Laura Hollywood, MBACP Bsc, Dip Couns

Laura Hollywood, MBACP Bsc, Dip Couns

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Bedford Road
St. Albans

St Albans

07507 850787

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About me

Are you having a difficult time at the moment, feeling overwhelmed, confused or struggling to cope? Counselling can help you to move forward.

How I Can Help

Clients come to me when they are feeling lost and leave feeling empowered, having made sense of how they are feeling and being able to do things differently. I successfully support clients to achieve recovery from addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, shame and behaviours like self-harm.

I specialise in anxiety, depression, wellbeing and mindfulness. Offering individual counselling I work short or longer term depending on your need, we will discuss this at our first meeting.

Call now on 07507 850 787 for a FREE consultation.

Please take a look at my website for more information - I am happy to answer any questions you may have.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Humanistic Counselling - Metanoia Institute
2:1 BSc (Hons) Reflective Therapeutic Practice - Middlesex University


I have been supporting people in mental wellbeing for over ten years in both the voluntary sector (Alzheimer's Society, Carers Centre) and NHS settings (Psychological Therapies Service). I am experienced in supporting people with employment difficulties and work related stress to make changes and return to work. Assessing and supporting people's needs has been a central theme of my work experience as has working with people in distress.

I have offered counselling at Metanoia Counselling and Psychotherapy Services where I worked with a wide range of people and difficulties like relationship issues, childhood abuse, managing anger and depression. Having also worked for CRI, an addiction agency, I worked with people on their substance misuse problems which involved much work on trauma, shame and anxiety.

Our work together can also benefit from my knowledge of working with a range of conditions including OCD, BDD, bi-polar disorder, phobias, schizophrenia, personality disorder and PTSD.

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

I specialise in helping people put the past behind them so they can have better relationships with themselves and others.

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  • Counsellor Laura Hollywood welcomes you
  • Counselling Room - Laura Hollywood
  • Depression - how can counselling help?
  • How conversations can change lives
  • TV discussion about mental health


50 min counselling session - £60 per session.
I offer some concession rates for those who need it and for counselling students so please ask.

Further information

Bedford Road, St. Albans, Herts AL1 

My St. Albans counselling room is a 5 minute walk from St. Albans City railway station (for journeys from North London and Bedfordshire).

It is easily accessible from Wheathampstead, Watford, Hatfield, Harpenden, Hemel Hempstead, Sandridge, Shenley, Redbourne, Radlett, London Colney, Bricket Wood, Abbots Langley, Kings Langley, Garston, Park Street, Colney Heath, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City and other surrounding areas in Hertfordshire.

Free parking is available.

Maps & Directions

St. Albans, AL1
St Albans, AL3 5UA

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Mon - Fri 8am - 8pm Flexibility available please contact me to discuss.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults