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(She/her) MBACP (Accred), Dip Couns, BA Hons

About me

Thank you for being courageous and taking the first step towards finding your counsellor. I’m Lucinda and I welcome you to get in touch. I offer a free 15 minute initial consultation by phone or zoom,  so that you are able to talk to me and ask any questions you may have.

About Counselling: There are times in life when we feel out of control, anxious, burdened by our thoughts & feelings. I offer a confidential space, listen, without bias, helping you find answers. I am non-judgemental, respectful and compassionate. I understand that finding the right counsellor can be difficult and believe the relationship we develop builds trust and safety so that we can explore and understand your challenges. We are all unique and working as an integrative therapist I tailor each session to suit you and your needs, my job is to help unravel the sometimes confusing thoughts and feelings you've been keeping bottled up.

Availability and price: I work from The Banbury Therapy Centre offering face to face, online and by phone sessions on Tuesday afternoons and evenings or online via Zoom or by phone on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Sessions last 50 minutes. The cost is £55 for individuals or £75 for couples, although I do offer a sliding scale if needed and am happy to discuss this with you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a diploma in therapeutic counselling and am currently continuing my training with an MA in counselling and Psychotherapy, as well as a previous BA Hons. I also have an ACTO accredited qualification to offer online and telephone counselling and a NCS certificate in Couples Counselling.

I am a Member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy and abide by their ethical framework.

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.

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Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured
  • Vitality

Additional information

I charge £55 for a 50 minute individual session, or £75 for couples. On occasion I do have a few concession spaces available - these are available both via zoom or the phone..

I am also registered with Vitality and Cigna Insurance.

When I work

Tuesdays 9.30am -9.30pm

Wednesday 10am -9.30pm

Thursday 9am -6.30pm

Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

The rooms I use are upstairs but a downstairs room can be available on request.

Online platforms

Zoom

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