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About me

Hi, my name is Lauren, I'm a fully qualified person-centred counsellor also offering CBT.  I realise that people seek counselling for a multitude of reasons.  By respecting your unique nature and situation I am able to offer a non-judgemental and empathic environment which can help you in sharing and exploring any problems and potential ways forward.

Counselling offers you the opportunity to consider issues that are impacting your life in a safe and confidential space.

The counselling relationship is a unique one being truly heard by another can be transformative and offers the chance for you to develop a deeper understanding of yourself which in turn can be empowering which can assist in overcoming problems.

Having experience within an NHS setting I have worked with individuals presenting with a wide range of issues including depression and anxiety.  I also have particular experience working with survivors of sexual violence and domestic abuse.  I offer short and long-term counselling and will tailor my approach to suit your individual needs.

Please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss your needs if you feel I may be the right counsellor for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) Degree in Counselling

Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Core Training with Zoe Lodrick in the neuroscience of sexualised trauma, 2016

Domestic Abuse Level 1, 2 and 3

Domestic Abuse Impact on the Child Level 1

Young People and Intimate Partner Violence

Safeguarding children Level 1

Rewind Technique

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Person-centred therapy

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Additional information

Fees are £35 per hour

Eap rates - please contact me for these

Counselling for students undertaking their counselling training is offered at a reduced rate, please contact me for further details.


Some weekend and evening appointments available as required.

Further information

Daytime and some evening appointments are available.


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

Lauren Andrews MBACP (Registered)

Lauren Andrews MBACP (Registered)