Finance & Student Services

Counselling Support

Where appropriate, LCDS Counsellors provide therapy to support students to help them engage in their studies and dance practice.

Our Counsellors are trained in a variety of approaches (see below) and bring a trauma-informed approach to their work. 

The difficulties our Counsellors can help students with include: 
Depression, Anxiety, Self-harm, PTSD, Eating disorders, Chronic pain and injury, Trauma, Low self-esteem, Attachment Disorders, Performance anxiety, Mood disorders, Personality disorders, Phobias, Body dysmorphia, Panic attacks, Bereavement, Acute and chronic stress, OCD, Relationship issues, Disassociation. 

Approaches our Counsellors are trained in include: 
Person-Centred Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mentalization-based Therapy (MBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Psychosynthesis therapy, Gestalt therapy, Body or Somatic Therapy, Psychodynamic therapy, Art Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)