Lynn McGill

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MBACP, Dip. Integrative Humanistic Counselling
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Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5
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About me

During this ever changing and uncertain time I am offering counselling face to face, via telephone and video to all who want to be seen, heard and supported at this time and I would be pleased to hear from you to discuss your individual needs.

Sometimes life throws challenges in the path of our happiness and we feel 'stuck' and unable to put our finger on the reasons for the unhappiness or to find solutions. I work with adults, teens and couples who are looking for answers and help with issues that matter to them. I also work with divorced and separated couples and their children, supporting them in navigating a new way of life going forward.

I am a passionate people person who offers warmth, empathy and understanding and together we will form a trusting and therapeutic relationship whilst you explore your current situation. As a qualified counsellor dealing with such issues as depression, low self esteem, addiction, self harm, disordered eating, stress and anxiety, intrusive thoughts, trauma, loss and grief, abuse, anger and many other presenting issues, we will work together focusing on your particular needs. Whether the issues you may be facing are current or historic, counselling offers a safe, confidential and non-judgemental place where together we can explore your situation and gain a deeper understanding of how you can move forward with greater confidence and successfully manage solutions.

Coming to counselling can feel like a big step and if this is the first time you have considered experiencing this time of personal exploration and growth please discuss any concerns you may have.

I have 12 years experience as an Integrative Counsellor and my work combines several different counselling approaches depending on the needs of each individual client.

My core theory is the 'Person Centred' approach, in which I believe every individual has the ability to heal and make the right choices for themselves given the right environment and encouragement. I also use elements of  Psychodynamic therapy, Transactional Analysis (TA) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approaches which helps towards understanding how you became the person you are today, how you relate and communicate in relationships and how you can make changes in your thought process to lead a more satisfying and fulfilling life.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Clinical Supervision (Level 6 CPCAB)
  • Diploma in Integrative Humanistic Counselling (Level 4 CPCAB)
  • Certificate in Counselling Theory (Level 3 CPCAB)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills (Level 2 CPCAB)
  • Introduction to Counselling (Level 1 CPCAB)
  • Certificate in Education and Training (Buckinghamshire New University)
  • BACP Certificate of Proficiency
  • Working Therapeutically with Couples
  • CPD Narcissists and Their Children - Made Not Born
  • CPD Understanding Psychotropic Medication
  • CPD Working Therapeutically with groups
  • CPD Certificate working Therapeutically with Obesity & Binge Eating Disorder
  • CPD Tavistock working with Inter Parental Conflict
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Certificate

I am a Registered Member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists) and I abide by their ethical framework.

I have worked as a volunteer in agencies including Connexions with young people and vulnerable adults as well as a School Counsellor and a Young Carers Coordinator.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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
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Other areas of counselling I deal with

I work face to face, via telephone and video with adults, couples and young people at offices in Letchworth and Stotfold.


Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

One to one sessions are 1 hour at £50.00.

Couples sessions 1 hour sessions at £65.00.

Concession sessions are available, please enquire.

I offer a reduced rate for Counselling Students, please enquire.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I can offer daytime & evening appointments Monday to Thursday face to face and via video/phone call.  I see clients face to face at offices in Letchworth & Stotfold 

Further information

I can be contacted via email or by calling 07843 488783 - if calling please leave a brief message, contact details and a suitable time to call you back.

Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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I offer supervision to qualified Counsellors as well as Counsellors in training. I use an integrative approach blending models to meet your needs.

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Lynn McGill
Lynn McGill