Dr Lucy Abraham

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Consultant Clinical Psychologist, DClin.Psychol.
Available for new clients
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Haddington EH41 & Edinburgh EH6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I’m Lucy, I'm Director of Lucy’s Place CIC, an NHS Consultant Clinical Psychologist and registered with the HCPC. I recently founded Lucy’s Place CIC because I want to offer people holistic person centered care - a place to recover, connect and thrive! I am experienced in the treatment of a large range of mental health difficulties including depression, anxiety, PTSD and interpersonal problems. My career has focussed largely on complex difficulties, but at Lucys Place CIC I am keen to work with anyone that wants gain a better understanding, to make a change in their lives for the better, improve their wellbeing and sense of self. So please get in touch and we can decide together the best support for you. 

Training, qualifications & experience

As a Clinical Psychologist I have had extensive postgraduate training across the lifespan. This means that I am skilled in assessment and formulation and can develop a shared understanding of what has contributed to you feeling this way.

I'm skilled in a range of evidence based approaches (EMDR, TFCBT, CAT, IPT & CBT) which means we can develop a personalised plan - whatever your needs may be. I offer individual psychological therapy, group therapy and  I offer clients the option to join complimentary community wellbeing meets in the outdoors.

Online therapy is offered to anyone in UK and an East Lothian clinic is available for all those that are able to travel to see me.

Lucy’s Place CIC offers both therapy you can trust and also if you wish access to a whole community of support.

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HCPC
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Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

My background clinically for the past ten years is working with ex armed forces on large range of issues. I am highly experienced with PTSD and complex PTSD, transitional problems, bereavement, depression and anxiety.

I have also worked with woman individually on CBT for symptoms of menopause. More recently I have started a group so that people can learn from shared experiences. It is called wonder women and I hope you can join us as it’s a lovely group. 

The unique aspect of Lucy’s Place CIC is that I try to create a community of support, so in addition to high quality evidence based psychological therapy every client has the option to join us on a range of community wellbeing activities in the outdoors e.g. mindfulness walks, Munro bagging or learning to sail of paddle. This form activity with others has been shown to have positive benefits for wellbeing , if or when you feel ready. 

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Fees

£115.00 per session
Free initial online session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

The fee stated is for individual therapy. The fee incorporates a donation to the charitable side of Lucy’s Place CIC. We offer free community wellbeing meets in the outdoors. These are completely optional, but the sense of achievement from climbing your first Munro, learning a new skill, spending time on a mindfulness walk with likeminded people has been found to have really positive effects on your wellbeing. 

Online therapy is also offered at a slightly reduced fee.

Group therapy session are available at £65 per hour. 

I also understand that in the current time these fees may not be possible for some afford. If this is the case please still get in touch. I may be able to help direct you to NHS, Charity or other funded options in the area. You are also welcome to apply to our community wellbeing meets alongside your other therapy provider. 

When I work

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I currently have limited availability and am fully booked till August, when I plan to expand my clinic days. If you would like an intro with a view to starting in August please get in touch.

Further information

It can be difficult choosing a therapist and that is one of the reasons I offer free introductory online chats. There is absolutely no obligation to continue with therapy if you feel it’s not the right fit for you. To find out more please explore my website at www.lucysplace.org or email to arrange a convenient time to chat. I hope to hear from you soon…

Haddington, East Lothian, EH41

Edinburgh, Lothian, EH6

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Skype
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Supervision

In person
Online

I am an experienced supervisor and consultant. I am up to date with NES supervisor training and additional Trauma Focussed CBT supervisor trainining

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Dr Lucy Abraham
Dr Lucy Abraham