Suicidal Ideation Counselling in Derby

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Kristina Gumbryte
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Derby DE23
I strongly believe that the client knows themselves best, therefore I listen not to diagnose, but to understand you and how you came to be. I appreciate everyone wants to be happy, but the idea of happiness will look different to everyone - to some, it may be having better relationships with their loved ones, to others, it may be excelling at their career, and others may want to have a better relationship with themselves. Together, we can work through the barriers like anxiety, depression, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, or anything else. Whatever it is that your happiness looks like, I want to help you get there.
I strongly believe that the client knows themselves best, therefore I listen not to diagnose, but to understand you and how you came to be. I appreciate everyone wants to be happy, but the idea of happiness will look different to everyone - to some, it may be having better relationships with their loved ones, to others, it may be excelling at their career, and others may want to have a better relationship with themselves. Together, we can work through the barriers like anxiety, depression, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, or anything else. Whatever it is that your happiness looks like, I want to help you get there.
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Michelle Ede Therapy
Verified Verified
Derby DE22
Have you ever suffered Trauma in your life, which has lead to you feeling unable to cope, feeling suicidal or self harming? Do you feel confused, ashamed, scared, anxiety ridden and depressed, unable to make decisions? Do your relationships suffer as a consequence? Do you wish you could move forward with your life positively and leave the past behind? I use EMDR Therapy to help individuals to deal with a variety of issues, including: PTSD, Depression, Stress, Panic attacks, Anxiety, Sexual and Domestic Abuse, Rape, Pain Management, Social Anxiety, Phobias, Trauma, Personality Disorder, Relationship breakdown and many other issues.
Have you ever suffered Trauma in your life, which has lead to you feeling unable to cope, feeling suicidal or self harming? Do you feel confused, ashamed, scared, anxiety ridden and depressed, unable to make decisions? Do your relationships suffer as a consequence? Do you wish you could move forward with your life positively and leave the past behind? I use EMDR Therapy to help individuals to deal with a variety of issues, including: PTSD, Depression, Stress, Panic attacks, Anxiety, Sexual and Domestic Abuse, Rape, Pain Management, Social Anxiety, Phobias, Trauma, Personality Disorder, Relationship breakdown and many other issues.
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Ash-Tree Counselling Service
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Derby DE1
I am a BACP registered counsellor. I am committed to providing a safe, confidential and non-judgmental space for clients to help explore issues that are troubling them. My experience includes working as a therapist for the NHS both in general mental health and counselling patients with chronic health issues. I also have specialised experience of working with depression, PTSD, couples counselling, family issues, bereavement, anxiety and suicidal clients. I have experience of delivering employee counselling for insurance companies. If change is what you desire then please get in touch.
I am a BACP registered counsellor. I am committed to providing a safe, confidential and non-judgmental space for clients to help explore issues that are troubling them. My experience includes working as a therapist for the NHS both in general mental health and counselling patients with chronic health issues. I also have specialised experience of working with depression, PTSD, couples counselling, family issues, bereavement, anxiety and suicidal clients. I have experience of delivering employee counselling for insurance companies. If change is what you desire then please get in touch.
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Dr Catrin Williams
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Forensic Psych.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Derby DE1
Welcome to my profile - My name is Cat and I'm an expert in developmental trauma and personality difficulties. These can lead to a range of mental health needs that I can support you with (like anxiety, anger, risky behaviours, psychosis...) and also unhelpful coping behaviours, such as self-harm and suicidal thoughts, substance use, relationship struggles, and on. My approach is to understand the 'why', to get the root cause of difficult experiences so that we know how to improve it. We will work on identifying unhelpful coping strategies and replace these with healthy ones so we can work on developing the life that you want.
Welcome to my profile - My name is Cat and I'm an expert in developmental trauma and personality difficulties. These can lead to a range of mental health needs that I can support you with (like anxiety, anger, risky behaviours, psychosis...) and also unhelpful coping behaviours, such as self-harm and suicidal thoughts, substance use, relationship struggles, and on. My approach is to understand the 'why', to get the root cause of difficult experiences so that we know how to improve it. We will work on identifying unhelpful coping strategies and replace these with healthy ones so we can work on developing the life that you want.
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Dr Victoria Williams
Counsellor, PsychD, MBACP
Verified Verified
Derby DE1
Psychodynamic counselling or psychotherapy is effective in allowing you to make positive changes to your life, so you can deal with any overwhelming issues that are causing you emotional pain, unhappiness, or stress now. Perhaps you're feeling trapped or blocked by the past, feeling stuck in survival mode with old patterns that keep resurfacing. Maybe you are recently grieving from a loss of some kind, or can’t make sense of a general flatness or despair with feelings of depression, and anxiety. I provide a non-judgemental, inclusive space to explore these difficult parts, thoughts and feelings to gain greater understanding.
