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Richard Absalom

Accredited Counsellor

  • Westminster Road East, Branksome Park, Poole, BH13 6JF
  • Multiple times available +
    • Tue
  • Individual 60 Couple 60
  • 29% of enquirers became verified clients
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What to Expect

An introductory assessment appointment helps you to discover if you feel comfortable with me, discuss what troubles you, ask questions, understand confidentiality, and determine if therapy may benefit you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange a preliminary assessment session in Branksome Park, Poole or Bank, London.


The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests counselling for Depression.

Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You decide which issue regarding your childhood and/or adult life you explore. An aim of counselling is to help you to speak about a problem and find a solution that is right for you.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the problems you confront. It explores your thoughts, emotions and significant moments in your history. Psychotherapy aims to help you change or discover suitable methods of managing.


  • Stress
  • Sexual Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Relationship Problems
  • PTSD
  • Panic
  • OCD
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Anger
  • Abuse

Private Health Insurance Registration

Aviva Health


British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Registered since June 2014)
City and Islington College (UK)

Richard 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

Westbourne, Canford Cliffs, Branksome, Branksome Park, Bournemouth, Lilliput, Rossmore, Parkstone, Charminster, Wallisdown, Sandbanks, East Howe, Boscombe, Longfleet, Oakdale, Poole, Sterte, Pokesdown, Muscliff, Canford Heath

Nearest Train Stations

  • Branksome (1.1 miles)
  • Parkstone (1.9 miles)
  • Bournemouth (2.1 miles)
  • Poole (3.4 miles)
  • Pokesdown (3.7 miles)
  • Hamworthy (5 miles)
  • Christchurch (5.6 miles)
  • Swanage (7.5 miles)
  • Holton Heath (7.5 miles)
  • Harman's Cross (8.2 miles)

Wheelchair access: Yes

Consulting Rooms (by appointment) also at

Updated 16 October 2018