Jayne Lane - MBACP

Jayne Lane  - MBACP

Tuke Grove

0775328167 / 07753 328167

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Tuke Grove

0775328167 / 07753 328167

About me

I am compassionate and passionate about caring without judging.

I respect everyone’s right to choose how they live. 

I offer you a confidential, supportive, respectful, empathic relationship and from that base of trust we can explore whatever it is that's concerning you right now.

As you think about your situation right now, you may feel clear about your concern, or perhaps you are struggling to work out what’s going on for you.

We will start by exploring your feelings about the situation/dilemma that's facing you. Once I’ve listened to your reasons for coming to see me, we'll discuss options for ways of working together and review this regularly.

Sessions are usually weekly, for 50 minutes.

Our working relationship will be very important and I always look forward to my part in this.I will welcome and invite your feedback on how you feel about our approach throughout our time together.

How I work as a counsellor

I’m a humanistic Integrative counsellor and psychotherapist and registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

I aim to work in a way that feels right for you. I'm trained in humanistic integrative approaches, using person centred, gestalt and existential methods.

I'm also experienced in working in a solution-focused way in brief therapy (6-8 sessions), and sometimes I use CBT-based methods. Google these terms for a detailed explanation, if you like, or copy and paste this link for the BACP’s  http://www.bacp.co.uk/seeking_therapist/theoretical_approaches.php

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons)
  • MA
  • PGCE
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies
  • PhD
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

I began my training as a counsellor/psychotherapist on the Certificate in Counselling Skills at Wakefield College, and from there to the Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of York St John. I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and I work to its professional ethical standards which you can browse, if you wish, by following this link: http://www.bacp.co.uk/ethical_framework/ethics.php

Clinical Experience

Along with working in private practice, I’ve worked in different clinical settings:

  • a residential rehab unit for women with life-controlling addictions
  • an NHS staff counselling service
  • a city-based GP referral practice
  • a city-based women’s counselling service
  • a secondary school
  • a University counselling service
  • community-based counselling for adults whose mental health is impacting on children in their care

I am accustomed to working with children aged 11+, young people and adults.  I am experienced in working with Aspergers clients.

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  • First consultation: £20 for a 50 minute session; in the first consultation we will see how it feels to work together, and you will decide if you feel that the way I work will be right for you.  If you do decide to go ahead, we will agree together the pattern and timing of your sessions.
  • Individual therapy: £40 per 50 minute session.   
  • Discounts/concessions: please contact me about reduced rates for counsellors in training.


To arrange a first consultation, you may email me at jayneelane@hotmail.co.uk
or telephone me on 07753328167. Should you be unable to reach me, you can leave your contact details on my voicemail.

I will contact you back via email or phone, whichever you prefer, to have a brief chat about what you would like to use therapy for, and we can, if you like, arrange to meet for a first consultation.

Further information

About me

I’m from Yorkshire. I’ve lived in other parts of Great Britain (and truly loved Glasgow) and now I’m settled in my home county, in Wakefield.

Jobs I’ve done

Before training in counselling/psychotherapy, I had a variety of jobs, including

  • teaching in Further Education
  • working in retail staff management
  • management consultancy and training
  • voluntary work within my local community

I’ve been a researcher and also a volunteer helper in primary schools, and had a brilliant time working with challenging kids, some with special needs, and linking up with their parents, sharing their joys and concerns in the tricky business of raising a family and making difficult decisions.  Being a parent can be great job - and a tough one, for sure!

For nearly ten years, I managed a team of volunteers with a big heart for caring, working with people whose life-controlling addictions often took them to the edge of despair.  Loneliness, friendlessness and fear colour the lives of many of these people, who are often desperately trying to find a way out of this situation.

In every job I’ve had, it’s been the bit about supporting people that I’ve really valued: helping people develop and tap into their inner strengths, maybe surprising themselves by achieving more than they dreamed of.

Maps & Directions

Wakefield, WF1 4AF

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Please contact me to arrange a mutually convenient time to meet.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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