Lauren Grice-Lowe

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FdSc Integrative Counselling, Reg. MBACP
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Fleet GU52 & Leominster HR6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

For so many of us, life can be challenging. You might feel anxious, depressed, frustrated, stuck, alone, angry, stressed, sad, or many of these at once.  Perhaps you have had a recent change in your life that has brought on these feelings; maybe you feel you’d like to know more about yourself, or things might have been getting increasingly difficult for you over time.  Whatever is going on for you, my role is to support you in working through your difficulties, helping you to strengthen and grow your coping mechanisms.  To get started, you can contact me by email, phone or via my website to arrange an informal, free 20-minute consultation where we can talk about what you'd like to get out of counselling. If you're happy to continue at that point, we'll set up our first 50-minute session together.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am experienced in providing both short and long-term therapy to adults and young people aged 16 and over.  My previous work as a counsellor includes Woking College and a charitable counselling agency in Hampshire.  I'm also fully DBS checked (enhanced disclosure).

Prior to training as a therapist, I worked in the NHS for over 10 years, and I also have experience working in the charity sector as a support worker for people struggling with addiction, homelessness, mental health issues and learning difficulties.  I also volunteered for the Samaritans for a number of years.

My therapeutic approach uses an Integrative therapy model as the basis of our work together.  This means exploring the relationships between our self and others, and using our relationship in a collaborative way, to help explore your difficulties.

I also have training in a number of other counselling approaches, which means I can tailor my approach to suit the needs of individual clients.  More specific details about this are available on my website.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

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I offer a free 20-minute consultation.  Please get in touch to discuss my availability.

Further information

I'm currently offering online sessions, as well as telephone sessions. Feel free to get in touch to discuss my availability.

Fleet, Hampshire, GU52

Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom

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Lauren Grice-Lowe
Lauren Grice-Lowe