Dissociative Disorders (DID) Counselling in Alresford

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Dave Davidson
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Alresford SO24
Many people come to therapy needing support but not being sure how therapy can help. Life may have become difficult to cope with or feel unhappily limited. You may be seeking to understand why things are the way they are; you may be uncertain about what changes are needed, or your capacity to make them; perhaps you just need to talk to someone not directly involved in your situation. My approach is designed to meet all of these concerns, beginning with supportive listening, facilitating insight into your situation, and ultimately supporting you to grow and nurture your inner resources to meet the challenges you face.
Many people come to therapy needing support but not being sure how therapy can help. Life may have become difficult to cope with or feel unhappily limited. You may be seeking to understand why things are the way they are; you may be uncertain about what changes are needed, or your capacity to make them; perhaps you just need to talk to someone not directly involved in your situation. My approach is designed to meet all of these concerns, beginning with supportive listening, facilitating insight into your situation, and ultimately supporting you to grow and nurture your inner resources to meet the challenges you face.
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Umid
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Alresford SO24
Umid is a multi-disciplinary mental health practice in Alresford, Hampshire. Our team includes a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist, various accredited Psychological Therapists and Occupational Therapists. Umid specialises in providing person-centred, holistic, and compassionate care to children, adolescents, and adults; in person and via secure video link. Our team offer specialist adult psychiatric assessment and treatment, multidisplinary autism assessment (across the lifespan), ADHD assessment and medication titration (18 plus), psychological and occupational therapy (across the lifespan)
Umid is a multi-disciplinary mental health practice in Alresford, Hampshire. Our team includes a Consultant Adult Psychiatrist, various accredited Psychological Therapists and Occupational Therapists. Umid specialises in providing person-centred, holistic, and compassionate care to children, adolescents, and adults; in person and via secure video link. Our team offer specialist adult psychiatric assessment and treatment, multidisplinary autism assessment (across the lifespan), ADHD assessment and medication titration (18 plus), psychological and occupational therapy (across the lifespan)
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Katharine Duchesne
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Alresford GU34
Hello, I'm a fully qualified MBACP (Accred) Winchester based Counsellor. I work with adults and couples and offer a warm and accepting space to explore feelings, thoughts and beliefs. Together we can work through the challenges you face so you feel able to move towards living a life that feels more fulfilling.
Hello, I'm a fully qualified MBACP (Accred) Winchester based Counsellor. I work with adults and couples and offer a warm and accepting space to explore feelings, thoughts and beliefs. Together we can work through the challenges you face so you feel able to move towards living a life that feels more fulfilling.
01962 587881 View 01962 587881
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Lynne Ball
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Alresford SO24
Hello, my name is Lynne and I'm a professionally qualified counsellor and registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. Are you struggling to make sense of how you’re thinking and feeling or finding it difficult to express yourself in your relationships with others? Are you overwhelmed but feel you can’t burden anyone with your worries? If trying to cope is making you more anxious, depressed or causing problems in your relationships, you're not alone. We can all feel overwhelmed at times and in need of support but you don’t always have to struggle to work things out on your own.
Hello, my name is Lynne and I'm a professionally qualified counsellor and registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. Are you struggling to make sense of how you’re thinking and feeling or finding it difficult to express yourself in your relationships with others? Are you overwhelmed but feel you can’t burden anyone with your worries? If trying to cope is making you more anxious, depressed or causing problems in your relationships, you're not alone. We can all feel overwhelmed at times and in need of support but you don’t always have to struggle to work things out on your own.
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Graham Shavick
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Alresford SO24
Do you need help with relationship issues? Are you suffering from anxiety or depression? Are you struggling with stress in in your work or career? I provide a warm, caring, safe space for you to explore whatever you need. I also offer couples and family counselling, and coaching. Depending on what you need, we can work short term on specific issues, longer term in-depth psychotherapy, or coaching where I can help you achieve success and fulfilment in your personal or professional life. I find supporting people, helping them develop and grow particularly engaging and meaningful.
Do you need help with relationship issues? Are you suffering from anxiety or depression? Are you struggling with stress in in your work or career? I provide a warm, caring, safe space for you to explore whatever you need. I also offer couples and family counselling, and coaching. Depending on what you need, we can work short term on specific issues, longer term in-depth psychotherapy, or coaching where I can help you achieve success and fulfilment in your personal or professional life. I find supporting people, helping them develop and grow particularly engaging and meaningful.
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Questa Psychological Services
Psychologist, PsychD, AFBPSsS
Verified Verified
Petersfield GU32
Questa is a small, specialist practice; we provide a range of psychological services for children and adults, both clinical and educational. In addition to therapy, we are experts in Autism and ADHD assessment/diagnosis. We offer therapy and support for a range of emotional problems for children, teenagers and adults and are specialists in anxiety, depression and trauma, providing therapy to emergency services personnel. Do call or email us today to discuss how we may be able to support you. We can usually help, but if we can't, then we’ll do our very best to offer advice and signposting.
Questa is a small, specialist practice; we provide a range of psychological services for children and adults, both clinical and educational. In addition to therapy, we are experts in Autism and ADHD assessment/diagnosis. We offer therapy and support for a range of emotional problems for children, teenagers and adults and are specialists in anxiety, depression and trauma, providing therapy to emergency services personnel. Do call or email us today to discuss how we may be able to support you. We can usually help, but if we can't, then we’ll do our very best to offer advice and signposting.
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Sara Elizabeth Gallagher
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Winchester SO21  (Online Only)
I have been working as a therapist for 13years and have a broad breadth of experience working with many presenting issue's. I take a warm, comfortable, welcoming and genuinely caring approach to my work. Asking for help can be very difficult and I recognise that. If you feel you have tried everything and nothing has changed then talking to a professional may help. You don't need to be in crisis to benefit from therapy. Therapy can be useful to increase awareness and provide understanding of why we do what we do.
I have been working as a therapist for 13years and have a broad breadth of experience working with many presenting issue's. I take a warm, comfortable, welcoming and genuinely caring approach to my work. Asking for help can be very difficult and I recognise that. If you feel you have tried everything and nothing has changed then talking to a professional may help. You don't need to be in crisis to benefit from therapy. Therapy can be useful to increase awareness and provide understanding of why we do what we do.
01962 673514 View 01962 673514
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Amanda Croft
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Liss GU33
Welcome. Life can be tough. Sometimes we simply need to talk with someone who can listen without judgement; who does not 'give advice' but holds the space for personal reflection, growth and development. As a registered and accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP), I am an independent, experienced and professional counsellor / psychotherapist, an approved Adoption counsellor and qualified in EMDR therapy. I work with young people and adults, including couples and families, across such issues as anxiety, bereavement, depression, relationships and trauma.
Welcome. Life can be tough. Sometimes we simply need to talk with someone who can listen without judgement; who does not 'give advice' but holds the space for personal reflection, growth and development. As a registered and accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP), I am an independent, experienced and professional counsellor / psychotherapist, an approved Adoption counsellor and qualified in EMDR therapy. I work with young people and adults, including couples and families, across such issues as anxiety, bereavement, depression, relationships and trauma.
01428 772843 View 01428 772843
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Selene Maher Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hook RG29
In my experience, people make the decision to come to counselling for many reasons, and I understand that it can feel very daunting to embark on a journey of this kind. I have a number of years experience of working with individuals with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, stress, anger, loss and bereavement, addictive behaviours, as well as family/work/relationship issues. I believe that just being able to talk about your thoughts and feelings can often bring great relief, and this experience can be life changing.
In my experience, people make the decision to come to counselling for many reasons, and I understand that it can feel very daunting to embark on a journey of this kind. I have a number of years experience of working with individuals with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, stress, anger, loss and bereavement, addictive behaviours, as well as family/work/relationship issues. I believe that just being able to talk about your thoughts and feelings can often bring great relief, and this experience can be life changing.
07380 336737 View 07380 336737
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Rodney Dee
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Guildford GU34
Starting therapy can be daunting so it’s important that you identify a therapist and an approach to working that feels right for you. As an art psychotherapist, I am open, honest and inclusive with considerable experience supporting children, adolescents and young adults in schools and community settings. My approach to working is psychodynamic - I’m interested in how past events may have affected you, both consciously and unconsciously, influencing the way you think, feel and behave. Should talking about your experiences be too difficult, I may encourage you to try different creative techniques as an alternate means of expression.
Starting therapy can be daunting so it’s important that you identify a therapist and an approach to working that feels right for you. As an art psychotherapist, I am open, honest and inclusive with considerable experience supporting children, adolescents and young adults in schools and community settings. My approach to working is psychodynamic - I’m interested in how past events may have affected you, both consciously and unconsciously, influencing the way you think, feel and behave. Should talking about your experiences be too difficult, I may encourage you to try different creative techniques as an alternate means of expression.
01252 988513 View 01252 988513
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Colin Chapman
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Alton GU34
There may be occasions in our lives when we struggle to make sense of what is happening to us and the world we experience. I provide an opportunity to explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences within a relationship that is free of the fears we may hold about disclosing to people we know. I offer a relationship of trust, honesty and openness that allows you to explore your story, thoughts, hopes and fears, in a safe, supportive, confidential place, free of external influences and judgement, providing an opportunity for personal insight and change.
There may be occasions in our lives when we struggle to make sense of what is happening to us and the world we experience. I provide an opportunity to explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences within a relationship that is free of the fears we may hold about disclosing to people we know. I offer a relationship of trust, honesty and openness that allows you to explore your story, thoughts, hopes and fears, in a safe, supportive, confidential place, free of external influences and judgement, providing an opportunity for personal insight and change.
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Lisa Maltby Counselling & Therapy
Counsellor, MA, BACP
Verified Verified
Alton GU34
I work in a very individually tailored way, I believe in the healing potential within each person and my focus is upon building a strong therapy relationship to facilitate support, awareness, insight and personal growth towards changes. I have over 17 years experience working with adolescents, parents and professionals . I work with a number of clients dealing with trauma, anxiety , depression and bereavement and loss . Other issues I work with include relationships, self-esteem, post-natal depression , transition and changes , divorce, separation . Adolescent and young adult issues include body image, eating disorders, depression.
I work in a very individually tailored way, I believe in the healing potential within each person and my focus is upon building a strong therapy relationship to facilitate support, awareness, insight and personal growth towards changes. I have over 17 years experience working with adolescents, parents and professionals . I work with a number of clients dealing with trauma, anxiety , depression and bereavement and loss . Other issues I work with include relationships, self-esteem, post-natal depression , transition and changes , divorce, separation . Adolescent and young adult issues include body image, eating disorders, depression.
07480 535812 View 07480 535812
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TLC Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Basingstoke RG22
I spent 15 years working as a Relate Counsellor, alongside this I have built up a successful Practice Practice working with couples, individuals, children and young people, supporting them in improving their emotional and mental well-being. I offer a bespoke ‘wrap-around’ approach setting activities between each session, which allows on-going personal growth and development. By supporting you to explore difficulties, my aim is to facilitate you to have a deeper awareness of your core triggers and understanding of your patterns of behaviours, leading to lasting change.
I spent 15 years working as a Relate Counsellor, alongside this I have built up a successful Practice Practice working with couples, individuals, children and young people, supporting them in improving their emotional and mental well-being. I offer a bespoke ‘wrap-around’ approach setting activities between each session, which allows on-going personal growth and development. By supporting you to explore difficulties, my aim is to facilitate you to have a deeper awareness of your core triggers and understanding of your patterns of behaviours, leading to lasting change.
01256 679807 View 01256 679807
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Amy Hillier
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Basingstoke RG22
In a safe and supportive environment, I will help you to process your life, your thoughts and feelings, as well as your past. I can also help you to understand your own process better so you can gain greater self-awareness and self-acceptance. Allowing you to have more choice and putting you on the path to progress. I work from a purpose built counselling room at my home.
In a safe and supportive environment, I will help you to process your life, your thoughts and feelings, as well as your past. I can also help you to understand your own process better so you can gain greater self-awareness and self-acceptance. Allowing you to have more choice and putting you on the path to progress. I work from a purpose built counselling room at my home.
01234 864714 View 01234 864714
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Simon Mahony
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Upper Froyle GU34
Addiction, mental health issues and distress, at some point in life we can all suffer from any of these issues. You are not alone, and you don't have to suffer needlessly. Like many people I've faced my own fair share of these problems and found myself engaging in therapy that changed my life. I believe that everybody can obtain long-term happiness through the self-awareness that therapy offers. We can often tell ourselves that we are different, broken some how, that therapy won't work. However, there is light at the end of every tunnel and together we can take that journey to over-come any issues and create a life of possibilities.
Addiction, mental health issues and distress, at some point in life we can all suffer from any of these issues. You are not alone, and you don't have to suffer needlessly. Like many people I've faced my own fair share of these problems and found myself engaging in therapy that changed my life. I believe that everybody can obtain long-term happiness through the self-awareness that therapy offers. We can often tell ourselves that we are different, broken some how, that therapy won't work. However, there is light at the end of every tunnel and together we can take that journey to over-come any issues and create a life of possibilities.
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Online Therapists

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Becker Cox
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Hayling Island PO11
I've been where you are now, looking for a therapist and not sure who to choose! Deciding to have therapy and choosing who to embark on the journey with can be a daunting prospect. But, you’ve taking the first step to sharing your difficulties and that’s a great start. Having had my own therapy I know how important it is to find the right therapist. I offer a safe, welcoming space for you to share what is happening for you. I won’t judge or tell you to do things. I will support you with the choices you make. I offer appointments from 8am to 8pm and may be available at short notice.
I've been where you are now, looking for a therapist and not sure who to choose! Deciding to have therapy and choosing who to embark on the journey with can be a daunting prospect. But, you’ve taking the first step to sharing your difficulties and that’s a great start. Having had my own therapy I know how important it is to find the right therapist. I offer a safe, welcoming space for you to share what is happening for you. I won’t judge or tell you to do things. I will support you with the choices you make. I offer appointments from 8am to 8pm and may be available at short notice.
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William Conant
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
London SW12
I have a wide variety of experience working with both individuals and couples in the private, charitable and NHS sectors. Helping to create an atmosphere that best enables clients to bring their issues into the counselling room and then assisting them in understanding and working through the issues in order to resolve them.
I have a wide variety of experience working with both individuals and couples in the private, charitable and NHS sectors. Helping to create an atmosphere that best enables clients to bring their issues into the counselling room and then assisting them in understanding and working through the issues in order to resolve them.
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Jayne Blenkin
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Newport NP20
We often hear the expression “living your best life” - are you living your best life? Many people aren’t. Our lives present us with many challenges and obstacles, especially within the current pandemic. Counselling can help you with the challenges you are currently facing, help you break unhelpful cycles and move on to a more content you. Counselling can also help you to accept the past and allow you to draw a line under past experiences and move forward in a healthier way.
We often hear the expression “living your best life” - are you living your best life? Many people aren’t. Our lives present us with many challenges and obstacles, especially within the current pandemic. Counselling can help you with the challenges you are currently facing, help you break unhelpful cycles and move on to a more content you. Counselling can also help you to accept the past and allow you to draw a line under past experiences and move forward in a healthier way.
01633 603224 View 01633 603224
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Heather Dyson
Psychologist, PsychD, CPsychol
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Leatherhead KT22
There are many reasons why individuals choose to access therapy and it can be a daunting, sometimes painful, step. Please be assured that, with over a decade of experience, I offer an even-handed yet supportive approach in a safe, confidential setting. If you are feeling disconnected from yourself and those around you, are struggling to manage feelings of anxiety, are managing your distress through strategies such as alcohol, illegal substances, or self-harming behaviours, have experienced a trauma, or witnessed a traumatic event, I can help.
There are many reasons why individuals choose to access therapy and it can be a daunting, sometimes painful, step. Please be assured that, with over a decade of experience, I offer an even-handed yet supportive approach in a safe, confidential setting. If you are feeling disconnected from yourself and those around you, are struggling to manage feelings of anxiety, are managing your distress through strategies such as alcohol, illegal substances, or self-harming behaviours, have experienced a trauma, or witnessed a traumatic event, I can help.
01483 948016 View 01483 948016
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Kate Bowler
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Surbiton KT6
We can explore together what your needs are and consider the best options for you. Whatever your reason for accessing therapy, we can discuss during an initial appointment, and you can decide if you would like further sessions. Therapy can be useful to help with many common aspects of life, such as depression and anxiety, among many others. It can be an opportunity to find a way to explore difficult experiences that happen to all of us in life, in a non-judgmental setting.
We can explore together what your needs are and consider the best options for you. Whatever your reason for accessing therapy, we can discuss during an initial appointment, and you can decide if you would like further sessions. Therapy can be useful to help with many common aspects of life, such as depression and anxiety, among many others. It can be an opportunity to find a way to explore difficult experiences that happen to all of us in life, in a non-judgmental setting.
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Dissociative Disorders (DID) Counsellors

