Georgie Simon MBACP (Accred) Registered

Georgie Simon MBACP (Accred) Registered

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Church Office
Church Of The Sacred Heart & St Aldhelm

07827 482305 / 07827 482305

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About me

Free 1st Session (60 mins) - no obligation to continue - do you want to talk about what is happening to you?  Experienced counsellor, 3770 (03/10/19) supervised client hours, offers you a confidential, compassionate and caring service.
Session Fee:  £30 per hour.

Working in

Private practice:  Sherborne, Dorset. Day and evening appointments available. 
Email:  Tel:  07827 482305

Experience of working with anxiety, bereavement, depression, relationship issues (one-to-one, not couple counselling), self-esteem, sexual abuse, stress, trauma and supporting clients through difficult life situations.

Client group:  I work with Individual adults on a one-to-one basis.

General: I came into this work because it is important to me that people are heard.  Who will hear your pain?  I will. 

I am a Registered BACP accredited counsellor. I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.  I have been trained an an Integrative counsellor and work essentially person centred.  I undertake 30 hours professional development each year.  I am committed to regular and ongoing supervision.  I am insured to work in private practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB - 2003)

BA (Fine Art)

I have 3770 hours (03/10/19)) of supervised client work.  I have experience of both short and long-term counselling.

I am committed to undertaking a minimum of 30 hours ongoing professional development each year.

Ongoing Professional Development:
2006 Metanoia Institute - "Working with Depressed and Suicidal Clients"
2007 Institute of Transactional Analysis - "Transactional Analysis 101"
2007 Metanoia Institute -"Person Centred Practice Development Intensive"
2008 Penny Parks Foundation - "Understanding the Complexities of Sexual Abuse"
2008 The Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre - Intro to CBT "Assessment / Formulation"
2008 The Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre - Intro to CBT "Working with Depression"
2008 The Oxford Cognitive TC - Intro to CBT "Working with Panic/Social Anxiety"
2009 BPS "Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse: Attachment, Dilemmas, Complexities
2010 Ffynnon - "Working at Relational Depth in Counselling"
2010 Ffynnon - "Therapeutic Power of the Arts"
2011 Metanoia Institute - "Shame"
2011 Iron Mill Institute - "Overcoming Procrastination"
2011 Dr Barbara Mitchels - Working with Children and Vulnerable Adults
2011 Dorothy Rowe - "Escape from Depression"
2011 Person Centred Approach SW-"Living+Ageing Well" 2 Days-A Jones/G Thompson
2012 Drs Saunders, Searle, Wood, Steadman - "Assisted Dying-A Christian Response"
2012 Prof Neil Greenberg - TRiM - Evidence based principles of Traumatic Stress Management
2012 Cruse / Somerset Mind:  Mental Health Awareness
2014 B Mitchel and T Bond - Best Practice for Counsellors and Psychotherapists: Being Ethical and Legal
2014 "Gather 2013 - The Gospel of Joy" - Diocese of Plymouth

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


Private Practice:

Free first session (60 minutes).

£30 per session (60 minutes) second session onwards.

Further information

British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACP Accred) Registered

Maps & Directions

Sherborne, DT9 3RA

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Mon - Fri (1st session 8.30 am - last session 6.30 pm). I can work with you around shift patterns if that helps.

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme