Laura Hansing

Ware, Herts, SG12
07508382006 07508382006 07508382006 07508382006 Registered / Accredited

About me

I can help anyone with depression, anxiety, bereavement/ loss, alcohol/ substance problems, and more. I offer a genuinely understanding and empathetic service, which aims to empower the individual to find their own solutions. I believe everyone has the ability to find their own answers to their issues and it is this focus on self-reliance which I try to help people tap into, and facilitate. Everyone is unique and whatever is holding you back/ causing you problems, I can help you work through, in an atmosphere of warmth and support.

Currently  offering telephone/ Zoom sessions only, during the pandemic. I offer a confidential and non- judgemental service using a variety of approaches (CBT, REBT, person-centered, psychodynamic etc)

Training, qualifications & experience

With a background of working with men and women suffering from drug, alcohol and mental health issues, I have extensive experience of witnessing the impact of mental 'unwell-ness' on the individual, on family relationships and also on wider society. This interest led me to do a BA Hons Social Science degree after A levels, years ago, but more recently I have chosen to focus on working with individuals to help them resolve their problems, so also trained and obtained an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Ad Dip PC). I completed my training in CGL a drug and alcohol agency in Stevenage, and successfully helped many with their addictions.

In addition to my qualifications, I also believe my extensive life experience greatly enhances my approach. I have experienced a wide range of different personal circumstances over the years, which I think makes me particularly empathic and non-judgemental. In addition to my personal experience, I have travelled extensively and have an understanding of and an interest in various spiritual/religious belief systems and alternative therapies, which I believe compliments the service I offer.

I believe that positive mental health needs a holistic approach- one that takes into account all the needs of the individual - spiritual, physical, environmental -and so my service is a thorough one, but ultimately, whatever my clients want to talk about and get out of the sessions is absolutely fine.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling Society

The National Counselling 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.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis


£50 for 50 minutes. (Concessions for keyworkers available)

Special offer: 8 SESSIONS FOR THE PRICE OF 6 when booked in advance (£300 instead of £400- which includes 1st session free)

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


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.

Wheelchair user access


Currently offering a telephone or online service via Zoom.

Face to face sessions can be offered if preferred (in Ware).

Availability-very flexible.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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