Linda Kenward Integrative Counsellor MBACP (Accred)
I specialise in working with individuals who are experiencing generalised anxiety, stress, depression, bereavement and difficult life circumstances or changes. I also have specific expertise in counselling those who have experienced trauma or following an event of clinical negligence or unexpected death in hospital.
I offer Havening Techniques for trauma, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and can accommodate Skype, telephone or face-to-face sessions.
Please access the site below for more information on Havening.
I work from a person-centred approach, utilising both Transactional Analysis and Cognitive Behavioural approaches as a Integrative counsellor.I am currently undertaking a doctorate looking at the experiences of clients who have been harmed by healthcare.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a trained counsellor registered and accredited with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). My core training is in Person-Centred counselling, Transactional Analysis and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Since completing my core training in Integrative Counselling I have undertaken further personal and professional development including:
-Currently undertaking a doctorate in Counselling looking at psychological support for those who have had a traumatic or difficult experience in a healthcare setting including clinical negligence.
- Havening Techniques for trauma, anxiety, depression and self esteem issues - basic training completed and am now working towards accreditation.
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Post Graduate Certificate from the University of Cumbria. Work with clients who have anxiety, depression, PTSD.
- I regularly update my skills by attending workshops and training days in a range of techniques.
- Specialist training from CRUSE Bereavement Care in counselling for bereavement and trauma.
I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework when working with clients. More information on this can be found at http://www.bacp.co.uk/
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Difficult or traumatic health care experiences including clinical negligence
A 50 minute face-to face session costs £50 for individuals.
A 50 minutes Skype session is £35 per session
Payment can be made by cash, cheque or via internet banking.
You can cancel via email or by contacting me through the website if you need to. Fees (£10) will be payable if less than 12 hours notice is provided.
I work evenings. Please let me know what your preferred time/day is and I will do my best to fit you in.
I work from Cumbria Therapies at Bourne House in Carlisle. Full address will be provided at the time of booking a face to face session.
Skype/Telephone sessions can be in the evening or at weekends.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|