Lois Powell Dip.Psych.Couns MBACP

Lois Powell  Dip.Psych.Couns MBACP



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About me

In life’s journey we experience many ups and downs with issues we find difficult to cope with. To have someone there who’s warm, supportive and non judgemental can help to make that journey a little easier.
To be heard and understood can aid in the process of understanding our inner feelings and emotions and help us to find successful ways of managing the difficulties that life throws at us.

I can offer a safe and confidential place for you to share, explore and work through those difficulties which may be causing you distress.

I am a qualified integrative psychotherapist, which means I work using different theoretical approaches, combining elements of Person-Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Transactional Analysis (TA) and Psychodynamic.
I believe we are all unique individuals with different needs and by having the flexibility to access different approaches we can work with what best suits you. You may be experiencing relationship issues, anxiety, stress, depression or just being stuck. We can work together to address these issues and help you to move forward.

I believe that each and every one of us has the potential to grow and change and live a more fulfilling life.

I can offer short term or long term counselling depending on your needs. Some people come for counselling and find they can resolve their issues within 6, 8 or 10 weeks and some find they need longer, once they begin to work through their difficulties. There is no time limit, just a process to fit your needs.

I work with Adults, Young People, Couples, Parent/Child relationships and groups. Please see my website for more details.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Clinical Supervision CPCAB (Ongoing)                                                              Postgraduate Certificate in Working with Children and Families
Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling CPCAB
BACP Certificate of Proficiency, Accredited Voluntary Register
Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling CPCAB
Certificate in Counselling Studies CPCAB
Certificate in Counselling Skills CPCAB
Certificate Course - Mindfulness for Wellbeing

Continual Professional Development
Mindfulness and the Art of Managing Anger
Working with Aspergers
Bereavement (CRUSE)
Certificate in Child Protection
Aspects of Bereavement (CRUSE)
Integrative Sandplay Studies (AIST)
Working with Dreams
Working with Childhood Abuse, Complex Trauma and Dissociation
Working with Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Life Story Work with Troubled Children and Teenagers

As well as my private practice I also work with a mother and baby unit, a fostering agency and young people in care and/or under social services.

I have also worked for MIND, Connexions, a Pupil Referral Unit and a Secondary School where I have gained extensive experience working with adults and young people presenting with various issues ranging from depression, loss, relationship problems, anger, abuse, anxiety, social anxiety, addiction, self harm and suicidal ideation.

I also have experience working with adult and young clients with Aspergers.

I am a member of the BACP and I am registered on the BACP Register of Counsellors & Psychotherapists.

I abide by the BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy) Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy.

I hold an enhanced DBS certificate.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Anxiety - I specialise in all forms of anxiety.


One to one counselling sessions are for 50 minutes and are £45 per session.

Couples counselling sessions are for 60 minutes and are £70 per session.

Parent/Child relationship counselling sessions are 60 minutes and are £60 per session

Some concessions are available, please ask.

I also provide a student rate for counsellors in training.

Further information

Where I practice

I work from my private consulting room in Tring, details of which can be confirmed on confirmation of an appointment.

You can contact me via email lois.counselling@btinternet.com or phone 07712 331676

Unfortunately this location is not suitable for wheelchair access.

Maps & Directions

Tring, HP23

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


I can offer evenings and Thursday daytime appointments.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults