Dawn Whiteley

Dawn Whiteley

Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07710 622896

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Therapist - Southbourne

Southbourne Po10
07710 622896
Sessions from £45.00


  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

I follow a humanistic approach to counselling, which allows you as the client to be heard and to grow.  You have the tools to change, we just need to uncover them.

Practising in this person-centred way, enables you to find out about yourself, in the right environment, with respect and regard throughout.

I aim to provide you with a safe, confidential space where you can feel comfortable to start your journey of therapy.

I am bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and work within this to ensure you are kept safe throughout our work together.

I undertake regular Supervision with a BACP registered Supervisor to ensure my practice is considered and ethical at all times.

Practice description

Sometimes it's hard to know where to start.

Maybe you have experienced trauma, abuse or loss.  Perhaps coping with an addiction or struggling with a relationship issue or questions around gender or sexuality.

There could be life stresses, anxieties or worries.  Past family issues or current life situations that you just can't figure out for yourself.

You may have lost your way a bit, lost your purpose or lost what used to drive you.

Whatever you are feeling, having a safe and confidential space to explore, within a non-judgemental relationship, can be the start to living better and looking at the future in a different way.

My first session

At your first session, we can meet and look more at how therapy can help and how the process works.

Please do ask any questions you may have about the sessions or process - it is good for you to know all the details so you feel comfortable and get the best out of your therapy.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Life coaching, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Person centred, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling