Lorraine Fitzsimmons

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Irvine, North Ayrshire, KA11
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About me

Hello, and welcome!

I am Lorraine and I work as an Integrative Relationship Counsellor with a specialism in working with couples. But what you should really, know is that I am a kind and empathic listener, who aims to provide you with a positive experience of counselling. 

Counselling can be a powerful way to help you understand what's troubling you. As I believe no two people are the same, I provide tailored counselling support to you, which pulls upon many of the schools of thought in therapy. I achieve this by foucusing on building our therapeutic relationship,  getting to know you, your problems and your world. While also being authentic and genuine to who I am.  The types of modalities include CBT, Person-centred, Attachment theory, Psycho-dynamic and many more. I hope this means I can tailor my support to best suit you and the difficulties you are experiencing.

Regardless of what brings you into therapy, you will be warmly welcomed with compassion and understanding into a non-judgemental, safe and confidential space.

You will be heard.

I will work collaboratively with you, to help you understand more about yourself and work through your issues (big or small!), which will hopefully enable you to find new ways to move forward and achieve your goals. 

I can support you either no matter the length of time you require. All it will require is that you take the first big and powerful step to reach out. 

I currently work face-to-face of Tuesdays and Saturdays in Irvine.

I provide counselling to couples and individuals aged 16+, face-to-face or online. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Integrative Relational Counselling Diploma-Specialising in Couples Counselling
  • COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate
  • Scottish Mental Health First Aid
  • SafeTALK Suicide Awareness-Living Works
  • Wellness Recovery Action Plan Facilitator
  • Mental Health Mentor
  • Counselling LGBTQ+Community

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Couple's Counselling


£45.00 - £70.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Individuals £45 per 60 mins

Couples £70 per 60 mins

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Face to Face is on Tuesdays and Saturdays in Irvine. 

Mondays, Wednesdays and, Thursdays are online. 

Sessions are weekly or fortnightly, between 9am and 8pm

Please get in touch to discuss. 

Irvine, North Ayrshire, KA11

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

PVG Scheme

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Lorraine Fitzsimmons
Lorraine Fitzsimmons