Lisa Thomas

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BACP Registered Member (MBACP)
Available for new clients
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Watton, Norfolk, IP25
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Counselling can be effective for a wide range of issues, including anxiety, feeling sad, low mood, depression, loss, bereavement, low self-esteem and low confidence.  Our sessions would offer you a confidential and non-judgmental space to explore your feelings.

We could work together on a long or short term basis depending on what best suits your needs. I am experienced in working with all adult age groups.

Our first session would be an opportunity to meet and to start to get to know each other.  You could tell me why you have decided to come to counselling and what you hope to gain from the process.  I would also tell you about how I work and what you can expect from me.  If you feel comfortable with us working together we could set an initial number of sessions.  For me, successful counselling depends on the relationship between us so if you felt that you did not want to work with me there would be no obligation on your part to continue with our sessions.  If I felt that you would be better served by someone with different skills to me, for example if I did not have experience of a specific issue you wanted to look at, I would also be happy to supply you with details of other counsellors I felt would be more suited to you.

Counselling can help you to look at your life and your life experiences which will in turn help you understand your reaction to certain situations and the patterns by which you live your life. As a Humanistic Counsellor I work with my clients without judging them; we are all products of our genetics, of our up-bringing and the circumstances we have found ourselves in, but underneath we are all humans and we all have value as human beings.  Counselling can put us back in touch with our own value and our own self-worth.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Registered Member of BACP (MBACP).

I have a Certificate in Person Centred Counselling from UEA and a Foundation Degree (FdA) in Integrative Counselling from UCS, Bury St Edmunds.

As part of my BACP membership, I attend regular on-going training which has included working with bereavement and gender diversity.  I have also run a Therapeutic Writing Group.

In addition to my private client work I am the counsellor for students at a college in Norwich and have supported staff members in a local school and parents accessing family support in the area.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Counselling sessions: £45 per hour
Some Concessions Available
Home visits, where suitable, rate to be agreed depending on client's location

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday to Friday including some evening sessions.

Telephone and on-line sessions available on Tuesday evening

Further information

I have experience working with a range of clients, including those with relationship issues, parenting struggles, family members effected by autism and a loss of identity, especially after a career break or after children have moved into adulthood..
Through my work in a college, and in my client work, I have gained a lot of experience in supporting staff working in an academic setting.
I also have experience offering counselling to parents accessing SureStart services.
I have worked in settings where clients can only access 6 or 12 sessions, as well as working long term with people.
I am a member of British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists. Reg. MBACP.
I have full professional insurance and recieve regular supervision in line with BACP guidelines.

Watton, Norfolk, IP25

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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My office is on the ground floor.

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