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Carol Swanson
Counsellor in Felpham - Accredited 11+ Years

Accredited  Counsellor Carol Swanson
Full address provided upon booking, Flansham Park
Bognor Regis

West Sussex
PO22 6DH
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  • Individual 35 - 50 minutes
71% of enquirers became verified clients

Working Hours

  • Mondays8:30am - 5:30pm
  • Tuesdays8:30am - 5:30pm

Issue Covered

  • Abuse
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar
  • Borderline Personality
  • Depression
  • Panic
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress


  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy

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11+ Years Post-Accreditation Experience

Hi. I am Carol Swanson. I'm an accredited and registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I help individuals with their psychological health. I hold private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus includes depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and stress, and the specific issues experienced by men and women.

What to Expect

An initial assessment appointment allows you to discover if you are comfortable with me, share what concerns you, ask questions, understand confidentiality, and determine if therapy could assist you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an introductory assessment meeting in Felpham, Bognor Regis.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioural therapy focuses on how your thoughts (cognitions) affect your emotions and actions. It recognises and challenges unhelpful ideas which perpetuate the issues you experience. The objective of cognitive behavioural therapy is for you to experience healthier thoughts and emotions.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests cognitive behavioural therapy for alcohol dependence, bipolar disorder, depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), panic disorder, self harm and social anxiety disorder.


Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You determine which matter concerning your childhood and/or adult life you explore. An aim of counselling is to help you to talk about a difficulty and find a solution which is appropriate for you.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends counselling for depression.

Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic therapy focuses on the unconscious meaning of the problems you encounter. It facilitates you in becoming conscious of parts of your inner dynamics. Psychodynamic therapy seeks to enhance your self-comprehension to give you choices.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends psychodynamic therapy for depression, self harm and social anxiety disorder.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the difficulties you confront. It explores your ideas, emotions and relevant moments in your life. Psychotherapy intends to help you develop or discover appropriate methods of coping.

Qualifications Timeline

Graduate Degree
Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice
Bath Spa University (UK)
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Registered since May 2013)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Chichester Counselling Services (UK)
Psychodynamic Counselling
Chichester Counselling Services (UK)

Carol abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Flansham, Felpham, Ancton, Elmer, South Bersted, Bognor Regis, Shripney, Yapton, Barnham, Climping, Ford, North Bersted, Walberton, Colworth, Binsted, Lagness, Tortington, Aldwick, Littlehampton, Rose Green

Nearest Train Stations

  • Bognor Regis (2.1 miles)
  • Barnham (2.6 miles)
  • Ford (3.3 miles)
  • Littlehampton (3.8 miles)
  • Arundel (5.1 miles)
  • Angmering (6.3 miles)
  • Chichester (7.5 miles)
  • Amberley (8 miles)
  • Fishbourne (8.7 miles)
  • Goring-by-Sea (8.7 miles)

Wheelchair access: Yes

Updated 21 February 2018

I am currently not taking on new clients

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