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Specialisms

  • Abuse

    Abuse / Sexual, Abuse / Physical, and Abuse / Emotional

  • Addiction

    Addiction / Video game, Addiction / Stimulant, Addiction / Social media, Addiction / Smoking, Addiction / Sex, Addiction / Prescription medication, Addiction / Pornography, Addiction / Other substance, Addiction / Opioid, Addiction / Love and romance, Addiction / Hallucinogen, Addiction / Internet, Addiction / Inhalant, Addiction / Gambling, Addiction / Drug, Addiction / Cocaine, Addiction / Cannabis, Addiction / Caffeine, and Addiction / Alcohol

  • Anger

    Anger / Passive aggressive behaviour, Anger / Anger management, and Anger / Aggression

  • Anxiety / stress

    Anxiety / Stress management, Anxiety / Specific phobia, Anxiety / Social phobia, Anxiety / Social anxiety disorder, Anxiety / Separation, Anxiety / Performance, Anxiety / Panic attacks, Anxiety / Health, Anxiety / Generalised, Anxiety / Financial, Anxiety / Death, Anxiety / Acute stress, and Anxiety / Agoraphobia

  • Conduct disorders

    Conduct disorders / Pyromania, Conduct disorders / Opposition defiance, Conduct disorders / Kleptomania, Conduct disorders / Intermittent explosive disorder, and Conduct disorders / Antisocial personality disorder

  • Depression

    Depression / Suicidal thoughts, Depression / Self harm, Depression / Seasonal affective, Pre and post-natal depression, Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), Depression / Major, and Depression / Dysthymia

  • Dissociative disorders

    Dissociative disorders / Dissociative identity disorder and Dissociative disorders / Depersonalisation

  • Eating

    Eating / Weight management, Eating / Rumination, Eating / Restrictive food intake, Eating / Purging, Eating / Pica, Eating / Obesity, Eating / Night eating, Eating / Bulimia, Eating / Binge and over eating, and Eating / Anorexia

  • Grief / loss

    Unemployment / redundancy, Grief / Sudden loss, Grief / Loss of a child, Grief / Loss of a spouse, Grief / Loss of a parent, Grief / Loss of a pet, Grief / Complicated grief, Grief / Bereavement, and Grief / Anticipatory mourning

  • Mood

    Mood / Hypomania, Mood / Disruptive mood dysregulation, Mood / Cyclothymia, and Mood / Bipolar disorder

  • Obsessive compulsive disorders

    Ocd / Trichotillomania, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Ocd / Hoarding, Ocd / Excoriation, and Body dysmorphia (BDD)

  • Personal

    Personal / Victim mentality, Personal / Sports performance, Personal / Spirituality, Personal / Shyness, Personal / Self esteem, Personal / Personal development, Personal / Nervous breakdown, Personal / Motivation, Personal / Mid life crisis, Personal / Manipulative behaviour, Personal / Life coaching, Personal / Life transition, Personal / Lack of focus, Personal / Jealousy, Personal / Guilt, Personal / Goal setting, Personal / Feeling lost, Personal / Confidence, Personal / Childhood related, Personal / Boundary setting, and Personal / Bitterness

  • Relationships

    Relationships / Same sex couple issues, Relationships / Rejection, Relationships / Premarital counselling, Relationships / Peer relationships, Relationships / Parenting related, Relationships / Marriage problems, Relationships / Intimacy, Relationships / Doubt in relationships, Relationships / Cross cultural, Relationships / Communication difficulties, Relationships / Codependency, Breakups, divorce and separation, Relationships / Attachment issues, Affairs / infidelity, and Relationships / Abandonment

  • Trauma

    Trauma / Post traumatic stress disorder and Trauma / Adjustment disorder

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Dena Ludford

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6 Years Experience

I am a registered, experienced counsellor and psychotherapist offering short and long-term therapy to adults and children on a one to one basis. I am trained to advanced Professional diploma level and adhere to the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Ethical Framework. I’m an accredited member of the...

6 Years Experience

I am a registered, experienced counsellor and psychotherapist offering short and long-term therapy to adults and children on a one to one basis. I am trained to advanced Professional diploma level and adhere to the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Ethical Framework. I’m an accredited member of the National Counselling Society and I have full Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance, I also have regular qualified supervision which helps to ensure that I’m working ethically and in the best interests of my clients, at all times.

I am DBS certified by Essex County Council which I keep regularly updated and I Work alongside critical agencies such as the Essex Safeguarding Children Board which means that the children I, and my colleagues interact with, are always awarded the professional protection and confidentiality they deserve.

I have a personal lifelong belief in healthy eating, healthy thinking and regular exercise which, has really supported my decision to help others. I’ve a strong family background in both counselling and child psychology.

Being a hard-working mother, I do fully understand how everyday life and lack of time can impact on us, that’s why each treatment I offer is supportive and effective to meet your needs.


Accreditations

  • (NCS) National Counselling Society
  • (BACP) British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
    • Time Line Therapy
    • Past Life Regression Hynotherapy
    • Cognitive Hypnotherapy
    • Rational Emotive REBT
    • Dialectical Behaviour DBT
    • Cognitive Behavioural CBT
    • Psychodynamic
    • Jungian
    • Transactional analysis
    • Humanistic / Person Centred
    • Gestalt Therapy
    • Compassion Focused

Available via Video & at Dunmow, CM6 2LD and Transitions-Therapy, IP8 3NH

   
"Dena has helped me come to terms with my situation, accept, and take positive changes to the way I think. I love myself a little more everytime I speak to her. She is empathetic and I feel safe speaking to her. I recommend her!"
   
"Dena has been exactly the professional that I need at this time in my life and I couldn’t recommend her enough. She’s knowledgeable, no-nonsense, kind and empathetic. "
   
"Engaging, empathetic but doesn’t take any nonsense! She is exactly what I needed."

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    "Dena has helped me come to terms with my situation, accept, and take positive changes to the way I think. I love myself a little more everytime I speak to her. She is empathetic and I feel safe speaking to her. I recommend her!"
       
    "Dena has been exactly the professional that I need at this time in my life and I couldn’t recommend her enough. She’s knowledgeable, no-nonsense, kind and empathetic. "
       
    "Engaging, empathetic but doesn’t take any nonsense! She is exactly what I needed."
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