Lara Chitty, Counselling and Psychotherapy, Registered MBACP (Accred)

Lara Chitty, Counselling and Psychotherapy, Registered MBACP (Accred)


07702 263110

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About me

I am a qualified counsellor with particular experience in relationship and psychosexual issues providing both short and longer term therapy to couples and individuals over 18.

Currently I run my private practice in Salisbury, having worked in a city centre agency for several years.

I offer a warm, supportive, non-judgemental and confidential service. I am committed to working with you in a way that is tailored to your individual therapeutic needs. As an integrative counsellor, I draw on a selection of counselling models to support my work with you.

I am an Accredited Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, abiding by their ethical framework. In line with this I have regular supervision and am committed to my own professional development.   I hold professional indemnity insurance.

The number of sessions required would depend on what it is you would like to explore and this would be discussed during the initial assessment session.

The counselling process is a positive experience for those wanting to increase their understanding of themselves and develop their self-awareness.  However I fully appreciate that it can be challenging and difficult at times and I am here to support you along your journey.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Advanced Certificate in Relationship Therapy - COSRT approved
  • Certificate in Advanced Clinical Practice in Couple therapy

I have trained in an integrative model which draws from three of the counselling models, person centred, transactional analysis, gestalt. This enables me to work with you in a flexible way that suits your particular background, I also use creative interventions.  Working in a person centred way, treating every client as a unique individual and tailoring my work style to his or her specific needs and preferences.

To further my training I am currently working towards a Post Grad Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy

Continual Professional Development

  • Anger Management

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Couples Counselling

  • Creative Counselling Interventions

  • Domestic Abuse

  • Psychosexual Therapy

  • Trauma

    • Sexual Abuse

I receive monthly supervision and am committed to my own professional development.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


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I offer a free 15 minute consultation on the phone for you to be able to explore how I can help you and ask questions that are important to you. I will give you information about how the therapy works.

Fees are reviewed individually with all clients.

Please note I have a 48 hour cancellation policy.

Please call or email me today to arrange a no-obligation initial session.

Further information

Counselling takes place in a relaxed, confidential environment, and I am easily accessible to clients in the South Wiltshire/Hampshire area. There is a car park nearby and the train station is a 10 minute walk away.

I'm an accredited registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and I'm listed on their Voluntary Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (accredited by the Professional Standards for Health and Social Care).

I abide by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy which is set out by the BACP. You can find a full, up to date copy of this code of ethics on the BACP website.

I am also a General Member of COSRT (College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists)

Maps & Directions

Salisbury, SP1

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: No


I am available during the day

Types of client

Older adults