Counselling & Psychotherapy in Narberth & Pembrokeshire

There are many ways in which Counselling & Psychotherapy can help you.  Generally it enables us to explore psychological issues, emotional problems and Mental Health challenges.  Psychotherapy can also be a useful way of exploring relationship and understanding ourselves.

Psychotherapy and Counselling generally involves talking to a trained therapist or counsellor either:-

  • one-to-one
  •  as a couple
  •  or in a group.

Psychotherapy can help you to discuss feelings that you have about yourself, other people, and the experience of being alive. The aim of psychotherapy is to facilitate positive change and this happens by a therapeutic process that incorporates a number of different approaches, the main one being the therapist’s skill in empathically listening to your needs and providing an appropriate response.

How can psychotherapy benefit me?

Generally Psychotherapy and Counselling can help you to express your feelings and gain a deeper insight into the issues you face. The therapist will aim to help you find better ways to cope, or bring about changes in the way you think and behave to improve your mental and emotional well being.

How many sessions will I have?

Psychotherapy can be short or long term. The number of sessions will depend on you, your therapist, the type of therapy and the depth and complexity of the issues you want to resolve. Dilwara offers an initial, no cost, no obligation consultation, to explore such considerations.

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Dilwara specialises is working several fields of Psychotherapy and Counselling


Having worked in child care as a social worker, in psychological services in the NHS and with Adoption and Fostering agencies Dilwara has considerable experience of working with Adoptive and Fostering Families and with adults who grew up in situations where they were not cared for by their birth parents. Additionally she has further experience working where parenting has been troubled, either with parents who would like to change an aspect of their parenting, or, with adults who understandably find aspects of their childhood troubling.


There are certain techniques Dilwara can teach you to control the anxiety while we explore what is causing you to feel so anxious, which could be a previous experience or a way of being that no longer serves you.

Children & Young People

Dilwara has often worked with Children and Young People. Sometimes its helpful for a Child to speak to someone outside of their family when something is upsetting or troubling them, especially if they believe they may upset a parent by talking about their worry. Sometimes its helpful for a Child to come with their parents, you may find talking with a neutral person can enable greater understanding and improve communication. Dilwaras main training is about family relationships and interactions, additionally she has twele years experience of working specifically with children and families in the NHS.  Dilwara regularly updates her DBS Certificate, previously known as CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) (001469322309).

Low Mood/Depression

Working in Mental Health Services in the NHS Dilwara has frequently worked with depression and understands the medical approach whilst supporting you to explore your inner psychological world.

Life changing illness

Dilwaras life experience and knowledge gained from working as a nurse and social worker, in addition to personal experience are immeasurably helpful in working with clients who have life changing or terminal illness.

Sexual Abuse

As a trained social worker and psychotherapist Dilwara has considerable experience working with individuals and families who have experienced sexual abuse.

Relationship Difficulties

If you are couple finding it hard to communicate and understand each other’s feelings, we can look at how you relate and perceive each other. 

There are a number of ways in which we might progress, for example, we could also look at your family of origin by drawing your family tree and exploring your position as a child and the legacy it has left, and how this influences your relationship together now.

If it becomes clear to you that separation is the best option, Dilwara can work with you to enable you both to find acceptance and greater understanding of the meaning of your relationship and time together.