Psychodynamic counselling or psychotherapy is effective in allowing you to make positive changes to your life, so you can deal with any overwhelming issues that are causing you emotional pain, unhappiness, or stress now. Perhaps you're feeling trapped or blocked by the past, feeling stuck in survival mode with old patterns that keep resurfacing. Maybe you are recently grieving from a loss of some kind, or can’t make sense of a general flatness or despair with feelings of depression, and anxiety. I provide a non-judgemental, inclusive space to explore these difficult parts, thoughts and feelings to gain greater understanding.
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Barbara Walker
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Derby DE72
Hallo I’m Barbara - Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and EMDR Practitioner. You have taken an important step in looking for therapy. I am aware of the challenges you can face in therapy both from my own lived experience and also from working as a therapist. There are challenges but also so many rewards. I aim to provide a safe and supportive space to work together to change your thinking patterns and reduce the current distress you are feeling. I strongly believe in people moving on from difficult life events and developing positive self-esteem and getting the most out of life.
Hallo I’m Barbara - Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and EMDR Practitioner. You have taken an important step in looking for therapy. I am aware of the challenges you can face in therapy both from my own lived experience and also from working as a therapist. There are challenges but also so many rewards. I aim to provide a safe and supportive space to work together to change your thinking patterns and reduce the current distress you are feeling. I strongly believe in people moving on from difficult life events and developing positive self-esteem and getting the most out of life.
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Marta Perestrello
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Derby DE3
I am an experienced and highly qualified art psychotherapist. I offer in person and online psychotherapy, clinical supervision, parent and professional consultation. I work with young people and adults in person from Derby or online from where ever you live, work or travel to. Contact me to arrange a free Introductory Meeting to talk through your needs and agree on the best plan forward before committing to any work.
I am an experienced and highly qualified art psychotherapist. I offer in person and online psychotherapy, clinical supervision, parent and professional consultation. I work with young people and adults in person from Derby or online from where ever you live, work or travel to. Contact me to arrange a free Introductory Meeting to talk through your needs and agree on the best plan forward before committing to any work.
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The Calming Quarter
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Derby DE1
Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, frustrated or sad? Nestled in the heart of the cathedral quarter Derby, you will find a spa for your mind. A place to quieten the mind, relax, unwind and be listened to. Somewhere that you can just be you, understand your thoughts and feelings and develop tools to enable you to deal with life’s challenges. The Calming Quarter offers psychotherapy, counselling and hypnotherapy and a place to listen to your needs without the endless noise of modern day life. Together we will help to achieve your goals. We offer help with anxiety, relationships issues, self esteem, depression, trauma, and grief.
Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, frustrated or sad? Nestled in the heart of the cathedral quarter Derby, you will find a spa for your mind. A place to quieten the mind, relax, unwind and be listened to. Somewhere that you can just be you, understand your thoughts and feelings and develop tools to enable you to deal with life’s challenges. The Calming Quarter offers psychotherapy, counselling and hypnotherapy and a place to listen to your needs without the endless noise of modern day life. Together we will help to achieve your goals. We offer help with anxiety, relationships issues, self esteem, depression, trauma, and grief.
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Pony Partnerships CIC
Psychotherapist, PhD, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Derby DE65
Have you found it difficult to engage in traditional therapy? Do the expectations attached to room based therapy, where we sit face to face, feel overwhelming? We try and work slightly differently to help build a space that feels comfortable for you. We are a neurodivergence affirming, trauma informed practice, and some of are staff are also neurodivergent. We strive to be anti-ableist, antiracist, in support of gender and sexual diversity, and against discrimination in all its forms.
Have you found it difficult to engage in traditional therapy? Do the expectations attached to room based therapy, where we sit face to face, feel overwhelming? We try and work slightly differently to help build a space that feels comfortable for you. We are a neurodivergence affirming, trauma informed practice, and some of are staff are also neurodivergent. We strive to be anti-ableist, antiracist, in support of gender and sexual diversity, and against discrimination in all its forms.
01332 650381 View 01332 650381
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Andrea Barratt
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Derby DE22
People seek counselling for aspects of life which are troubling them. It might be because of depression, anxiety, low mood, a lack of confidence or feeling overwhelmed. Perhaps you are wishing to recover from past traumas or you're feeling stuck. Seeking help is a positive and courageous step. Choosing a counsellor that you can trust and feel comfortable with is important. For this reason I offer a free, no obligation, 30 minute telephone consultation. My practice is based near the centre of Derby. I provide therapy for adults from 18 years upwards.
People seek counselling for aspects of life which are troubling them. It might be because of depression, anxiety, low mood, a lack of confidence or feeling overwhelmed. Perhaps you are wishing to recover from past traumas or you're feeling stuck. Seeking help is a positive and courageous step. Choosing a counsellor that you can trust and feel comfortable with is important. For this reason I offer a free, no obligation, 30 minute telephone consultation. My practice is based near the centre of Derby. I provide therapy for adults from 18 years upwards.
