Garance Delpech - Counselling and Supervision Reg MBCAP Adv Dip Couns

Garance Delpech - Counselling and Supervision Reg MBCAP Adv Dip Couns



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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 sessions by telephone and via online Zoom at a reduced fee of £35.00 for clients having difficulties related to the Coronavirus.


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 in some degree. These issues left unresolved or at least unexplored can lead to long term depression, anxiety, anger and low self esteem. 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 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 12 years in one of the leading rehabilitation clinics in the UK, working with both the individual and the family members affected.

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.

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Accredited register membership


My sessions are £55 for 50 minutes for face-to-face counselling. Alternatively, I offer telephone and Zoom counselling at £45 for 50 minutes.

I offer a free 20 minute initial telephone 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.

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.

Maps & Directions

Bournemouth, BH4

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: French


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: No


I currently have availability on Thursdays and Fridays.

I can also book appointments for Saturdays.

Types of client

Older adults