David Goodlad FRSPH MA

David GoodladBorn and educated in Manchester, David is married to a French national and they have two children.

The family ‘migrated’ to Canterbury in 2004, where David began to develop his successful Counselling practice in Kent. He also advises a number of alcohol clinics and treatment centres in the Canterbury and Kent region.

David has been a musician since he was six years old and a keen fisherman for the same length of time.

David’s Qualifications and Professional Recognition

FRSPH – Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, Royal Society for Public Health

MA – Masters Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Victoria University of Manchester

RSAM BACP (Registered Senior Accredited Member) – Senior Accredited Practitioner, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

ATSAC – Member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity

ICADC – Internationally accredited Alcohol and Drug Counsellor, United Kingdom Board of IC&RC (USA transferable)

NCAC – FDAP accredited Counsellor, Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals, UK

ADAP – Accredited Drug and Alcohol Professional, Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals, UK

SASSI – Accredited substance abuse screening, interpretation and profiling

Other Accreditations (that include alcohol counsellor, drug counsellor relationship, couples, anger management and co-dependency counselling)


A professional counselling service with a fully qualified counsellor within easy reach of Canterbury, Herne Bay, Dover, Folkestone, Deal, Whitstable, Minster, Sittingbourne, Ashford, Faversham, Whitfield, Sandwich. One minute from Canterbury East Station.

For a private consultation with a fully qualified psychological therapist call 01227 290 098

 email dg@davidgoodlad.co.uk

David is able to see clients strictly by appointment only and his practice is strictly governed by the BACP and FDAP code of ethics for practice.