Rob Conley

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Wimborne BH21 & Poole BH15
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About me

Hello, my name is Rob Conley. I am a psychotherapist practising from BH21 1DX, BH15 1BT, and online or via telephone. I offer both short-term and longer-term psychotherapy to adult individuals.

I provide a safe, empathic, and non-judgemental relationship in which you can explore your experiences and discuss any problems and difficulties. You can decide what you want to change or consider how to manage the impact of anything you cannot change. My approach begins with the principle of providing a relationship in which you can talk and be listened to. In addition, I have an interest in the conscious and non-conscious communications and repeating patterns that emerge in relationship. I am also interested in the conscious and non-conscious repeating patterns of thinking that people find themselves in. My aim is to work flexibly and to consider your individual needs.

My approach is based upon Relational Transactional Analysis (TA). TA is a therapeutic theory of personality and relational psychology, and is used in the fields of psychotherapy, counselling, education, and organisations. It is ideally suited to both short-term and longer-term psychotherapy. You can find out more about TA here: ( 

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained at the Iron Mill College in Exeter, a specialist college that trains psychotherapists and counsellors, and I am a Certified Transactional Analyst (Ofqual level 7 qualification / equivalent to MSc and MA). I also hold an Advanced Diploma in TA Psychotherapy 

I am committed to ongoing professional development and I have various CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certificates in working with domestic violence, trauma, bereavements, attachment theory, and safeguarding. I am a UKCP registered psychotherapist ( and am also fully supervised. I adhere to the ethical frameworks of UKATA ( and EATA ( 

I have worked with a large number of clients in realising their desired outcomes, helping to bring about a successful conclusion to both longer-term (lasting a number of years) and short-term psychotherapy relationships. Before running a private psychotherapy practice I worked as a psychotherapist for Step4ward, a company that provides therapy services in Poole. I have also worked as a therapist for a local bereavement charity, called Mosaic, which helps people who are coping with the loss of a loved-one. In the past I have had several jobs in the mental health sector, working with people who have learning difficulties, as well as in forensic support. I bring to my work a passion for working with people. My goal is to form therapeutic relationships in which people can experience profound healing, positive changes, or consider ways of managing the impact of what cannot be changed. 

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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£60.00 - £63.00

Additional information

I have sessions available during the daytimes and evenings and I charge £60 for a 50 minute session in Wimborne, and £63 for a 50 minute session in Poole. My work is conducted on a weekly basis. The first step is to arrange an initial session, during which we can discuss what you want and why you have come for psychotherapy. If we both feel happy to continue working together we can arrange further sessions.

When I work

I offer daytime and evening sessions. The latest session I offer is 7pm.

Wimborne Therapy Centre, 41C East Street, Wimborne, BH21 1DX

42 High Street, Poole, BH15 1BT

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

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