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Lisa Fairhead Counsellor Psychotherapist MA (MBACP)

About me

I am a experienced Adult and Couples Counsellor/Psychotherapist.  I offer short and long-term therapy for a wide range of issues such as communication and relationship breakdowns; anxiety and stress, the impact of life events; family issues; trauma, loss and bereavement.

Alongside my private practice, I had worked at Relate for 10 years, providing counselling to Couples, Individuals and Families.  I am also a Young Person’s school-based counsellor in a large secondary school two days a week.

I work collaboratively with you, to identify and acknowledge how your past and present relationships and family backgrounds may have influenced where you are now.  Wherever you are on your journey, counselling gives you the opportunity to challenge the difficult issues and unhelpful patterns of behaviour. My role as your therapist would be to offer you a supportive, safe and confidential environment to explore what is required to bring about realistic and lasting changes that are in your best interest.

Contact details:

You can either reach my practice by email or the confidential line 07970773939. If when you call I am unavailable, please leave your name and contact number and I will call you as soon as I become available.

Training, qualifications & experience


MA in Relationship Therapy (Level 7) (Relate Institute - University of Hull)

UniversityAdvanced Diploma in Couple Counselling (Level 6) (Relate Institute – University of Hull)

Certificate in Counselling Studies (Level 3) (CPCAB)

Certificate in Counselling Skills (Level 2) (CPCAB)

Certificates in Young People Counselling (Youth Access)

Certificate of Qualification as a Relate Counsellor (Relate Institute)

Enhanced DBS Certificate

Working effectively and ethically is important to me. I adhere to the BACP code of Ethics and as a member of the BACP and HACP, my work is regularly supervised and I keep up to date with developments in the therapeutic field. My work is fully insured and I comply with current data protection legislation and the security of client information is of up most importance. I regularly attend courses and other professional development activities supporting my work with adults and young people.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis


Fee and Appointment Structure.

I offer an initial free brief telephone, email or text consultation to help you to decide whether counselling is the right form of support for you or a family member.   I will ensure to respond to your enquiry within 48 hours.

Fee structure available on request.

Should you need to move an appointment I will try to accommodate you where possible.  If there is a cancellation at short notice (within 48 hours) you may be liable to pay the full session.

Further information

My practice is located at The Eaves in Godalming with access to parking nearby. It is in easy reach of Elstead, Farnham, Guildford, Milford, Haslemere and surrounding areas of Surrey and Hampshire.

The Eaves
The Lodge House
Catteshall Road


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


Wednesday - Thursday (daytime and evenings)

Types of client

Older adults
Lisa Fairhead Counsellor Psychotherapist MA (MBACP)

Lisa Fairhead Counsellor Psychotherapist MA (MBACP)

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