Christine Blackburn

Christine Blackburn

Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

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Therapist - North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire DL11
Sessions from £50.00



Monday - Face to face 9-3.30 Darlington

Tuesday Face to face 9-6 Richmond area

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday- video or telephone 9 -7

About me and my therapy practice

Hi my name is Chris Blackburn and I have 20 years’ experience of counselling within a range of settings including GP practices, and community healthcare settings. I have worked within the structure of the NHS for many years and have experience of areas of substance misuse and gambling addictions.

I am BACP Registered and Accredited and adhere to their Ethics and Principles.

My background is Person-Centred/Humanistic but I offer an integrative approach, with a mixture of therapies including Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Transactional Analysis and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. I have undergone training in EMDR, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Emotional Freedom Techniques.

Anxiety, Health Anxiety, Stress Management, Anger Management, Depression, Bullying, Relationship Issues, Trauma, Health issues, Abuse, Addictions, Bereavement and Loss are main areas of interest.

Practice description

If you are finding it difficult to manage your current situation and require some support, Counselling can be very beneficial. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship and having space to identify the problem, and work collaboratively to help to provide options, strategies and solutions. The value in being heard without judgement, and acknowledgement of your experience is of prime importance.

I offer sessions via face to face, video or telephone. Whichever you choose, counselling can be daunting if it's a new experience but I shall try and put you at your ease. We will work together to identify the problem, and focus of therapy. My approach will be individually tailored to meet your needs.

I can work in a brief solution focused way or offer longer term work, if required. 

My first session

I offer you up to 20 minute free telephone consultation where you can say a little about the difficulty you are experiencing, and I shall explain what the structure of counselling will look like.

You can decide if you wish to work face to face, and if so I work in Darlington on Mondays and Tuesdays in Richmond area,  but also offer telephone or video sessions from Wednesday to Fridays

You are under no obligation to book counselling is you are not sure if it for you, but if you decide, we will then make all arrangements.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, LGBTQ+ counselling, Loss, Menopause, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive analytic therapy, EMDR, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, EAP, 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, Time-limited