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Kellyanne Fitzgibbon Adv. Dip. Couns MBACP

About me

Hello, my name is Kellyanne and I specialise in working in Women's health.

I understand it can feel daunting to seek support with a personal challenge and taking that first step isn’t easy - but sometimes you want to be heard, really heard, to have someone to talk to and be listened to without being judged or told what to do.

Every women I work with is unique and no single approach suits all people or issues. I use both person-centred and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) approaches, this is often described as an 'Integrative' approach.

If you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious or upset, why not send me a message and we can arrange a day/time that suits to have an informal chat about what’s going on for you just now. I will listen, ask questions and try to understand what life means for you.

I am a BACP registered counsellor with over 13 years experience working in a variety of areas within the NHS. Accredited by the Foundation for Infant Loss and Qualified in both Person Centred & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

Typical Areas of focus:
Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Family Issues, Feeling Sad, Low self-esteem, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks, Phobias, Stress, Suicidal Thoughts and more...

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

  • BACP registered counsellor
  • Qualified Online and Telephone Counsellor
  • Solution Focussed Therapy
  • Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss (Foundation for Infant loss)
  • Mindfulness for stress reduction (Dorset Mindfulness Centre)
  • Working creatively with bereaved children (Mosaic)
  • Level 3 Safeguarding children (LSCB)
  • Conflict resolution (NHS Trust training)
  • Therapeutic engagement (NHS Trust training)

Member organisations

BACP

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

Anxiety | Life events | Change of circumstance | Pregnancy | Fertility | Trying to Conceive | Depression | Hysterectomy | Menopause | Endometriosis | Decision Making | Assisted Pregnancy / IVF | Unplanned Pregnancy | Ectopic Pregnancy | Rainbow Pregnancy Support | Bereavement & Loss | Infant Loss | Termination of Pregnancy | Pregnancy Loss | Ante & Post Natal Depression

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Committing to therapy takes courage and to help with that first step, I offer every woman a free no obligation assessment session. If you get in contact, I will get back to you to within a few hours to find a suitable time to speak.

This first session is an opportunity to ensure that I'm the right person to support you, for you to ask any questions and ensure you are comfortable with my ways of working. This is a no pressure appointment for us to explore the reasons that have brought you to seek counselling and lasts up to 30 mins either online or by telephone.​

Individual Sessions

  • Initial assessment - Up to 30mins - Free
  • Regular session - 50mins - £45

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Further information

​Availability

I offer sessions during the day, evenings and weekends. Please get in touch to enquire about current availability.

48 Willis Way
Poole
Dorset
BH15

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

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 Unspecified

Availability

I offer sessions during the day, evenings and weekends.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

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