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With understanding and genuine care, you have guided us through one of the toughest periods of our lives. Without you, we are not sure that we would have made it to this day.

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Who am I?

I am a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist MBACP(Accred).  My special interest is in couple therapy, transitions and life threatening conditions.

Esther Dawney-New - Psychotherapist & Couples CounsellorMy background

  • NHS Nursing (RGN 1982) and Midwifery (RM 1984).
  • MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Surrey University (1997)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Couples Psychotherapy from Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships, London
  • Certificate in Psychosexual Studies (TCCR) I have further training with families and group therapy
  • Accredited member of the British Association of Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic  Supervisors (BAPPS) and have experience supervising diploma students as well as qualified counsellors.

My counselling experience includes working for We Hear You, a local Cancer charity , The Harbour, Bristol specialising in life threatening conditions, and end of life , Mental health charity; MIND, the NHS, Wessex Counselling Service.


Code of Ethics

I am a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist and abide by their Ethical Framework for Good Practice
and British Association of Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Supervision code of Ethics and Practice

I am committed to developing and maintaining professional standards through clinical supervision and on-going training

Links


The Harbour Bristol
BACP

BAPPS


Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy , Bristol network


Bridge Foundation


We Hear You