Lucy Holborn

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Darlington, Durham, DL3 7RX
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I’m Lucy Holborn, Darlington based, BACP registered, professional counsellor, with over 11 years’ experience in helping people who are going through a wide range of personal circumstances and emotional difficulties.

And you, have just taken the first step, to making a positive change.

Dealing with a crisis, battling anxieties, or navigating a stressful situation can be exhausting, both emotionally and physically. Sometimes we need to talk, sometimes we don’t want to talk. But giving yourself the opportunity to express your thoughts is a positive step towards feeling better.

You can visit my website to find out more about myself, therapy and the support you are looking for. You can also book an initial FREE consultation to discuss your needs through the 'contact me' section on my website. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I qualified as a practitioner in 2010 and I have been in professional counselling practice ever since in mental health and emotional wellbeing services.

I have previously worked in addiction services and volunteered within sexual assault support services.

I previously set up a private practice for a charity and have been working privately for myself for 3 years.

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

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£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Initial 30 minute consultation - free of charge.

Cost is £50 per session, sessions last 50 minutes. Payment can be made by Paypal or BACS Transfer. Payment for sessions are made in advance of appointment.

Further information

I work online and have a therapy room available in central Darlington, Duke Street for face to face sessions.

Sessions are available on an evening and during the day, please enquire about availability.

Please visit my website for more information.

Duke Street, Darlington, Durham, DL3 7RX

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet
Lucy Holborn
Lucy Holborn