Lorna Wright

Lorna Wright

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Swift House
16 High Street
Staveley
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S43 3UX

+447907272246

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Swift House
16 High Street
Staveley
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S43 3UX

+447907272246

About me

I have been working as a counsellor since 2013, but previously I worked in mental health, community care, in a hospice, as a practice manager and a veterinary nurse. Therefore I gained a lot of knowledge and experience which has resulted in my being committed to providing affordable and flexible counselling via different counselling mediums. Whether you chose face-to-face, telephone or online, you will be in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.

I'm just like most people who travel through life with ups and downs along the way and about 20 years ago I sought counselling. This step changed my life for the better and put me on the path to becoming a qualified counsellor with a passion to provide counselling as flexibly as possible, enabling more people to access the support they need quickly and within their budget.

I believe no problem is too big or too small that doesn't benefit from having someone by your side to help you explore your options. People accessing counselling often have a specific reason or combination of stressors which have become overwhelming and they feel they have nowhere else to turn. However, some people may benefit from counselling as a regular place to offload - maybe once a month - and to help maintain a sense of equilibrium in their life.

Therefore, I offer:

- Face-to-face, online & telephone counselling as:
- one-off, ad hoc, Long-term, short term & time-limited,

I also offer:

- Onsite Trauma support for small businesses - for example: providing support post accident/death of an employee/customer which has taken place on or off-site - I offer an initial free telephone consultation and if needed, a counsellor onsite within 48 hours to deliver 1-2-1, group and/or drop-in debriefing, onward counselling referrals if required and manager coaching. Please see my website for more details: https://www.lornawrightcounselling.com

- EAP Affiliate work undertaken face-to-face & telephone

I can work with you on an open-ended basis or regular sessions, which ever suits you and with the aim of enabling you to enhance your life and to live it more fully. If having looked at my directory page, you are still unsure if counselling is for you but would like to discuss it further please contact me by phone or email.

Training, qualifications & experience

I volunteered whilst I studied full-time as a mature student, alongside being a single mum. I have also worked in mental health and community care.

  • Registered member of the British Association for Counsellors & Therapists (MBACP)
  • RSA in Counselling Skills
  • Dip.HE Person-Centred Counselling
  • Diploma in Parapsychology
  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology & Sociology
  • Equivalent Dip.HE Psychoanalytic Theory (1 year of MA with Distinction)
  • Dissociation Friendly Counsellor - via PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociation Surviours)

I have undertaken further training in:

  • CBT
  • PTSD
  • Guided Imagery
  • EMDR techniques
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder/ADHD
  • Dissociation
  • Co-dependency
  • Personality Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Intrusive Thoughts & Inner Critical Voice
  • Coaching & Mentoring using the GROW model
  • CISD - Critical Incident Stress Debriefing - for onsite trauma support

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Mental & physical ill-health & disability
  • Stress/trauma/PTSD/dissociation/CISD
  • Domestic violence/historical child abuse
  • LGBT+ relationships, transition, gender, sexuality
  • Depression, anxiety, panic attacks & phobias
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Terminal & Palliative diagnoses - support for the patient/family/partners/carer's
  • Bereavement including support after suicide
  • Redundancy, career change & manager coaching
  • Life coaching & mentoring

Fees

Each session is for 50 minutes and can be booked weekly, fortnightly, monthly or add hoc sessions by prior arrangement.

  • £40 per sessions for individual face-to-face sessions
  • £50 per session for manager coaching & mentoring
  • £35 per session for telephone sessions

  • £30 per session for online counselling*

*using Skype and a private discord server for text or speech interchangeable options for counselling sessions.

  • Onsite Trauma Support is priced at £40 per hour for onsite consultation, manager coaching, 1-2-1 and Drop-in sessions.
  • Onsite Trauma Support is priced at £50 per hour, per group of 2-6 employees/mangers & £60 per hour, per group of 7-10 employees/managers

Further information

My private practice is based at Swift House, Staveley, Chesterfield. S43 3UX, where I see face-to-face clients - please note that there is not a facility at Swift House to 'drop-in' at the premises. All my appointments are made via telephone, text, Facebook, twitter, email, my website, the BACP Counselling Directory and this counselling directory.

My private practice days are Tuesdays - all day and evening - 9am - 9pm

Thursday evenings only 5pm - 9pm

Saturdays mornings 9am -10.30am

I work full-time as  Counsellor on an EAP where I triage and assess clients for onward referrals and hold a telephone caseload of 16 clients on fortnightly rotation as well as working as an affiliate for EAP providers, using both telephone and face-to-face mediums in private practice.

I also see clients for counselling via a discord server at: LWC Lorna Wright Counselling.

Please see my website for more details of how i work and to access some free resources: www.lornawightcounselling.com

My private practice is called: Affordable Counselling Staveley and Beyond, where I offer a very flexible approach to counselling sessions, which takes in to account people on low incomes, shift workers and single parents.

Find me on Facebook at: Affordable Counselling Staveley and Beyond.

If you would like to talk to me, to discuss options without any obligation, please contact me to arrange a free 30 minute telephone or face-to-face consultation.

Maps & Directions

Chesterfield, S43 3UX

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Happy to accommodate an interpreter, including sign language at no extra cost

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: No

My office has a single flight of stairs with a banister rail, hence my offering telephone counselling and online via Skype or discord server

Availability

Monday to Sunday 9am to 9pm please note I work full-time, therefore, I cannot always answer my phone so please leave me a voicemail, text or email me and I will get back to you asap

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme