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MBACP, Dip.Couns, Dip.CBT.

About me

Hello, my name is Sarah. I’m a qualified & professional counsellor and psychotherapist. I’m fully insured, DBS checked & registered with the BACP. If you are visiting my profile, then maybe life has brought up some difficulties which are challenging for you to cope with. I work in an empathic and non-judgemental way to support you to make sense of what you are going through. Seeking therapy is the first step in beginning the process of achieving your goals and improving your wellbeing.

I believe self-awareness is powerful and holds the key to finding unconscious answers. I work in a person-centred way, which means that I work alongside you, introducing different methods and psycho-education to help you to understand yourself and your situation better. I have specific experience In working with trauma survivors and mental health issues.

I understand that choosing the right counsellor for you is important & have your best interests at heart.

Training, qualifications & experience

As well as private practice, I volunteer for a local charity and have also worked in supportive roles working with mental health issues, addiction and homelessness.

I can help with:

  • Trauma
  • Dissociation
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (CPTSD)
  • Sexual and domestic abuse
  • Adult survivors of childhood abuse
  • Low self-esteem
  • Homelessness
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress
  • Significant life changes


  • CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory (CBT)
  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Mindfulness Diploma

Additional Training:

  • STARS (Sexual Trauma & Recovery Service)
  • How to do counselling online: a coronavirus primer

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I am available for face-to-face, online or over the telephone. The rate is £50 for 50 minutes.

If you are experiencing financial difficulties we can look at this together and possibly arrange something more affordable for you.

Further information

I offer a free, no obligation telephone appointment. This is an informal chat to give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have and to explore your goals a little more. 

If either of us feel that this is not suitable for you then I will support you in the right direction. However, if you do decide to go ahead, we can arrange a suitable time and day for weekly sessions.  I can offer short or long term therapy.

Bournemouth, Dorset, BH9

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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