About me

I offer short and long term counselling and psychotherapy for individuals and couples. I specialise in working with anxiety, depression and trauma.

Training, qualifications & experience

Doctorate in Psychotherapy
Diploma and MSc in Gestalt Psychotherapy
Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling
Diploma in Integrative Counselling
BA in Psychology
Certificate in Gestalt Supervision

Over 20 years experience of working in private practice and for one of the national Employee Assistance Programmes.

I also work as a psychotherapy trainer and supervisor, organisational consultant, and executive coach.

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

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

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.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative

Poole
Dorset
BH13

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Diane Hodgson

Diane Hodgson