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Lavern Thomas BSc.(Hons) Registered Member MBACP & Supervisor

London, N18
07368240539 07368240539

About me

Hello and welcome to my page.

Research shows that "the relationship" is the therapy, in which we and our clients live, breathe and find meaning.

Have you experienced domestic violence, suffer from depression, wants to know how to repair your relationship and live a fulfilling life, going through some work-related stress, experienced and dabbled with drug & alcohol addictions, suffer from anxiety, had a bereavement or loss, suffering in silence about self-harming or at a crossroad and don't know which way to turn, do you need a safe environment to explore all these overwhelming issues, please feel free to contact Capes Haven Ltd Counselling Services.
My services include:  One to One counselling and
                                  Group therapy


I am a qualified Psychotherapeutic Practitioner, trauma informed Brainspotting and Supervisor based in North London. My work also involves being a counselling lecturer and mentoring freelance trainer.

I hold a BSc (Honours) Degree in Integrative Counselling awarded by Roehampton University and approved by the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

I am also a fully registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy  (MBACP). This is very important to you, as it means that I am bound and adhere to their ethical framework and code of conduct.

Being an integrative therapist means that I work using integration of the following modalities: Psychoanalysis, Humanistic ( person-centred and personal growth), Psychodynamic (predominantly early life development and experiences), Existentialism and Phenomenology (the what if? and why? questions we ask ourselves).

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Brainspotting Phase 1

Certificate in Brainspotting Phase 2

Cerificate in Brainspotting Phase 3

Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy Supervision: Trained by Prof.Sue Wheeler and Prof. Delia Cushway- Leicester
BSc.(Honours) Integrative Counselling-Roehampton University
Certificate Counselling Studies Level 3 CPCAB
Certificate Counselling Skills Level 2 CPCAB
Certificate Initial Counselling Skills Level 2 CPCAB


I have experience of working with addictions (drug,alcohol, food & shopping) work-related stress, identity issues, race - culture, depression, trauma, bereavement and loss, relationships and relationship breakdowns, low self-esteem, domestic violence, anxiety, homelessness, gender, asylum and refugee women.

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Trauma
OCD
Hoarding
Brainspotting

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

Adult Individuals:              £40.00 one to one counselling for 50 minutes
Counselling Students:        £35.00 one to one counselling for 50 minutes
Couples:                            £75.00 for 50 minutes

Brainspotting:                    £60.00 one to one session for 50 minutes

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages Afrikaans

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Monday evenings, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9am.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy Supervision: Trained by Prof.Sue Wheeler and Prof.

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Lavern Thomas BSc.(Hons) Registered Member MBACP & Supervisor

Lavern Thomas BSc.(Hons) Registered Member MBACP & Supervisor