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Chris Allwright
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Derby DE22
Are you struggling to cope with stress, anxiety or the effects of traumatic events in your life? Are you stuck with difficult feelings and/or circumstances and need help to find a way through them? Or are you looking for answers to “where do I go from here?” Please contact me for a free consultation, I’m always committed to finding ways to help. With over 30 years’ experience in mental health and wellbeing I have worked with all ages, from secondary school through to end-of-life care and have worked with people in many different challenging, traumatic and complex circumstances. I am confident to deal with any issue.
Are you struggling to cope with stress, anxiety or the effects of traumatic events in your life? Are you stuck with difficult feelings and/or circumstances and need help to find a way through them? Or are you looking for answers to “where do I go from here?” Please contact me for a free consultation, I’m always committed to finding ways to help. With over 30 years’ experience in mental health and wellbeing I have worked with all ages, from secondary school through to end-of-life care and have worked with people in many different challenging, traumatic and complex circumstances. I am confident to deal with any issue.
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Persistence Magaya
Psychotherapist, BACP
Verified Verified
Derby DE1
With over 7 years of dedicated experience in the mental health industry, I bring with me a wealth of expertise and compassion to every client interaction, and an understanding that every client requires individualised and person-centred care. My practice integrates the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Attachment Theory through a Person-Centred approach. My approach is rooted in adaptability and empathy, recognising that each client's journey will be different. I ensure that sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs and the personal goals of every individual I work with.
With over 7 years of dedicated experience in the mental health industry, I bring with me a wealth of expertise and compassion to every client interaction, and an understanding that every client requires individualised and person-centred care. My practice integrates the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Attachment Theory through a Person-Centred approach. My approach is rooted in adaptability and empathy, recognising that each client's journey will be different. I ensure that sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs and the personal goals of every individual I work with.
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Photo of Nick Campion, MSc, MUKCP, Psychotherapist
Nick Campion
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Derby DE1
Time to address something in your life? Perhaps you’ve been depressed or anxious, fearful, grieving or stuck. Maybe you’re struggling with relationships or something has happened in your life that you need to deal with and understand. Or it might be that you just have a nagging sense that something isn’t quite right and it’s finally time to work out who you are and what you want from life. I’ll listen to you carefully to understand why you’ve chosen to come to therapy and maybe even help clarify what it is that is troubling you. My aim will be to help you feel safe, valued, accepted and understood.
Time to address something in your life? Perhaps you’ve been depressed or anxious, fearful, grieving or stuck. Maybe you’re struggling with relationships or something has happened in your life that you need to deal with and understand. Or it might be that you just have a nagging sense that something isn’t quite right and it’s finally time to work out who you are and what you want from life. I’ll listen to you carefully to understand why you’ve chosen to come to therapy and maybe even help clarify what it is that is troubling you. My aim will be to help you feel safe, valued, accepted and understood.
01332 215223 View 01332 215223
Photo of Eila Ghrayeb, MSc, MBACP Accred, Psychotherapist
Eila Ghrayeb
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Derby DE22  (Online Only)
I offer acceptance, respect, and a safe, confidential place for you to be heard, and to figure out answers to the questions and problems you’re struggling to cope with. If you are struggling with relationships or have a hard time trusting and developing your own decision-making abilities, managing emotions, stress levels, intrusive thoughts, and unwanted habits, I can help through developing a clearer understanding of yourself, and steps you can take towards change so that you can live according to what's important to you.
I offer acceptance, respect, and a safe, confidential place for you to be heard, and to figure out answers to the questions and problems you’re struggling to cope with. If you are struggling with relationships or have a hard time trusting and developing your own decision-making abilities, managing emotions, stress levels, intrusive thoughts, and unwanted habits, I can help through developing a clearer understanding of yourself, and steps you can take towards change so that you can live according to what's important to you.
01332 985669 View 01332 985669
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Rob Smith Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Derby DE1  (Online Only)
Hello there. I am dedicated to providing a supportive and compassionate space to anyone experiencing difficulties in life. Whether you are struggling with something like anxiety, depression, stress, or generally feel that you need support in understanding how you feel, I am here to work with you. I have had the privilege of speaking with and supporting people, from all walks of life, over my many years doing this work and am a firm believer in the unique nature of all of us. As a result, I make it a priority to tailor our sessions to you and your goals specifically, to help you find some resolution to your struggles.
