Lynda Carter

Lynda Carter

Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD8

07941 421698

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Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD8

07941 421698

About me

Often difficult times bring with them opportunities for growth and development. Life's challenges are many; bereavement, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, stress and relationship problems are commonplace. Counselling offers insight and understanding into these problems, helping the client to see things clearly, perhaps from a different perspective. I offer a caring, empathic and confidential counselling and psychotherapy service where positive solutions can be explored.

Counselling provides clients with a safe, neutral space where they will feel supported and understood rather than judged as they work their way through difficult thoughts and feelings. My aim is to give clients the tools and understanding to move forward and improve their lives. I work by specifically tailoring therapy and interventions individually to each client, thus enabling them to explore and make sense of the many aspects of their life, emotions and experience.

As an integrative counsellor, I use the theory of several different counselling models to work together with clients in a creative way to help resolve issues. Using person centered counselling, I incorporate Attachment Theory along with some Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques as the client's needs dictate. I offer a private counselling service, for short term crisis intervention, time-limited or open-ended therapy depending on the client's needs and their circumstances.

I offer a private counselling service, for short term crisis intervention, time-limited or open-ended therapy depending on the client's needs and their circumstances.

I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy adhere to their code of Ethics.

Training, qualifications & experience

Masters in Integrated Counselling and Psychotherapy. University of Derby.

Cruse Bereavement Care Training.

Post Graduate Diploma – Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies. University of Canterbury.

RGN. Registered General Nurse.

I have worked in the National Health Service for over 24 years, mostly in primary care and have a wide range of both professional and personal experience.

I work for Cruse Bereavement Care as both as a bereavement volunteer and as a supervisor.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Initial consultation of 45 minutes for £20. This give us the chance to meet and decide if we can work together.

Ongoing work is charged at £40 for an hour  for individual counselling and £50 for an hour for couples counselling.

Under certain circumstances I can offer a reduced rate, subject to negotiation and availability.

Further information

I work from a comfortable room in Fenay Bridge, not far from the centre of Huddersfield on a bus route. There is street parking available.

Availability

Daytime and evening appointments.

Maps & Directions

Huddersfield, HD8

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: No

Availability

I offer day time and evening appointments.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme