Lucy Sands

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Bsc(Hons) Psychology PGDIP Counselling & Psychotherapy MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Maidstone, Kent, ME17
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I’m Lucy Sands and I send you the warmest welcome to my directory page.

Navigating life’s ups and downs can be difficult alone, often leading to feeling stuck, unable to cope, overwhelmed and confused. Anxiety, panic attacks, depression and/or uncontrollable emotions can have a devastating impact on everyday life.

Professionally for many years I have offered a friendly, down to earth counselling and psychotherapy service, grounded in the core values of openness, respectfulness and honesty.

I offer young people and adults one to one therapy, for as long as required.  Whatever your unique situation or root cause of distress, I will unconditionally listen without judgement, supporting you process what is happening.

I am trained to integrate various theoretical tools and techniques, to tailor a therapeutic session that best suits you.  Counselling brings increased self-awareness and together we will work towards facilitating choice and changes.

Please visit my website for more information about me and what I can offer www.sandscounselling.co.uk

I will not judge but walk beside you in your therapeutic journey.

Thank you for considering utilising my help.

Training, qualifications & experience

Along with continual professional development to enhance my therapeutic practice, I have obtained the following qualifications:

BSc (Hons) Psychology
PGDIP Counselling and Psychotherapy

I am a registered member of the ICO. 

Member organisations

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

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Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

  • 1st video introductory call (15 minutes) is free
  • £50 per 50 minute therapy session. 

I offer sessions in person at my therapy room in Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone.  Alternatively I offer sessions online via Google Meets or Whatsapp video call.  

When I work

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Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Online platforms

Google Meet
Whatsapp
Doxy

Social

Lucy Sands
Lucy Sands