Hello. My name is Lynn Arnold. Welcome.I am an experienced , qualified psychotherapist/counsellor and supervisor.I have trained extensively in a variety of approaches including psychodynamic, integrative and transpersonal.I am accredited and a registered member of one of the main professional organisations and adhere to their code of ethics.I offer individual, one to one therapy, couples ccounselling/psychotherapy and sex and relationship therapy, as well as supervision of other practicing psychotherapists. I work with issues of self esteem and confidence building. Relationship problems and breakdown, and rebuilding your life.Depression,bereavement,loss etc .I have done extra trainings in family therapy,with Relate, art and drama therapy, and have a special interest in creativity and personal development/ growth. I have worked for many years with relationship difficulties or breakdown with couples, individuals and family members. I have experience with infertility / miscarriage and abortion as well as with sexuality, and disability.
Training, qualifications & experience
1968 Degree in Occupational Therapy working in psychiatry ,and for 3 years working as an Art Therapist.
1973 Course in counselling for abortion, miscarriage/loss and infertility including artificial insemination.
1980 Foundation in Drama therapy
1984-86 Postgraduate diploma in fine art
1985 Training for telephone counselling on the National Aids Help Line
1986-90 Diploma in Counselling and psychotherapy
1990-91 Foundation in Family Therapy at the Tavistock Centre
1992 Teacher's course in Co Counselling
1994-5 Transpersonal Training
1995 Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
2003-4 Diploma in Supervision of psychotherapy
2007 Psychodynamic Couples Therapy Summer School
2010 Diploma in Sex and Relationship therapy course
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
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As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Miscarriage/ abortion/ infertility
Self esteem and confidence building
Sex and Relationship issues
I charge between £55.00 and £70.00 per session but do have 2/3 spaces for concs. at £50 including , Students in psychotherapy training
When I work
I am able to see clients during the day and most evenings during the week plus some Saturday mornings.
I have worked licenced to Relate for 20 years and have extensive experience working with couples and relationships.