About Trauma Counselling in Waterlooville.


Sometimes, after you’ve experienced a traumatic event, the memories (both cognitive and emotional) can come back to haunt you, disturb your sleep, make your life a struggle to manage.

Meeting with Counsellor Dean Richardson MNCS(Accredited Registrant), whether soon after or years after the traumatic event, can help you put the experience to rest once and for all.

Trauma including (but not limited to) rape (both male and female), car accident, terrorism, burglary, suicide (someone else, or an attempt on your own life) and so on.

Counsellor Dean Richardson, Hampshire
Dean Richardson MNCS(Accredited Registrant)

Trauma Counselling Services Summary


Trauma Co-pilot Counselling


When suffering from the post-effects of trauma, no-one wants to travel that route alone.

Dean Richardson will be your co-pilot counsellor.

Working together, you and Dean will (carefully, and going at your pace) revisit the trauma, working through it so that you are no longer so traumatised.


Types of Trauma


There are all sorts of life events that could be considered as trauma: rape, verbal abuse, car/motorcycle accident, being ked, witnessing a traumatic event (eg a bomb blast, seeing someone attacked) and so on.

It’s important that you recognise you’ll be helped to work through things at your speed and only as much as you wish to work at. This is why I call this: co-pilot counselling.

Co-Pilot Counselling


Co-pilot counselling means that you work co-operatively with Counsellor Dean Richardson.

This form of counselling is not done to you (like one thinks of a GP: tell your symptoms and he cures you).

Instead, your “cure” lies within you, and both you and Dean co-pilot the therapy together.


Trustworthy Therapy


Only when you are ready should you contact Dean Richardson to discuss trauma counselling.

No-one can send you to Dean, no-one can tell you “you have to get counselling”.

Only when you decide you want to be a co-pilot on this traumatic journey will you be ready… and not before!

NB: co-pilot counselling is Dean’s layman’s term that describes his approach to counselling; involving the client and the counsellor in as equal partnership as the trauma allows. Dean’s theoretical framework for counselling is psychodynamic and cognitive/behavioural, systemic/psychodynamic (couples) and Foulksian/psychdynamic (group).

About Counsellor Dean Richardson MNCS(Accredited Registrant)

You could choose any counsellor.

But… when you consider that this is probably the most personal and the most vulnerable that you're going to be with someone, you'd choose someone you'd trust, who demonstrated adept professional skills, who spoke plain English (who's happy to use as much swearing/plain language as you use yourself), and who works in partnership with his clients (he doesn't sit in silence, or just says "Hmm" for 50 minutes)

…then you'd choose to meet with Dean Richardson.

Seems a simple choice, really.

Fees for Trauma Counselling.

Sessions are 50 minutes and weekly. Fees are charged too. If your income would make my costs difficult to afford, let me know and we can talk about what you can responsibly afford per weekly trauma counselling.

See my separate fees page to see the range of services and costs… then get in touch!

Counselling Appointments.

Generally, I work from 1pm until 9pm (Monday through Friday). Sessions are weekly, usually on the same day & time each week and are of 50 minutes. Once an appointment has been taken up by someone, that day & time stays allocated until the counselling work is completed.

Skype / Zoom Video Counselling

Private Counselling over Zoom and Skype - September 2021: During our national emergency, my contribution was to offer 14 years experience of Zoom & Skype Remote Counselling, suspending face-to-face sessions, and making more appointments available. As we move out of Lockdown I'll continue offering national video counselling, helping us to transition back (Video/Webcam Counselling Details).

Available appointments are as follows:-

Couple & Individual Video Counselling (Zoom,Skype…)
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Monday Appointments:12pm1pm2pm3pm4pm5pm6pm7pm8pm
Tuesday Appointments:Not available
Wednesday Appointments:12pm1pm2pm3pm4pm5pm6pm7pm8pm
Thursday Appointments:12pm1pm2pm3pm4pm5pm6pm7pm8pm
Friday Appointments:Not available
Weekend Appointments:Not available

Couple & Individual Video Counselling (Zoom,Skype…)
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Mon:1pm, 2pm, 5pm or 6pm
Tue:Not Available
Wed:1pm, 3pm or 4pm
Thu:2pm or 3pm
Fri:Not Available
W/E:Not Available

Waiting lists are available for unavailable times.

Times in red are the most popular, and usually the first to go.


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Within Becvar Health Ltd, 200 London Road (Ground Floor) Waterlooville Hampshire PO7 7AN UK
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Got a Question? Don't Hold Back…

If you have a question about Dean Richardson's counselling services in Waterlooville, or just want to ask a question, maybe about making your first appointment, feel free to drop Dean a message any time…