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Clare Dawson

Clare Dawson

Counsellor in Brighton

I am a fully qualified counsellor and work within the psychodynamic framework, I am also BACP registered. I work with adults only. I have a background in social work and teaching.

Background & Qualifications

I trained at the University of Brighton and have a Post Graduate qualification in Psychodynamic counselling, which is a BACP accredited course. I also have an honours degree in Psychology.

My Specialisms

Depression and / or anxiety

Family dynamics

Attachment issues


Approach to Therapy & How I Work

I work within the psychodynamic framework, looking at both the conscious and unconscious mind to discover and uncover experiences that shape our relationships with a view that by becoming conscious of what we do, we then have the ability to think about what we would like to do differently.
I pay particular attention to early life experiences and attachments to help her clients discover patterns and parallels in their present relationships, to help them gain understanding of what may drive them to repeat behaviours that may cause emotional upset and unsatisfactory relationships.
i believe that therapy is only effective when it happens in a safe, non-judgemental environment, where clients feel able to express any emotion that they feel. This enables you to separate the destructive from the constructive in order for you to move forward and gain an improved sense of self and well-being.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Counselling In Person £40 per 50 minutes

Additional Rate Information

£20 for initial session, £40 for every subsequent session. Introductory offers for new clients