Lorraine Friend MA BA(Hons) Registered Member MBACP
Hello, I am a qualified Counsellor, I have clinics in Long Sutton, South Lincolnshire. Monday and Tuesday daytime and evenings, and South Wootton wednesday, Thursday and Fridays daytime and evenings. I offer a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.
Are you suffering from Anxiety? Over thinking, despairing, can't cope, not sleeping?
Do you have Depression? Struggling to cope with everyday life, Is it an effort to get up, motivate, do the normal things you used to do?
Have you experienced sexual and/or domestic abuse, Being controlled, manipulated by an abusive partner?
Are you grieving for a loved one? you might have been grieving for years and are struggling to cope with your loss.
Are you a parent of a child or teenager who is suffering Anxiety, self harm. they are distant, withdrawn, you don't know how to help them.
When you find yourself struggling to cope with difficult times. it can help to talk, Counselling can help you to find a way forward, help you to understand and cope with how you feel.
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)and adhere to their Ethical Framework.
I have experience of working with Stress, depression, Anxiety,Bereavement,Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD),Post-Traumatic Stress, Phobias. Domestic and Sexual Abuse. Trans Gender and Sexuality issues.I specialise in Trauma therapy,
I counsel older children of 10+ Adolescence and Adults.
Training, qualifications & experience
Master of Arts Counselling
Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Practice 2016
BA (Hons) Degree in Psychology and Sociology
I work for SARC (Sexual abuse referral Centre) The Harbour Centre in Norwich. I am based in King's Lynn
I work for the Pandora Project in King's Lynn, working with Domestic Abuse
I have worked as a counsellor for MIND in Cambridgeshire
My counselling experience also includes voluntary counselling for Lincolnshire County Council Sure Start.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Carer support
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Gestalt therapy
- Humanistic therapies
Assessment session is £25
£45 for individual sessions thereafter
I offer a reduced rate for people on benefits and those on low incomes. please contact me and we can discuss a reduction
£55 per session for couples
I am happy to counsel disabled people in their homes, who are other wise unable to access outside counselling organisations. Within a 20 mile radius.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I am available 9am until 9pm monday to friday. Monday Tuesday daytime and evening in long Sutton and in South wootton Wednesday Thursday and Friday Daytime and evening 6pm until 9pm
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|