Hello there. I am dedicated to providing a supportive and compassionate space to anyone experiencing difficulties in life. Whether you are struggling with something like anxiety, depression, stress, or generally feel that you need support in understanding how you feel, I am here to work with you. I have had the privilege of speaking with and supporting people, from all walks of life, over my many years doing this work and am a firm believer in the unique nature of all of us. As a result, I make it a priority to tailor our sessions to you and your goals specifically, to help you find some resolution to your struggles.
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Maheen Shahab
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Derby DE1  (Online Only)
I am an integrative psychotherapist, registered by the BACP (MBACP) . I am trained in 3 therapeutic modalities including: cognitive behavioural therapy, attachment theory and person centered theory. I have a passion for working with people - the center of my practice is taking a compassionate approach. I have worked with a variety of presenting issues, including anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorders, eating disorders, sense of self and grief.
I am an integrative psychotherapist, registered by the BACP (MBACP) . I am trained in 3 therapeutic modalities including: cognitive behavioural therapy, attachment theory and person centered theory. I have a passion for working with people - the center of my practice is taking a compassionate approach. I have worked with a variety of presenting issues, including anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorders, eating disorders, sense of self and grief.
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Bridget Knowles
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Derby DE65
Hello my name is Bridget. You have taken the first step towards finding the support you need at this time in your life. Whatever you are facing, I will offer non-judgmental support in exploring what brings you to therapy. You may be feeling anxious, depressed or confused about where you are right now. Talking and working in a therapeutic relationship can be a healing process.
Hello my name is Bridget. You have taken the first step towards finding the support you need at this time in your life. Whatever you are facing, I will offer non-judgmental support in exploring what brings you to therapy. You may be feeling anxious, depressed or confused about where you are right now. Talking and working in a therapeutic relationship can be a healing process.
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Melanie Kirk
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Derby DE1  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with Relationship problems? Counselling can help you to increase your awareness and insight, which is often a significant contributor towards change. I can help you to gain a deeper understanding of you (and your partners) thoughts feelings and behaviour, whilst identifying strategies to enable you (and your partner) to make the changes you desire. I am an integrative counsellor, which means that I can utilise a mix of theories and interventions to best suit your individual needs. My aim is to identify something that is meaningful to you, that makes sense, and that you connect with.
Are you struggling with Relationship problems? Counselling can help you to increase your awareness and insight, which is often a significant contributor towards change. I can help you to gain a deeper understanding of you (and your partners) thoughts feelings and behaviour, whilst identifying strategies to enable you (and your partner) to make the changes you desire. I am an integrative counsellor, which means that I can utilise a mix of theories and interventions to best suit your individual needs. My aim is to identify something that is meaningful to you, that makes sense, and that you connect with.
01332 215131 View 01332 215131
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Sally Cooper
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Derby DE1
Hello and welcome. People access therapy for a variety of different reasons. You may have an area of your life that you are keen to explore, or perhaps you are less sure and that's ok too. Often the therapeutic relationship can offer new perspectives or awareness - perhaps new potentials or the rediscovery of something 'lost'. We are all unique I will work with you in a way that honours your experiences and respects you as an individual - supporting you to find your own direction and resources.
Hello and welcome. People access therapy for a variety of different reasons. You may have an area of your life that you are keen to explore, or perhaps you are less sure and that's ok too. Often the therapeutic relationship can offer new perspectives or awareness - perhaps new potentials or the rediscovery of something 'lost'. We are all unique I will work with you in a way that honours your experiences and respects you as an individual - supporting you to find your own direction and resources.
01332 985973 View 01332 985973
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Cathy Brittain
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Derby DE72
Life is tough. We all experience loss and difficulties along the way but sometimes those things can feel unmanageable or overwhelming. Maybe the situation is just too big, or maybe it's an accumulation of things that have built up over time that mean you feel you need some therapeutic support. As an Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist, trained in Person-Centred, CBT and Attachment Theory with a particular specialism in working with traumatic loss and bereavement I can provide an empathic space for you to work through your current issues and to explore how your past may be informing your responses in the here and now.
Life is tough. We all experience loss and difficulties along the way but sometimes those things can feel unmanageable or overwhelming. Maybe the situation is just too big, or maybe it's an accumulation of things that have built up over time that mean you feel you need some therapeutic support. As an Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist, trained in Person-Centred, CBT and Attachment Theory with a particular specialism in working with traumatic loss and bereavement I can provide an empathic space for you to work through your current issues and to explore how your past may be informing your responses in the here and now.
01332 215135 View 01332 215135

