Lorraine Foster BA (Hons) DipHE MBACP (Accred) Integrative Supervisor
In line with the current Government directive appertaining to Covion-19 all counselling sessions are being carried out remotely, either by video or by telephone.
As an accredited counsellor I have achieved and demonstrated a substantial level of training and experience that has been verified by The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP)
I work within various settings as an Accredited counsellor including Charitable Organisations, Educational establishments as well as private practice.
In my private practice I operate from a detached, easy accessible dedicated therapy room which offers a friendly yet professional environment I endeavour to offer a safe environment in which to explore issues that may be troubling you with my philosophy being strongly based on the principle of providing a non-judgemental, accepting, therapeutic space in which to freely address your chosen issues, which may include bereavement, depression, anxiety and addiction, as well as many others.
I encourage empowerment and explore autonomy as self-belief enhances strength within and promotes personal growth bringing emotional balance.
Every individual is unique therefore clients work at their own pace.
I am a qualified integrative supervisor and offer my services supervising qualified and trained counsellors, individually or group sessions.
I can negotiate a reduced fee for trainee counsellors.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have been practising as a professional Counsellor for the past 14 years. I have an Enhanced DBS checked with on-line tracker and I have worked within a multi-cultural setting with clients from diverse backgrounds and with an age range of 5 years to Senior Adults of 80. I hold full professional liability insurance.
My Qualifications include for:
BA (Hons) Person Centred Counselling
Certificate in Integrative Counselling
Higher Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy
Certificate of Proficiency Association of Counselling Practitioners
Member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (Accred)
Certificate in Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults
Certificate in Integrative Supervision
I have attended various certificated courses, seminars and workshops which include:
Loss & Grief
Drug & Alcohol Addiction
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I also work with issues around personal development and self awareness:
My fees are £45.00 per hour but concessions are available for students, low income and unwaged.
I charge 50% cancellation fee with less than 24 hours notice.
I offer a full report writing facility for third party requirements from assessment, intermediate and closing reports.
My Supervision Fees range from £35.00 to £50.00 (student concessions apply).
I also offer telephone counselling and on-line counselling via Zoom and other well known applications
As a practitioner, I believe in and adhere to an equal opportunities policy. Enquiries are welcome from all individuals irrespective of gender, religion, disability, ethnicity or sexual orientation.
I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and as such adhere to their ethical and professional framework.