Linda Duquesne PG Dip. MBACP CYP

Linda Duquesne PG Dip. MBACP CYP



02085000970 / 07973283993

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02085000970 / 07973283993

About me

Hello, my name is Linda.Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a qualified and experienced therapist/ counsellor and I work with individual adults, adolescents, children and families. I am currently practising in South Woodford, E18 and Chigwell.

I work integratively, which means that I utilise different therapist to support clients to meet their needs.  I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and psychotherapy (including children and young people CYP)

I offer a counselling service to adults, couples and families to support with emotional difficulties including separation, depression, anxiety and relationship issues.

I offer regular meetings in a safe and supportive environment, within a professional setting.

I specialise in the following areas of counselling:

General counselling

Counselling for Adolescents and Young people experiencing:

  • Behavioural problems
  • Difficulty in forming friendships
  • Problems within family relationships

Therapeutic play / Play Therapy - for children who:

  • Have suffered trauma, loss, separation
  • Have Experienced anxiety/ phobias
  • Appear to be withdrawn or depressed
  • Suffer due to separated or divorced parents or the absence of a parent

I can also help with

  • Family Issues
  • Child-related Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Bereavement
  • Self Esteem
  • Learning delay
  • Dyslexia
  • Play and creative therapy

How long does counselling take?
Sometimes it may take a few sessions to help an individual or family find their way at other times difficulties are more complicated and we work for longer to find the best solutions.

How does it help?
Counselling can help when we feel overwhelmed, not sure what to do for the best or feel 'stuck' in repeated patterns of behaviour.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • I am a registered member of the BACP and the CYP division.(children and young people)
  • Advanced Certificate in Adult counselling
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling for families. children and adolescents - Birkbeck College, University of London
  • Teaching Qualification ( Cert Ed) - Goldsmiths College- University of London
  • I am qualified to work with children and families in school and educational settings.
  • Have experience in working for voluntary agencies

I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy & I have a public liability & professional indemnity insurance.

I attend regular supervision in line with BACP requirements.

I hold an enhanced DBS.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


Sessions are charged as follows:

£50 - Individual Counselling
£55 - Parent & Child/family work
£60 - Couples and families

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me.

Maps & Directions

Chigwell, IG7
London, E18

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: French


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Evening and Weekend appointments are available

Types of client

Young people