Lindsey Light MA, PG Dip, Sup Dip. MBACP

Lindsey Light MA, PG Dip, Sup Dip. MBACP

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Garden House
Hove
East Sussex
BN3

Queens Park
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2

07704 702 210

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Garden House
Hove
East Sussex
BN3

Queens Park
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2

07704 702 210

About me

I work with and have a good rapport with all kinds of people from many walks of life. I believe in the value and effectiveness of counselling and I think that it is one of the most useful tools there are to gain insight and to live a better life. I help people with many issues including anxiety, fear and depression.

I have worked in several organizations in Sussex, counselling young people and adults.  I  now work in private practice to offer counselling and supervision in pleasant, quiet surroundings in both Brighton and Hove.

Life can be a real challenge at times and difficulties can crop up that can be hard to navigate or work through alone. Sometimes problems can feel overwhelming or leave us feeling stuck and talking to someone who is non-judgemental and understands can really help.

Counselling is not always about going back into the past; it is also about being in the present and considering your current thoughts, behaviours and feelings. Coming to counselling is a way to give time to yourself and to feel supported through life's ups and downs. It is an opportunity for you to look at old patterns or ways of being that may no longer serve you, to find new ways to live so that you can enjoy and get the most out of life.

Through counselling you will discover new perspectives and gain new awareness about yourself and your relationships. My aim is to facilitate you in finding out if there are changes you would like to make and helping you to make those changes. Together we can explore and tackle any issues that may be holding you back or stopping you from living up to your full potential.

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, Wealden Psychology Institute

Member of The British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACB)

Diploma in Supervision IBIS

Counsellor AYA Southwick                                                                   
Drug & Alcohol Training
Assist- Suicide Training
1 in 4 Mental Health Awareness
Motivational Interviewing
Psychodynamics of Addiction
Psychopathology
Trauma
Self Injury
Place2Be Counsellor
Level 4 Diploma in Children's Counselling.
Group Work Certificate.
MA Fine Art London
BA Fine Art & Performance /Video The Art Institute San Francisco

Other Professional Trainings include:

Supervision Training, Person Centred, Gestalt, Transactional Analysis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Existential Therapy, Creative Therapies. Suicide Prevention, LGBT Awareness,  Mindfulness.

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP 2018) and I adhere to their Ethics and Code of good practice.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

An initial assessment is free of charge and without obligation. This gives us a chance to get to know each other and see how well suited we are to working together. This also provides time to discuss what you would like to gain from counselling and gives you an opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

Sessions are offered at a set time on a weekly basis.You may want to come for a few sessions to explore a particular issue or come longer term.

Assessment session is free  (30-45 mins)

Counselling £40 (50mins)

Supervision £50 (60 mins)

Students and low waged concessions available.

I offer sessions to suit your needs.Supervision is fortnightly or
monthly ranging from 60 minutes to 2 hour sessions.

Payment can be discussed in the initial consultation.

Contact me by phone or email if you would like to come for an assessment.

Further information

I work from quiet, pleasant premises close to the Hove Museum. Bus routes (1, 1A, 2, 2B, 5, 5A, 6, 7) all run nearby in Hove. From Portslade (25x). Also 10 mins walk from Hove Station and ample parking on street £1 per hr.

Maps & Directions

Hove, BN3
Brighton, BN2

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

Mon-Fri, Tuesday mornings now available in Brighton in the Queens Park Area. Evening appointment currently available Thursdays in Hove.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults