Lucy Fenwick

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Rossendale BB4 & Manchester M2
Available for new clients
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About me

Welcome! I work therapeutically with Children, Young People and Adults. I currently work face to face & online in Rossendale, Manchester & HX7.

Please reach out for availability at I offer Skype & telephone counselling as well as face to face. Please call & leave a voicemail for me on 07707723035 or e-mail me at in the first instance, to arrange a therapeutic assessment session or if you have any questions. I would love to be able to give you my full attention, which you deserve when you reach out, so please leave a voicemail if you call-Thank you. 

My approach is mainly Person Centered although I also use Attachment based theory & Mindfulness. I am trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) Therapy, which can be utilised for many difficulties, including trauma, ptsd & cptsd. I am also a Sandplay Therapist. Whatever it may be that you're feeling, it has brought you here to seek support & a way through. I can offer you an Integrative therapeutic & Holistic approach, with Person Centered Counselling at the root. Our negative life experiences, whether stemming from our childhood or the here & now, impact on our feelings, behavior and physical health in ways which sometimes we don't want- if this is the case for you, Person-Centered Counselling can help, and I would love to be able to support you. The relationship between us & developing the trust in order for you to feel safe is important in our therapy together. Our therapy can work short or long term although you set the pace of what you choose to express & therefore address in our therapy.

I would like to invite you into a therapeutic space that is comfortable, a space where you can explore your world and troubles, with me there alongside to support you and to try and understand your true experience! Your thoughts & feelings will be valued. There will be no pressure, under the right circumstances, healing begins. You will discover the path you seek through your pain, it will stem from you, and I will support you in finding the root. You deserve to find the right person to be there alongside you through your difficulties or pain. I promise to be accepting & non-judgmental. You can talk confidentially about whatever it is you bring. You will be listened to carefully, with empathy.

I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy). I am a registered member of the BACP CYPD (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy Children & Young People’s Division). Please view my website for further information on the work I do.      

  Client Testimonials

"I would like to thank you from the heart for all you have done to renew my relationship with my Daughter Poppy Jo. Through your listening to our situation I felt you were not only taking in the words but understanding them. Through these sessions you were then able to offer resources and recommendations whilst also respecting both my daughters and my challenging situation. I was so pleased with how you personally connected with Poppy Jo and gained her trust. Poppy saw you as a friend and embraced and enjoyed her conversations with herself. It really helped her understand what an 11 year old could not process and communicate without your assistance. The sessions felt like speaking with a friend aswell as with a professional family therapist and as an independent of the situation you could engage with Poppy in a relationship that was not available without your assistance, giving us both choices and discussing these at both a child's understanding and to myself as an adult and distilling concepts and explaining symptomns in a way that Poppy and myself were able to understand. Mostly you earnt the trust of both of us very quickly working through challenges that arose between us and applying solutions within the therapy sessions. I would personally recommend yourself to any others in a similar situation as myself and my daughter wanting to establish, maintain and improve a relationship and understanding between Father and Daughter"- Client- Family Therapy- J Edwards.

" I want to say a massive thank you, although no amount of words will ever adequately express my true gratitude. You've helped and guided me through some of the most painful experiences of my life and released so much heaviness that I was clinging onto. I can breathe easier, move with more confidence than ever and know to listen and trust my intuition in all circumstances. You have not given me a voice, but have helped me to rediscover the voice I thought i'd lost, and I am eternally grateful. You are a wonderful human and will always hold a special place in my heart! "- Client- K Baines.

“From the very first session, I felt welcomed into therapy by Lucy's warm and encouraging approach. I never once felt judged or embarrassed when sharing how I felt and I quickly became comfortable opening up to Lucy. It was just like talking to a friend. Lucy has helped me to explore my childhood experiences and how they may have affected my present. I found the attachment therapy and inner child work she offered to be particularly useful and interesting. I believe that through my sessions with Lucy, I now have a better understanding of who I am and a more compassionate relationship with myself and for that, I will always be grateful. Thank you so much for everything. Your sessions really have changed my life. You have honestly helped me immensely”- J Pearce- Client.

                                                                                                                 “ I can’t recommend therapy will Lucy enough. I’m a counsellor myself and finding the right fit for me in terms of someone I’d feel comfortable with who also has the knowledge and skills to help me was key and Lucy definitely exceeded my expectations. She’s a wonderful, warm therapist who helped me tremendously. Therapy can be nerve racking for anyone but Lucy really took the time to make me feel at ease and it made talking about difficult things easier and heavy topics a little lighter. I’d strongly recommend anyone seeking a therapist to consider Lucy.”- M Atkin- Client

”Lucy has created the safe space that I needed in order to free myself to explore my past, as well as its links into the present. Her warmth and good listening skills, along with her insights into attachment styles and her person-centered approach, were so important in giving me the courage to go through therapy for the first time in my life. Lucy helped me see the issues from multiple angles and brought up new perspectives with kindness, while also encouraging me to be honest with myself by pinpointing potentially unhealthy thought patterns.
She allowed me to follow my stream of consciousness, and her help in untangling the mental loops that my mind had been caught up in was so valuable. I have made a lot of progress in learning to make peace with myself, and I thoroughly recommend Lucy to anyone looking for support in their journey towards healing!"- Laura A-Client

