Laura Smith

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Registered MBACP (Accredited) LifeLine Counselling
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Bulkington, Warwickshire, CV12
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Welcome to LifeLine Counselling.

LifeLine Counselling provides face to face long and short term Person Centred Counselling to individuals, couples, qualified counsellors, counselling students and EAP referrals.

Taking the first step towards counselling can be a difficult decision.....if you are struggling...come and talk.

I will welcome you with warmth, without judgement in a safe setting, where I will work and listen with respectful compassion. I am a warm and caring Counsellor with a genuineness towards others.

It can take courage and strength to come and explore what may have become a very difficult situation for you.  By finding the space to share, self confidence and self worth has chance to develop,  Beginning to understand your thoughts and feelings, choices will become apparent, encouraging you to move forward and make changes with increased strength and direction.

My practice is grounded in the Person Centred approach offering you the opportunity to share your thoughts, feelings, and beliefs that have brought you to seek counselling.

Your counselling journey is unique to you and there is no right or wrong way to begin your counselling. From the very first moment and throughout your personal journey, I will be with you to listen and work hard at encouraging a deeper and clearer understanding of your circumstances and choices.

Many people have found counselling a helpful and nourishing way of exploring issues and difficulties in their lives. Through this process, new perspectives are discovered and ways of managing daily life, creating improved self awareness and confidence which encourages a deeper level of personal satisfaction and inner peace.

Are you feeling as though you need some support,  perhaps unsure where/who to turn to...?

Now might be the time to make contact and coming to talk could help.

Perhaps you may be finding it hard to cope with life in general, particularly if you have feelings of low mood or depression, perhaps finding it difficult to manage a specific concern in your life or life in general.  You may find it easier and more helpful to talk with someone face to face outside of your immediate social or family circle.

"Discover your own personal journey to find the courage to change and move forward  - taking time to talk is worthwhile"

Lifeline Counselling details:-

Bulkington, Nr Bedworth, Warwickshire - M. 07747610530
Concessions discussed on an individual basis
Wheelchair access
Free parking on site
Bus route available

Training, qualifications & experience

Laura Smith:-

Counsellor/Psychotherapist, EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Practitioner

In addition to my own counselling practice, I  have worked with many Clients who have been referred through their place of work or their GP,  presenting with many different issues.  I have provided specialist counselling to those who have experienced or are currently living with domestic abuse in their lives and have spent a number of years working and supporting many victims of crime.

Lifeline Counselling welcomes enquiries from:-

Self referrals - individuals, couples and student counsellors

Qualified counsellors - on an as and when sessional basis

Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP)

EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Qualified Practitioner

ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)

GP's, Consultants and Health Professionals
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BACP Accreditation Certificate
BACP Registration Certificate
CPCAB Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling              
CPCAB Counselling Skills CPCAB
CPCAB Counselling Studies
CPCAB Introduction to Counselling
Advanced Certificate in Couple Counselling - Counselling Works Limited
Certificate in The Rewind Technique
Certificate in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming)

Certificate in CBT Essentials
Certificate in Mindfulness 8 week course

Diploma in ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)

Diploma EFT  (Emotional Freedom Techniques) qualified Practitioner

Diploma in Psychology

Diploma in Inner Child Healing

Certificates - Online Events

Why being assertive is vital for your success

Understanding relational and behavioural patterns

Working with clients who feel stuck

Introduction to working with personality disorders in clinical practice

Working with hopelessness and powerlessness

Couples/families work through the lens of the penny model 

The internal saboteur

Transform and transcend

Grief through the lens of the penny model

Bespoke Training - Social anxiety

Training and Experience:
Couples/relationship counselling advanced certificate
Working with suicidal clients - Dr Andrew Reeves
Pre Therapy workshop
Exploring Suicide (Cruse Bereavement Care)
Working at Relational Depth facilitated by Mick Cooper
Anger Workshop
Eating Disorders Workshop
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Workshop
Mental Ill Health Workshop
Domestic Abuse
Rape and Sexual Assault
Extreme Reactions - Suicide and Self Harm
Murder and Manslaughter
Couple counselling
Therapeutic Writing
NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) training
Introduction to Pre Therapy
Critical Incident Debriefing
Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP)

Areas that I work in:

Face to face, online and telephone counselling:
One to one adult - 18 years and above
Couples - 18 years and above
Student counsellors
Group facilitation
Generalised Anxiety
Relationship issues
Depression - Male and Female
Anger (towards self or others, by others towards you)
Low Self Esteem
Redundancy and work related issues
Panic Attacks
Victims of Domestic Abuse
Victims of crime
Separation and Divorce
Old age
Critical Incident Debriefing

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Therapeutic Poetry


£40.00 - £55.00

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva

Additional information

  • Assessment fee - one to one face to face, video or telephone £40.00
  • Session fee - one to one face to face, video or telephone  £45.00
  • Assessment fee - couples, face to face, video or telephone £50.00
  • Session fee - couples face to face, video or telephone £55.00


Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Certificate.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

10.30am - 19.15 Monday to Friday

Further information

I work from a very private, confidential and rural setting helping you to settle and feel relaxed without interruptions. 

The time and space will be dedicated solely for you to bring whatever it is you need at a pace you feel comfortable with.

Bus route

Free parking on site

Current insurance

DBS enhanced

Mill Lane, Bulkington, Warwickshire, CV12

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Laura Smith
Laura Smith