Lilly Sutton-Parsons

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Exeter EX4 & London SE15
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About me

Hi, I'm Lilly and I am an integrative psychotherapist and counsellor, here to support you through whatever life may be presenting you with. I recognise that your reasons for seeking therapy will be as individual as you.

My therapy room is based on Gandy Street in central Exeter, for face-to-face sessions. I also offer online and telephone counselling.

Sometimes life can feel challenging, it can feel stressful and full of uncertainty. Counselling can provide a safe, non-judgemental space for you to explore any challenges or issues you may be struggling with.

It can help you overcome challenges, process difficult emotions, manage life transitions, bring self-awareness and clarity. It can help connect you back to yourself. I believe therapy can provide a space to make peace with ourselves.

I can support you on this journey of self-discovery by offering a warm, collaborative and compassionate environment free from judgment for you to explore your thoughts and feelings.

Together we can look to make sense of a range of issues that you may be dealing with, these include but are not limited to: anxiety, depression, stress, grief, relationships, self-esteem and confidence, childhood trauma, domestic and sexual abuse, emotional regulation, family issues, identity, and more.

Training, qualifications & experience

I practice using a relational and integrative approach. This is simpler than it may sound. It means I am trained in a range of therapeutic approaches and that I will integrate various tools from these different approaches to therapy. This allows for an openness and flexibility to mould my practice to meet your needs.  

To work relationally means that I aim to make you feel safe, listened to, valued and understood. I believe that our therapeutic relationship is at the core of the work that we do together. So, it is important that you feel comfortable and accepted. 

My intuitive approach is underpinned by a humanistic and holistic model that puts you as the expert of your own journey. It is one that values your experiences and feelings that are as individual as you. The work that we do is co-created, each client gets a unique experience.

I am a qualified and fully insured BACP registered psychotherapist and counsellor. Over the years, I have gained experience working with a range of individuals experiencing different mental health difficulties, trauma and bereavement.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Counselling skills at the Horsforth Centre
  • Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy – University of Leeds
  • BA Hons in Fine Art – Leeds Arts University

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Post traumatic stress
  • Loneliness
  • Coercive relationships
  • Low mood
  • Self-esteem
  • Confidence

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Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Counselling sessions are 50-minutes at a rate of £55. 

I generally offer weekly or fortnightly counselling sessions on the same day at the same time. If this is inaccessible for any reason then we can consider a pattern, within my availability, that works for your schedule and resources.

If you are a student or experiencing financial challenges please contact me directly as we may be able to agree on a reduced fee for sessions. However, I only offer a limited number of concessionary rates.

When I work

I work in person and online. My weekday working hours are flexible. I offer a variety of morning, afternoon and early evening appointments.

Exeter, Devon, EX4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

My office is located on the second floor and unfortunately there is no lift available. However, I do offer online and telephone counselling, which can be accessible from your own home.

Online platforms

Zoom

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Lilly Sutton-Parsons
Lilly Sutton-Parsons