Change4Me Counselling, Lindsey Woosnam, MBACP (Accred)
Hi my name is Lindsey, I am an accredited counsellor with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I work with clients experiencing a range of emotional issues including generalised anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress, phobias, domestic abuse, childhood abuse, loss and bereavement and relationship difficulties.
I am able to support you in identifying issues that you want to address and offer an initial FREE 10 minute phone consultation so that you can decide if we can work together.
I work in the Bridgend and have 10 years counselling experience. I draw on a range of approaches which include: cognitive behavioural therapy, transactional analysis, person centred therapy and solution focused therapy.
Above all, I am here to listen and act impartially to allow you the space to make the change that is right for you.
I have 19 years’ experience supporting clients in the statutory, charity and health sectors and believe this has aided me in my counselling approach.
I offer clients both brief and longer term counselling working closely with clients to enable them to achieve their own personal goals.
What can I offer you?
I always offer a free 10 minute telephone conversation as I know how important it is to make sure you find a counsellor that is right for you.
If you decide to have counselling with me, I will arrange an initial session to talk about what brought you to counselling and what it is that you wish to achieve from it.
"I have felt so much better in the last four weeks since I have been coming to see Lindsey- I can finally see a way forward." AP July 2019
"Thank you so much for helping me understand how my past has impacted on my future. It has been so positive for me" AH August 2019
"Thank you so much for your help and kindness and now having useful tools to challenge my thinking in a practical everyday way." LD Nov 2019
Training, qualifications & experience
Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Integrative) (2008-2010)
Level 2 and 3 certificate in counselling (2008-2010)
BSc Psychology (2001-2003)
- Emotional Freedom Technique and Matrix Imprinting( Level 1 and 2) (Feb 2020)
- Narcissistic traits and Emotional Abuse( Jan 2020)
- Alcohol awareness training( Oct 2019)
- Non violent communication(2019) Treating Intrusive Thoughts & the Inner Critical Voice( 2019)
- Schema Therapy (2019)
- GDPR: understanding your organisation's responsibilities (2019)
- Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (2019)
- Supporting military veterans( 2019)
- Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk (2018)
- Working with people with Dementia and their carers ( five day training 2018)
- Mental Health First Aid ( 2016)
- Solution Focused Therapy (training completed between 2011-2015)
- Level 4 Protection of Vulnerable Adults(2015)
- Working with Addictive and Maladaptive Behaviours(2014)
- Working in Time Conscious Ways Assessment, CORE and Time Limited Contracts (2014)
- Therapists at Play (2013)
Using Sand therapy when Counselling Clients (2013)
Working with Substance Misuse and Addictive Behaviours from a Relational Perspective (2012)
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Behaviour problems
- Binge-eating disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Health anxiety
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- 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
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have counselled clients using a Solution Focused Model.
I have extensive experience of working with loss and bereavement.
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Compassion-Focused Therapy
- Gestalt therapy
- Humanistic therapies
- Interpersonal therapy
- Person-centred therapy
- Play therapy
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£40 per 50 minute in person session
£30 per 50 minute telephone session
Discounted rates and concessions are available for clients who:
Are in receipt of benefits and/ or are carers
Book 6 or more sessions in bulk.
Accepts referrals from Employee Assistance Programmes.
A number of private health insurance policies (though not all) will cover counselling costs; clients are strongly advised to check their cover with their insurer before commencement of counselling sessions to avoid being charged for sessions.
Flexible appointments offered both day and evening to accommodate your needs.
I counsel at a central venue in Bridgend called The Well. This venue is a 10 minute walk from the bus and train stations. Paid car parking is available within a 5 minute walk and free parking within a 15 minute walk.
The venue does not allow for wheelchair accessibility.
However I offer telephone counselling/ skype where accessibility to a counselling service is restricted by childcare responsibilities/ill health (please contact me for details).
Please feel free to contact me either by phone/ e-mail.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Flexible appointments offered both day and evening to accommodate your needs. Telephone counselling offered. Discounts for block bookings
I offer day and evening appointments( flexability offered regarding Saturday mornings)
Telephone and Skype counselling.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|