Anna Murrell

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BA (Hons), Couns. Dip, MBACP
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Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I'm Anna.

I provide a warm, friendly and supportive counselling service in a safe environment where you can just be you.

I believe that by processing your emotions and worries, this can lead to you gaining personal insights and a greater understanding of yourself and your life experiences or situations.

Together we can explore your anxieties, feelings and concerns at your own pace.

I am an experienced person-centred counsellor and a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).  I am experienced in counselling people with a range of issues including:

Anxiety, depression, panic attacks, generalised anxiety disorder, abuse, childhood trauma, addictions, domestic violence, loneliness, feeling sad, loss and bereavement and low self esteem. I am happy to discuss any other concerns.

To arrange an initial consultation, please do not hesitate to call me or leave me a message here.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an experienced person-centred counsellor and a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).

  • OCN Certificate in Counselling Supervision
  • BA (Hons) in Person Centred Counselling - Metanoia Institute
  • Abuse & Trauma Counselling Skills
  • Holistic Healing through Body, Mind and Breath
  • CBT for Anxiety
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Professional Boundaries and Good Practice training

Alongside private practice, I have worked for a number of years with addictions and trauma in a counselling service in London. I have also worked for the last 2 years at a local charity in Poole supporting adults who suffer from the effects of childhood abuse. This includes working with dissociation, post traumatic stress and anxiety.

Member organisations

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

  • Initial phone consultation of 20 minutes giving you the chance to decide if you would like to work together.
  • Counselling fee £50 per session.

I offer a reduced rate for students of £40 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Available 9am-7pm, Monday to Friday.

Further information

I work over Zoom, phone or face to face and provide short or long term counselling.

Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

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Anna Murrell
Anna Murrell