Lynette Evans - BA Hons, PG Cert, PG Dip, MBACP (www.thelisteninghelper.co.uk)

Lynette Evans - BA Hons, PG Cert, PG Dip, MBACP (www.thelisteninghelper.co.uk)

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Neath
Neath Port Talbot
SA10

The Clinic
21 Forge Road
Port Talbot
Neath Port Talbot
SA13 1US

07720 849263

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Neath
Neath Port Talbot
SA10

The Clinic
21 Forge Road
Port Talbot
Neath Port Talbot
SA13 1US

07720 849263

About me

Hi, I am a fully qualified and experienced Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Level 7), providing a confidential and professional counselling service for adults, children and young people. I also offer professional Supervision to other Counsellors. I have practice venues based in Skewen SA10 (Nr Neath), Swansea (SA1),Port Talbot (SA13) and SA11 (Neath Primary Care Centre).

My Counselling practice aims to give you the opportunity to explore your problems, distresses or any difficult situations that you are experiencing in a confidential, non-judgmental, safe and supportive environment.

As a Counsellor I feel privileged to be part of your journey and work to facilitate you through your difficulties so that they become more manageable. Working together we can find creative and positive ways forward by looking at your problems from different perspectives to find meaning in your life, and/or help you aquire new skills/techniques to assist you in overcoming the issues you are facing.  Problems sometimes go on for a long time and you cannot see a way out of them or they can make you feel out of control, but CHANGE IS POSSIBLE.

How I work

I am a Relational Integrative Counsellor which means I am able to combine theory and techniques from a variety of major theoretical approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person Centred and Psychodynamic and integrate them into a single approach.  This has the advantage of being incredibly flexible and creative in my practice and tailor my work to your specific needs or goals.

Feel free to take a look at Client Testimonials on my webpage www.thelisteninghelper.co.uk 



Training, qualifications & experience

Education & Training

Post Graduate Diploma in Consultative Supervision, University of South Wales (Level 7 - BACP accredited)

Post Graduate Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Integrative), University of Wales, Newport (Level 7 - BACP accredited)

Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling skills, University of Wales, Newport (Level 6 -
BACP accredited)

BA Honours Degree, University of Gloucester 

BTEC Counselling Skills, Neath Port Talbot College

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASSIST)

NLP Hypnotherapy - NLP VISION

NLP Life Coaching - NLP VISION


As a Counsellor I also undertake continuous professional development (CPD) to expand and maintain my skills and knowledge.

Experience

Having established my own private practice I am currently self employed.

I have continuous experience of providing counselling and psychotherapy to children, young people, adults, couples and families to a diverse range of organisations such as Local Authorities (Child and Youth Counsellor),GP recommendations, Charities and Organisations, Employment Assistance Programmes, Businesses, as well as individual clients, couples and family referrals.

I have counselled clients from a wide range of ages, ethnicities and cultures, and these experiences have given me the tools to communicate freely with people and help them open up on the whole range of issues that affect their lives.  In particular I have experience of counselling clients through issues such as childhood trauma, anger management, domestic abuse, abuse, self harm, relationship issues, self esteem, social phobias, loss and change, depression, negative thoughts, anxiety/panic disorder, stress, road traffic accidents, bereavement, PTSD/trauma, Personality Disorders, sexual orientation, suicidal thoughts, work related issues and health issues.

Professional

I am a professional and Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and work within their ethical framework for good practice.

I attend regular Supervision sessions to help develop and focus my practice and ensure that I am working ethically with clients.

I have professional liability insurance.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also use Mindfulness Meditation, hypnotherapy and coaching within my practice.

Fees

£35 per 50 minute session for Individual Counselling

£50 per 1 hour session for Couple Counselling

£25 per 50 minute session for Students embarking on personal therapy for their courses

Concessions available on discussion.

Further information

Hi,

Deciding to make an appointment with a Counsellor and taking those few steps into Counselling can seem daunting.  Even if you are not ready to book an appointment, you are just feeling apprehensive or would just like some information, feel free to get in touch either via email, phone or text and we can talk about how counselling could work for you.

Warmest Regards

Lynette :0)

Maps & Directions

Neath, SA10
Port Talbot, SA13 1US

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

Monday to Saturday - flexible day time and evening appointments available

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

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