Lesley Kushner Registered Member MBACP

Lesley Kushner Registered Member MBACP

63A Lower Green Road
Tunbridge Wells

01892 537999 / 07962 255462

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63A Lower Green Road
Tunbridge Wells

01892 537999 / 07962 255462

About me

I have many years experience of counselling and psychotherapy working with individual adults and young people, couples or families with a broad range of issues, helping them gain insights into their difficulties and working with them to find a way forward. Everyone has their own reason for getting in touch with a therapist, I see people with all sorts of difficulties and issues including, but not limited to, those listed below:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Family issues
  • Low self esteem
  • Phobias
  • Affairs and betrayals
  • Separation and divorce
  • Abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Couples issues
  • Anger management
  • Work stress
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Parenting issues
  • Low self confidence
  • Personal development

For most people this is the first time they have consulted a counsellor or psychotherapist and they may be understandably apprehensive. So the first step is to talk on the phone or to arrange an initial meeting, this will give you a good idea of what to expect and to see how it feels before taking the decision to continue. The initial meeting is an opportunity for me to find out more about you and help you identify what approach is going to be most helpful – I am able to offer a variety of options for working together depending on your individual needs.

My welcoming practice rooms provide a comfortable place for us to meet and discuss in confidence what is troubling you. Please contact me on 01892 537999.

Training, qualifications & experience

My theoretical framework is integrative, humanistic and systemic, with Transactional Analysis as my prime theoretical model. I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and I work in accordance with their Codes of Ethics and Professional Practice. I am a qualified Family Mediator and a registered member of the FMA (Family Mediators Association) and am qualified as a Direct Child Consultant within the mediation or collaborative law process (I hold an enhanced DBS certificate). I am also a Family Consultant member of Resolution working with collaborative family lawyers to help couples going though separation and divorce.

2002-4   Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy Diploma training, Wealden Psychology Institute
2004-5   Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy MSc training, Metanoia Institute
2005-7   Advanced Transactional Analysis/Integrative Psychotherapy training, NKCP
2007       Specialist Skills Training: Working with Couples and Groups, NKCP
2011       Family Mediator training, ADRg
2013       Direct Consultation with Children training, Family Mediators Association

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£50 Individual
£60 Couples
Sessions last for 50 minutes

Further information

I have my own therapy rooms in Tunbridge Wells which provide a discreet and welcoming environment with easy on-street parking.

I offer daytime and evening appointments.

Please call me in confidence on 01892 537999

Maps & Directions

Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8TW

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Daytime and evening appointments

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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