R. Len Northfield

R. Len Northfield

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South Lanarkshire

34 West George Street

07867 473250

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South Lanarkshire

34 West George Street

07867 473250

About me

I am a BACP Registered Counsellor/Therapist trained in Person Centred Therapy and Emotion Focused Therapy. My aim is to help clients with a wide range of difficulties.

I work mainly with adult individuals, offering a safe and welcoming environment for you to explore your own story and find the way forward that most meets your needs. I have experience working with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, family difficulties, stress, trauma, historical abuse, relationship difficulties, addiction problems, and self esteem issues.

I firmly believe that all of us have within us the potential to develop and become who we are supposed to be. Sometimes it takes a little digging and self exploration to find our way to that goal, and I offer a warm, non-judgemental space for you to do this.

I see individual adults for both short and long term counselling or psychotherapy, this is entirely dependent on your own goals and wishes. Many clients have issues that can be helped in 6 to 10 sessions, other clients have more complex issues and want to leave the number of sessions open. This is something we will discuss and agree at your initial session.

I can be contacted by email or by telephone. If you are directed to voicemail please feel free to leave a message, in confidence, with your name, your telephone number, and when is the best time to call. I will endeavour to get back to you as quickly as possible.

To arrange online counselling sessions please access my online profile at https://plusguidance.com/lenn

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling from Strathclyde University;
Qualification in EFT (Emotion Focused Therapy) - level 1;
Five Areas Approach to Self Guided CBT;
ASIST Suicide Prevention Training;
Motivational Interviewing (Sexual Health & BBV);

Several years experience in mental health, including offering group-work and individual support in acute psychiatric inpatient wards in Lanarkshire.

My current area of research is in the long term effectiveness of Person Centred and Experiential Therapies with Social Anxiety Clients.

As well as my private practice, I work in the field of Mental Health in the 3rd Sector in Lanarkshire.

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Initial telephone consultation - free;
50 minute counselling session - £40
Reductions for unwaged.

Maps & Directions

Strathaven, ML10
Glasgow, G2

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


I have availability on Fridays during the day, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and at weekends.

Types of client

Older adults
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