Lynn Bannister

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BSc(hons) (MBACP)
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Hampton, Middlesex, TW12
Available for new clients
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About me

Throughout our life we go through many transitions, this can take many forms, for example... Moving school, college or heading off to university, the break-up of a relationship, becoming a new parent, a new career, empty nest, retirement, or personal loss.
Whatever your transition, sometimes it will be manageable and other times it will bring huge challenges, or trigger past issues. It can cause deep emotions, negative thoughts, unwanted behaviours & physical symptoms. We can feel lost, without purpose or meaning, we can become anxious and stressed.
Counselling can provide an opportunity to explore the difficulties being faced, it can allow time for self-reflection. This can support you to deal with the challenges you are facing and help you manage the issues that are arising from it.

Training, qualifications & experience


Integrative Counselling BSc(hons) Degree

Life Coaching Diploma Level 4 CPCAB

Member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)

Continued Professional Development:

  • CBT interventions for those with ADHD
  • Using Play Therapy Skills
  • Using CBT in End of Life Care.
  • Using Mindfulness Techniques in Counselling
  • Helping Young People Before and After the Death of a Significant Adult
  • Working with Suicidal Thoughts
  • Responding to self Harm in Children and Adolescents.
  • Advanced Safeguarding Children and Adults
  • Working with Grief and Loss in Children and Adults.
  • Working with Trauma
  • Working with Clients with ADHD
  • Working with Clients with Asperger Syndrome.
  • Keeping Children Safe in Education
  • Diversity and Equality


I have a wealth of experience in working with......

  • Mental Health (Work with Mind)
  • Cancer Patients and families (7yrs working as a Macmillan Professional)
  • Sexuality and Body Image
  • Self Harm
  • Palliative Care Patients and Families (18 years working with the NHS and local Hospices)
  • Carers.
  • Loss and Bereavement.
  • Supporting Young Adults (working in local schools and colleges)
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Loss of Purpose (new parents, empty nest, retirement, change of career)
  • Fertility

Member organisations

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Cancer Patients (7 years as a Macmillan Information and Support Service Manager)
Sexuality and Body image due to surgery
Palliative Care Patients and Families (18 years working with the NHS and local Hospice).
Loss and Bereaved
Supporting young adults
Mental Health issues
Young Adults and Adults with Asperger Syndrome.
Loss of Purpose (new parents, empty nest, retirement, change of career etc)
Fertility Issues


£45.00 - £60.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Counselling: £45-£60 per session 

Free no obligation initial telephone consultation (up to 30 minute),  

Concession places are limited please discuss in the initial call, to confirm availability. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Appointments available: Daytime and evening Monday - Friday and Saturday morning. Other days and times may be available on request.

Further information

Please feel free to drop me an email if you wish to discuss anything further or if you wish to arrange a suitable time for an initial call.

Apologies in advance if you call when I am with a client, my phone will go to voicemail, please leave a message and I will call you back. I look forward to hearing from you.


By car: plenty of free street parking in the local area.

By Bus: 111 from Kingston to Hounslow, R70 from Richmond, 216 from Staines to Kingston

By Train: Waterloo to Hampton

Hampton, Middlesex, TW12

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

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I am a APT trained Clinical Supervisor and I have 15 years’ experience as an integrative counsellor.

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Lynn Bannister
Lynn Bannister