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I am a BACP registered counsellor in an easily accessible location in central Leicester. For clients looking for a space to talk, I offer confidential face to face counselling with compassion and understanding to individual adults facing challenging issues in their lives.


D Shaun Larkin

I hold a BSc degree from Aston University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling from Leicester University. I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adhere to its Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy. I abide by the current BACP Professional Conduct Procedure.


...and how I work with my clients

 I use two types of therapeutic approach : Psychodynamic & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Psychodynamic methods often seek to answer clients’ questions of “Why do I tend to think and behave in certain ways ?” and “How have people or events from my past contributed to how I’m feeling now ?”

CBT focusses more on what is happening right now for a client. It aims to explore current difficulties and how each contributing factor might be gradually changed to create better solutions to a client’s problems. A CBT style of working often requires clients to engage in regular reflection or targeted homework outside sessions.

Alternative actions available to clients are always discussed in session but the decision to make changes always rests with the client and no pressure is placed on him or her to respond in a particular way.

What I can help with
Anxiety, Depression, Self esteem, Bereavement, Abuse, Work or Personal difficulties, Eating disorders

In addition to other areas I offer short-term work to support situational anxiety such as driving test anxiety or exam stress.


Whatever your question, issue or problem, please don't hesitate to contact me for help
The journey to recovery starts with a single step.
You can begin that journey today by calling 07821 556101, or click the link.


The Crescent, King Street, Leicester, LE1 6RX

Phone  07821 556101

Opening Hours

Mon  10:00 - 20:00
Wed  10:00 - 20:00
Fri  10:00 - 20:00

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