Lyn Moody MBACP (Accred). UKRPC. COSRT (Accred)

Lyn Moody MBACP (Accred). UKRPC. COSRT (Accred)


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About me

Very experienced Relate relationship counsellor, sex therapist, supervisor and trainer offers individual or couple counselling. Specialist areas include communication difficulties,affairs, abuse, and the impact low self-esteem can have on many types of relationships. There might not be a specific issue, and is not unusual for me to hear I still love my partner, but I am no longer 'in love' with him/her.

I feel very privileged to have worked with many stages of the couple relationship, from marriage preparation workshops, co-habiting couples, marriages of up to 40 years duration, and running courses for those who have been recently separated or divorced. I understand that the thought of first approaching a counsellor can be quite daunting, but I hope that I can allay any anxieties you may have when you email or phone me. My aim is to form a strong therapeutic alliance where you feel it is safe to discuss your issues in an atmosphere of warmth, respect and empathy.

Apart from my own clients, I also supervise a team of counsellors who discuss their cases with me and we look for reasons for the clients’ difficulties and possible ways forward for them.

I have many theories to choose from, psychodynamic, systemic, cognitive behavioural theory (CBT), transactional analysis, using active techniques etc; but rather than prescribe one to fit all, I like to adapt the work according to client needs and their own preferred learning styles. I see clients in a dedicated consulting room in a quiet cul-de-sac with parking outside. Situated close to the A10/A120 junction, I am easily accessible to Ware, Harlow, Stevenage, Bishops Stortford and Buntingford.

Training, qualifications & experience

RSA Counselling Skills in the Learning Environment 1993-1994
Relate Couple Counsellor revised certificate 1996-1999
Relate Life Skills trainer training 2000
Relate Supervisor training 2003-2004
Relate Post Graduate Diploma Psychosexual Therapy (PST) 2007-2008
COSRT Accreditation 2010
Family Counselling training degree level 2011
BACP Accreditation 2012
COSRT Supervisor Accreditation 2013

Relate register of practitioners no: 11576
Relate register of Supervisors no: RS/003/Apr06
COSRT accredited member no: 2250/501
Institute for Learning no: AC037719
BACP accredited member no: 717783
COSRT Accredited Supervisor no: 205

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Supervision available, please contact to discuss further, and see website for supervisor testimonials
asperger's syndrome
domestic violence
passive aggressive behaviour
mental health


£60 for a one hour session

Further information

As a trainer, I have worked with the general public in such areas as counselling skills for non-counsellors, marriage preparation workshops, assertiveness training, and interpersonal skills for prisoners who have the opportunity to attend the education and learning wing during the last year of their sentence. I also work for a cancer charity, exploring with their health professionals, how to talk to cancer patients about sexual issues.

On behalf of the Relate Institute, I spent many years training Relate counsellors in assessing if we can work safely with clients where there are issues of domestic violence/abuse. Other courses include working with clients where there are issues of: alcohol, affairs, mental health difficulties, ill-health and physical difficulties, past sexual abuse, bereavement and conducting initial consultation interviews and how to assess if/when to refer to more appropriate agencies.

Maps & Directions

Standon, SG11

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Weekday day time slots, Monday to Thursday evenings, some weekend availibilty

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

Available for relationship, individual and family counselling and psychosexual therapy supervision - please see profile for details of skill set, website for supervision testimonials, and email or phone for fees.

Online supervision:No
Telephone supervision:Yes
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