How does therapy for dissociative disorders work?

Dissociation may be triggered by stress or other upsetting circumstances, and therapy can address the traumatic events at the core of an individual’s dissociation. Understanding why a person may dissociate can help the therapist and the individual come up with alternative methods of coping. A person with a dissociative disorder may get stuck on negative thinking, for example, and treatment like Cognitive behavioural therapy is a gold standard for breaking such thinking. And dialectical behaviour therapy, for example, can help a person manage their anguish through better emotion regulation.

Which therapies are best for dissociative disorders?

Specific approaches used by professionals include cognitive behavioural, dialectical behaviour, psychodynamic, schema therapies, among others. Cognitive behavioural and dialectical behaviour therapies are two widely used therapies that can help individuals with painful memories and past traumas. These therapies work to integrate an individual's different identities into one person.

Are there specific medications for dissociation?

There are no specific medications prescribed for dissociative disorders. However, psychosis, depression, anxiety, and/or panic often co-occur in dissociative disorders. A psychiatrist may prescribe medications for any accompanying symptom which may include antipsychotics, antidepressants, or anti-anxiety drugs.

How often and how long are therapy sessions?

Like any type of therapy, sessions depend on the individual. Patients may see improvement within 15 to 20 sessions, at an average of 50 minutes per session, others may opt for 20 to 30 sessions over, perhaps, a six-month period. There are still other patients, especially those who have co-occurring conditions like depression and anxiety, who may need to continue sessions for up to 12 to 18 months.