Lindy Medway MBACP Snr.Accred Relate BUPA Recognsed
0207 183 9071 / 07494 299314
i m a Registered Mental Health Practitioner registered with BUPA, AXA & AVIVA.
My working model with Individuals & Couples is integrative/Psychodynamic, CBT in a psychodynamic approach and with families, systemic. I take an holistic perspective in all my work.
My client groups include Individuals, Couples (Relate Trained) , Adult Families and Young People
I offer Face-to-face, telephone and Skype Counselling and Supervision.
I run a flexible diary to suit your life.
So here you are. You have already identified a need, a niggle, or are experiencing an emotional disturbance or situation that feels unmanageable. You might be feeling past experiences keep disturbing your peace of mind. Where do you start?
What do you want from me as you read this profile?
You might want the technical info; I am an MBACP Senior Accredited Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Supervisor; A BUPA recognised Mental Health Therapist and have been in practice 21 years.
You might want to know whether I have experience of working with your particular issue; the following list is not exhaustive but hopefully will give you a feel of the wide ranging expertise: bereavement, relationship, anger, couples counselling, affairs; depression, low mood, anxiety, abuse, low self-esteem, sexual issues, decision making; low self-confidence, pregnancy and baby & child related issues, personality disorders, stress, work related issues, career counselling, sexuality, trauma, phobias, postnatal depression, bullying; life transitions.
If, as you read this, you are unsure of what you are looking for or how to navigate your way to choosing a therapist who is right for you, why not give me a call? It is not an easy choice, when you know that you are seeking someone with whom you can share your innermost thoughts and feelings. We can think about your uncertainties and I will endeavour to answer any queries you have, before making any commitment.
Please feel free to read my testimonials from clients as these may help to give you insight.
Training, qualifications & experience
MBACP Senior.Accredited. UKRCP
B A Hons CQSW Relate CC
Dip.Counselling Dip.Integrative Supervision
BUPA recognised Mental Health Therapist
I hold certificates in Family counselling, Counselling Young People and Life Coaching.
“We undertook a series of sessions with Lindy after a period of crisis in our marriage. Many years of marriage, careers and managing a family into our mid-forties somehow masked a growing rift in our relationship and it became obvious that although we deeply respected each other, we weren't together in so many ways.
With Lindy's counselling and many hours of heartfelt conversation we have navigated our relationship into a better place and although we are still working towards a better understanding of each other, without Lindy we are certain that our journey would have been even harder or may not have survived at all.
Faced with everything to lose, we would recommend a period of considered mediation with Lindy, in the hope that you, like us, can renew your relationship." Anon.
"I had the good fortune to go onto a journey of understanding myself with the competent guidance of Lindy Medway. I was 46 years old and lost emotionally after experiencing a very traumatic break up of relationship that lasted 7 years.
The journey I speak of uncovered a way of living and thinking that was completely new to me. I learned with the help of Lindy to understand myself and what made me 'tick' and most importantly that there was an alternative way to look and think about things on a different level.
She helped me to turn the negatives into positives, she helped me to come to terms with my past and allow the ugly experiences to be stored safely and quietly. With Lindy's help I was able to control negative thoughts and rise above them. This took practice but at last I had the tools and the know-how to do it.
It was a slow process but a thorough one and I will always be grateful for her guidance and enlightenment." LG
“I found Lindy because I was having unbearable stress at work, but I was not in a position to leave my job. On our first visit we immediately clicked and I was so impressed by her professionalism and ability to grasp names and understand a very complicated situation. During the course of more than 9 months, she listened, supported and advised in a most beneficial way. By the end of this episode, I had stayed the course at work, recovered my self-confidence and learned life skills from Lindy that will stay with me forever. I am grateful for the work we did together and I would not have survived this horrible experience without her insights, her clarity of thought and at every stage her constructive suggestions”. Catherine
“I worked with Lindy alongside my wife and as an individual over the course of a couple of years and honestly believe every session was worthwhile.
Lindy was very skilled at providing thought provoking insights into issues and regularly surprised me by suggesting new perspectives to challenge entrenched thoughts, memories, ideas and behaviours.
Lindy’s style is pragmatic, straight forward and measured and I would gladly recommend her services to anyone looking for an experienced and wise counsellor.” Paul
“I had counselling with Lindy at a time in my life when I was experiencing a very painful and difficult relationship. From the beginning I found Lindy to be a warm and friendly person with whom it was easy to engage. Her professional skills were of a very high standard. She was non-judgmental and listened really well to my story. She was able to provide me with good insight into my situation and she also had really good analytical skills. As a result I was able to gain a better understanding of my problems and how I came to be where I was at that point in my life. I have no hesitation in recommending Lindy as a counsellor because she is skilled, experienced, knowledgeable and yet an extremely human and warm person.” Claire
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Attachment disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Teenage Life transitions
Individuals £70 negotiable
Couples 90 negotiable
I am happy to negotiate if there is financial difficulty - just ask.
Supervision £70 Concessions negotiated
Group Supervision £90 ph up to 3 members £30 ph each extra member.
I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework and am fully Insured.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
8am til 9pm Monday to Thursday 8am to 4pm Friday I run a flexible diary to suit your life
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
As a fully qualified Supervisor I offer supervision within an integrative model to individuals, pairs and groups.