Michael Dodden

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Norwich, Norfolk, NR8
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Michael, let me tell you a bit about me.

I have worked in IT for many years, for some big entities in Norwich but also smaller companies. In my time I have seen and experienced burn out from too much stress, juggling parenthood with a demanding job, and felt my world was just the darkest it could ever be.

Over the years I have seen various counsellors of all types and have got through those periods of time when I needed someone to talk to, who would walk with me until I could walk on my own again. Someone who would listen, not judge me and accepted me for who I was. 

I remember during one particularly challenging session, I thought to myself, this is something I can do myself. The idea that I could help others with understanding and knowledge of the various tools available didn't seem too big a step to take. A few years later I have now qualified as a Counsellor.

I am also a trained life coach and hypnotherapist, which allows me to explore and help when a different approach is needed, I like to take a holistic approach with my clients as we are all individuals and we each respond to different approaches. 

I would like to say, you need to want to do this yourself, and be prepared to work towards whatever outcome you want and I will work with you to get there.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills
  • Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory
  • Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice
  • Certified Life Coach

Member organisations

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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£50.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Counselling is £50 for 50 mins face to face and £45 for 50 mins via Zoom

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Norwich, Norfolk, NR8

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Online platforms

Google Meet
Michael Dodden
Michael Dodden