Lucy Gordon MBACP DipPsych

Lucy Gordon MBACP DipPsych

Plymouth Chiropractic Clinic
152 Mannamead Road

36 Looe St


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Plymouth Chiropractic Clinic
152 Mannamead Road

36 Looe St


About me

Hello, my name is Lucy and I am here to provide a supportive and friendly counselling service for you.

I can help you to talk about whatever may be making you feel low or anxious and then work with you to help you feel better.

Feel free to call, text or email to ask about an appointment, or simply book in using the 'book an appointment' section on my website;

I have helped people to overcome anxiety, depression, stress, loss, loneliness, social isolation, low self esteem, relationship problems and other similar issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

Formal Qualifications:
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (level 5) CPCAB accredited
Diploma in Person Centred Therapeutic Counselling CPCAB accredited
Cognitive Behavioral Theory AQA
Counselling Studies CPCAB
BA Hons Art & Design with Education Studies

Other Relevant Training:
Transactional Analysis 101
Hope & Psychotherapy
Trauma - effective phase 1 work
Attachment Theory
Sexual Issues & Counselling
Cultural identity in Counselling & Psychotherapy
The Body in Psychotherapy
Compassion Focussed Therapy
Working with Grief and Loss
Understanding Personality Disorder
Schema Focussed Therapy
STORM suicidal risk assessment
Psychopathology and DSM
Assessment in counselling & Psychotherapy
Brief Interventions in Substance Misuse
Understanding Trauma


Plymouth Options NHS Depression and Anxiety Service (IAPT)
Wellbeing Service - Educational Setting (young people)
Xzenzone- Community Healthcare Setting (young people)
SSL- Affiliate Psychotherapist
Broadreach Training - Tutor
Health Assured EAP - Affiliate Counsellor
Pam Assist EAP - Affiliate Counsellor
Lucy Gordon Counselling  - Private Practice

Other Information:

I am a fully insured and registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and on the Accredited Register of Professional Standards.

I hold a current DBS certificate.

As well as providing an established counselling and psychotherapy service I also provide training to student counsellors.

You will find that I work with you to ensure you get the most out of your time with me. With firm foundations in Person Centred Counselling, I work pluralistically most commonly adding elements from;
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Solution Focused Therapy, Psycho-education, Transactional Analysis (TA), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Schema Theory, Attachment Theory and Brief intervention theory

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I work using the pluralistic approach which recognises that there are many contributing factors to why we seek therapy and many different ways to help a problem. Recognising this increases the potential to make improvements.
I keep the foundations of my therapeutic work within the person centred approach and I am by nature a very analytical thinker. These elements combine and naturally influence the way I work.

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Standard rate for 1:1 appointments £40

Reduced / Ccnsessional rates available before 4pm dependent on circumstance and availability.

Further information

Client feedback:

“I felt like Lucy really tried to get to know me as a whole person even in the short time that we had, she tried to understand my problems and also the things that I feel good about. Whilst talking to her I felt like the problems I am having are important and valid which was great because it is easy to tell yourself otherwise. It was so good to find someone that I could feel comfortable explaining exactly how I felt, she gave me time to think and helped me when I found it difficult to understand my thoughts. Seeing Lucy has given me hope that I can do something about my anxieties and beginning to understand them has made me feel much calmer starting university”.

"Working with Lucy helped me not only with everything I went to talk about originally but with other matters and issues I didn't realise I needed to look into, talk about and explore”.

"I had never attended counselling before but I have found these therapy sessions so helpful and would not hesitate to recommend Lucy to others".

"My Counsellor, Lucy was very kind and supportive, not judgmental in any way. I felt she cared about my wellbeing, I wish I could have seen her years ago. Thank you - you saved me in 2015"

"As I live alone, far from my family, I needed someone to talk to. Having someone who I can share my feelings, thoughts and behaviors with, who has no self intent, has been incredibly helpful. Lucy is non-judgmental and empathetic and allowed me to be totally honest, not thinking about someone's reactions, as I would with a friend or family member. I would definitely recommend Lucy as a counsellor".

Maps & Directions

Plymouth, PL3 5QL
Plymouth, PL4 0EB

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Various appointments available Monday-Thursday 8am - 7pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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