Luan Absalom

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PG Dip Psych, MBACP
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East Malling, ME19
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About me

I am a qualified integrative transpersonal counsellor and psychotherapist, which means I draw upon a number of different modalities; adapting my therapeutic approach to what works best for the individual at every stage of their healing journey.

I offer a safe, non-judgemental and confidential space for you to openly explore whatever has brought you to therapy. My approach embodies warmth, compassion and a deep heartfelt commitment to supporting you on every level of your being.

Sessions can be used to enquire into any specific difficulties you might be experiencing, to gain an insight into a more general sense of struggle in your life or perhaps to connect with deeper, more authentic aspects of self - all with the hope of helping you to better navigate life and improve your wellbeing.

I have experience of working with a diverse range of issues including stress, anxiety and relationship struggles, but have a particular interest in helping empower women to step into their true power, burnout and the reawakening of vitality, holistic health and the spiritual dimension of life.  

I am also a shamanic healer, where I work more directly at an energetic level, which can allow a broader perspective to my therapeutic work, when appropriate.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Certificate in Shamanic Healing
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE).
  • Foundation course in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE).
  • Certificate in Introductory and Intermediate Counselling and Psychotherapy (London School of Counselling and Psychotherapy).
  • BSc (Econ) Economic and Management Studies (Cardiff University).


I have 7+ years of experience as a psychotherapist, and spent 6 years in the charity sector. I worked with MIND for 6 years (2016 to 2021) and 18 months with East Kent Rape Crisis Centre (2016 - 2018). 

I am also a Shamanic Healer, Ecstatic Awakening Dance Teacher, a Sacred Cacao Ceremonial Facilitator and run workshops for women that focus on empowerment and healing. 

Prior to training to become a psychotherapist, I worked in commercial roles in the fresh food retail sector for over 15 years. I have personal experience of working in stressful, corporate environments and understand first-hand the challenges this can bring - particularly with regards to work-life balance, loss of self and burnout.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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
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£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£60 some concessions available.

Further information

I see clients in a yurt in my garden.  It is a very welcoming and holding space, and is a very special support to my work.  

East Malling, ME19

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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