Lucy Watkins

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Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA3
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About me

Hello, I am a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) and counsellor based in East Ayrshire and work with a range of ages. I also have a vast understanding of working with those in the LGBTQ+ community, teens and adults.

You have taken the first step into achieving your goal(s). It might not feel easy at first but I will be with you on your journey and take it at the pace you need. I will endeavour to make you feel comfortable and relaxed and understand further what you bring to the sessions.  My experience includes working with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, eating, trauma (including PTSD and C-PTSD), self-harm, sleep and many other issues.

I  offer in-person, online and telephone appointments.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Diploma in CBT and Groupwork
  • BA Hons Primary Education
  • SafeTALK
  • ASIST
  • Trauma Rewind

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

£60.00 per session

Additional information

£60 per session and each session are 50 minutes but I do offer a sliding scale which can be discussed further on enquiry.

Payments to be made via bank transfer. Please note that payment is required before the appointment. I also have a 24-hour cancellation policy and a charge may apply if a session is cancelled with 24 hours of the appointment.

All communication is made via email. Please check your junk mail as sometimes communication can end up there.

When I work

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Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

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

Key details

PVG Scheme

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams

Social

Lucy Watkins
Lucy Watkins