DACAP is a group of registered and accredited counsellors and psychotherapists in Dorset.

Why seek help?

There are many reasons why people seek help. Some examples are:

  • Exploration of life issues, difficulties and their underlying causes
  • Low self-esteem
  • Loneliness
  • Depression
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Relationship problems
  • Recurrent problems from childhood abuse
  • Traumatic events in childhood or adult life
  • Addictions
  • Compulsive behaviour and thought
  • Eating disorders
  • Phobias
  • Gender- or sex-related problems
  • Midlife, retirement and career crises or turning-points
  • Repetitive patterns of behaviour which continue not to work, for individuals, couples or families
  • Desire for personal growth
  • Greater fulfillment of potential