Kirsten Lawrence

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Bristol, Avon, BS41
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About me

Counselling can provide support and facilitate self healing, well being, personal development, increase autonomy and to promote an awareness of personal strengths.

Counselling can help with experiences of anxiety and stress, childhood issues, low self esteem, abuse, trauma, existential difficulties, depression, grief and loss, increasing confidence or any issue where a person needs understanding and support to explore their situation in a non-judgemental space.

The situation a person is in and what they need or want from counselling can vary and so different approaches can be used.

Counselling can provide;

  • support through difficult times, being able to explore any situation fully.
  • a place to be understood in a confidential, professional and relaxed collaborative environment.
  • a healing interactive relationship to help resolve the effects of previous experiences which have left negative expectations and responses to current situations.
  • a way of expanding on and understanding the Self.
  • I work from a person centred, integrative approach which draws from a range of counselling and psychotherapeutic backgrounds to suit the individual and their situation which includes Transactional Analysis, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Person Centred Therapy, Gestalt, Psychosynthesis and Existential approaches.

Training, qualifications & experience

I qualified in 2016 with University of Gloucestershire as a person centred counsellor. I am a registered member of the BACP.

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


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

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Bristol, Avon, BS41

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Kirsten Lawrence
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