Jill Goodhew

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Psychotherapy BA(Hons) Reg MBACP(Snr Accred)
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Poole, Dorset, BH14
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Jill Goodhew is a Senior Accredited BACP member, an experienced and qualified psychotherapist. If you are looking for help and understanding with something which is causing you unhappiness or distress and you feel ready to do something about that, therapy could be helpful to start dealing with it. Your issue doesn't have to have a name or appear in the following list although some people find this useful. Some issues which can be eased through therapy are abuse both physical and emotional, anger, anxiety, bereavement, couples counselling, depression, eating disorders, family issues, identity, loss, low confidence and self-esteem and self-belief, relationship issues including intimacy, affairs and betrayal, separation and divorce and professional relationships, identity, post traumatic stress disorder, stress.

Jill works with individuals and couples online from her practice in which offers a safe, peaceful and confidential environment to work together. Please call or email to arrange a free 30 minute consultation to talk about what you are looking for from therapy and she can talk with you about how she works and how therapy can be beneficial to your quality of life.

Therapy offers a reflective space to talk about something which you might not want to talk about with your friends or family and a safe space to start to work through your issues in your own time. Therapy can empower you to make the changes you need to achieve a successful outcome.

Zoomtherapy, Skypetherapy or FaceTime is available to everyone and offers a more flexible way to engage in psychotherapy from your own home or office or other quiet space. It saves time driving to a practice, finding parking and makes therapy available to more people who might find it difficult to get to the practice for all sorts of reasons, including living abroad.

Jill also offers counselling supervision and coaching supervision. Please call or email for further information and to discuss your needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA(Hons) (Couns and Psych), CPCAB Dip (Therapeutic Couns), Reg MBACP (SnrAccredited), UKRC, WPF Certificate (Supervision), MBACP(Coaching)

Jill has been working in private practice since 1997 and has experience in relationship therapy from her training, clinical work and from taking part in continual professional development by means of courses and workshops, reading journals and applying her life experience and her learning from being with clients to her everyday life and interactions with everyone she meets.

Jill's professional opinion has been sought for articles published in The Observer, Psychologies magazine and on Handbag.com

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • BUPA
  • WPA
  • Vitality

Additional information

Jill offers a free 30 minute initial consultation. Please call or email to arrange this and to discuss fees.

Jill is BUPA Recognised, Aviva Registered and PruHealth Approved and is a Senior Associate Royal Society Medicine. Please mention Counselling Directory when you call or email. Thank you

If you have private medical insurance through work or personally, many policies cover therapy and I am recognised with many insurance companies. Please contact me by email for further information. I am also offering a reduced fee for psychotherapy whilst working online. Contact me by email: practice@jillgoodhew.co.uk

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Currently working online via Zoom/WhatsApp video/Skype and offering flexible availability. See below for medical insurance information. Please call or email for further information.

Further information

Supervision. Jill is an experienced psychotherapist and qualified supervisor. She offers supervision to professionals who work as psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, mentors and coaches as well as other helping professions.

Therapeutic Coaching. Jill offers therapeutic coaching which has been used successfully by a variety of people working as social workers, mental health practitioners, middle and senior managers, teachers and entrepreneurs but has also proved extremely beneficial for people who are looking for some support which is not entirely therapy based but still supportive and focused.

Please call or email to talk further about any of the above.

Getting here: The practice is in Lower Parkstone. It is on main bus routes with a stop just 5 minutes walk away and 5 minutes from Parkstone train station. There is free parking on the opposite side of the road.

Ashley Cross, Poole, Dorset, BH14

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme


In person

Jill Goodhew is an experienced and qualified psychotherapist and supervisor.

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