Carmela Adnams

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Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

We all experience points in our lives when everything feels too much or we find ourselves withdrawing into our own bubble.

In our sessions above all I'm here to listen and provide a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space from which to support you in your therapeutic journey.

I will offer unconditional, independent support in finding the answers you are looking for, whatever it is you are looking to work on.

I feel it is important to allow you the time autonomy and safe space to acknowledge, explore and benefit from clarity and perspective surrounding what is worrying you in order to grow and move forward in a positive way.

Training, qualifications & experience

I'm a qualified counsellor (MBACP) and have worked in private practice and for a local charity for the last 3 years.

I have supported clients with Autism, Bereavement, Depression, GAD, Low self-esteem, Health Anxiety Disorder, Relationship Issues, Trauma and Addictive Behaviours, Bullying, Dissociation, Family Issues, Loneliness and work-related stress to name a few.

The types of therapy I adopt are Person-centred, TA, Gestalt, CBT.

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

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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I do my best to accommodate Students/Student counsellors and OAP's with the lower fee of £40.00 per 50 minute session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Evening and Saturday sessions would be online.

Further information

I work in a person centred way and am CBT qualified.

Always happy to have an initial confidential and free conversation to talk about what you may need support with and if you or I feel I am not the right fit happy to refer to a colleague.

Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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