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MBACP

About me

I am an integrative psychotherapist working with adults on a wide range of issues and life events. I provide a safe, empathic and supportive space from which we can work together to explore all that is going on for you right now.

You might be here because you want to address something very specific or it might be due to a more general feeling of unhappiness, unfulfillment or feeling lost or stuck in some way. Whatever it is, I can help and support you to identify and better understand negative patterns or cycles of behaviour; gain clarity, self-awareness and self-compassion, and support you to move forward in a positive way.

It can help you to get out of your head and be more present in your life and to find out what a more fulfilled and meaningful life looks like for you as a unique individual, whilst challenging and supporting you to take the steps to live it fully. 

My training is such that I adapt my way of working to suit my clients needs and preferences. This means that I draw from a number of theories and apply a variety of different tools and techniques. We are all unique and my approach is reflective of that.

For those who haven't had therapy before, I understand that finding a therapist and not knowing what to expect can sometimes feel daunting. I think that if you're feeling worried then it can be helpful to think of it as simply beginning an ongoing conversation with a professional who understands this, in a safe space, and taking it from there.

Please don't hesitate to visit my website or get in touch for an initial call, or with any questions you may have about the process.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a PGDip in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of East London. I also have an introductory certificate in individuals and couples psychodynamic and psychoanalytic therapy from the Tavistock Centre.

I've worked with people on a wide range of issues including low self-esteem, anxiety, depression and low-mood, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) and menopause, relationship difficulties, binge eating disorder, stress and burn out & change and transition.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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.

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Further information

I currently work online via Zoom and offer a free telephone assessment so that I can understand more about you and can tell you a little more about how we might work together. 

London, Greater London, N4

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Zoom
Lauren Connors

Lauren Connors