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Monica Moroney, (MBACP) Dip in Therapeutic Counselling, Dip CBT

Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8BN
07501782768 07501782768

About me

Hi, I'm Monica. I offer a free no obligation initial consultation to enable you to make a well informed decision about therapy. This is to assess your presenting issues and to go over the boundaries and function of counselling. It is important that you feel safe and able to work with me in order to begin a commitment to therapy.

Through my counselling experience, I have been able to work with young adults and adults facing life's struggles, such as; depression, anxiety, low self- esteem, emotional and physical pain caused by traumatic events, bereavement, loss and the stresses of day to day life.

I provide an integrative humanistic counselling approach. This means that your needs are at the forefront of our work together, and I will adapt my approach to benefit you. I offer a safe space for you to talk openly in confidence and without judgement. I will always treat you with respect, care and dignity.

My private practice in Bournemouth, enables me to work with a range of clients in a very personalised way, drawing on years of NHS and crisis agency experience.

I am a professionally trained and qualified counsellor and registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP), 374222, offering short term and long term, one to one talking therapy in the Bournemouth area.

Life is very much an up-and-down hill journey with bumpy rides that we just don’t foresee. Clients that I work with often feel that life is getting on top of them – they are not living the life they want. I am here to provide a safe, confidential and creative environment in which we work together to open the door to new beginnings.

I apply my training to work alongside you to help you find solutions to your issues and achieve your goals for counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

CPCAB Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Level 5

CPCAB Diploma in Therapeutic Integrative Counselling

CPCAB Counselling Skills

CPCAB Counselling Studies

Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

Trauma model training completed

The Neuroscience of Early Relational trauma and its Relevance to Clinical Work

Working with Survivors of Childhood Abuse

BACP Certificate of Proficiency

DRBS enhanced check current

Registered Member of BACP (MBACP) 374222

I am a registered member of The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and abide by The Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy. That also means that I am fully insured and committed to continuing professional development. I have a Supervisor, who I see on a monthly basis.

I have worked within primary care for the NHS, counselling settings, the voluntary sector and a crisis agency.

In addition to my private practice, I have extensive experience working in a variety of settings, as well as undertaken training in Trauma and PTSD, anxiety and depression.

Member organisations


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

generalised anxiety disorder
panic disorder
family issues

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Free initial consultation-30 minutes either by phone, online platform or face-to-face.

Full fee - £40 for 50 minutes. The first session will enable us to explore your reasons for undertaking counselling, and determine how we might work together going forward.

Concessionary rates are available for those on lower incomes and students completing their personal therapy and online platforms. This can be discussed at the free initial consultation.

Further information

Counselling via online platforms also available.

I offer day, evening and weekend appointments.

Office 3,
398-400 Holdenhurst Road

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


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

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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Monica Moroney, (MBACP) Dip in Therapeutic Counselling, Dip CBT

Monica Moroney, (MBACP) Dip in Therapeutic Counselling, Dip CBT