Lindsay Riley MBACP registered & qualified Counsellor

Lindsay Riley MBACP registered & qualified Counsellor


07952 626774 / 07952 626774

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07952 626774 / 07952 626774

About me

Professional counselling or therapy enables you to share whatever it is that is challenging you, in a safe environment. It can assist you in exploring your world and build your resilience. It can enable you to develop your autonomy and trust in your own choices about your life.

It might be that you are experiencing a difficult time right now or be wanting to move away from the past that keeps holding you back and want to talk about the difficulties you are facing with a professional counsellor.

Through the counselling that I offer, you are offered a unique space to explore these issues and I will be with you, without judgement or prejudice throughout your journey. I work as an integrative therapeutic counsellor, informed by a number of approaches and am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP).

I work as a counsellor in private practice, an agency for young people and adults and as a counselling trainer in a further education setting.

I offer counselling in Thame, both long and short-term. My experience covers working with adults, young people and children. I've worked with many different issues that people have been experiencing and the areas that I focus my work in now includes:

Depression, anxiety, generalised anxiety, social anxiety, separation anxiety, trauma, abuse, relationship issues, loss, work-related stress, stress, self-injury and harm and suicidal thoughts.

Call, email or text me for a conversation about what I can offer, how I work and see if that fits with what you are looking for.

My approach (Integrative) allows me to be informed by a number theories and concepts (transactional analysis, person centred, CBT and some psychodynamic concepts) that enable me to understand your world from many different perspectives. I find this provides flexibility to how I work with clients. Personally, I believe in every person's potential for growth, given the right conditions and this person centred approach to being with clients, is at the heart of my work.

Training, qualifications & experience

These are my qualifications relating to counselling & psychotherapy:

  • CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling - completion end November 18
  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Open University - Introduction to Counselling

Some of the workshops and continual professional development (CPD) courses I have either scheduled or attended.

  • TA101 - Introduction to Transactional Analysis - completed April 2018 (CPD)
  • CAMHS Working with self-injury - June 2017 (CPD)
  • CAMHS Working with attachment issues - June 2017 (CPD)
  • Young People Experiencing Abuse - February 2017 (CPD)

My experience covers working with children, young adults and adults. I've worked with many different issues that people have been experiencing and the areas that I focus my work in now includes:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Social anxiety
  • Separation anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Abuse
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-injury and harm
  • Suicidal thoughts

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  • Counselling room Thame


£45 per session. Each session lasts for 50 minutes.

Initial assessment appointments are offered at 50% of the fee for a half session, if you prefer a full session, this will be charged at the normal rate.

This includes an assessment and will provide you the opportunity to make sure I'm the right counsellor for you.

Some concessions are available.

Further information

As a member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy, their ethical framework underpins my work and as such, I am responsible to their complaints procedure. The framework provides thorough guidelines to ensure safe and best practice.

Maps & Directions

Thame, OX9

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Monday 4pm - 9pm, Tuesday 8am - 1pm, Wednesday 8am - 1pm, Thursday 3pm - 9pm, Friday upon request.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults