Lorna Polke

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FPC (WPF) UKCP BAPPS Psychodynamic Psychotherapist
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Diss, Norfolk, IP22
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I offer Counselling and Psychotherapy to adults, both time limited and longer term work. My practice is based in Redgrave, West of Diss on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. As a well qualified practitioner, with a rigorous training, I have over 30 years of experience, within the NHS, in Private Practice and within other agencies. In 2021 I completed a diploma in Energy Psychotherapy and I now offer this way of working to complement traditional talking therapy,  where it is appropriate and with client's consent.  I find that this is a helpful and gentle approach which can have a powerful and transformational effect to relieve distress. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Energy Psychotherapy 2021 (Confer)                                          Diploma in Supervision - 2012 WPF London
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy - 2005 WPF London                                          Course in Supervision -2005 British Association Psychotherapists (BAP)
Diploma in 'Working with Adolescents' -2003 WPF London
Post Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling -1997  WPF London        Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling -1985  WPF Southampton

I am a member of UKCP and a member of the British Association of Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Supervision (BAPPS)

I have a very wide experience, having worked in a Mental Health Team in the NHS for over 20 years. Alongside this I have worked in a GP practice, in agencies and in private practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£60.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health
  • BUPA

Additional information

£80 for initial assessment session (90 minutes)

Thereafter £60 per session

Some vacancies for lower fee paying clients

When I work

I have availability- please contact me to find a mutually convenient time.

Further information

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy offers a confidential space where individuals can think about and discuss their thoughts, emotions, relationships and events in their lives, whether past or present. It presupposes that whatever happens to us as we go through life, will have impacted on us, sometimes in ways that we are unaware.

It is impossible for any of us to escape challenging times in our lives and sometimes thoughts and feelings can be overwhelming. When this happens we can become depressed or anxious or feel generally very unhappy with our lives and in our relationships.

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy with adults is usually a talking therapy. In addition I offer Energy Psychotherapy, a gentle method which when used alongside traditional talking therapy can have transformational effects.

Redgrave, Diss, Norfolk, IP22

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme


In person

I have considerable experience as a supervisor, with individuals and groups.

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Lorna Polke
Lorna Polke