The team have varied life experiences in different walks of life, and everyone
who works with families has training in counselling. Some of our team have
faced difficulties similar to yours.
We operate within the guidelines of the professional bodies AFT1 and BACP2, assuring standards of best practice.
New Dawn is based in the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland also working
in alliance with:
Woodgate Chambers, Loughborough
The Parks School Parents’ Group, Oakham, Rutland
Barnardo's Carefree, Enderby
The Lodge at Ash Field School
Work Link, Hinckley
use other convenient venues for meetings with families. See webpage Our Territory
We did a
survey to find out how effective was the New Dawn service. We called the survey
How Are We Doing? It showed us what benefits people derive from working
with us. Of course every individual differs in their needs, and so the benefits
they derive will vary accordingly. We found, however, that benefits reported in
the survey could be grouped into distinct categories:
Finding solutions from
Seeking ones own identity.
Evolving future visions and
benefits validate the work of New Dawn. All forms of counselling aim to
achieve the same kinds of results.
Being heard and listened to is the key element in telling the family’s story –
their narrative. Members of a family each have a part of the story to tell, and
the parts flow together to produce the family narrative. Each part adds
richness to the story, and members of the family hear and learn how important
those differences can be in changing the course of events, however bad things
1 Association for
Family Therapy and Systemic Practice.
2 British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy