Annie Newbury

Annie Newbury

Fontmell Magna

01747 812149 / 07890 513294

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Fontmell Magna

01747 812149 / 07890 513294

About me

I am a qualified counsellor with a BSc (Hons) in psychology and additional qualifications in nutrition. I am based in Fontmell Magna in North Dorset.

I offer counselling for anxiety, depression, stress and issues of self-confidence and self-esteem.

A Master Practitioner award from the National Centre for Eating Disorders enables me to offer a confidential service to anyone who has an eating disorder. I can help with problems such as anorexia or bulimia, binge eating and over-eating. By using food therapy and counselling together I can help people to make the positive changes that they seek. In addition I can support and advise those who wants to lose weight or want to make positive, healthy changes to their diet

I understand that signing up for counselling is a big step and can feel scarey so I offer all my potential clients a FREE 30 minute initial consultation. In this 30 minute session you have the chance to briefly outline your reasons for wanting counselling and I will give you information about me and the way that I work, then you can decide if counselling is right for you and if you would like to continue.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Advanced Diploma in Counselling

Master Practitioner in Eating Disorders Award from the National Centre for Eating Disorders

RSPH Diploma in Nutrition

Diploma in Non-Medical Nutritional Advice

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Weight loss and/or healthy eating for better health

Therapies offered


Initial Assessment session £60
Subsequent sessions (50 mins) £40
Fee reductions available for those on very low incomes - negotiable individually

Further information

Member BACP

Member of National Centre for Eating Disorders.

I also offer nutritional advice to anyone who does not have an eating disorder but does want make diet based improvements to their health and well being.

I am a Member of BACP I am bound by its Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy, the Ethical Guidelines for Researching Counselling and Psychotherapy (where practitioners undertake research) and subject to the Professional Conduct Procedure for the time being in force.

Here is the website for National Centre for Eating Disorders

Maps & Directions

Shaftesbury, SP7

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Daytime and evening sessions

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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