Lynn McNamara

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Arlesey, Bedfordshire, SG15
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About me

In your weekly sessions we can face, explore and challenge the beliefs and behaviours that you are feeling are holding you back, in a safe and quiet environment and work towards a positive outcome.

I am a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist accredited to The National Counselling Society, I offer professional help and support to individuals (including children 11 and above) and couples.

I use an integrative Approach to counselling, using a variety of therapeutic approaches and theories which can be tailored around your individual needs. I offer a trusting, confidential, friendly, safe and relaxing environment.

Counselling can help us find an understanding into why some of our behaviours have an impact on our lives, which can lead to us feeling anxious, stressed or even 'stuck' and not able to move forward. It is at this time you may need the benefit of talking to someone who is professional and impartial. My work with clients can be long or short term depending on your individual needs.

I have been qualified for over 10 years and have had my private practice for 9 years, with experience in working in many fields including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, self-harm and abuse. I have seventeen years experience working with children in a school environment and I have undertaken safeguarding, safeguarding children from abuse by sexual exploitation and suicide prevention training.

I aim to keep my prices as low as possible, as I believe everyone should be able to access counselling, it is well documented in the media that mental health issues are on the increase. I appreciate that financial pressures can have a huge impact on our lives, adding to stresses and anxiety.

My counselling room is fully heated and air-conditioned for the comfort of myself and my clients.

If you are interested in booking appointments or just need more information, please do not hesitate to contact me via email or telephone

I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Chrysalis Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Accredited training by The Royal College of Nursing)
  • Chrysalis Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling
  • CPCAB level 2 Certificate in counselling skills
  • CPCAB level 2 Certificate in Introduction to counselling skills
  • Safeguarding Children from Abuse by Sexual Exploitation
  • Safeguarding Children Module 1 and 2
  • Suicide Prevention training
  • Channel General Awareness
  • Accreditated membership to The National Counselling Society

Member organisations

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Adult survivors of child sexual abuse


£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Individuals £40-weekdays (50 minute session)

Couples counselling £70 (50 minute session)

Counselling students and other students £30 (50 minute session)

24 hours notice is required for cancellations.

Daytime and evening appointments available

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I begin my first client session at 11am and my last session is 8pm. This is to accommodate people's working hours. I also offer flexible counselling sessions for those that work shifts.

Arlesey, Bedfordshire, SG15

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Lynn McNamara
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