Anna Dow

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BSc (Hons) UKCP Registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1NR
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you feeling anxious depressed or confused and finding it hard to cope? Are you struggling with feelings that are overwhelming? Are you feeling stressed or angry and cannot understand why?

I am a fully qualified and experienced psychotherapeutic counsellor and supervisor. Together we can explore these feelings that are making your life difficult.

I offer a confidential, non-judgemental, safe environment in which to explore your thoughts, emotions and behaviour and can offer both short and longer-term therapy depending on your needs. I work with adults of all ages, orientations and backgrounds, who come with a wide variety of challenges and experiences. I am also a qualified couples counsellor.

My Approach

As an Integrative Counsellor I draw upon a range of skills and theories in my practice. I feel that leads me to a greater understanding of the issues you want to address.  Each person has a unique set of feelings and life experiences. Psychotherapy aims to develop an understanding of difficult emotions and experiences with the aim of relieving distress and encouraging change.

I work with anxiety, depression, trauma, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, mental health issues, low self-esteem and confidence, relationship issues, self-harm, suicidal thoughts as well as various types of addiction.

Please call or email me to set up an initial session. If you feel counselling might be helpful and are comfortable with us working together then we can organise further sessions.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons) Psychology (Durham)

BSc (Hons) Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Middlesex)

Advanced Certificate in Face to Face, Online and Telephone Counselling

Advanced Certificate in Face to Face, Online and Telephone Supervision

Certificate in OnLine Counselling

Certificate in Mindfulness

Certificate in Couples counselling

Other areas of training:

  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Trauma training including panic attacks and flashbacks
  • Creative approaches to Therapy
  • Transition counselling and Gender Identity
  • Loss and Bereavement
  • Safeguarding- Young People and Vulnerable Adults
  • Self Harm
  • Child Development and Attachment
  • Dealing with Conflict/Anger
  • NORCAS training on working with Addictions
  • Mind training on Mental Health First Aid Certificate.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£35.00 - £60.00

Concessions offered for

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

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva

Additional information

Sessions are £45 and last £60minutes

Couples sessions are £60 or £85for 1.5 Hrs

A limited number of concessions are available for students and people on low wage.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

weekdays 10-8

Further information

I am guided by the UKCP ethical framework, am fully insured for practice, hold a current enhanced DBS for my work with vulnerable adults, and undertake regular professional supervision and continued professional development.

Elements Of Health, 64 Bethel Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1NR

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme


In person

I hold an advanced certificate in Clinical Supervision including online and telephone working.

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