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Hilary Dawson - Accredited  Counsellor

Hilary Dawson
Accredited Counsellor

  • Dore Avenue, Portchester, Fareham, PO16 8EU Show Map
  • Multiple times available +
    • Mon
    • Tue
    • Thu
  • Individual 50
  • 51% of enquirers became verified clients

What to Expect

Try one session, to see if you feel comfortable with Hilary, and decide if therapy may help you.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests CBT for
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Bipolar
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Self Harm
  • Binge Eating
  • Bulimia
  • Anorexia
  • Social Anxiety
Cognitive behavioural therapy concentrates on how your thoughts (cognitions) affect your emotions and actions. It identifies and addresses negative ideas which perpetuate the problems you experience. The objective of CBT is for you to experience healthier thoughts and feelings.


NICE suggests counselling for Depression.

Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You determine what issue concerning your early years and/or adulthood you explore. The objective of counselling is to enable you to talk about a problem and discover a way forward which is appropriate for you.

Psychodynamic Therapy

NICE suggests psychodynamic therapy for
  • Anorexia
  • Depression
  • Self Harm
  • Social Anxiety
Psychodynamic therapy centres on the unconscious causes of the issues you encounter. It facilitates you in being aware of parts of your internal dynamics. Psychodynamic therapy seeks to increase your self-understanding to give you options.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the difficulties you confront. It considers your ideas, emotions and relevant moments in your life. Psychotherapy aims to help you develop or discover suitable ways of coping.


  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Bereavement
  • Borderline Personality
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress


British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Senior Accredited (MBACP Snr Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Accredited since March 2002 and Registered since June 2002)
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist
Association for Group and Individual Psychotherapy (UK)
Graduate Degree
Counselling - Psychodynamic
University of London Birkbeck (UK)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Chichester Counselling Services (UK)

Hilary Dawson abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the Code of Ethics of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Portchester, Boarhunt, Wallington, Port Solent, Fareham, Paulsgrove, Bridgemary, Fareham Common, North Boarhunt, Wymering, Hardway, Wickham Common, Funtley, Cosham, Hilsea, North End, Knowle, Stubbington, Purbrook Heath, Widley

Nearest Train Stations

  • Portchester (0.6 miles)
  • Fareham (2.5 miles)
  • Cosham (3.1 miles)
  • Hilsea (3.9 miles)
  • Portsmouth Harbour (4.1 miles)
  • Portsmouth & Southsea (4.3 miles)
  • Fratton (4.8 miles)
  • Swanwick (5.9 miles)
  • Bedhampton (6.1 miles)
  • Havant (6.7 miles)

Wheelchair access: No

Updated 11 June 2018