop increased compassion with self and others
  • Further your understanding of thoughts, feelings and behaviours
  • Express difficult and unresolved feelings
  • Let go of unhelpful beliefs that impact important areas of your life
  • Consider alternative choices and perspectives
  • Find ways of being that feel more meaningful and empowering

Prices

I offer short term (6 sessions minimum) and longer term 1-1 Counselling to adults and young people. Currently I am offering online therapy on a Thursday and Friday daytime and weekday evenings. Contact me to discuss face to face counselling if you are local to Leeds.

Initial meeting

FREE

30 minutes

Full session

£50

50 minutes

Students

£45

50 minutes


If you have difficulties with fees I would prefer you to discuss this with me rather than rule yourself out.


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