Joy Wood BA(hons) MNCS (Snr Accred) MHS(Accred)

Joy Wood BA(hons) MNCS (Snr Accred) MHS(Accred)

Swans Therapy
29a Brackendale Road
Queens Park

01202 303722

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Swans Therapy
29a Brackendale Road
Queens Park

01202 303722

About me

How can I help you? I am an experienced Integrated counsellor, psychotherapist and personal development coach using a variety of counselling models in order to provide you with the treatment that best suits your individual needs.

I have worked with a wide spectrum of distress and concerns over several years within my private practice in Queens Park, Bournemouth, and I would love the opportunity to work with you!

Whatever you feel is holding you back from enjoying the quality of life and reaching your full potential I am here to support you. I have a friendly, intuitive, professional, confident manner and to help you decide that counselling with me will meet your needs I offer you the first initial 60 mins session at a reduced rate of £35. You can read more about my services on my website  Also take a look at the Testimonial page were happy appreciative people have wanted to write their positive life changing experiences and reviews.

My personal experiences and background has given me a special interest in specific areas, such as stress and anxiety, confidence and self esteem, Relationship Coaching and Counselling, child abuse, adult abuse, trauma, addictions and issues within education which are detailed on 'my profile' on the 'Home' and 'About us' page of the website:

Training, qualifications & experience

BA(hons) PGCE
Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Distinction
Senior Accredited Member of National Counselling Society
Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
Accredited Member of National Hypnotherapy Society
Certified Relationship Coach / Counsellor
Certified Group Facilitator
Certified EFT Practitioner (Emotional Freedom Technique)
Practitioner Member of AAMET
Certified Master Practitioner Reiki (Usui System)
Member of UKRF

Several Certificates in CPD ( Continuous Professional Development ) and training in specific and specialised areas, these are too many to list, and are constant and ongoing.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


Individuals - £35 for the first initial sessionfor a full 60 min session
Following sessions - £45 also for a full 60 min session
(Most counsellors offer 50 min sessions, but this is the way I prefer to work, so in effect you will get 6 sessions for the price of 5)
Couples and Relationship Coaching / Counselling - £55 for 60 min session
Students - £30 per 60 min session
People on very low income it is possible this fee can be further reduced, however,I will need proof of your income, as I can only offer a limited number of appointment places for reduced fees at any one time.

* see the 'News' page on the website for any current offers and price reductions.

Further information

My private practice Swans Therapy is located in a very quiet residential area of Queens Park where there is plenty of free car parking.

There is also a main bus route nearby in Charminster Road which is just a 10 min walk away. A regualar bus service to and from most areas of Bournemouth and Poole are available.

Maps & Directions

Bournemouth, BH8 9HY

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Appiontments: Weekdays 7.30am - 7.30pm ( last appiontment ) Some weekend appiontments may be available depending on my personal and professional commitments. Please call me to ask.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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