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Garance Delpech - Counselling and Supervision Reg MBACP Adv Dip Couns

Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4
07581200024 07581200024
Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4

About me

Due to the current crisis with the Coronavirus, some people will experience significant difficulties including anxiety, financial  losses, stress, loss of structure and many more practical and psychological issues. During this time, having a safe space to talk through your personal experience of the situation may help alleviate some of the burden you may feel. I am offering Online therapy via Zoom until face to face therapy becomes safer.


There may be many reasons why we seek the help of a therapist; a specific current problem or crisis, on-going emotional difficulties, a desire to improve oneself and quality of life or many other reasons.

Therapy is a unique experience which can be transformative, and in which you can safely access the true essence of yourself. This may enable you to make the desired changes to heal or enhance your life and wellbeing.

My life experiences have underpinned my choice to become a therapist, it made no sense to do anything else. My therapeutic approach is humanistic/integrative. This means I believe that each individual has the ability to fulfill their potential given the right conditions. I work very closely with the therapeutic relationship and endeavour to create an environment of trust, warmth, non-judgment and connection between us.

As a therapist my role is not to advise you but to facilitate your process in finding your own answers that are right for you.

Many of life's challenges which are seen as "normal" by society actually involve trauma and loss to some degree. These issues left unresolved or at least unexplored can lead to long term depression, anxiety, anger and low self esteem. They tend to manifest in our day to day life, often affection our relationships. Although talking about your pain may feel difficult and scary, doing it safely with the right therapist for you, can be of great benefit in many ways.

I hold Professional Liability Insurance and am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I adhere to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice. This means i attend regular supervision and am committed to continual professional development.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been practicing as a therapist for 15 years and have completed 5 years training in total.

  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling skills.
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies/ Theories
  • Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 6 in Therapeutic  Counselling Supervision.
  • DANOS ( Drugs and alcohol)
  • NVQ 3 Health and Social care.

I am also trained in:

  • Group Therapy
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Sex Related Issues
  • Motivational Interviewing/ CBT Interventions

I have significant experience in the field of addiction having worked for 11 years in one of the leading rehabilitation clinics in the UK, working with both the individual and the family members affected. This work has enabled me to gain specialist knowledge and skills in all Addictions related issues.

Alongside this I have always worked in Private Practice which has enabled me to work with a diverse range of issues with a varied demographic.

I deliver training to counselling students on Drugs and Alcohol-related issues. I am also a qualified counselling supervisor, supervising other counsellors on their client work.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Through my on-going practice and experience, i have developed significant skills in facilitating clients to develop a better relationship with themselves. This means work on developing a sense of self, increasing self-esteem levels, and as a result  having better and healthier relationships with others.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis


My fees are £55 for 50 minutes for face-to-face counselling. Alternatively, I offer telephone and Zoom counselling at £50 for 50 minutes. The online counselling fee can be discussed depending on your current financial situation.

I offer a free 30 minute initial telephone/ or Zoom consultation for all clients. This is an opportunity for you to tell me a little about why you are seeking counselling, and will enable us both to see how we feel about working together. From there, we can discuss further practicalities and I will be able to answer any questions you may have.

If you would like to contact me to arrange a free telephone consultation, please click here to send me an email, or text on 07581 200 024, to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Further information

Client testimony:

After years of different rehabs and therapists during a 20 year battle with addiction, all ending in continuing to repeat the same patterns, I am so grateful that I found Garance.

Garance managed to get through to me like no other therapist could in the past. She is loving, warm, compassionate and kind, with acute intuitiveness,  exactly what I needed. she is incredibly perceptive and was able to help me identify key issues in myself that no previous therapist had shone a light on. I had always had an issue with trust and that was not an issue with Garance; she made me feel at ease and I was able to trust her from day one. the therapy I had with Garance was the best I have ever had and I continue to see her at various times when needed.

I am proud to say that i am 4 years clean and sober and Garance has played a huge part in that. if i had to refer anybody to a therapist it would definitely be Garance. i am forever grateful to her for helping me learn to value myself enough to change my whole life for the better.

Lucy C.


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages French


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


I currently have availability on Thursdays and Fridays and some evenings.

I can also book appointments for Saturdays.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Garance Delpech - Counselling and Supervision Reg MBACP Adv Dip Couns

Garance Delpech - Counselling and Supervision Reg MBACP Adv Dip Couns