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PGDipSup; PGDipINT; PGCert; BA(Hons); Reg.MBACP

About me

Hi, I am a fully qualified and experienced Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Level 7), providing a confidential and professional counselling service for adults, children and young people. I also offer professional Supervision to other Counsellors. .

My Counselling practice aims to give you the opportunity to explore your problems, distresses or any difficult situations that you are experiencing in a confidential, non-judgmental, safe and supportive environment.

As a Counsellor I feel privileged to be part of your journey and work to facilitate you through your difficulties so that they become more manageable. Working together we can find creative and positive ways forward by looking at your problems from different perspectives to find meaning in your life, and/or help you aquire new skills/techniques to assist you in overcoming the issues you are facing.  Problems sometimes go on for a long time and you cannot see a way out of them or they can make you feel out of control, but CHANGE IS POSSIBLE.

How I work

I am a Relational Integrative Counsellor which means I am able to combine theory and techniques from a variety of major theoretical approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person Centred and Psychodynamic and integrate them into a single approach.  This has the advantage of being incredibly flexible and creative in my practice and tailor my work to your specific needs or goals.

Feel free to take a look at Client Testimonials on my webpage www.thelisteninghelper.co.uk


Training, qualifications & experience

Education & Training

Post Graduate Diploma in Consultative Supervision, University of South Wales (Level 7 - BACP accredited)

Post Graduate Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Integrative), University of Wales, Newport (Level 7 - BACP accredited)

Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling skills, University of Wales, Newport (Level 6 - BACP accredited)

BA Honours Degree, University of Gloucester 

BTEC Counselling Skills, Neath Port Talbot College

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASSIST)

NLP Hypnotherapy - NLP VISION

NLP Life Coaching - NLP VISION

How To Do Counselling Online: A Coronavirus Primer - Advanced Level OER Course - Open University/BACP

As a Counsellor I also undertake continuous professional development (CPD) to expand and maintain my skills and knowledge.

Experience

Having established my own private practice I am currently self employed.

I have continuous experience of providing counselling and psychotherapy to children, young people, adults and families to a diverse range of organisations such as Local Authorities (Child and Youth Counsellor/Social Services), GPs / NHS, Charities and Organisations, Employment Assistance Programmes, Businesses, as well as individual clients, couples and family referrals.

I have counselled clients from a wide range of ages, ethnicities and cultures, and these experiences have given me the tools to communicate freely with people and help them open up on the whole range of issues that affect their lives.  In particular I have experience of counselling clients through issues such as childhood trauma, anger management, domestic abuse, abuse, self harm, relationship issues, self esteem, social phobias, loss and change, depression, negative thoughts, anxiety/panic disorder, stress, road traffic accidents, bereavement, PTSD/trauma, Personality Disorders, sexual orientation, suicidal thoughts, work issues and health issues.

Professional

I am a professional Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and work within their ethical framework for good practice.

I attend regular Supervision sessions to help develop and focus my practice and ensure that I am working ethically with clients.

I have professional liability insurance and a DBS check.

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also provide Mindfulness Meditation, NLP Hypnotherapy and Coaching within my practice.

Fees

£40.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£40 per session for Face to Face Individual Counselling

£40 per session for Online/Video call and Telephone Counselling

£40 per session for Agencies/EAP's/Companies/Charities & Solicitors

£30 per session for trainee student counsellors embarking on personal therapy for their course requirements.

When I work

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Hours of work are: Mon, Wed & Thurs 9 am - 7pm; Tues & Fridays 9am - 5pm.

Further information

Hi,

Deciding to make an appointment with a Counsellor and taking those few steps into Counselling can seem daunting.  Even if you are not ready to book an appointment, are feeling apprehensive or just want some information, feel free to get in touch either via email, phone or text and we can talk about how counselling could work for you.

Warmest Thoughts

Lynette x

Swansea Clinic, 20 Walter Road, Swansea, SA1 5NQ

Oaktree Park Clinic, 12 Birchgrove Road, Birchgrove, Swansea, Abertawe, SA7 9JR

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

Hi,I am a qualified and experienced Supervisor having attained a Post Graduate Diploma in  Consultative Supervision from the University of South Wales (Level 7).

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