Richard Absalom MBACP (Accredited) UKRCP Registered

Richard Absalom MBACP (Accredited) UKRCP Registered

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Branksome Park
Dorset
BH13

01202 985012 / 07920 513847

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Branksome Park
Dorset
BH13

01202 985012 / 07920 513847

About me

Something different

There are times in life, when we need something different to the support provided by the people that are close to us.

Whether you are experiencing relationship issues, feeling anxious or depressed, want to change patterns of thoughts/behaviour or just need to talk to someone who won't judge, I can help.

Providing Safety and Calm

A new perspective on life, and on ourselves, often enables us to have the rich, and satisfying, existence that we all deserve.

I provide support to people who find themselves in a difficult situation because they are, for whatever reason, unable to think clearly or resolve their situation themselves.  I offer a confidential service with understanding, acceptance and support in a safe and comfortable environment.

How can I help?

The aim is that through counselling you will achieve greater control of your life. In gaining some understanding of your inner world, I can help facilitate a period of acceptance and change by enabling you to talk about emotional difficulties and periods of crisis.

And what are the benefits?​

  • Prioritise what's important

  • Gain a stronger sense of your self

  • Improve self-confidence

  • Overcome limiting beliefs

  • Gain control over problematic behaviours

  • Work towards a more meaningful and fulfilling life

I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and a member of the College of Sex and Relationship Therapists (COSRT).

I have been practising since 2005, and I see individuals and couples for short term focused work or on an open ended basis. I offer early morning, day time and evening appointments. and also work with clients on Skype.

I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and a member of the College of Sex and Relationship Therapists (COSRT). Both organisations place an emphasis on maintaining ethical standards and the importance of maintaining confidentiality.

I am registered to take referrals from Aviva members.

Please take a look at my website and contact me if you have any questions, or wish to make an appointment.

Training, qualifications & experience

I previously worked in the human resources and risk management industry, in the care industry.

I have also previously worked as a counselling lecturer, and have worked for counselling agencies specialising in addictions, sexual and violent abuse.

My qualifications include;
Dip Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Dip Integrative Counselling
Dip in Hypnotherapy
Certificate in Coaching
CRUSE Certificate in Bereavement Counselling
Cert Psychosexual Health/Counselling
Certificate in Couples Counselling
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

The fee is £50 for individuals and £60 for couples.

Maps & Directions

Branksome Park, BH13

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

Available 8am - 8pm Monday to Friday

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme
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