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About me

Hello, my name is Cheryl Taylor, and I am an experienced counsellor working with adults and young people, in the Lincoln area.

I offer short and long term counselling to people from all walks of life. I work with adults and young people (age 12+), and practice from a comfortable and accessible consulting room based in Scampton, 5 miles north of Lincoln.

I also offer Clinical Supervision to counsellors, in training and qualified, as well as other professionals.

Person Centred counselling embodies the qualities of empathy, honesty and absolute respect towards clients. I hugely value the individuality of each one of us and believe that the relationship between the client and counsellor is the most important aspect of our work.

Together we will explore whatever is going on for you and I will seek to gain your perspective, and to be there with you, accepting you in your own experience.

I welcome whatever the client wishes to bring to sessions and offer a space for us to work together to bring real change to your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered, Accredited member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and have been practising as a counsellor for 18+ years. I am fully qualified, and have a wide range of experience:

*Certificate: beginners and advanced in Counselling (1996/7)
*MA degree in Counselling studies (University of Nottingham) (1999)
*Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling for children and young people (2006)

Further training through the NHS IAPT service:
*Counselling for Depression (official IAPT service training)

I am currently in private practice, having worked for the NHS for 10 years.

Prior to this, I worked in a rape and sexual abuse agency, working with women, men, young people and refugees/asylum seekers.

Further previous experience includes working in all kinds of educational settings; within schools, a further education college, and the University of Lincoln. In addition, working for Relate – specialising with children and young people whose families were experiencing break-ups or difficulties.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy


Additional information

£40 (concessions available).


Daytime & evening appointments available. Assessments only at weekends.


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Languages offered


Cheryl Taylor, Registered Member MBACP (Accred). Clinical Supervisor

Cheryl Taylor, Registered Member MBACP (Accred). Clinical Supervisor