Louise Sloan

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Wimborne, BH21
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Lou. I believe wholeheartedly in the process of counselling as a means of understanding how your experiences can impact on your present situation, thoughts and feelings. I also believe that having a safe, confidential space in which you can offload and be met with empathy can make an enormous difference to your life especially when things feel overwhelming.

I work collaboratively with my clients to increase self-awareness which empowers them and gives them more choice about how to move forward with their lives.

I am trained as a humanistic integrative counsellor which means that I have knowledge of several counselling approaches including Person-Centred, Gestalt, Transactional Analysis and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. This allows me to work with my clients in a way which best suits their individual needs drawing on a range of theory, tools and techniques.

I offer an initial consultation either face to face or via a phone call which will give us an opportunity to discuss your needs and for you to ask me any questions.

Please get in touch, I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified counsellor and supervisor and a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I currently see clients at a counselling agency in the New Forest and in private practice in Wimborne.

I worked for several years in Advice and Guidance with young people and adults from disadvantaged backgrounds helping them access training and employment which enabled them to move forwards in their lives. Hearing people’s stories during this time helped me to realise the importance and value of listening well and being empathetic and led me to embark on my counselling journey, training at both West Thames College and Redlands Counselling.


  • Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision
  • Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Level 4 Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling and Working with Young People
  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling
  • Level 4 Diploma in Advice and Guidance
  • BA Hons Degree in Modern Drama Studies

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

If you are interested in booking an appointment please contact me by telephone or email. Following this first point of contact, I will arrange an initial consultation (£20) with you either face to face or via a phone call which will give us an opportunity to discuss your needs and for you to ask me any questions.

If following the initial consultation, you would like to go ahead with attending counselling sessions I will arrange a suitable time with you for weekly sessions. 

  • Initial Consultation: £20
  • Counselling Session 50 mins £55 (to be discussed at initial consultation)

I offer a reduced rate to student counsellors seeking individual counselling.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I currently work during school hours Monday-Friday - please get in touch.

Wimborne, BH21

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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I offer supervision to counsellors, trainees and those in caring/pastoral professions.

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Louise Sloan
Louise Sloan