Joanne Brown, MBACP (Accred), BPC (Accred)
The Coastal Practice
I work as a psychodynamic counsellor, offering short and long term counselling.
Whether it is short term or long term counselling, I work with people who need help to understand and think through what might be happening in their present life (for example being in a relationship or being single, being a parent, coping with situations at work, coping with unemployment, coping with illness or bereavement).
Many different feelings bring people to counselling. These feelings can be caused by a change in your life now or they may be from your past. The counselling relationship offers you a confidential and protected space in which you can talk through your thoughts and feelings, and an opportunity to develop different ways of dealing with them.
I work in a private practice in Bournemouth in a quiet location. If you decide to come for counselling, we can discuss whether you want to work for a time limited number of sessions or in a more open ended therapy. Sessions last 50 minutes and are at the same time each week. To arrange an appointment please call 07906 992641 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Training, qualifications & experience
- BA (Hons) Social Science, Nottingham
- PGCert in Counselling Aspects in Education, Tavistock Clinic, London
- MA in Psychoanalytic Observation Methods, Tavistock Clinic, London
- PhD in love, attachment and intimacy, London
- WPF (BACP Accredited) Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling, Southampton
- Post-qualifying CBT Course, The Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, Oxford
- Post-qualifying Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy training (a structured short-term therapy), Anna Freud Centre, London
I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I am an accredited member of the BACP. I am an accredited Dynamic Interpersonal Therapist (DIT is accredited by the British Psychoanalytic Council). I have worked for a Southampton-based charity as part of a team of counsellors and I now work as part of a team of counsellors and psychotherapists in private practice.
I work at The University of Southampton as a Senior Lecturer in Psychological Therapies and I have been involved in teaching and supervising mental health practitioners and students since 1989. My university work has involved working closely with clinicians in the NHS (at the Tavistock Clinic in London and in Southampton) in order to more fully understand the causes of emotional and psychological distress and the possibilities for recovery and repair. In my university role, I lead reflective practice groups, train students and staff in psychological therapies and offer research supervision.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Relationship issues
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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