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Dip.Couns, MBACP

About me

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If you feel ready to seek counselling, we will initially meet for a FREE 30 minute assessment to ensure you feel comfortable with me as your counsellor but also for me to get a little insight into you and your background.

Once this is completed and we both feel comfortable to proceed then we will meet consistently on a weekly basis for 50 minutes.

I am a qualified counsellor with an Integrative Counselling Diploma which means I studied the following different theories: Person Centred Counselling, Transactional Analysis and Gestalt.

If you wish to know more, please do get in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified counsellor with a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Integrative), which was awarded by the Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB).

Certified coaching master.

I work with many different aspects in my clients and I have worked closely with child sexual abuse and rape victims.

I have worked with many issues in my Private Practice, anxiety, depression, low mood, loss of focus in life, low self esteem, no confidence, phobias and many more.

I also use my pet dog for animal assisted therapy.

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Childhood sexual abuse
  • Rape
  • Maternity - babyloss, be it by termination, still births and neonatal death.
  • Animal Assisted Therapy

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£45.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

Consultation Appointment                                   Free
Counselling Face to Face Session                        £ 45
Virtual Session                                                     £ 45

Couples counselling 1 1/2 hours                         £ 60

Face to face sessions are held in my confidential practice in Poole with side road parking available.
Refreshments are provided at sessions.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Weekdays only

Further information

My premises offer a cosy home feel with a view over the green.

I  work face to face and virtually. 

I offer animal assisted therapy through the use of my French Bulldog.  He can be in sessions upon request.

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults