Lucy Garner (MA, MBACP Registered Counsellor)
I am a qualified Counsellor offering sessions at affordable rates in Levenshulme, Manchester,
Life is not always easy. Often it can feel just the opposite. I offer a warm space in which you can tell your story and feel heard, and together we can work to make sense of it. However far back your story goes or whether you have only felt this way for a short time, if things have begun to feel too much for any reason, perhaps I can help.
Taking the decision to speak to a professional and commit yourself to feel better takes courage and shows self-respect. It is not a sign of weakness. I am trained to create a non-judgemental environment in which you can feel comfortable exploring whatever comes up at a pace that feels safe and right for you. Finding the right counsellor for you can feel overwhelming, and you should never feel rushed into a decision. You are welcome to contact me and we can talk over the phone and give you a better idea of whether you would like to work together.
Training, qualifications & experience
- MA Counselling from the University of Manchester (Distinction; 3 years)
- Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling (University of Manchester)
- Post Graduate Certificate in Person-centred Counselling (Salford University)
- BA Philosophy and Psychology from the University of London (1st Honours; 3 years)
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Initial telephone consultation (typically around 15-20 minutes): FREE
Standard rate for 50 minute session: £50
Concession rates for 50 minutes sessions available - contact for details*
*My concession rates are for those not in full-time employment or on a low income, and the rate is something we can discuss between us based on your circumstances. Finding the means to access support can feel daunting when funds are limited - do not feel there is nothing out there for you. Get in touch, and let's see if I can help.