dorset action on abuse
01202 732424


DAA are one of the recipients of the prestigious Queen's Award 2012.

This award recognises volunteer led organisations providing services that meet the needs of people living in the community.

This is a fantastic achievement for us all and DAA would like to thank our volunteers for their wonderful efforts.


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Evening counselling appointments are now available.

We also offer Skype/telephone counselling for clients unable to come to DAA.
Please call the office for information.


DAA  2017 Training Programme

For more information on our training events please click here.

Responding To Disclosures

A participative workshop for anyone concerned about how to respond when someone discloses childhood abuse facilitated by Ann Daniel & Zoë Pool.

This seminar can be run as an in-house training seminar at your organisation. Please contact our office for more details:

01202 732424


In this workshop we will explore:

Ann Daniel is a founder member, trustee and former Chair of DAA. Ann is an experienced counsellor, member of BACP and a registered social worker with a wealth of experience in a range of different contexts, including family work, marriage guidance counselling and HIV.

Dr. Zoë Pool is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, the DAA Service Director and is experienced in working with trauma and abuse survivors, post-traumatic stress, addictions and eating disorders. Zoë is also trained in critical incident process recovery (CIPR) and has a diploma in clinical hypnosis.