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Suicidal Ideation Counsellors

How does therapy for suicidal ideation work?

Stress, depression, anxiety, or upsetting circumstances can give rise to suicidal thinking. Therapy can address the events at the core of an individual’s suffering. Understanding why a person may be suicidal can help the therapist and the patient discover alternative methods of coping. A person with suicidal ideation may be mired in catastrophic thinking, and treatment like cognitive behavioural therapy is a good choice for breaking such patterns. In addition, treatment such as acceptance and commitment therapy can help a person manage their distress through better emotion regulation.

Which therapies are best for suicidal ideation?

Specific approaches used by professionals include cognitive behavioural, dialectical behaviour, psychodynamic, acceptance and commitment therapies, among others. Cognitive behavioural and dialectical behaviour therapies are two widely used therapies that can help individuals with painful thoughts and past traumas. These therapies help an individual tolerate distress, regulate emotions, and not act on dangerous urges.

Are there specific medications to be combined with therapy?

The use of medication for suicidal thoughts must be aligned with the underlying cause; conditions such as depression, anxiety, and psychosis may be at the root of suicidal ideation. A psychiatrist may prescribe medications for symptoms, which may include antipsychotics such as aripiprazole or antidepressants such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.

How often and how long are therapy sessions for suicidal ideation?

As with any type of therapy, sessions depend on the individual. Patients may see improvement within 15 to 20 sessions, at an average of 50 minutes per session, while others may opt for 20 to 30 sessions over, perhaps, a six-month period. Still other patients, especially those with co-occurring conditions like major depression and anxiety, may need to continue sessions for up to 12 to 18 months. In some cases, residential treatment may be recommended for an individual who is judged to be at high risk of self-harm.