Leah Parker, Psychodynamic Counsellor MBACP

Leah Parker, Psychodynamic Counsellor MBACP

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White Lodge Therapy Practice
21 Coggeshall Road


07791 025191

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About me

**I am offering telephone and videocall sessions during the current Covid-19 lockdown situation. Please contact me to discuss this further**

I am a qualified Psychodynamic Counsellor and a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).  I offer brief and long term, one-to-one counselling for young people (16+) and adults.  Psychodynamic therapy focuses on both the past and present, looking at the role of the unconscious and past experiences and how this influences current behaviour.  I work by helping you identify and recognise how emotional patterns from early childhood may repeat themselves in later life in confusing or destructive ways.

I work with a wide range of issues such as: relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression, stress, low self-esteem, bereavement, trauma and work-related problems, as well as the many other issues which may be impacting your quality of life and emotional wellbeing.

I offer a non-judgmental, safe, confidential and supportive place to talk about your life and anything that may be confusing, painful or uncomfortable.  I will draw upon my Psychodynamic background and also use my CBT and mindfulness resources in order to give you the tools and the self-confidence to begin moving forward.

I believe that each client is unique and so my approach encourages the client to lead the work, enabling the therapy to be tailored to each individual client and their specific needs.

I will work with you to explore your thoughts and feelings, helping you to understand where they may have come from and how they may be affecting your life and relationships in the here and now. Through the insight gained comes the opportunity for change and the chance to lead a healthier, happier life.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Diploma in Counselling skills
  • Certificate in Counselling skills
  • Advanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Diploma

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Face to Face - £40.00 (1 hour session).

Skype session - £40.00 (1 hour session).

Telephone sessions are also possible on request.

I can offer concessions for people on very low incomes. Contact me for further information.

Further information

I have full Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance, I also have regular supervision. I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adhere to their Code of Ethics for good practice.

Maps & Directions

Braintree, CM7 9DB
Chelmsford, CM2

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes


Weekdays between 9.30-2.30. Evenings and weekends also possible. As are Skype or telephone sessions. Please contact me to discuss your requirements.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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