Elizabeth Lawrence BA ed (hons), Psych. Couns, Hyp (Reg CS and HS).
WHO I AM
My name is Elizabeth (Liz) Lawrence. I am a Counsellor, Supervisor, Life coach and nutrition therapist (Ad. Dip. CP, Dip Hyp CS, BA (Hons)). I offer professional and empathetic support to help you work through any problems you may be experiencing. I will help you to gain understanding, create solutions, strategies and progress positively. I use an integrative approach, utilising a number of methods to suit your needs. I also offer counselling to adults, children and young adults.
WHAT I DO and HOW IT CAN HELP
I offer effective therapy in a wider variety of areas, including: depression, stress and anxiety, relationship problems, family difficulties, bereavement, social anxieties, addictions and many more. After a long career in teaching, I offer counselling for teachers, young students with exam stress, panic and anxiety around school/university, seeing effective results in teens. I have also worked with mature students making a change in career.
I work in Chelmsford, in a confidential setting with individuals, couples and groups.
I offer a confidential and non judgmental place in which you can talk about, and explore areas of difficulty in your life. This could be an immediate crisis, such as a relationship breakdown, bereavement, or it may be due to more long terms problems such as feeling low, anxious, or depressed, having relationships difficulties, or just feeling a low mood and feeling like something needs to change.
To find out more about whether counselling could help, please feel free to give me a ring, text or contact me by email to see how I can help. Evening appointments are available.
Training, qualifications & experience
Accredited Nutrition therapist
Accredited Behaviour Therapist
Accredited Life coach
Accredited Emotional Freedom Technique therapist
Accredited Neuro Linguistic Practitioner and Transactional Analysis Therapist
I regularly attend various training courses to enhance and increase my knowledge which then enables me to continually offer my clients the best treatment I can. I am in regular supervision and am fully insured and governed by the Code of Ethics of The National Counselling Society, Hypnotherapy Society and the Code of Ethics of the National Counselling Society.
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.
National Counselling Society
The National Counselling Society
This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.
In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I offer a safe environment for clients who have experienced Complex PTSD
I also offer 1:1 and group sessions for weight loss, nutrition advice and nutrition therapy.
1:1 Sessions for pre and post natal depression.
We are running group sessions for new mums with babies who may be struggling with post natal depression or if you are needing a time to reflect your experiences and hear from other mums going through the same.
We are also offering a separate support group for mothers who have suffered a loss through miscarriage, sudden infant death and bereavement.
As these are group sessions, a small cost will be charged on a 4 week cycle.
Discount for public service employees. Discounted for Key Works and Mates in Mind charities.
Fees vary according to therapy required.
Payment can be made by card, cash or bank transfer. No cheques accepted.
I may charge for sessions cancelled at short notice. I operate a 24 hour cancellation policy.
If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact me by telephone or email. I understand and appreciate that finding the right therapist can be overwhelming and daunting when taking the first step to make contact. I will always make every effort to ensure that you feel supported.