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Growing Well

Dannie Rosenhammer, Integrative Counsellor, Therapist & Supervisor

MA Counselling, MBACP, Accredited EMDR Practitioner,
PG Cert in Clinical Supervision






Loneliness is not cured by human company. Loneliness is cured by contact with reality.

(Anthony De Mello)

Counselling/ psychotherapy qualifications & registrations

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision, Mindsite Training, 2021

  • Advanced Certificate in Person Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression, University of Central Lancashire, 2019

  • EMDR Therapy Basic Training, EMDR Masterclass, 2017
    Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful therapy based on the brain's innate ability to process and assimilate difficult experiences.  It is especially helpful when we have become stuck with the emotional impact of (major or minor) traumatic experiences in the past.

  • EMDR Association UK & Ireland membership (working towards accreditation)

  • MA Counselling, University of Manchester, 2012
    My research dissertation gained a distinction and lead to a published article in Therapy Today in April 2013 (see Publications for further details).

  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling, University of Manchester, 2011
    This is a BACP-accredited professional qualification in integrative counselling.

  • BACP membership and registration, since 2010
    The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) is one of the main professional bodies for counsellors and psychotherapists in the UK.  It provides an Ethical Framework for Good Practice that I and many other practitioners abide by.

  • ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills, PCCS Training, 2009

  • Numerous shorter training courses in different therapeutic approaches, including:
      -  CBT for Insomnia (CBT-I)
      -  Transactional Analysis (TA) 101
      -  Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT),
      -  Cognitive Analytical Therapy (CAT),
      -  Solution-Focused Therapy,
      -  Mindfulness,
      -  Emotional Freedom Technique,
      -  Working with Groups,
      -  Gestalt Therapy. 
    Also specialised training on dealing with particular issues, including loss, bereavement, trauma and domestic abuse.

  • Taking part in personal development workshops and therapy groups means that I continue to work on my own development and self-awareness.

Other qualifications of interest

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care,
    Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust, 2015

  • Ascentis Level 4 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, Oldham College, 2012

  • BA (Hons) English Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1992
    I have always been fascinated by language and literature, and used characters and stories to make sense of life and the world we live in.

If you have any further questions, I welcome informal enquiries by phone or email.