Counsellor MBACP, Accredited by CPACB, BACP Registered
Hello and a warm welcome to my page
My name is Davina Dobbs-Akerele. I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor and a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I understand that life can feel challenging at times, and it can take only one more thing to knock you off balance emotionally and mentally! But I want to remind you that it OK to not be OK!
Time in Counselling was founder to help support your journey called ‘life’. I have made it my mission is to walk alongside you as you navigate through the uncertainties and different challenges of life. I have an ongoing interest in working with women from the BME community. In my years of experiences, I noticed the impact that misconception, stigma, and myths have played on BME women accessing counselling.
Whilst, I believe that knowledge is important to help others. I also understand the intricacy that culture, race, gender, ethnicity, beliefs and spiritually can have on an individual. My Intercultural therapeutic approach involves me focusing on the inner workings of the client's subjective experience that relates specifically to who they are as an individual. As well as understanding the transparency behind having first-hand experiences, as I believe that's where the true connection can be blossom.
I have been able to walk alongside and work with many different people from different walks of life at disparate stages of their life. My clinical experience is within the NHS-IAPT, communities, charities, and private counselling settings. I specialise in abuse-related concerns, sexual abuse, trauma-related concerns, and relationships difficulties. Along with having experiences in psychological difficulties such as depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, isolation and many more.
I provide a women-only service that is accessible, impactful, culturally sensitive, professional but most importantly affordable. It’s time to take off that 'superwomen mask', put your load down, remove all labels. It is time to set some time aside for you, time to take some Time In!
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Education & Personal Development
Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Suicide Prevention Course
Mental Capacity Act Training
Mental Health Awareness Training
OCN Level 3 Award Professional Working in the Sexual Violence Sector
OCN Level 3 Award Meeting the Mental Health needs of Domestic and Sexual Abuse Survivor