Jo Tolley MBACP Reg.Dip.Couns

Jo Tolley MBACP Reg.Dip.Couns

17 Station Road
Sturminster Marshall
BH21 4AW

07484 184256

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About me

Hello and welcome to Moving On Counselling Services.

Everyone is unique, and through using a wide range of counselling approaches, I am able to work with you in a way that is best for you as an individual.

You may be increasingly stressed and anxious, feeling that you are isolated and separate from all that is happening around you. It may be that you are experiencing deep feelings of sadness, hopelessness with no motivation for the future. You may be struggling with irritability and anger, finding yourself being overly defensive or being hurtful towards others.

Counselling can help with all of these experiences, helping you to identify the causes and support you in overcoming them.

Our counselling relationship will be collaborative - you will bring the experience of being you and I will bring my experience and knowledge of counselling. I will listen to you and aim to help you understand your situation with more clarity, in a professional, empathetic, compassionate and non-judgmental way.

Training, qualifications & experience


Working towards my BACP Accreditation

Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling


Since training as a counsellor I have worked extensively with adults living with the affects of adverse childhood experiences, trauma and PTSD. Helping them to overcome present day issues such as anger, anxiety, bereavement, lack of confidence, depression, divorce, guilt & shame, loss, OCD, pain management, redundancy, relationship issues, stress and suicidal idealisation.

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An initial phone consultation is free of charge and will last approximately 20-minutes. I will ask questions about you and your concerns. If I feel I can help you and if you feel I could be the right counsellor for you, we can then arrange a face to face consultation.

This will be a 50-minute session which will give you the opportunity to tell me more about you. I will also use this session to explain how we will work together. If we are in agreement, the initial six sessions can be arranged. The cost of a 50-minute session is £45.

Further information

The counselling I offer will always be person-centred, ensuring that our sessions are focused on you and what you want to talk about.

I will also use other methods to bring a holistic approach to our time together- taking into account your psychological, spiritual, physical, behavioral and emotional well being.

I will work sensitively to help you explore the difficulties you are facing. Understanding these in more detail and sharing the impact they have on your life may help you to see the difficulties in a different way.

We can work together to explore whatever aspects of your life you may wish to change or improve. Counselling can make a real difference to your life.

Maps & Directions

Wimborne, BH21 4AW

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes

On request


I am available most weekdays and some evenings

Types of client

Young people
Older adults