Hi and welcome.
I’m Dawn Rosser and my passion is helping people Flourish.
One of the most fulfilling life experiences we can have is one of the simplest; to live our Truth.
We have all we need within us, but life experiences can distort and block our perceptions, beliefs and potential.
Together we work proactively, using talking and creative techniques to uncover and transform what is helping and hindering you. We resolve root issues, re-establish inner security, resilience and resource. We reintegrate your true soul nature and source of wellbeing, enabling feelings of worth, integrity, meaning and purpose. You feel whole, connected, fulfilled, confident and appreciative. This is then all reflected outwardly in your life, in all forms of abundance, opportunities, relationships and alignment. You are free to thrive authentically, allowing your light to shine, bringing your unique, divine, beauty and wisdom into the world; Mind, Body, Heart and Soul.
Psychotherapy is an invaluable process; a rite of passage of self-discovery. It is an empowering journey of coming into relationship with yourself, realising you have all you need within. Through this conscious awakening, you are able to see truly who and how you are. You see the bigger picture, how everything is interconnected and that you have the power to choose and create the life you want and love. Life then doesn’t happen to you, it happens for you.
Breakthrough Coaching is quicker, stand alone sessions, to help you get to the true root cause of your issue, empowering you with insight and understanding, so that you can continue independently with your own healing journey.
Shamanic Energy Medicine is also conducted as independent sessions, involving the core breakthrough coaching work, as well as the visceral process of clearing the energy that is holding you back. Allowing clarity, healing and your Soul potential to manifest. All of the services can be accessed online remotely or in person.
Be free to be all that you are and can be and flourish!
I look forward to working with you.
We are more able to explore, express and understand who and how we are fully by engaging all of our senses (mind, body, emotion, intuition, energy, spirit/soul) and aspects of ourselves (culture, society, ancestry, angelic) through the multi-sensory tools of creativity.
Using creative means we bridge our Conscious (the known, physical, sensate, seen) with the Unconscious (the unknown, ether, invisible, energetic, Transpersonal, Source) to integrate a deeper, more whole and lasting transformation.
Writing and Journaling
Writing and journaling is a must in this work. This simple tool enables an outward expression of all we are experiencing within. It is an outlet which enables release and space inside. It gives us distance to help make sense of ourselves and situations. It can be our counsel and guidance, all derived from our own innate wisdom. The experience itself is healing, cathartic, empowering and enhancing.
This is the world of Symbology, imagery, nuances, the Shadow, potentials, qualities, Archetypes, the Divine, Soul, Spirit, Alchemy, the Elements, myths, dreams, visions, stories, fairytales. Various techniques include guided or open imagery, bodywork, breath and sound, movement and postures, Role-Play, Chair Work, energy, inheritance and ancestral work, dream work, visualisation and meditation. Through experimentation, imagination and acting out, emotional complexes are brought into the present, providing insight and empathy and enabling them to be worked through and released.
I use Sandplay with all ages. It is a deeply powerful, self-healing, stand-alone as well as integrative, real hands-on method of therapy. It is both a metaphysical and deeply present, grounded, contained, secure experience. It is a three-dimensional visceral and visual transformative process. The sand stimulates the pads of the fingertips, which link directly to the emotional ‘Limbic System’ (Siegel, 1999), bypassing the rational logic of the mind, enabling a direct connection to underlying feeling and experience. Sandplay is often a silent activity in which the therapist contains and witnesses. There is no right or wrong. It is a tool for self-expression and discovery and we are all unique.
Art and Craft
Drawing, painting and creating something from our imagination into the physical is really powerful. It enables our unique experience and vision to be expressed and seen, to be witnessed, acknowledged and validated. Using various materials we can articulate at a deep level, when words may not be enough. It is a safe, direct way to share difficult feelings, or things that we cannot name or understand, other than with a sense, a mark, a shape or a movement.
I use play therapy with younger children. The space is a contained, managed, safe space in which the child can self-heal. Through trust, consistency and relationship, the child is free to explore, communicate, process and make sense of their thoughts, feelings and situations. Mostly this is experienced via metaphor and symbolism in play, storytelling, creating and crafting. Play itself is a natural component of healthy child development, enabling self-awareness, discovery and mastery of skills and social values. The therapeutic relationship, like with adults, provides an experience to work through and integrate developmental stages for healthy separation and individuation.
Flourish: Self Awareness
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An experiential weekend workshop.
