Kim Lawson

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West Malling, Kent, ME19
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

** Diary now re-open for face to face sessions on Tuesdays, Online sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays**

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I am a qualified counsellor and member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).

I have trained in person-centred/humanistic counselling and undertake regular CPD (Continuing Professional Development) alongside regular supervision, which enhances and adds to my work, ensuring I am always working ethically and in the best way possible for all of my clients.

My focus is on building a relationship in which you feel at ease and safe to talk about whatever is on your mind. I will never judge what you bring to sessions and work in a way that follows your lead and at a pace that suits you, incorporating all of my training and human experience to my work in a way that is unique to you, and what you need.

I have an interest and experience in working with Neurodivergence,  most commonly (though not limited to) Autism and ADHD. I understand the ways in which counselling may look and feel different, and I work with each individual to find the ways that suit them best. Whether diagnosed, self-diagnosed or questioning, I take an affirmative, holistic approach and offer a supportive and safe environment in which to explore each persons experience from an ND lens. 

I currently see face to face clients from a peaceful therapy room in West Malling and can also offer online or telephone sessions.

I have experience working with the following:

  • Neurodivergence 
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Low self-esteem/self-worth
  • Difficulty in recognising, expressing or regulating emotions
  • Adverse childhood experiences
  • Difficult life experiences and everyday problems

This list is not exhaustive of my experience, often there is a complex range of things that bring us to counselling, we may be lacking motivation or direction or maybe we just need a space where we can figure out what we want, what makes us tick, or to make our lives feel more fulfilling.

I understand just how difficult it can be to choose a counsellor or therapist. The list seems endless and it’s hard to work out who will be the best fit for you sometimes isn’t it? 

That’s why I offer a free online or telephone consultation that gives you a chance to get a feel for whether I am the right counsellor for you. These consultations are usually about 15 minutes long. I’ll ask you a few questions about what brings you to counselling and I’ll explain how we might work together. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask me any questions you have so that you can make an informed decision on booking further sessions.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 2 Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills (ICSK-L2)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (CSK-L2)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (CST-L3)
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling – BACP Approved Qualification (TC-L4)
  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling
  • Supporting Neurodivergent Wellbeing
  • Trauma, the Brain and Recovery

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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£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I have a small number of slots available at a concessionary rate for students, trainee counsellors or those on low income. Please contact me directly to find out more information. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday - Online/Telephone only

Tuesday - Face to Face or Online/Telephone

Thursday - Online/Telephone only

Further information

Lots of free parking on site. 

West Malling, Kent, ME19

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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