Lorraine Hobbs

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Children, Young People and Adult Therapist MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Yeovil BA20 & BA22
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I understand people as a whole; working with your mind, your body and your experiences to facilitate a more holistic, present and fulfilling life.

Talking with an experienced professional, who is not a family member or friend, can help you to understand the causes of your unhappiness, distress, and pain.
Maybe you are struggling with relationships issues, anxiety is stopping you from living or you are stuck in depression. Maybe life feels confusing, you are feeling lost and you are unable to make sense of it and of yourself.  Perhaps your world feels dangerous because of traumatic events or experiences. People come for many reasons. Being able to link feelings to patterns of behaviour which affect your relationships can enable you to make the changes you may need to lead a happier and fulfilling life.

I provide a safe and solid space for you to explore yourself and your difficulties in. I have a non-judgemental, accepting and empathic nature. I believe this assists others in feeling comfortable with me, enabling a trusting and congruent relationship to develop.

I am very aware how daunting and frightening it can be to make the decision to start therapy. I believe the key to successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. I therefore consider that finding the right therapist for you is of upmost importance. 

Through our relationship you can gain a greater understanding of yourself, increasing self-esteem and confidence. This will give you the ability to have trust in you, make your own choices and find your own answers.

My expertise has cultivated my approach to establishing a safe and trusting environment, enabling us to explore your inner self, while also equipping you with techniques and resources to manage your symptoms, regulate your nervous system, and provide you with psychoeducation.

I have professional and personal experience with Neurodiversity, particularly ADHD and work with a trauma informed lens.  

I am incredibly passionate about working with young people; working one to one at this complex time can prove invaluable and really go a long way in preventing problems compounding later on in life. I have a lot of experience working with young people, working as a School Counsellor and as a Family and Parent Practitioner within secondary schools.

Please see my website www.newpaththerapy.co.uk to get to know me a little more.  I wish you all the very best.

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People (BACP Accredited)

CPCAB Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Child Protection
Safe Guarding
Self harm

I have 12 years experience as a Therapist.

I have worked as a School Counsellor, as a Family and Parent Practitioner, within a Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation centre and with the Homeless.

Member organisations

BACP
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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£50.00 - £60.00

Additional information

My standard fee for a 50 minute session is £50.00 for an individual £60.00 for children and young people.
Concessionary spaces are full at the moment I’m afraid.

When I work

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Further information

I aim to respond to your enquiry within 48 hours.  Please note I am unavailable Fridays and weekends so if you contact me on a Friday I will not receive it until the following Monday

Yeovil, Somerset, BA20

Yeovil, Somerset, BA22

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults

Online platforms

Skype
Lorraine Hobbs
Lorraine Hobbs