Linda Witchell

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MNCS (Acc), MSc Psychology | Counselling, Psychotherapy, CBT
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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Bournemouth, BH7 6DS
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

If you are looking for a professional and friendly supervisor to support you, I would like to help via Zoom. I am qualified and experienced as a supervisor to level 7. I offer individual or small-group supervision. 

My primary approaches these days are CBT, EMDR and Person-Centred work. I have an MSc in psychology. I also practice as a hypnotherapist business and life coach and am a teacher/trainer for hypnotherapists and counsellors to level 5.

I'm a retired nurse and have had my own business, Awaken the Change,  for over 17 years. I do mainly brief work, although I do have some long-term clients.

I specialise in anxiety issues and bereavement and loss. I worked for Cruse as a bereavement counsellor, supervisor and trainer for about 13 years.

I do not counsel young children or families.

I also provide supervision and mentoring for other therapists and hypnotherapists.

In addition, if you need support with your business, getting more clients and personal development, I can help with that as well because I'm also a mentor, coach and trainer. I run affordable CPD training events for therapists in Bournemouth or online.  I have also published a book called CPD Made Easy: 55 Ways to Continuing Professional Development for Therapists and the Helping Professionals. You can find this on Amazon.

I love to help people to reduce stress and learn. My recent book, Teenager Exam Stress: A Parents Survival Guide, reached Amazon's top 100 best sellers in its category.

Please get in touch with me for further information. 

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Awaken The Change, 1072 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH7 6DS

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Telephone counselling and Online counselling also available via Zoom or Vsee. This will be particularly helpful for individuals who have mobility problems or difficulties getting to my Bournemouth offices. Specialist in helping visually impaired clients.

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Type of session


I am an integrative/pluralistic counsellor, providing supervision for many years. Online group or one-to-one supervision sessions at convenient times.


Linda Witchell
Linda Witchell