Debbie Dawson - Counselling in York

Qualifications. Colours

Professional Qualifications and Continuing Professional Development


Accredited EMDR Europe training - Part 1 completed (2018)

Certificate in Individual Supervision (2015)

MA Counselling and Psychotherapy: Distinction (2012)

Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Distinction (2011)

Certificate in Counselling: Distinction (2009)

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (1992)

BSc (Hons) Pharmacology (1987)

Continuing Professional Development
I have completed courses in diverse areas such as:-

Attachment: from theory to therapy
Working with Childhood Abuse
Family Constellations,
Understanding Anorexia from an Attachment Perspective,
Trauma, Abuse and Dissociation,
Attachment Dynamics with Adults,
Shame in the Therapeutic Relationship,
Power in the Counselling Relationship,
Laughter as Therapy,
The Neuroscience of Trauma and Abuse,
Working with Domestic Abuse,
Understanding the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse,
Understanding Emotional Eating - a 4 day training course run by WeightWise Academy,
Focusing - Working with Complex Trauma.
Working with Shame in relationships and religion.

I have also been a member of a Gestalt CPD group. Recent training in Mindfulness has added to my toolkit of therapeutic interventions and completion of my training in Supervision means that I am qualified to offer individual Supervision to Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I am currently training to be an EMDR therapist, I am able to offer EMDR as a trainee to individual clients.

I am a Registered and Accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and work according to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy. As such I receive regular monthly supervision. I also hold an enhanced DBS certificate and professional indemnity insurance.

For more information on BACP, please click here.

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