Darren David

Darren David

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Colchester

Colchester CO7
Sessions from £45.00


  • Flexible hours available


I currently have availability on Mondays and Tuesday during the day.

About me and my therapy practice

Hello and thank you for visiting my profile. Managing life's challenges and our mental health can be overwhelming. Whether it's anxiety, depression, coping with loss or just working out what's wrong and why we're feeling sad, we sometimes need help with our thoughts and feelings. Working online or in person in Brightlingsea, Essex (between Colchester and Clacton) I work with adult individuals and couples to help them gently explore what's troubling them and to find a way forward.

You may be taking your first steps towards getting the support you need. Finding the right counsellor and getting started isn't always easy. I invite you to book a short free consultation on the phone or video call. You can let me know a little about why you're looking for a therapist and find out about working with me. I look forward to meeting you.

Practice description

I am an integrative counsellor, which means I use a combination of therapeutic approaches to best support you. My own therapeutic journey helped me to work through a number of significant losses and periods of depression. That process led me to become a counsellor and is something that is really important to me. I am also a qualified and experienced coach.

My first session

The first session is an assessment where we take the opportunity to review our counselling agreement and for me to find out more about you. After the assessment we'll both be able to reflect and decide if we feel we are a good 'match' and whether to continue with further counselling sessions.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Career coaching, Depression, Development coaching, Disability, Executive coaching, Identity issues, Leadership coaching, LGBTQ+ counselling, Life coaching, Loss, Men's issues, Neurodiversity, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Trauma

Types of therapy

Behavioural, CBT, Existential, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, Older adults, Trainees

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy

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