Lesley Susan Cooper MBACP (Accredited) Dip Couns. Dip Sup.

Lesley Susan Cooper MBACP (Accredited) Dip Couns. Dip Sup.

Clarence Road
DA14 4DL

07717 536431

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Clarence Road
DA14 4DL

07717 536431

About me

Hello and welcome to my profile

I am an Accredited member of the BACP.  I offer you a chance to develop a therapeutic relationship with me which will allow us to work together and gain perspective and understanding of your areas of concern.  As human beings, I believe we try out best to survive, no matter how painful, compliant and adapted that may be.

Difficult experiences in life or traumatic events can cause a number of symptoms, both physical and emotional.  Listening to intrusive negative thoughts and carrying on with unhelpful behaviour is a way of life for many people.  It does not need to be that way, I offer you the chance to look at what is happening and initiate change.

I know from my own experience that it is not easy to reach out for help, often not knowing what to expect, if counselling will work or what may be required. It is often breaking point that forces us to look for help and trusting someone else with your thoughts and sharing in a way you may not have experienced before is often outside the comfort zone and easy to dismiss and avoid by excessive working, addictions, distractions and many other ways to suppress feelings, thoughts and emotions keeping them trapped inside.

As an experienced professional I have a wide range of knowledge and skills built over the years of working with a variety of issues and concerns.  My approach is respectful, honest, gentle and genuine, working at your pace, providing a confidential safe therapeutic space where you have the autonomy to explore and share as you desire.

I offer counselling weekly or fortnightly depending upon your requirements. Some of the areas I work with are: complex trauma, abuse, dissociative identity disorder, all kinds of depression; anxiety; panic attacks, suicidal thoughts, self harm; relationship breakdown, low self esteem, stress, loss and bereavement,.

As an Accredited member of the BACP I work alongside their Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.  I work from a peaceful therapy room with a view from the window across an area of green land and trees.

My style of counselling is Integrative which combines theoretical models, Person Centred, Psychotherapy, aspects of CBT and Transactional Analysis. I may also work creatively using art, mind-maps, stones and other objects etc, if this is something you and I decide is right for you.

Thank you for reading my profile which I hope has been helpful to you.

Clinical Supervision - I hold a Diploma in Clinical Supervisor to counsellors/psychotherapists. I work in line with the BACP Ethical Framework and have a strong ethical framework which underpins the safety of clients and ourselves. Fortnightly or monthly supervision available. Please call or email any enquiries.

Training, qualifications & experience

BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Integrative Diploma in Clinical Supervision
Couples and Relationship Counselling

Regular and ongoing commitment to CPD

I am an Accredited Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, (BACP) and work in line with their Ethical Framework.  I believe a strong ethical way of being enhances good practice and provides a key element of safety for vulnerable clients.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Thank you for your interest in reading my profile.

I will always get back to you at my earliest opportunity if you leave your contact details either by telephone or email.

Thank you. Lesley


Costs per session

Individuals (over 18yrs) :  £45
Counselling/Psychotherapy Students £30
Couples : £65

Clinical Supervision: £40.00 per hour
Counselling/Psychotherapy students : £30 per hour / £40 for 1.5 hours

Many thanks Lesley

Further information

I am located a short walk from Sidcup High Street and Sidcup Station (trains from Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street approx 30 mins journey).

I am conveniently situated for M20, M25 and A2.

Free parking easily available.

Maps & Directions

Sidcup, DA14 4DL

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Types of client

Older adults

Supervision & training

As an experienced therapist and Accredited member of the BACP, I have worked continually with clients for nearly 10 years during which time I have developed strong skills and experience.

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