Dafiny Alves

Counsellor/ Clinical Supervisor

Integrative Counsellor / Clinical Supervisor


Hello, my name is Dafiny Alves I am an integrative counsellor and Clinical supervisor also a certified anxiety practitioner. I am a Registered member of the BACP and I conform to the BACP code of ethics. As an Integrative counsellor in a nutshell my approach allows me to use different tools to better help you to explore your past and or present, your relationships and if needed, help you to connect some dots and find some clarity in why you may do things in a certain way, allowing you to change if that is what you want. People often ask me how my sessions look like and if I verbalise my thoughts in the sessions or just sit in silence nodding, if you are wondering this as well the answer is: Yes! I will be honest, reflective, open, and curious in our work. As I am a creative person In my sessions we can use a range of techniques such as: grounding, mindfulness, breathing exercises, psychoeducation, solution focus exercises (CBT), with my younger clients we can play games, do some role play, drawing, crafts, use blobs/ feelings cards, videos or music; etc as long as you are comfortable to use them, as the base of my work is client -centred - I strongly believe that You know what is best for you even if right now you do not feel that you do.

ADHDAnxietyAutismBody Image IssuesCareer CounselingChild or Adolescent IssuesCodependencyDepressionImmigration/AcculturationInsomniaLearning DisorderLGBTQ IssuesPanicSelf-EsteemSelf-HarmingSuicidal Ideation

Are you struggling with anxiety, intrusive thoughts, overthinking, panic attacks, insomnia, and worry? Or perhaps you have been feeling that you don’t like yourself, always second guessing yourself; It has been a struggle to start conversations and or to go out and meet new people. You may think that there’s something wrong with you, as you always think you upset people because of your behaviour. Do you have thoughts that keep going on and on and on in an exhausting loop? I can help you with that. If you are feeling isolated, believe you don’t belong, confused, zoning out or feeling like you are disconnected have been avoiding friends and family. Perhaps even avoiding any kind of social interaction or desperately needing reconnect again. I offer an initial free telephone or video call conversation. Get it touch!

I have experience counselling a diverse range of people; pre-teens, adolescents, young adults, from different cultural backgrounds including neurodivergent people like me, since 2018 when I first started counselling, my experience has been in school settings, independent mental health charities, I also offered short-term therapy to Portuguese and Italians speakers’ clients via the IAPT service in South London. I coordinated a counselling service in a women’s only charity in Harrow; I am also a clinical supervisor, I run workshops and training some of them in Anxiety and wellbeing and have my private practice.

Type of Therapy
  • Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Existential
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person Centered Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Tray
Client Type
Type of Session
Long Term (Face to Face)Online TherapyShort Term (Face to Face)Telephone

Online Chiswick 1A Belmont Road W4 5UL 2 Kenway Road Earls Court SW5 0RR