Lynda Mayall

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Adv Dip Coun. Dip CBT. Reg MBACP Counsellor and Supervisor
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Pontefract WF9 & Morley Leeds LS27
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Face to face and video sessions now available in South Kirkby and Morley.

I qualified in 1992. Since that time I have worked with clients with low self esteem, anxiety, depression, anger issues, relationship issues, IBS, health issues, survivors of abuse, OCD,  survivors of NPD relationships, ADHD and many other areas. I have over 30 years experience with ADHD, check out

I offer a confidential place to talk free from judgement that allows you space to be yourself. I have worked in a variety of settings and helped many 100s of people improve their life through the counselling process.

Counselling works for those wanting to make changes however small. It works for those who have tried everything else and its their last attempt to save a relationship. It works for those who have tried the medication route and still they don't feel or think like they used to. Counselling can help you learn about thoughts and behaviours that promote the feelings you are having. Believing that you 'cant' does not mean you cant change that thought to 'I can'. I've helped many clients do just that. Many have gone on to successful quality lives with strong relationships and positive self belief. Change the self-speak to change your thoughts, behaviours and feelings.

  "Sometimes what you're most afraid of doing is the very thing that will set you free."

CBT has been proved to work with depression and anxiety. Admitting that you have depression and/or anxiety can be scary in itself. Its time to make that decision to seek help. Medication can help but it doesn't get to the route of the problem. I offer a mixture of CBT with psychotherapy to help you recognise your triggers and put in some coping strategies.


With over 30 years experience of inviting clients to talk about their issues at their own pace I have come to understand that the changes that happen within counselling can benefit the rest of your life.

I work individually and with couples. I believe that you are the one to direct how we work together. I will listen and help you change thoughts and behaviours that conflict with who you want to be.

Sometimes a thought or behaviour is the result of past traumas or childhood experiences so having a safe place and someone you can trust to unpack your worries cares and issues is essential for your well-being.

I am available for short and long term counselling face-to-face and via Skype, Zoom, Face Time WhatsApp or telephone

As well as CBT and counselling, I also offer supervision, life coaching and clinical hypnosis.

Issues that bring people to counselling may include :

  • Relationship issues
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Phobias
  • Low self belief
  • OCD
  • Anger
  • Stress
  • Work issues
  • Difficulty with confidence or self esteem
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Change
  • Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Social phobia

Training, qualifications & experience

I I have over 30 years experience of helping  lovely clients like you leave their past behaviours and destructive thoughts behind and move on to a better future. I have helped couples sort out their differences and build a stronger relationship, working together instead of against each other.

I trained in Humanistic counselling integrating TA Gestalt and Person Centred theories.

Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Counselling (University of Wolverhampton)

Certificate in Transactional Analysis 101 (Institute of Transactional Analysis)

Diploma in CBT (CPCAB)

Certificate in Supervision (CPCAB)

Certificate in Education (University of Southampton)

Life coaching and personality testing (JCA)

DID training with PODs

Diploma in Life Coaching

Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy

Registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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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£55.00 - £60.00

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£55 per 50 minutes for individuals and  £60 for couples.

Student counsellors £40 per session

Card Payments welcome

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I'm available Mondays in Morley 10am -7pm and  Tuesday to Thursday in South Kirkby 10am to 7pm.  Face to face and via Face Time Skype and Zoom. 

Further information


I offer a relaxed supervision environment where you can bring your client work into a warm welcoming non-judgemental space. I work both humanistically and with CBT as well as being person centred I also work with TA and Gestalt.

I have been qualified for over 27 years and taught counselling for 10 years. I offer both face to face, Skype, Face Time, WhatsApp, Zoom and telephone supervision. I work within the BACP ethical framework.

I believe that you direct your own supervision and I support you and facilitate your experience with my counselling experience and knowledge. I believe the supervisory experience is enhanced by our relationship of equality and a respect for the work you do. I also believe in being available to discuss your work should it be required between supervision sessions via telephone. I'm here to support and enhance your work.

As a qualified teacher with over 10 years experience working with counselling students I can also supervise students including CBT students.

I charge £50/hour £75 for 1.5 hours
Student counsellors £50 for 1.5 hrs

South Kirkby, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9

High Street, Morley Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
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New premises in Morley Leeds is fully accessible including toilet facilities. Wheelchair access at South Kirkby

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Lynda Mayall
Lynda Mayall