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MSc, BSc (Hons) Integrative Counselling, Reg Member BACP

About me

The pandemic has changed all of our lives demonstrably, both in how we need to operate and in how we react to everyday events. Anxiety in response to the unknown and stress (due to work, difficult relationships and financial pressures) are both very normal reactions in this heightened state. Many people are reporting higher levels of alcohol consumption. The list of additional worries many people are facing goes on and on.

Are you currently struggling to cope and/or in need of assistance to help you get through a difficult situation? Perhaps you feel you need to identify and/or make a change to your current circumstances to improve your life or just feel happier/more comfortable in your own skin? You may be feeling quite stuck and feel you could use a safe space to explore a long-term issue or talk through a more recent situation and identify possible options/solutions going forward? Many of these scenarios can severely affect you and directly interfere with your quality of life, your decision making abilities and ultimately, your happiness. Counselling can help!

Congratulations. You have already made the most difficult decision - to seek help and support.  Why not book an initial consultation appointment (at a reduced rate of £25) to discuss your situation in more detail before you decide if counselling is for you?

I have 19+ years experience in a variety of settings (agency, volunteer and private practice), working with individuals as well as running groups. I offer a warm, collaborative, nonjudgmental and supportive counselling service in a safe, confidential setting using a variety of models, including person-centred Counselling and Cognitive Behavourial Therapy (CBT).

I have a wide range of experience working with clients who have struggled with addictions (drugs/alcohol/food/gambling etc), anxiety, depression, relationship issues, domestic violence, adoption, intimacy issues, workplace stress, phobias, work/life balance, eating disorders, self-harm, bereavement, self-destruction as well as more general issues of low self-esteem and lack of confidence.

Short or long-term counselling options are available to help you meet YOUR goals in therapy. I offer an initial consultation at a reduced fee which will allow you to discuss what you hope to achieve in therapy. Together, we will determine the best way to reach your objectives and this will be adapted, as necessary, throughout our therapeutic relationship.

Please feel free to contact me regarding any queries you have regarding the counselling process prior to making a consultation appointment.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Lisa

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc (Hons) Integrative Counselling
  • VACTS Accredited Counsellor (Drug/Alcohol Abuse)
  • MSc HR Management
  • I am a Registered Member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy) and bound by its Ethical Framework of Good Practice and Professional Conduct.

19+ years experience in both voluntary/statutory agencies and private practice settings working with clients from all walks of life.

I offer a reduced fee, no obligation consultation appointment.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Cultural Issues

Fees

Additional information

Sessions are typically held weekly on the same day/time but other flexible options may be available if appropriate.

£45 - Daytime appointments
£50 - Evening appointments

£55 - Weekend appts 

Initial consultation appt:  £25

Feel free to call or email to book an initial appointment (at a reduced fee of £25) to discuss your situation in more detail before you decide if counselling is for you.

When I work

I currently have both daytime and (limited) evening availability

Further information

Counselling sessions usually take place in my office in the garden but at the moment, all sessions are held by phone.

Free, off street parking available.

Public transport: There is a train station approximately a 15-20 minute walk away.

Godalming, Surrey, GU7

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults