Alison Warford

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BSc (Hons) Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
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Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Ali. I am a relational integrative counsellor. All this means is that I am able to draw on a blend of therapeutic techniques, to offer an experience of counselling that is helpful, and suits you as an individual.  At the heart of my work is a hope that I can offer a warm, open and safe counselling relationship that allows you to speak freely about your thoughts, feelings and emotions.

You may have a specific reason for seeking counselling and a clear idea of what you would like to achieve. Equally, it is ok if you are uncertain.  You might have a general sense of unhappiness or unease and would like some help in exploring why that might be.

I am particularly drawn towards helping those who have experienced a difficult, troubled or traumatic childhood. These experiences can have a lasting and sometimes devastating impact on our life and relationships. They can show up in our adult lives as depression, anxiety, low self-worth, addiction, self-harm, feelings of isolation and difference and difficulty in forming and maintaining relationships that are important to us. 

I work with the utmost sensitivity, kindness and care to help you understand and come to terms with your experience, so you feel able to live the life you choose with a sense of wellbeing and purpose.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc Hons Integrative counselling Middlesex University
  • Advanced Diploma Integrative Counselling Matrix College
  • I work with the Sue Lambert Trust offering trauma informed counselling sessions to adults who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, sexual violence and domestic abuse.
  • I volunteer at Off the Record counselling agency offering low-cost sessions to adults.
  • I have also volunteered with The Samaritans as a listener to callers in crisis. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Therapies offered


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

When I work

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Further information

Feeling comfortable with your counsellor, and establishing a warm connection is so important, and will make all the difference to your experience of counselling. For this reason, I offer an introductory session at a reduced fee of £25 so you can experience the feel of a counselling session and we can both get a sense of whether we can work well together. 

I am able to offer both short and long-term sessions, usually between the hours of 8.30AM and 6.30PM, Monday to Friday. Sessions are normally held weekly at 60 minutes per session in a private, welcoming room. 

I am a registered member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy therefore I adhere to their ethical codes and standards of practice. I have regular supervision to help ensure I am working safely and competently, alongside a regular programme of Continuous professional development that keeps my skills fresh and my knowledge of new developments and findings within my profession current.

Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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My counselling room is accessed by a single flight of stairs.

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Alison Warford
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