Lucy Martin

Verified Professional Verified Professional
Verified Professional

Every professional displayed on Counselling Directory has been independently verified by our team to ensure they have suitable credentials to practise.

Counselling, EMDR and Intimate Partner Therapy
No current availability
No current availability

This professional is currently not accepting new clients and may not respond to general enquiries at this time.

Liverpool, Merseyside, L17
No current availability
No current availability

This professional is currently not accepting new clients and may not respond to general enquiries at this time.

About me

I am a BACP senior accredited psychotherapist with over 22 years counselling/psychotherapy experience. I work to help individuals and couples resolve emotional distress, anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, low mood / depression, sex and relationship difficulties, family issues and gender and sexuality (LGBT QIA+) issues.

I have a professional certificate in Intimate Partner Therapy and advanced accreditation in Gender, Sex & Relationship Diversities Therapy (GSRD) with Pink Therapy

I'm a fully qualified EMDR psychotherapist. EMDR therapy is used to treat a wide range of psychological difficulties that typically originate in traumatic and adverse life events such as experiences of violence, sexual abuse, accidents, birth trauma and traumatic bereavements.

I work flexibly and collaboratively, integrating a range of approaches to meet client’s differing needs. I have a strong commitment to social justice and endeavour to ensure this is reflected in the therapeutic process.  My focus is helping clients to increase their self-awareness, self-care, and resilience to enable them to cope with or make changes in their life circumstances whether this is related to work, relationships/family, identity, life stage, health or coping with bullying or discrimination.

Fees

I use a sliding fee scale. Please decide if your income compares as low, average or high. With couples, I ask you to compare your joint income.   There is no need to discuss your financial circumstances with me unless you wish to.

Individual therapy £50 - £70 per hour

Relationship Therapy £60- £80 per hour

Feel free to contact me to ask any questions.  Please check your spam folder for replies

Training, qualifications & experience

I have specialist training and experience in:

  • Working with trauma (PTSD)
  • Couples and relationship therapy
  • Mindfulness techniques
  • Somatic (body) psychotherapy - includes teaching awareness of emotion, sensation, breathing techniques, physical movement exercises
  • Guided imagery and visualisation
  • Distress tolerance and emotional regulation skills
  • Self-care
  • Inner child work
  • Attachment issues
  • Resolving anger
  • Assertiveness skills
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Pink therapy- gender, sex and relationship diversity issues
  • Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQI) individuals and couples
  • Coping with and challenging discrimination

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP
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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£50.00 - £70.00

Additional information

Fees will be agreed prior to the initial meeting. 

I use a sliding fee scale. Please decide if your income is low, average or high and pay accordingly. With couples, I ask you to compare your joint income.   There is no need to discuss your financial circumstances with me unless you wish to.

Fees are per hour.

Individual therapy £50 - £70

Relationship Therapy £60- £80

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

My private practice working hours are Tuesday 9.30-5.30 and Thursday 9.30-5.30.

Liverpool, Merseyside, L17

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Couples
Groups

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online

I have space for one qualified supervisee

View supervision profile

Lucy Martin
Lucy Martin