Denise Sturges-Allard

Denise Sturges-Allard

Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
07896 204326

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Therapist - Broadstairs

Broadstairs CT10
07896 204326
Sessions from £40.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Available for home visits
  • Concessionary rates


Please note, I will be on leave from Friday, 11th September 2020 and will be back in the office on Monday, 21st September 2020.

About me and my therapy practice

Are you struggling with low self esteem, anxiety or grief? Does it affect your life & relationships and stop you doing the things you want? I can help you learn how to manage low mood/anxiety and improve your self esteem, relationships and develop a more positive outlook in your life - you deserve it and it can be done!

I don't believe in 'one size to fits all' so I use different approaches in response to the needs of each unique, client (including CBT, mindfulness as well as client centred therapy). I'm down to earth and while I will challenge you, I go by your lead as to what you want to work on and for how long. I have experience of working with clients who are experiencing a range of issues and have particular interest and experience of working with anxiety, low self confidence/esteem, grief/loss and relationship & parent to be issues/concerns (including fertility/miscarriage).

I am seeing clients face to face with certain precautions and public health guidance measures in place. However, I also offer telephone counselling & on Zoom.

What next?

I offer a free, initial telephone consultation (around 30 mins). This enables us to explore what you may be looking for in a Counsellor, as well as for me to explain a little about how I work so that we can decide if I am able to meet your needs. If you would like to book a telephone consultation please do get in touch and let me know times to suit.

Practice description

I work from a designated, comfortable & private consultation in my home.  It is up one flight of stairs with accessible toilet facilities if required.

My first session

The initial telephone consultation I offer is a chance for us to explore a little about what you're looking and what I can offer you. If we then go ahead and schedule a 'face to face' session, I will give you information about where I am and confirm times etc. I will then also send you a copy of my standard contract for you to read before our first session as well as a copy of my Coronavirus policy.

At the first session I will take some information from you and explain more about how I hold your confidentiality/personal data etc and we can talk more about what you want to achieve from counselling and agree goals and explore ways of working.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, OCD, Phobias, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited