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Sessions are for 50 minutes and are available Monday - Friday 9am to 7pm and Saturdays 9am to 12pm. Session fees are £50.
I work face to face from therapy rooms in Poole/Bournemouth and Christchurch. I’m also fully trained to offer online and telephone counselling remotely.
About me and my therapy practice
Hello, I’m Laura, a fully qualified and experienced BACP registered counsellor and psychotherapist. When things feel difficult to manage, therapy can help build awareness, compassion and positive change into your life. I offer a confidential, non-judgemental and safe space, where we can explore the past to understand the present, making links and exploring thoughts, feelings and patterns.
I work in a way that integrates the various counselling approaches and tools I have learned to bring understanding, enhance compassion and develop coping skills. Working alongside you towards your goals, with your best interests at heart. I specialise in working with clients experiencing depression and anxiety and I am a certified trauma therapist.
I have a CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory (CBT) qualification. I am currently studying a Master's degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice.
For clients who would like to work face to face, I work from covid secure, confidential space at a first floor therapy room at Navigate Therapy in The Therapeutic Counselling Suite in Christchurch, Dorset. I also work from a therapy room at Navigate Therapy in The Consulting Centre in Poole, Dorset.
For clients who would like to work via online or telephone, I work from a confidential and private space on a secured and encrypted, online platform. I am certified in online and telephone counselling and a member of ACTO. Online and telephone therapy offers a flexible way of working that can be from a place that suits you. If you need assistance accessing this I can guide you through the process.
My first session
I understand how important it is to choose the right therapist for you. I offer a free, no obligation, telephone call where we can explore what's brought you to therapy and how we might work together.
What I can help with
Abuse, ADD / ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Anxiety, Autism spectrum / Aspergers syndrome, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Trauma, Women's issues
Types of therapy
Brief therapy, CBT, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic
Clients I work with
Adults, Older adults
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited