Lee Allen Registered Member MBACP

Lee Allen Registered Member MBACP

The Cloisters
Lower Leam Street
Leamington Spa
CV31 1DJ


01926 511951 / 07792 585042

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About me

I am a Person Centred Counsellor and Psychotherapist , with over fourteen years experience in private practice. I see adults, couples and young people from the age of sixteen.Some of the issues I work with include abuse , bereavement , depression , anxiety , stress , relationship difficulties , work related issues and low self esteem. Being a male counsellor a lot a men feel more comfortable working with me , whilst some women may choose to see me specifically because I am a man .

With a vast amount of experience of working with people who are anxious and or depressed, I am able not only to help someone feel less anxious and or depressed , yet I  work directly with where those feelings originate, meaning someone can live freely without being encumbered by their feelings . I find a lot of people come to me because they are not satisfied with the IAPT service they received through their GP , and are looking for something more than just learning to cope with their feelings , they therefore come to me because I offer them the opportunity to locate the source of their feelings of anxiety and or depression and through that exploration they learn how they can help themselves.

I have developed expertise in working with people who find that issues from their childhood are impacting upon their adult relationships , they want to find a way to make sense of what happened to them,to find healthy ways to live with themselves and to have more fulfilling relationships  . Sometimes people find they keep repeating patterns of behaviour that can be potentially self destructive , that they form relationships that are ultimately unhealthy and potentially harmful , seeing me gives them the opportunity to learn about themselves , can give them insight into their behaviour ,to stop repeating those patterns of behaviour , and gives them the chance to help themselves live more emotionally healthy lives.

If you are finding it hard to continue in your relationship and want to try and make sense of your situation , to be sure of what is right for you , then counselling with me might be just what you need .I work with people to help them either work at their relationship or to decide to leave a relationship .Going through divorce or separation can be a very difficult time , leaving one with a multitude of feelings to try and cope with , whether it is anger , bitterness, regret , rejection,love denied , or just relief, yet what do you do to help you , arranging an appointment with me could be your chance to have the space for you away from any conflict and demands in you life to be able to start putting you first .

I am a Registered Counsellor , as a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy I am listed on their register for Counsellors and Psychotherapists .I abide by their ethical framework and meet their criteria for registration .

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Person Centred Rogerian Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Warwick , 2002
Certificate in in Person Centred Couple Counselling, 2009                                                    Certificate in Supervision , 2018                                                                                      All Issues Core Training in Family Mediation , 2007
R.S.A Certificate in Counselling in Skills , 1993
In-service training in Social Care, 1992

I have experience of working in a local Doctors Surgery as Counsellor , at a local University as a Student Counsellor , for Relate as a Children and Young Persons Counsellor and as a Volunteer Counsellor for a Christain counselling service.

Following on from my work with counselling children , until very recently I was a Panel Member on Adoption and Fostering Panels in the West Midlands , this experience has focused me on the needs of children and the parenting they need .

Having trained as a Family Mediator I am fully aware of the impact of separation and divorce on each partner and on children , this experience and knowledge now helps inform my practice with individuals and couples.I am therefore well qualified and experienced when working with individuals and couples contemplating divorce and through the divorce process .

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Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Personal Development
Education related issues
Parental issues
Inner child work
Critical Incident Debriefing


I charge £50 per session for Individual Counselling and £65 per session for Couple Counselling.
I offer a limited amount of sessions at reduced rates for those on low incomes and students.
Contact me for further information about my charges for families , groups and organisational.

Further information

Prior to training to be a Counsellor , I worked for 12 years for Social Services and the NHS with adults with Learning disability and people with Mental Health issues. I also have experience of working as a Mental Health Advocate within the Mental Health system .

If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact me, either by phone or email.

I now offeing supervision to Counsellors , Psychotherapists , and other related professionals.

Maps & Directions

Leamington Spa, CV31 1DJ
Kenilworth, CV8

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


I offer daytime and evening appointments .Please contact me to confirm what time would be best for you .

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I would welcome counsellors who come from a Person Centred and humanistic orientation  to consider my services, likewise I would like to offer supervision to  professionals from other disciplines.

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