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Charlene Douglas

Dartford Practice

Marriage Counselling Dartford

 

My name is Charlene Douglas and I’m a fully qualified Psychodynamic Counsellor based at marriage counselling Dartford.

I achieved my qualifications at ‘Birkbeck College’ and the ‘Highgate Counselling Center. Alongside being trained in couple counselling at the ‘Tavistock Relationship Centre’. As a result, I now have the relevant knowledge and expertise to help couples work through their challenges. Therefore, creating more connected relationships.

My aim is to create lasting change in the lives of the couples I see.

My Experience

After experiencing a difficult break up in a previous relationship. I set out on a quest to understand how to create a harmonious and fulfilling relationship. I’ve sought to try and understand how two people, with two totally different life experiences, can come together to create something new.

I have over 15 years’ experience in various counselling-related roles. Alongside continuing my professional development by attending a variety of training courses. I’ve met with many couples in order to better understand the roles both men and women play in a relationship.

Couples who choose to come and see me at marriage counselling Dartford present a wide range of difficulties. Most commonly around ineffective communication, although issues around sexual desire and dysfunctions are also common place. My interest/research in psychosexual difficulties allows me to help couples work through such problems.

How I can help

I have a warm, down to earth nature and I don’t believe in a ‘one size fits all’ approach. Therefore, I tailor my sessions to meet the needs of each individual couple. I will work with you to explore the root cause of your difficulties whilst helping you both be honest about your true feelings.

My work involves a range of interactive, thought-provoking activities to help you to listen to one another. In addition to helping you feel listened to. I’m not there to take sides or to judge but to honestly share what I observe. That way we can work together to improve your relationship.

Ethical Standards

I subscribe to and work within the ethical frameworks of both the BACP and COSRT (College of sex and relationship therapies). My clinical supervision is undertaken on a monthly basis. Alongside my regular participation in continued professional development (CPD).

I  hold professional and public indemnity insurance.

If you would like to make an appointment to come and see me at Marriage Counselling Dartford. Please contact me via Relationship Counselling Kent today. Request to see Charlene

 

Colin Campbell-Dunlop

Westerham & Dartford Practice

Relationship Counselling Westerham

 

My name is Colin Campbell-Dunlop and I am a fully qualified Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Couple Therapist based at both Relationship Counselling Westerham and Couple Counselling Dartford (Farningham)

I hold a Diploma in ‘Integrative Counselling’ and I am a fully registered member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).  I also have a BSc (Hons) Degree and professional qualifications in Law.

How I can help

I have built a busy and successful practice over recent years and I specialise in counselling for adult individuals and couples.

My approach to relationship counselling is very much based upon helping couples to establish better channels of communication with each other.  I believe that all relationships experience difficulties and challenges at some point and often this is due to a breakdown in communication.

Therefore, I aim to provide a safe setting where you can express yourselves positively and build and develop a deeper and more empathic understanding of each other. I will help you both to hear and be heard in the couple therapy setting. I believe this to be a key building block to establishing a better future for yourselves whatever you decide that might be.

Through our work together I will help you to build awareness and understanding in terms of any historically established patterns of behaviour or attitudes. Which may be holding you back or contributing to you feeling stuck in your relationship. I consider myself to be a warm and approachable person and see this as a key requirement of a therapist in this field.

Couple counselling Westerham. Marriage counselling Westerham. Relationship Counselling Westerham.

Ethical Standards

As a registered member of BACP (MBACP) I subscribe to a code of ethical standards.  I have ongoing supervision for my practice as required of all counsellors and hold full professional indemnity insurance.

If you would like to make an appointment to see Colin at either Relationship Counselling Westerham or Couple Counselling Dartford. Then please contact him via Relationship Counselling Kent today.  Request to see Colin

Colin is a registered provider with a number of Health insurers including AXA-PPP, Aviva and WPA. Alongside Protocol, Simply Health, Cigna and Aetna.  If you have cover with any of these organisations your therapy costs may be met by them.  Please enquire should you wish to cover the costs of your therapy via this route.

 

 

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