Lisa Britton

Lisa Britton

Life Force Centre
3 East Hill

07825 136126

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Life Force Centre
3 East Hill

07825 136126

About me

Lisa is an accredited counsellor, qualified Play Therapist and EMDR practitioner and is qualified to Level II in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. She has been working with adults, adolescents, children and families for nearly 25 years and specialises in supporting children and adults affected by sexual violence, anxiety, trauma and relationship difficulties. She has developed significant expertise in the fields of mental health, childhood sexual assault and domestic abuse.

She has also trained and supervises  counsellors in a variety of settings. Her training programmes during the past decade have included creative and therapeutic play programmes as well as workshops designed to develop skills for working with sexual violation, safeguarding and working with individuals who self harm.

She has a friendly, personal approach which enables clients to quickly feel at ease and ready to explore the avenues open to them for change and movement towards health.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • PG Cert in Applied Systemic Theory: Tavistock Centre
  • BACP Accreditation.  (Abides by BACP Code of Ethics).
  • Level 3 EMDR: Alexandra Richman
  • Primary Cert. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: British Psychological Society accredited course
  • Certificate in Supervision : Life-force Centre
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Play Therapy: PTUK accredited course
  • Foundation in Non-Violent Communication:  NVC Resolutions
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Therapeutic Communication with Children:  Tavistock Centre
  • Diploma in Counselling:  Btec - Professional development (Integrative)       (B.A.C.P. Validated course)
  • Level II Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


Hourly rates:

Individual sessions: £45 - £65 (I offer one pro bono client space - please enquire)

Family sessions: £70

Couples: £65

School and Organisational sessions: £55

Supervision: £45

Training and consultancy dependent on nature of group but generally £275 - £400 per day

Maps & Directions

Colchester, CO1 2QL

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Weekday daytimes and evenings up to 7pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme