Dr Laura Allen

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BSc, MSc, PhD
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Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, my name is Laura.

As a Psychologist, Counsellor and Coach, I  offer a safe therapeutic space where you can discuss and explore the difficulties you are facing. I offer a range of holistic therapeutic interventions including psychotherapy and behaviour change modification towards positive wellbeing.

I work as a Pluralistic Practitioner, which means I draw upon different therapeutic methods and ideas to accommodate the preferences of the individual client. These approaches include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, attachment based, person centred and Mindfulness practice.

The most important part of the work we do together is to encourage a ‘commitment to action’ ethos and develop lasting personal growth and change using goal setting and action plans, whilst identifying barriers towards change. I am able to work short term or can offer longer term support if needed.

I also have received additional training within Health Psychology to support the psychological impact of long term health conditions including autoimmune conditions.

I also offer supervision to counsellors and coaches (or any helping/caring professional including DSLs) enabling a protected safe space to reflect on professional practice, whilst supporting the personal wellbeing of the supervisee.  Businesses can also take advantage of this service to support staff wellbeing and stress management.

As a BPS Chartered Coaching Psychologist I can also support individuals wishing to seek BPS Coaching Psychology Chartership. This includes offering supervision and guidance on achieving the skills to achieve this status.

In addition to my experience, I have completed the SDS Essentials Clinical Supervision course which allows me to be on the BPS Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have completed a PhD in Psychology, researching the connection between mindfulness, compassion and the body. I also guest lecturer on the MSc Mindfulness and Compassion course at a local University.

12 years experience within the below services:

  • Mental health services (universities)
  • MIND - the national mental health based service
  • Schools in the Midlands
  • YMCA
  • NHS


  • PhD Psychology (specialism on mindfulness and stress on the body)
  • MSc. Health Psychology
  • BSc. (Hons) Psychology
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling 
  • Mindfulness and Compassion Practitioner (MindfulnessCIC)
  • Chartered Coaching Psychologist 
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • Foundations of Health Psychology clinical practice
  • Therapeutic skills for Health Psychologists
  • Attachment, compassion, the brain and health: Developmental understandings and clinical implications (The Compassionate Mind Foundation)
  • Grief and Loss training
  • BPS Essential Supervision skills training

Ongoing CPD is a requirement of the profession.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Association for Christian Counsellors (ACC)

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Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

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£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

For a one hour session the fee is £55. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

If you ring and hear my voicemail, please leave your contact details and I will call you back as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

Concessions available for:

  • NHS staff
  • Armed Forces

Specialised support for Master and PhD level students - offering academic and motivational coaching to support your journey.

Additional resources can be found on our sister site - www.hungry4fitness.co.uk

Dr Laura Allen is also registered with Life Coach Directory.

Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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


In person

I offer clinical and coaching supervision to enable a protected safe space, whilst supporting the wellbeing needs of the supervisee.

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Dr Laura Allen
Dr Laura Allen