Lizzie Venter

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Crawley, West Sussex, RH10
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About me

Beginning the process of speaking to a professional counsellor, can bring about many beneficial results: increased awareness, self-acceptance, self-worth and identity; recognition and management of psychosomatic symptoms. It can lead to increased confidence in personal, social and professional relationships. It can be the space you need when adjusting after a bereavement or trauma and finding future direction and purpose.

I am an experienced, Accredited Counsellor and Supervisor and have worked with adults and adolescents in Private Practice and in a number of secondary schools. I offer both long-term and short-term sessions. I use an Integrative Counselling approach, which means I tailor the counselling to use methods which are most relevant and suited to you. For example, we might use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to work with depression or anxiety; or Mindfulness techniques to help manage stress; or explore how your past relationships are playing a part in present ones or causing negative patterns in relationships to repeat. Writing, drawing and other creative techniques can also be helpful.

My training incorporated a Christian worldview and I have worked with many people wishing to explore the impact of faith on their current issues or how their problems are impacting their faith.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA Honours Theology & Counselling (2010) Middlesex University
  • MA in Integrative Psychotherapy (2014) Middlesex University
  • HDip Diploma in Supervision (2017)
  • Training in IFS Therapy (2014)
  • Training in Compassion Focused Therapy (2016)
  • Training in Mindfulness (2016)
  • PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors) Training Days (2015, 2016 and 2018)
  • Introduction to Eating Disorders (2018)
  • Working with Domestic Abuse (2018)
  • Working with Suicide (2018)
  • Working with Diversity: LGTB+ (2019)
  • Sensorimotor Training: Trauma and the Body and Body Awareness and Physical Action the Treatment of Trauma (2019)
  • Systemic Leadership and management: performance of practice for organisational change (2019)
  • Narcissim and Echoism workshop (2020)
  • Supervision via digital media in times of crisis (2020)
  • Safeguarding vulnerable adults (2020)
  • Single Session Therapy (2021)
  • Working with Violent Perpetrators (2021)
  • Working with Covert OCD (obsessions, ruminations and intrusive thoughts)
  • Working with Eating Disorders from Systemic/Family viewpoint (2021)
  • Working on Sex with Couples in Therapy (2021)
  • Working with the impact of Transgenerational Trauma (2021)
  • Working with Borderline Personality Disorder (2022)
  • Clinical Foundations in Gottman Method Couples Counselling Levels 1 and 2 (2023-ongoing)
  • Working with Neurodivergence and Disordered Eating/Eating Disorders (2024)

Member organisations

Association for Christian Counsellors (ACC)

The Association of Christian Counsellors and Linked Professions is a professional body representing and setting standards for Christian counselling and care in the UK. The organisation is made up of various different membership categories, including Counsellor and Accredited, and requires all members working as counsellors to undertake Continuous Professional Development on a regular basis.

Accredited register membership

Association for Christian Counsellors
Accredited Register Scheme

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Association for Christian Counsellors


£55.00 - £70.00

Additional information

Online Counselling: £55 for a 50 minute individual session.

In-person counselling: £70 for a 50 minute individual session. 

Supervision for qualified counsellors/psychotherapists: £60/ hour

Supervision for counselling students: £40-£60.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

In person: Tuesday mornings only

Online: Tuesday afternoons, Thursday afternoons, Friday 9am - 4pm.

Crawley, West Sussex, RH10

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet


Home visits

Supervision has been likened to coming in from gardening with hands and nails covered in mud, soaking or scrubbing your hands in warm water, and feeling ready to go back out again! Supervision should add depth, colour and vibrancy to your work, exploring transferential dynamics, varying approaches and conceptualisations and of course expanding your repertoire of skills.

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Lizzie Venter
Lizzie Venter