Danielle Uphill

Therapist

Danielle is a Humanistic Counselling Psychotherapist PGDip, MBACP) who works with private clients and through mental health charities with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma,

change, childlessness, grief and living loss. Danielle was formally a career-focused marketing professional, who lived for and loved her work, until

the realisation that her professional life no longer

aligned with her deeper values. She has extensive

experience of working with individuals in private

practice and through mental health charities and

currently as part of a team of therapists at a

Trauma-Informed Charity in West Sussex, supporting adult survivors of sexual abuse and pre-trial

therapy. Danielle has a passionate interest in people, psychology, philosophy and meditation, health

and wellness. She understands the modern-life

pressures of a career and fundamentally believes

that successful therapy begins and ends from listening without agenda or judgement. Danielle

adopts a Humanistic approach, which she believes

is most fitting to the issues of modern life as it encompasses themes such as endings, authenticity,

identify and change. In her work Danielle utilises

evidence-based approaches, whilst also strongly

aligning with the research that shows it is the relationship that heals more so than any modality.

 

 

At its core Danielle provides a client-centred talking therapy that focuses on the here-and-now of

your living. Grounded in Humanistic principles, she

values the present moment and views the quality

of the therapeutic relationship as a catalyst for

healing due to its uniqueness, confidentiality and

space to share our deepest selves in the presence

of non-judgemental acceptance. Danielle endeavours to work as an equal with clients utilising the

therapeutic relationship to support and empower

clients to find their own answers – not to diagnose

or prescribe what is wrong or what should be done

to evoke change. Through creating mindful and

compassionate awareness of self and understanding how attachment patterns may inform our coping behaviours in the world, weekly she will work

with what you want to bring to the room whilst

drawing out the themes and patterns as to what is

happening, negatively and positively with the intention of evoking the change or processing you

would like. Be that an ending, better communication of your needs through knowing and under-

standing them more or working with the inner critical voice in order to create a more understanding

and compassionate approach to self.

 

By creating a non-judgmental and assumption-free

space where clients can articulate their needs,

Danielle facilitates a deeper understanding of your

inner self and your specific world. While sessions This copy MUST be unique, so not written on any other website. Please highlight which therapy you would like to be the most known for (if applicable) A minimum of 500 words

may vary based on individual client needs, Danielle’s approach remains consistent, characterised by curiosity, warmth, and authenticity. Some clients may feel more comfortable focus on meaning-making after a loss or transitional period, while others may explore their coping mechanisms along-side bodily and emotional cues, emphasising the mind-body connection rather than cognition alone. Danielle believes that the body’s stress signals provide valuable information when listened to attentively. Alongside working with clients who are experience anxiety and depressions she also has an interest in the concept of ambiguous loss encompassing various sources of human pain often overlooked by society. From the heartbreak of losing a loved one to experiences like relationship endings, redundancy, or unmet expectations in life such as childlessness, grief and sadness can go unrecognised or minimised. Additionally, experiences like miscarriage or unsuccessful attempts at IVF can evoke profound feelings of grief, loneliness, isolation, and identity questioning. In such challenging moments, therapy offers a safe space for individuals to process their emotions without judgment or pressure to find silver linings. Instead, it assists in navigating the pain and facilitating a path forward while acknowledging and honouring the remaining grief.