The Dorset Practice

Specialists in Face-to-Face, Online, Telephone Counselling and Therapy Services for Dorset and the South West.

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The Dorset Practice location:

Top Floor, 40-42 High Street, Old Town, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BT

If you feel the need for support but are uncertain what to do next, or which is the right help for you, then call us.

We will be happy to outline what is involved, what to expect and most importantly how to get started.

Call us on 01202 022100 and one of our friendly team will be happy to chat with you and answer your questions with the aim of finding you the right therapist or counsellor. You don’t need a GP referral if you’re looking for a private therapist or counsellor.

We can help with:

Anger Management

Anger is a normal human emotion and an appropriate response in certain situations.

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Anxiety is a normal human emotion and an appropriate response to certain situations.

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Bereavement And Loss

The pain of loss can feel overwhelming. Coming to terms with loss is a process that takes time and adjustment before you reach a point of acceptance.

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Children & Young Persons

When children and young persons struggle, they may find it difficult to know who to turn to, and how to manage their emotions and problems.

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Counselling serves as a vital resource in addressing and managing depression which can profoundly impact daily functioning, relationships and overall quality of life.

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Eating Disorders

An eating disorder is when you have an unhealthy attitude towards food which can take over your life.

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EMDR or Eye movement desensitisation and reprocess is a powerful scientifically proven psychotherapy to help people recover from traumatic events in their lives which may be having a negative impact on their mental health.

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Feeling confused about your sexuality, your gender, and feeling that you don't fit in can have lasting effects.

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

MBCT-L Mindfulness Course (8 weeks)

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Life is an 8-week course for all ages and stages of people wanting to live life with more presence and develop meaningful skills to navigate the ups and downs.

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Osteopathy & Sports Massage

Osteopathy and sports massage are both valuable modalities in the realm of physical therapy and sports medicine, each offering unique approaches to enhancing athletic performance, preventing injuries and promoting overall well-being.

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Our brains are hardwired to form intimate attachment bonds with others.

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Single Session Therapy (SST)

Single Session Therapy (SST) is a highly efficient method of delivering therapeutic support in a single session, while recognizing that additional sessions may be necessary.

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Trauma & Abuse

Trauma can be seen as a psychological emotional response to an event or an experience that is deeply distressing or that overwhelms the individual's ability to process it.

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