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About me

Hello, I'm a trained counsellor who works in various areas of therapy including childhood abuse and trauma. I also work very closely with mental health issues including depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and the feelings of loss, this can mean many things such as bereavement, job loss, and friendships. I would like to work with you at your own pace to help you find a way to unravel and understand the issues that are concerning you. These issues could be from the past, present or forthcoming future events. I will offer you a safe, trusting and confidential space to discuss your concerns, worries and behaviours. I will listen and work with you to find and explore ways that will help you move forward.

I know from personal experience it can be difficult to take the first step and reach out for counselling.  I also know that it is important that you find the right counsellor that helps you feel safe and heard in a trusting therapeutic relationship.

I offer a free half hour non-obligatory telephone call.  This phone call will give us both a chance to see if we could work together and discuss any questions that you may have.

Please feel free to get in touch.

Many thanks Rhonda.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Qualified Counsellor to work with clients from 11 years old.
  • Fully Insured
  • Membership of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Qualified online and telephone counsellor.
  • Walk and Talk Therapy
  • Face to Face
  • On-line

I have worked and volunteered for various employers and charities who support people who have experienced trauma including abuse, and loss. I also work closely with people who have or who have experienced challenging mental health.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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.

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Hair Loss support for both women and men.

Photos & videos


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Free initial half hour non-obligatory telephone conversation.

£45 per 50 minute counselling session.

Long term and short term counselling sessions available.

Daytime & Evening time slots available.

When I work

Monday - Thursday 8.30am to 8pm

Further information

Due to Covid restrictions at the moment I do not offer face to face sessions in an office environment though face to face sessions are still continuing via walk and talk therapy sessions.

Please be aware I am on annual leave from 19/7/21 until 20/8/21 so emails and calls will not be answered until my return.

Many thanks.

Ferndown, Dorset, BH22

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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