Katie Ellis (Dip. Couns, Registered Member MBACP)

Katie Ellis (Dip. Couns, Registered Member MBACP)

Blandford Forum
Dorset
DT11

07955 685021

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Blandford Forum
Dorset
DT11

07955 685021

About me

As a counsellor I hope to be alongside you on your personal journey of self awareness and growth. Counselling is a chance for you to speak openly with someone who is not a friend or family member, providing you with the freedom to be you with no limits or expectations, and to reach a new understanding of who you are, how your experiences have impacted you, and to see things from a different perspective.

I work in a relational way based around warmth, empathy and understanding. I believe that the relationship between you and I is extremely important as a secure platform for self exploration and self acceptance. As an integrative counsellor I am able to adapt to your needs and provide support which suits you as an individual, drawing from a range of therapeutic approaches to make your experience as unique as you are.

If you feel that I may be the counsellor for you, whether you require short term counselling for a current concern or long term support for an ongoing issue, I would love to hear from you.


The Next Step
Please contact me to arrange a suitable time for your free 30 minute introductory meeting, where we will explore what you hope to achieve from your counselling sessions. If we both feel that I am the right counsellor for you then we will arrange a time to meet on a weekly basis, with each 50 minute session costing £35.

Training, qualifications & experience

- Registered Member of the BACP, working towards Accreditation.
- CPCAB Level 2 Introduction to Counselling
- CPCAB Level 2 Counselling Skills
- CPCAB Level 3 Counselling Studies
- CPCAB Level 4 Therapeutic Counselling Diploma
- Transactional Analysis 101 (Iron Mill College)
- Ongoing Open BSc. (Hons) studying various modules of Psychology and Counselling (Open University)
- Continuing Professional Development courses including working with Dissociative Identity Disorder, Attachment Theory and child sexual exploitation.


Experienced in working with individuals between the ages of 18 and 65 who are survivors of rape, sexual violence and historical abuse, plus pre-trial therapy for those seeking perpetrator convictions.

Experienced in working with young people between the ages of 16 and 21 with common mental health disorders.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

- Pre-trial therapy.
- Counselling for rape survivors.
- Psychoeducation about sexual trauma and creative therapies to aid with recovery.

Fees

Free 30 minute introductory session.

£35 per 50 minute session thereafter.

Further information

I hold full public liability and professional indemnity insurance and an Enhanced DBS check. As a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy, I abide by the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice and I'm committed to the process of continuing professional development by attending conferences and courses on a regular basis, as well as having fortnightly supervision.

Maps & Directions

Blandford Forum, DT11

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

I offer appointments on Wednesdays, with some flexibility throughout the week - please contact me for current availability.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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