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Braving The Elements
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The Changing Room
66-70 High Street
My hours of work are:
Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Fees & Contract
• Sessions are held weekly (in person, online, or phone), at an allotted time, for 50 minutes.
• The session fee for Psychotherapy is £90.00, payable by cash or online transfer prior to / on the day of the session.
• Cancellation notice is 48 hours from the time of the session, for Monday and Tuesday appointments, by 12 midday Saturday, otherwise the full fee is charged. Where possible, sessions can be rearranged, please ask.
• Please provide as much notice as possible for holidays.
• You will gain the most from this experience by regular attendance, being open and curious and working with the process outside of the sessions.
Fees are currently low cost for Breakthrough Coaching (£80.00 per 1 hour session) and Shamanic Energy Medicine (£100.00 per 1.5/2 hour session) payable prior to or on the day of the session, by cash or online transfer.
• Sessions are confidential, shared only between client, therapist and clinical supervisor.
• UKCP Safeguarding procedures are adhered to. Details here
• Confidentiality will be broken if there is risk of danger to the client or anyone else disclosed.
• Breaks in confidentiality, where possible, are discussed with clients first, unless this puts the client or anyone else at risk.
• Confidentiality will be broken without consent if relating to terrorism or drug money laundering.
• Permission needs to be gained from the child for information to be shared see: NSPCC Gillick Competancy
• Themes, not content, of children’s sessions may be shared with parents/school to facilitate the process
• Meetings with a qualified Supervisor are attended monthly to discuss best practice. Client confidentiality is maintained.
• Brief written session notes are kept with no personally identifiable details and stored in a locked cabinet.
• Personal information is kept separately and stored securely.
• In line with legal requirements, adult records are kept for a minimum of 7 years after the last appointment.
• Children’s records are kept for 7 years after they reach the age of maturity (i.e. 18).
• Clients have rights to see the written notes, please do not hesitate to ask.
I have always been a “people person” and am in awe of our natural world and our connection with it.
The passion and inspiration for my work stems from my own journey and life experiences. I know the pain, vulnerability and courage it takes to go through the struggles and the reward, of liberation and fulfilment, that truly finding yourself and the life you love, brings.
The holistic service I offer is underpinned with a broad depth of Psychotherapy and Counselling, Developmental Psychology, Mindfulness, Spirituality, Nature, Body work, Coaching and Energy Medicine work. I am grateful too for all the inspirational teachers, the most precious of which, being my daughter, born in 2010. I would not be who or where I am without her.
I began my own therapy in 1998 and started training in Counselling and Psychotherapy in January 2002, at CCPE (www.ccpe.org.uk). I graduated in October 2007 as a Transpersonal and Integrative Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapist.
Since 2002, I have been privileged to work privately with people of all ages. I held placements at The Peace Hospice, Age Concern, Place-2-Be, Signpost and CAMHS. For 7 years I facilitated at Gestalt Weekends for CCPE Diploma Students and was part of a Constellation Therapy group for over 2 years. From 2008-2010 I also ran multi-sensory musical groups with Hartbeeps, for parents and their babies through to preschool children.
I love this work and am continually exploring my own Self-Actualisation and living a Heart-Centred life. How we can be our unique selves and be connected to the whole. How we are Divine beings living a Human existence. What that means to each of us and what we are really capable of. How we can fully be ourselves in Mind, Body, Heart and Soul.
Thank you to all the courageous and inspirational people I’m privileged to support in their own journeys of transformation and realisation. And to those I have yet to meet, I look forward to working with you!
2019 Soul Coach
2019 Advanced Practitioner of Energy Medicine
2019 Master Trainer in Energy Medicine, Mysticism and Shamanic Healing
• 2009 City & Guilds Level Three Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
• 2007 Masters in Integrative & Transpersonal Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy
• 2007 Diploma in Sandplay Studies
• 2006 Four years Diploma training in Transpersonal Counselling & Psychotherapy
• 2002 Certificate in Fundamentals of Counselling & Psychotherapy
• UKCP Registered
• Trained at CCPE
“All my life I have realised that all the people that you know they come into your life for a specific purpose. Your purpose has been to awake me to my new life, my real life. Thank you so much for all your help!”
” … Our daughter has flourished with your care and your help and it is with great pride that we now watch her as she completes her primary years and embarks on the next stage of her life. Thank you, thank you – you are a credit to your profession and I cannot put in to words how highly I would recommend you …”
Sarah Pimm & 11 year old daughter
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