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Dip Couns, Reg. BACP, BSc Psychology , RGN, RMN

About me

Hello, my name is Lorraine, I am a fully qualified person centred therapist/ counsellor. My work experience is varied over many years within different settings, which include working in the nhs and cancer care, hospice setting and mental health as well as working from my counselling room based  in my home as a person centred counsellor.  This means I use counselling skills to help you discover your strengths and inner resources to work through what it is that has brought you to counselling. I work with a variety of issues, often with loss which can be of any kind, such as loss of role, friendship, confidence as well as bereavement or a life changing experience. It may be anxiety you are struggling with, menopause symptoms or loss of identity. I provide a safe space for you to explore your thoughts using person centered counselling. I  have worked for many years  in the caring sectors and as a counsellor I am providing a listening ear with empathy for you to look at what you are coping with. Sometimes there is not a solution or a fix and you may want to share your emotion and thoughts in the safe space that I provide.

You may have worked in the health sector or similar during the pandemic  and be experiencing burn out, stress and confusion and need a safe space to explore your feelings and work out ways of coping particularly in these difficult times.

I believe that it is important that you find the right therapist for you and for this reason I offer a initial  assessment of your needs so that I can be sure that I am able to help you and for you to check me out to see if you feel comfortable working with me.  This initial session is free and is 30 minutes, either in person or by phone. I offer both face to face and phone counselling according to your need.

You can call me on 07548256120 and either leave a message or speak to me directly if I'm available or just email me to discuss your needs and arrange an initial session.

"What can I expect from my first session?"

In the first session we will do  some basic paperwork around contact information and privacy. I'll explain in more detail how I work as you settle in and I'll ask what has brought you to counselling. You only need to tell me whatever you feel comfortable telling me and we'll look at what you might like to get out of our counselling sessions. Sessions following this are £45 for 60 minutes. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified experienced therapist with a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. I am a registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy BACP and I operate within their Ethical Framework for Good Practice to provide my clients with the best service possible.

I have many years experience in the nhs and charity sector working mainly with cancer care and bereavement, this includes working in hospice care and with Macmillan, including counselling as a volunteer in this sector.
I have over 10 years experience supporting clients coping with cancer diagnosis and treatment or returning to normal life after treatment. Supporting families coping with stress and the unknown.
This may include supporting clients with depression, low self esteem, confidence issues and anxiety or body changing and life changing difficulties.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Bereavement following Covid


£45.00 per session
Free initial in-person or telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£45.00 per session
First assessment is free

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Daytime evenings and weekends depending on availability

Further information

I am currently providing telephone counselling and face to face counselling from my base in Stretford. 

Manchester, Greater Manchester, M32

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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