Laurence Baretto De Souza

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Integrative Psychotherapy MBACP, Mindfulness Teacher
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Hove BN3 & Seaford BN25
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

As an Integrative Therapist, I use different modalities to fit my clients needs, learning curves and communications styles, personality and state of mind. I also adapt to fit my clients ‘physical health, integrating body and mind work within the process of change.
I have been working as a Psychotherapist since 2004 and I am a Mindfulness Practitioner. As well as running my private practice, I worked for the Priory in Hove (more recently: Elysium Healthcare) within both the Cognitive Behavioural team and within the Addiction Treatment team. I have helped people through a wide range of issues using a variety of tools and methods to fit each person's ways of being. I believe that we are all different and also that we all have a lot in common.

I offer:
1 to 1 counselling
Solution focussed
Short-term counselling
Medium to long term counselling
1 to 1 walking counselling
Couple counselling with 1 therapist or 2 therapists
Family counselling
Group therapy

1 to 1 supervision

group supervision

Training, qualifications & experience

2021: I qualified as a Dance of Awareness Facilitator through the Brighton School for Embodied Therapy. The Dance of Awareness is a movement practice based on the Analytic cannon of Psychotherapy. It aims at exploring our early development and personality structure through movement to music. It also offer the space to experiment and change life long held ways of being that are counter-productive in a non-verbal way. 

2016: I am a qualified Mindfulness Teacher,
Mindfulness-based Approaches Foundation
Sussex Mindfulmess Centre. This Training enables me to deliver 8 weeks MBCT and MBSR courses.

2009 Post Graduate Diploma in Advance Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy at Northbrook College.

This course integrates Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Jungian, CBT, Transactional Analysis and Gestalt theories and practices.

I have been working as Counsellor/Psychotherapist for over 19 years. During this time I have accumulated over 1000 hours of 1 to 1 of counselling and I have facilitated 800 therapeutic groups.

Member organisations

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.

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Mindfulness practitioner and Teacher.

Dance of Awareness facilitator

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£50.00 - £130.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Our Services and fees

Individual Counselling:

I believe paying for therapy should not be an added stress for my clients. This is why I am flexible with my fee and am open to discuss your fee before or during the initial session. I use a sliding scale depending on people's income as a guide rather than a rule as I understand we all have different financial situations to take into account.

The following are the suggested fee per session depending on income:

£50 for income below £15k/annum

£55 for an income of £15k to 25k /annum

£65 for an income of £25k to 50k/ annum

£75 for an income of £50k to 85k /annum

£85 for an income of £85k to 100k/annum

£95 for income of 100k to 200k/annum

£130 for income above £200k/annum

Maximum fee is £150 for individual. Any payments over your individual fee will be used to provide concessions for couples earning less than £25k/annum.

Walking Counselling priced as individual therapy:                                                    Available from Friston Forest

Couple Counselling:

Available from all locations

from £60 depending on your combined earnings as a couple, concessions available for couples earning less then 20k/annum.

sliding scale

£60 for non tax payers and for couples earning up to £20k/annum

Then add £1 every £1000/annum earned above £20K. Concessions may be available for people earning less then £20,000/annum depending on spaces available. Please call me on 07825678377 to enquire.

Eg: £67 for couples earning £27k/annum

The maximum fee for couple session is £200. Any payment over £90 will be used toward concessions for couples earning less than £20k/annum.

Family Therapy:

Please contact us to discuss fees.

Mindfulness 8 week course (MBCT)

Cost: As this will be the first group offered at Revitalise there is an introductory fee of £150 for the full 8 week course to be paid prior to the first session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Please contact me to arrange an appointment on 07825678377

Further information

I am a French native speaker and am fluent in English.

The Wilbury Clinic, 64 Wilbury Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3PY

11 Blatchington Road, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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I am available online on Zoom, WhatApp, Facetime and Skype or for phone sessions

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In person
Home visits

Supervision with me is a chance to explore your relationship with your practice, your clients and yourself, with all the core conditions at play.

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Laurence Baretto De Souza
Laurence Baretto De Souza