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David Kirk

David Kirk

Counsellor in Liverpool

My practice is based in central Liverpool and I am a full member of the BACP, as well as being on the accredited register of psychotherapists and counsellors compiled by BACP. I have over a decade of practical experience supporting challenging behaviours and emotions. My psychotherapy practice provides a safe and entirely confidential environment.

Background & Qualifications

After a career in engineering, I decided to make a life change and attended Liverpool John Moores University. After studying psychology, I went on to complete my Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy. This was a BACP accredited course to Masters level. I also have a certificate in Counselling Supervision and provide supervision for both trainee counsellors and psychiatrists. I keep up with professional training every year and particularly concentrate on my specialist areas. I am currently undergoing intensive training in the use of EMDR, for the treatment of trauma. After several years in a renowned treatment facility, I now have my own practice in central Liverpool, with over a decade of experience.

My Specialisms

The treatment of addictions. Working with professional sportspeople. The use of EMDR to treat trauma. My expertise also covers family issues, groups, corporate psychological support at every level, depression and anxiety. As well as my practice work I am also part of a network of therapists who provide support for fellow professionals. I have a wide range of professional experience which also covers Rogerian, Transactional Analysis, CBT, Gesalt as well as a passion for Transpersonal psychology.

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

My approach is to tailor-make a therapeutic approach to suit my client which is person centered. I believe that, although clients present with many different problems and concerns, issues and hurts, there is usually a prevailing cause. Helping to discover and overcome that is where my passion and skills are best utilised. I walk alongside every client to discover triggers and responses that affect personal lives and self worth. This service is provided in confidence and is entirely ethically sound adhering to guidelines of the BACP's ethical framework. I deliver support to individuals and groups also including workshops, corporate and HR teams. I prefer to work in person but Skype sessions can be arranged upon request and where deemed suitable.

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
Psychotherapy In Person Please Call
Counselling In Person Please Call
EMDR In Person Please Call
Mindfulness In Person Please Call