Laura Wood-Holden

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Liverpool L1 & L8
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About me

I will trust you to use the sessions in a way that is helpful to you. I never judge anything that you may bring up. It is my hope that everyone who encounters me finds me to be warm, friendly and kind. 

The sessions are a safe space where you can explore your experiences, thoughts, ideas and identity. 

I always respond to enquiries in a timely manner. I work on weekdays between 9.30am and 2.30pm and limited availability in the evenings after 7.30pm. 

I am an accredited member of the NCPS (National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society). 

I grew up in Australia and worked there as a youth worker. When I moved to the UK I decided I wanted to work as a psychotherapist. I graduated with a distinction in my Masters degree in counselling and psychotherapy practice at LJMU.

Lots of my clients are neurodivergent, and I have a special interest in working with people who have experienced Hyperemesis pregnancies, however I will work with people who might not fit into either of these categories. 

I offer online, telephone and in person sessions.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have completed a Masters degree in counselling and psychotherapy through LJMU. I have lived experience of Hyperemesis Gravidarum (a pregnancy illness that I experienced in 2017) and have done extensive research on the effect of counselling during HG.

As well as a qualified counsellor/psychotherapist I am a Breastfeeding Network UK (BFN UK) qualified support worker.

I volunteer at The Brain Charity with a small caseload of clients who experience a range of neurodiversities.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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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 & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Therapies offered

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Fees

£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

£50 per hour for online/telephone sessions.

When I work

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Afternoon
Evening
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Liverpool, Merseyside, L1

Liverpool, Merseyside, L8

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Groups
Organisations

Key details

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Please let me know about your accessibility requirements and I will endeavour to accommodate you. In the instance where I am unable to accomodate you I will refer you to a service that is better equiped.

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom

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