Samantha Colmer (MBACP) Dip In Therapeutic Counselling, Dip CBT

Samantha Colmer (MBACP) Dip In Therapeutic Counselling, Dip CBT


07818 727735

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About me

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Hi I’m Samantha, I believe that everyone deserves the gift of therapy. I am a passionate therapist who enjoys working with a diverse client base.

My aim is to empower people to bring about transformational change. Finding a therapist you connect with is important and therefore I offer a free 20 minute telephone conversation. If you then decide you would like to meet face to face, we will continue with a reduced rate assesment session for 60 minute's.

I work as an Integrative Humanistic Counsellor. I am trained using Person-Centred, Transactional Analysis and Gestalt, as well as being trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. (CBT)

What this means is that the therapy you receive will be bespoke to your needs, whether it’s short or long term, telephone or face to face, we will work at your pace with gentle challenge to deepen your understanding of self.

I have worked with a varied range of clients. My previous experience has mainly been with adults dealing with mental health such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, addiction issues and eating disorders. I have spent several years working as a counsellor in HMP prisons allowing me to gain a wealth of knowledge and skills. Futher work experience has been at Clouds house a private treatment centre in Whilshire.

Engaging in the therapy can be difficult for some, with this in mind I offer walking therapy and outdoor therapy to help with a more organic process. Remember, this is about you. Your therapy, your way.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in CBT Skills & Theory
  • Certificate in Proficiency - Registered Member of the BACP
  • Certificate in Dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Certificate in substance misuse awareness

Additional training;

  • Therapeutic group work
  • Families and addiction
  • Understanding and working with sexual offenders
  • Foundation, Certificate and Diploma in Welfare Studies

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Free 20 minute telephone conversation

60 minute assessment session £20

60 minute therapetutic session £40

Reduced fees for trainee counsellors call to discuss

People on low income, the fee can be reduced, I will need proof of your benefit and I can only offer a limited number of appointment places for reduced fees at any one time.

Further information

Please note, when attending for therapy you will need to park on the road and walk up the drive to the rear of the property.

Maps & Directions

Bournemouth, BH5

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: No


Daytime, evening and weekend appointments available.