Laura Morris- BA(Hons), MBACP (Accred)
Hi, I'm Laura, a BACP accredited counsellor, coach and personal development trainer, working with individuals and couples.
Is a difficult situation or someone getting you down?
Sometimes we have the confidence and clarity to make decisions and deal with disappointing or problematic situations. At other times we are distracted by our busy lives or unexpected events occur which can create confusion and fear, impacting on our self-esteem. This can often cause depression and anxiety, where we lose focus and need help to move forwards.
Clients come to me for counselling, often termed talking therapy, for support with a wide range of concerns such as depression, anxiety and stress, relationship issues, bereavement, abuse, infertility, work related issues, illness and life changes.
Let me support you in person, or via the telephone as we work towards you feeling happier, gaining confidence and changing your situation. We can also work together to explore and help you understand why you felt challenged, to reduce the impact and the chance of the same problems repeating themselves.
Clients say, being listened to in a confidential, warm, trusting environment and encouraged to challenge their thinking has really helped them.
I appreciate that many people have no experience of counselling and may feel anxious as to what to expect, or unsure if they are ready to take that step. I am happy to speak with you to answer any questions you may have to help ease your concerns and to arrange a counselling assessment appointment.
Please call me on 07581 183994.
Helping couples who are struggling in relationship or separated, work colleagues and friends with discord etc. to communicate more effectively, by providing a safe space for them to share their thoughts and feelings. Through this, couples are more able to learn from one another and understand where their relationship breakdown has occurred.
The next stage of relationship counselling is then on supporting couples to work together towards moving forwards, with confidence, in the direction that they choose.
I offer support for:-
- Same gender partnerships
- Heterosexual relationships
- Married couples
- Family issues
- Sibling rivalry
- Work colleagues conflicts
Training, qualifications & experience
Accredited member of the BACP (British Association For Counsellors and Psychotherapists).
Accreditation is a recognition by the BACP (British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists) of having achieved a substantial level of training and experience.
As an accredited member, I adhere to the BACP professional code of ethics and conduct. This requires that I attend regular and ongoing development courses and supervision, which keeps me up-to-date with new information to enable me to offer you the best service possible.
Member of the BACP Coaching division
Further qualifications include:-
- BA (Hons) Degree.
- FdA in Humanistic Counselling based on Transactional Analysis (TA).
- Level 3 Counselling skills based on a Person Centred approach.
- Transactional Analysis 101 certificate.
- Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
- Certificate in Couples Counselling based on a humanistic and Psychodynamic approach.
- British Mindfulness Institute Certificate.
- Trainee clinical supervisor
DBS (Disclosure and Barring service) approved and registered
Experience gained through contracts with...
NHS surgeries- GP referrals
City centre Rape Crisis centre
City centre service for adolescents
Employee assistance programmes (EAP)
Health insurance providers
Senior care organisation
I have experience of working within corporate environments in a management and managed role and understand the pressures on employees working within a tiered and competitive structure.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
Individuals (In person and via telephone)
= £50 per 50 minute session.
Couples and relationship counselling
= £65 per 50 minute session (for 2 people).
I am a member of the BACP Coaching division. Please contact me if you are considering life coaching.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime and evening appointments available, subject to availability.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|