The Dover Counselling Centre

The Dover Counselling Centre

Horizon House
3 Gordon Road
CT16 2ET

Civic Centre
4th Floor
Castle Hill Avenue
CT20 2QY

01304 204123

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About us

Dover Counselling Centre was formed in 1988 and is a charity and a company limited by guarantee.  We are a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and abide to the BACP Ethical Framework of Good Practice.

We are offering low cost, long term counselling

Past/current detriments do not have to define our life position. Choose to live life more comfortably by taking those first steps in contacting us. We offer a confidential, non judgemental service and look forward to welcoming and working with you Please feel free to contact us for an initial chat and more information by emailing in the first instance

Our experienced and highly skilled therapists offer an integrative approach so can provide a tailored and individual treatment plan.

Some presenting issues that we successfully work with are:

  • Harmful patterns of behaviours
  • Facilitating personal change
  • Supporting parents struggling with child behavioural problems, ADHD, ODD, Autism etc
  • Relationship Issues
  • Trauma, symptoms of PTSD
  • Work related Concerns
  • Relaxation
  • Appropriate coping mechanisms
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity
  • Complex Bereavement
  • Personal Awareness

Training, qualifications & experience

Our therapists are experienced, qualified and specialise in various modalities including, Psychodynamic counselling, Transactional Analysis, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Person Centred counselling, Eye movement Desensitisation (EMDR),  Mindfulness, Pyschoeducation, etc

We offer long term therapy and short term therapy

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Iapt (NHS)  Free Short Term Therapy -  Folkestone, Dover, Thanet

Community Counselling Low Cost Service £35 a session (low cost fee to support free/by donation service)  Long Term Therapy -  Folkestone and Dover

Community Counselling Service by donation/free - Folkestone, Dover. This service is available to those with genuine and proven financial difficulties. Long Term Therapy

Please contact us for the following rates and further details for:

  • Employment counselling services which are offered throughout the UK
  • We provide a schools/college counselling service throughout the local area
  • Relationship/family counselling
  • Group Therapy
  • Clinical supervision. Group/Individual
  • Counselling and Clinical Supervision for Counselling trainees

Maps & Directions

Dover, CT16 2ET
Folkestone, CT20 2QY

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: Polish


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes

Our Dover premises are on the ground floor and the Folkestone 4th Floor has a lift in place


Mon -Thurs 8am - 8pm Friday 8am - 5pm Sat 9am - 1pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

Clinical supervision is offered for individuals and groups.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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