Don French

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    • BSc in Psychological Trauma Studies
    • Higher Education Diploma in Counselling
    • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

    How I can help you

    Together, we will look at what you feel needs to be addressed and we will work towards making the changes that you feel are necessary.

    What to expect

    Expect to be involved in the change process from start to finish.

    About me

    About Me
    I started my career as a mechanic before diversifying to study and practice law. Since 2002 I have been retraining to enter the field of change work. My private practice, Life After Traumatic Events (LATE) evolved from personal life experiences involving traumatic events. LATE was set up with the vision of educating others who had been traumatised. Helping them to understand what was happening to them and why.  I specialise in working with people affected by trauma and have worked with people (both combatants and non-combatants) from conflict zones, from areas such as the Far East, the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and more closer to home, Northern Ireland.

    When we are affected by the experience of trauma, our sense of self is psychologically attacked; we may lose our self-respect, or self-worth; our self-esteem may become shattered. But what is trauma? Trauma, which comes from the Greek word meaning 'wound' is the psychological reaction or emotional response to a traumatic event. A traumatic event can be described as an event resulting in a person experiencing, witnessing or being confronted with actual or threatened death or serious injury or the threat to the physical integrity of either the self or others. The person’s response to the event may be one of intense fear, helplessness or horror. 

    What can I do to help?
    I am committed to helping you recover from your traumatic event. 

    It maybe that you have experienced a ‘loss’ through bereavement, or through losing your job. You may have financial worries or you might be under pressure at work, trying to meet impossible ‘deadlines.’ Maybe you have been the victim of acts of terrorism or intimidation through racial or sectarian abuse. Whatever it is that troubles you, share it with me, I am here to help. 

    Consultations may take place either Face-2-Face or online via this secure platform.

    Face-2-Face therapy may take place at one of the Private Therapy Clinic's locations at:
     
     2 Harley Street, London, W1G 9PA
     19 High Street, Kensington, London, W8 5NP
    Albert Buildings, 49 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4N 4SA

    or at 1 Harley Street, London, W1G 9QD

    or at a place near you.

    Please visit my website at www.lifeaftertraumaticevents.co.uk to contact me and to arrange a consultation.
     
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      Video session
      from £350
      In-Person session
      from £750