Emma South

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Lincoln LN6 & LN2
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, my name is Emma and I am an experienced Counsellor, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Hypnotherapist, Mindfulness CBT Practitioner,Clinical Supervisor and Trainer of Counsellors (Ridgeway College, Lincoln). I have been practising in Lincoln for 16 years.

*During this time of worry, uncertainty and minimising risk to yourself from the spread of Covid-19 I have expanded my practice to also offer you the options of Telephone ,Zoom or Facetime therapy.

I can offer you Counselling, C.B.T , Supervision & Hypnotherapy from two different bases in Lincoln at either end of the city, for your convenience. Baker Crescent, Doddington Park & Greetwell place, Greetwell Road. (Disabled access)

I am a registered member of BACP and abide by their code of Ethics for Counsellors and Supervisors.

At certain times in our life we could all benefit from someone objective and professional to talk to. Recent statistics highlight that 1 in 4 of us will suffer from mental health issues at some point in our lives. What I will offer you is a place to talk through worries and concerns that are affecting you right now. Whatever is causing you unhappiness, you are not alone...you maybe confused and don't know where to turn, unhappy with your life. You may be going through grief, trauma, loss, separation. You may feel overwhelmed by feelings of anxiety, panic, depression....irrational fears and phobias. You may be struggling with an addiction that is getting out of hand. I have experience with dealing with all these issues and many more so, please see below for an extensive view of my experience.

If you are feeling confused and overwhelmed by your emotions at this time, or unsure where to go from here, let me try to reassure you....I can offer you an assessment session where you can get the chance to meet me, ask questions and decide whether we can work forwards together towards a better, happier more relaxed way of being that is right for you. This is your time to be heard, I will offer you a safe, comfortable and confidential setting that is non-judgemental, empathic, warm and welcoming. Together and at your pace we can explore your feelings and understand how they are impacting on your life, together we can work towards a brighter future.

A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF YOU .....Calling all Serial Dieters & January Gym Joiners!

Are you tired of starting yet ANOTHER new diet or healthy eating plan? Does it work for a short time and then stops, leaving you confused, down heartened with bruised confidence and self esteem?
Do you want to understand your relationship with food, yourself and your body image?


We will unlock the key and enable you to eat MINDFULLY, to gain better awareness of your complex relationship with eating...helping you to see food and your body as friends not foes!

A compassionate, insightful journey to making sustainable and attainable change..


Please contact me now to ask any questions before booking an assessment.

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced Diploma in Counselling
Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Diploma in Supervision
Diploma in Tutor Skills

Diploma in Hypnotherapy

Diploma in Mindfulness based CBT

Certificate in Working with People with Drug & Alcohol issues
Certificate in Fast Phobia & Trauma Cure ' The Rewind Technique'

I engage in a minimum of 30hrs CPD each year to keep my skills and knowledge up to date.

My work experience includes over 15 years of practice as a counsellor in Lincoln. I have over 5yrs experience as a Tutor for a independent, Lincoln based College specialising in training Counsellors to a Level 5 Advanced Diploma and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Diploma.   I have worked as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist at a Local Drug and Alcohol agency. I am a qualified and experienced Supervisor supporting both Counsellors in practice and in the private sector.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

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£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Counselling & CBT   £45.00per session (Sessions last 50mins to 1hr)

Hypnotherapy        £50.00per session (Sessions last up to 1.5hr and are part of the therapeutic process).  Please contact me for further details about this.

Student counselling £30.00 per session
Concessionary fees for low income or unemployed


Supervision prices are dependent on your requirements, to fit in with governing bodies regulations and your case load.. Approx £50.00per 1.5hr session (Please contact me direct to discuss further)


When I work

Appointment times 9am - 8pm Mon - Fri . 

Further information

Sessions last 50 mins to one hour. At our assessment session we can meet and decide whether we feel we can work together. From this session I may explore with you a way of working that could be beneficial for you and your needs. This may include Person centred counselling, CBT, Hypnotherapy, relaxation work , mindfulness practice with guided imagery to name a few. This is a collaborative process, all ways of working are discussed and agreed before therapy begins. YOU AND YOUR NEEDS ARE CENTRAL TO THE COUNSELLING PROCESS, THIS IS YOUR TIME TO BE HEARD.

As we work forward together we will review how you feel therapy is going for you and reschedule further sessions depending on your needs. You are under no obligation to stay in therapy, although I would advise a closing session if you wish to discontinue.

Baker Crescent, Doddington Park, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 0RN

Greetwell Place, Limekiln Way, Greetwell Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 4US

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

My office at Greetwell Place offers easy access for wheelchair users.