Manchester, Heaton Moor in Stockport and Online
Counselling  -  Psychotherapy  -  Coaching

Nigel Dawson 

Counselling Psychotherapy Coaching

About Me

I have over 30 years experience of providing psychological wellbeing services, in both the NHS and private practice, enjoying the challenge and reward of supporting people to bring about positive and lasting change in their lives. 

I have held both clinical and managerial roles, often a combination of both, in both Primary Care and In-patient settings. I've developed local and national professional guidelines, as well as designed and delivered continuing professional development training.

I am also committed to my own continued growth and development and receive regular supervision, personal therapy, attend professional events, conferences and workshops. I am a member of an advanced training & development group and attend regular professional networking events.

As a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, my practice is informed by it's Ethical Framework and Professional Guidelines.


Qualifications & Continuing Professional Development include:

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Essentials Lvl2

Certificate in Clinical Supervision

Certificate Existential-Humanistic Therapy

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Health and Social Care Professionals

UKATA Diploma in Transactional Analysis Practice

Associate Member EMCC

RTE Diploma in Transactional Analysis Application

Introduction to Coaching - NHS

Registered MBACP

TA 101

Healthcare Research Studies

Teaching & Assessment in Clinical Practice

Registered Mental Health Nurse

Registered General Nurse

My life outside of the therapy room includes, cats, kids, gardening, dyslexia and Dr. Who.

If there is more you'd like to know about me, to help you decide if you'd like for us to work together, I'd welcome you getting in touch.

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