Mindi Kane

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MBACP. Dip Hypno. BFRP. Mother/daughter counsellor trained
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Bridport, DT6
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About me

I have been counselling since 1997 working with both adults and young people. I work in Beautiful Dorset in Bridport.

I believe in counselling which is a talking therapy. I do my utmost to provide a safe and relaxing space for my clients. I am not here to advise but to listen and assist you in exploring your feelings and finding a way forwards which is right for you. My counselling is very person centred and individual, every client has different needs.

I am able to offer face to face counselling  which means my client will come to my work place. Telephone counselling for those who prefer to talk without a screen and  Zoom counselling which a number of my clients like if they live a  distance away or just because they prefer working that way.  Zoom has proved useful for clients with a disability or illness too. . Sometimes clients feel safer to start with video call counselling and move on to face to face counselling later.

During the pandemic most of my clients  worked via zoom and some by phone. I think many people, contrary to expectation have found that Zoom calls have worked really well for them. Zoom it seems has more advantages than people anticipated. For many people it has been less stressful to work from their own home or to take an hour out of work time in their place of work without having to take extra time off to travel to an appointment . Some have found it easier to just turn on their phone or computer and connect with Zoom in the comfort of a space they feel comfortable in. I am confident that Zoom has proved itself to be a huge asset in my counselling practice and I will definitely continue to offer zoom and phone counselling. It also means that clients can work from anywhere in the county and therefore have more choice.

What can counselling help with?

Counselling can be useful when someone feels they need to talk to a professional when they feel unable to speak to those close to them. Counselling sessions are confidential and I will not share your thoughts or information with anyone without your permission. It is often helpful to speak to a stranger who knows nothing about you and may be able to offer an objective viewpoint.

I will offer you a confidential and safe space where you can relax and talk through your worries. I will not judge you or criticise you, I will give you all the time you need to build a relationship with me, where you can feel safe to disclose anything that stops you from living your life. I will not give you advice, but will help you to gain insight into your feelings and behaviour. We will discover ways to help you to cope with your life as it is now, to look forwards to the future at how you would like your life to be and to reach decisions you are happy with.

I am doing more brief solution focused therapy and am really enjoying seeing the rapid positive changes in my clients. I like to work with my clients on finding new goals and ways to move on to a brighter future. We cannot change the past, but we can decide what we want to be in our future. We all need a dream; without something positive to focus on we often tend to focus on what has gone wrong and what could go wrong and instead of working towards a positive goal we stay locked in the past. I usually ask my clients what they would like to be better or different after 6 sessions, then after the six sessions we can end there or reassess and continue if the client feels they need to.

Common subjects that we can work on together within counselling include:

Anxiety, depression, bereavement, work related stress, illness, bullying, self confidence and learning to love yourself, finding a new direction, moving forwards through challenging times.

I am fully committed to my clients, I am passionate about my work and I love to see people happy as a result of time spent on themselves. I am a mother and a grandmother and have suffered with illness since I was 17 years old. I have worked hard to achieve the level of health and happiness I now have and I am committed to sharing that with others and using the therapies and wisdom I have gained over the years.

I have other skills I can use in my sessions if it seems appropriate and my client welcomes this. For example I like to use the Bach Flower Remedies to support my clients through emotional changes.

I am passionate about my work and I enjoy watching my clients grow in confidence and becoming happier in their daily lives.

As well as working face to face I also offer telephone counselling, and I work with Zoom 

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced European Diploma in therapeutic counselling with over 25 years experience
Diploma in Hypnotherapy
Qualified Bach Flower Remedy practitioner

Mother & Daughter coach

Regular CPD

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Refugees

Additional information

£  50.00 session in Bridport 
£  50.00. for Skype/Zoom or telephone counselling

£70.00 for sessions after 6pm
I also offer reduced fees for those on a low wage

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am-6pm Friday 10am-4pm

Tuesday & Thursdays I offer later appointments, these are charged at £60

Mondays 9.30-12pm

Face to face appointments from  April 2022

Further information

I am hoping to resume face to face counselling from April 2022 all being well but it will depend on  Covid cases which are still high as I write this.

When it is safe to do so I will be back working from my  Bridport counselling room face to face and continuing by Zoom, Skype and phone,   Monday mornings, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10-6pm and Friday 9.30-4pm

During Covid restrictions I am offering on line counselling via Zoom and telephone counselling.

Please call if you need further information 

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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