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About me

Hello and welcome to my profile. My name is Lucy and I offer a friendly, warm and professional counselling service to emotionally support you to explore your feelings, emotions and awareness which can enable growth and change.

I provide counselling in a safe, confidential, discreet and non judgmental space. My aim is for us to build a therapeutic relationship where you feel secure and supported. I will work with you to explore your thoughts, feelings and responses and enable you to realise your own inner resources and acquire a deeper understanding of yourself.

As well as offering general counselling, I have a special interest in working with loss. This could be bereavement, loss of a job, relationship, health, or loss of freedom. Helping people to navigate their own unique grief process to get to a more peaceful place.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully trained Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and a registered member of BACP.

I have worked in public service for most of my career, in the Police, Fire service, NHS and more recently within a Domestic Abuse organisation.

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


Up to £55.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

I am able to offer face to face sessions and online/telephone sessions. 

I offer a free 15 minute telephone call to meet and agree if we feel 'a good fit' for each other. 

From there my fees are £55 per 50 minute appointment. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4

Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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