About me

I can help you if you're suffering with depression, anxiety, bereavement/ loss, alcohol/ substance problems, and more. I offer a genuinely understanding and empathetic service, which helps empower the individual to find their own solutions in a supportive atmosphere.

You can bring whatever you choose to therapy, gain clarity and find a positive way forward, by exploring your experiences, feelings and thought processes.

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 complete an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Ad Dip PC).

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 different cultures and belief systems, which I believe compliments the service I offer.

Throughout the Covid pandemic, I have been working with many clients suffering from anxiety, depression, loneliness and bereavement. I understand what a challenge the current situation is for many, and believe I offer excellent coping strategies which has really helped my clients. Please get in touch and we can start one of the most important journeys anyone can take, in an atmosphere of support and understanding. I am currently doing sessions by Zoom or phone to keep us all safe.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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

Fees

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

£30 for 50 minutes- I am offering a reduced rate to be more accessible to all at these challenging times.

Availability

Currently offering a telephone or online service via Zoom.

Availability-very flexible.

Ware
Herts
SG12

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Laura Hansing

Laura Hansing