"Lucy has provided her counselling services to adults and children alike for a few years now and we only have positives to say about her!! She has not only provided excellent, person-centred approaches but she has proven to be flexible and has fit into our school culture and ethos. She is always creative and sensitive in her work and it is clear that professionalism and the client's well being is the ultimate priority. She is always willing to go the extra mile and has led meetings, is willing to provide training and give on the spot advice when necessary. The client is always at the heart of everything she does. Her whole presence is calming and open and she is always very easily approachable to help in whichever way she can.
I cannot recommend Lucy highly enough!"- Janet V- SENCO at a Comprehensive Primary School

"Really appreciated Lucy's help, I feel so positive about how far I have come with her help. If I hadn't had Lucy as a Counsellor I strongly feel that I would have been too worried to come off the medication. I really loved the help Lucy gave me and I will miss her, thank you Lucy"- Emma G- Client

"Of all the people I have seen since my illness, both Counsellors and social workers, Lucy was the best. I felt completely comfortable talking about deeply personal issues and she made the environment welcoming and judgement free. Having this space helped me address these issues which improved my condition and wellbeing. Lucy suited my needs perfectly and she is the kind of person who can adjust to fit your requirements. I always left our sessions feeling more positive than I did before. I thoroughly recommend Lucy to anyone seeking professional help- Guy M- Client

Training, qualifications & experience

Hello & welcome! I am a Fully accredited Member of the BACP (MBACP member) and I hold a full enhanced DBS check. I am a Person Centered, Jungian Sandplay Therapist & EMDR therapist, Expressive Arts Therapy practitioner, working with Adults & young people with 10 years experience.  I have been privileged enough to work with so many people who have allowed me into their world to support them through their difficulties and into a better place.

Listening & gently guiding fellow human beings for the past 10 years through therapy, I consider to be an absolute privilege! I have been working therapeutically with young people & adults for the last 20 years through my work at charities, primary & secondary schools, universities, care work & an adoption agency. My special experience is in childhood trauma, neurodivergence, Self-Harm & self-esteem & confidence issues. I have experience & a special interest in Attachment disorder. Alongside counselling people privately, for the last 9 years, I supported adult students at a University with their mental health for 8 years. I work with Depression, Anxiety & diagnosed mood & personality disorders, although I connect with the person, not the diagnosis. I  worked as Counsellor in a Primary School with children & staff for the last 8 years. I supported young people from the ages of 4 years upto the age of 18 years. I am a Counsellor to both young people and adults. Previously I have worked as a Counsellor in primary & secondary schools on a project funded by Lancashire County Council. In my earlier professional years I facilitated therapeutic play therapy sessions for adopted children of all ages, at a Voluntary Adoption agency. I also supported birth parents & adoptive parents. On the flip side I have delivered training in primary & secondary schools, to support teaching staff on how to help children who are struggling and not coping. I have experience of supporting parents to develop ways of creating positive relationships with their children in the field of adoption. For a number of years I was a Counsellor at the NSPCC ChildLine, and another charity, Off the Record, Counselling  children & young people. I always work professionally & confidentially with the young person or the adult I invite into the therapy space. If you have any questions at all or would like to speak with me for a FREE telephone consultation please contact me at  Training Courses- “Sound In The Sand”- Sandplay course. Jungian Sandplay Training- The Association of Sandplay Therapy. EMDR- EMDR Centre- London. 

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I work with children, young people & adults. I have special experience around issues that may have stemmed from childhood & an understanding of the neuroscience involved in trauma. I can also offer EMDR therapy for trauma amongst other things with children & young people as well as adults. My special expertise & interests are in attachment, childhood trauma, self-harm, self-esteem issues. Although the person-Centered approach, amongst other therapies I am trained in, are so fluid and accessible my clients and I have worked together successfully on many issues to increase well being & balance. If you have any worries or concerns or questions please do get in contact and we can discuss whether we feel I can support you further. Thank you, Lucy

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£55.00 - £100.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA

Additional information

A 50 minute session is £70. Concessions considered dependent on availability. EMDR sessions, the cost varies due to the session length.

Initial Therapeutic Assessment session is 50 minutes & the cost is £70. Please E-mail or text on 07707723035 either online or face to face or telephone. Please E-mail directly- I endeavour to respond within 48 hours. Thank you-

  • Concessions available for students or if you are in receipt of certain benefits
    proof is required at the time of our initial session, i.e.: Current in date student card and or current letter confirming the benefit received. Concessions are available for refugees. 

Payments are taken  in advance of our session via Bank Transfer. Thank you.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Weekdays, Weekends & early evening.

Further information

In addition to Counselling face to face, via the telephone & via Skype I also provide training in schools, workshops for children & young people & also for school staff.

I also offer parent/child counselling sessions where the aim is to improve the parent child relationship based on your unique needs.

Please look at my website for further information or contact via e-mail at

My primary therapy style is Person-Centered, in its simplest expression this means I will value you, I will not judge you, you will be accepted for who you are, and I will be transparent and truthful with you. Only you know, underneath what is painful. As a Counsellor I wish to guide a path through your pain and problems, hand in hand. I hope to form a true and trusting bond with you, one where you will feel relaxed enough to talk and discover what is happening for you that is causing imbalance and disruption. From that place, healing and energy takes place. I will listen to you carefully to try to reach what your experience is.

At the heart of my therapy with you will lie the Person-Centered philosophy. Although as an integrative therapist I will work to tailor our Counselling sessions to you or your child’s individual needs. This means that I will draw on other avenues of psychotherapy to support your healing process, so you can move forward to where you want to be as soon as possible.

Thank you for reading, well wishes, Lucy

Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

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Lucy Fenwick
Lucy Fenwick