Bob Lynton

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MSc, MBACP - Relationship, Couple & Psychosexual Therapist
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Richmond, TW9
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Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I specialise in working with individuals and couples on relationship and sexual issues. I provide a safe, non-judgmental space for adults of all ages, cultural backgrounds, and sexual orientations. I believe each relationship is unique, so I take a flexible approach depending on the individual's or couple's needs and objectives.

In addition to my private practice, I work at Tavistock Relationships - the centre of excellence for clinical work, research and training in couple counselling. I also have many years' experience of working in the NHS at St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospitals.

Areas of particular interest include pre-marital counselling, the sexual relationship, pressures of parenthood, infertility, affairs, and long-term relationship challenges. I also have expertise in reducing depression and anxiety caused by relationship problems. 

In addition to seeing clients in-person, I have been working online since 2018 - 2 years before Covid - with clients as far afield as Australia and Nigeria. I have found online to be an effective method to provide helpful therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Couple & Individual Psychodynamic Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • MSc Psychosexual & Relationship Therapy
  • MBACP - Registered Member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • COSRT - Member of The College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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