Linda Helena Boutet

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(Dip.) MBACP
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Liverpool L1 & London W11
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About me

With 31 years of experience as a BACP counsellor and psychotherapist, I provide authentic, compassionate and insightful support for my clients throughout their life challenges, offering a genuine non-judgemental space. I believe in Positivity and my therapeutic style reflects this. You are the expert on your life; therapy is a journey of self-discovery that facilitates change and inner freedom.

Our past influences our present, but it does not have to dictate our future. Life experiences, both positive and negative, can be stepping stones to discovering who we are today and who we aspire to be tomorrow. Exploring our relationships with others and, importantly, our relationship with ourselves can be a truly empowering experience.

With empathic support, effective tools and personal determination, I believe we can find confidence, happiness and a real sense of fulfilment - with a grounded, gentle and sincere approach.

My professional training began in 1989 - I have trained in both psychodynamic and integrative therapy, CBT (cognitive behavioural techniques), positive relaxation and guided imagery.

I am a full member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)

BACP (Children and Young People).

BACP ( Life Coaching )

How I work

  • Integrative - Working using a variety of approaches depending on the client and the nature of the problem.
  • Psychodynamic - Working with feelings and processes that are out of our everyday awareness.
  • Cognitive Behavioural - Working with Thinking (Cognitive) & Behaviour: This approach facilitates greater awareness and insight into our patterns of thinking and how they influence our everyday behaviour.

Therapy can help us adopt new ways of thinking and alternative ways of coping with situations we find difficult.

No matter how bad you may feel, we can talk about it in confidence - All my work is confidential and adheres to the BACP code of ethics.

Thank you for taking the time to find out more about how we may work together. Please be gentle with yourself. If we feel low or are finding our life confusing, it can feel truly daunting to make the first contact with a counsellor but, in essence,  counselling really is just 'an unusual conversation' in which we discuss ourselves, at our own pace and work towards a happier Self.

Counsellors do not advise; we listen and are with you congruently, on your journey. It may be a few sessions. You are the one who is the expert on your life. Our work is to be with you on your journey to understand your feelings and the patterns in your life. It is a journey all trained counsellors have been through themselves and one which is immensely valuable. It teaches us that being human means we are fallible; that we need to be gentle with ourselves and move forward to the future with gentleness and understanding towards ourselves.

I look forward to meeting you.

Training, qualifications & experience

BCTA - The British Counselling Training Association, London
Diploma: Integrative Counselling

LCP - The London Centre for Psychotherapy
Foundation Year: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

WPF - Westminster Pastoral Foundation, London
Cert. Pastoral Counselling

The Tavistock & Portman Clinic, London

Working with Depression & Anxiety (CPD)

Cert.Counselling Young People in the Digital Age (CPD)

Cert.Primary Care Counselling (NHS)

Cert.Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy Approaches & Mindfulness

Cert. Clinical Supervision & Ethical Practice

'Freedom from Fear and Anxiety' (CPD)

The Royal Free Hospital, London
In-Service Training

MIND Westminster
Cert.Behavioral Psychology & Working with Phobia's

Beat Bullying, London

Cert. Online Counselling (Young People)

Cert. Safeguarding & Child Protection


Cert. Child Development, Child Protection & Safeguarding

Interchange, London
Empowering Mental Health Service Users (CPD)

Wornington College, London
Degree (Level 5)
Cert. Transpersonal Psychology & Counselling in the Community

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.

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with



Coping with Change

Life Coaching

Body Image


Compulsive Behaviour

Pet bereavement

Photos & videos


£60.00 per session

Additional information

Introductory Session Online/Phone - 20 minutes - £20

Full Session Fee - £60

(For online sessions, I use Zoom Pro which is easy to use and completely confidential.)

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Please email me for details

I am currently available for therapeutic work online via Zoom which is a safe, confidential and easy to use. Telephone sessions also available.

Further information

Member of The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

MBACP (Children & Young People)

MBACP (Life Coaching)

Published articles

Rodney Chambers, 40 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9AA

Type of session

In person

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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Wednesday - Sunday 11am - 8pm (Sunday - 12 midday -2pm)

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Linda Helena Boutet
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