Margaret Lyon

Margaret Lyon



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About me

I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor based in Carmarthen. I have 11 years counselling experience and for 7 years I have provided group and individual supervision to other counsellor practitioners. I have extensive experience in the caring professions, formerly working as a nurse and health visitor.

I have a particular interest and counselling experience in working with clients who:

  • are experiencing conflict in relationships
  • wish to explore personal development
  • are experiencing difficulties with life transitions/losses
  • are bereaved
  • have postnatal depression
  • are carers
  • have health challenges
  • are experiencing anxiety and depression

I use a range of approaches and interventions and adapt these to a person’s individual needs. I aim to provide warm, supportive environment, in which clients can gain greater insight and awareness, bringing them the possibility of change and growth.

I place an importance on keeping my professional knowledge and practice up to date, and have completed training in:

  • working with couples
  • mindfulness in counselling
  • working with anxiety and depression
  • bereavement through suicide
  • re-wind training for trauma

Approaches and Interventions used:

  • Mindfulness
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Solution Focused
  • Systems approach
  • Creative approaches inc therapeutic writing
  • Person centred approach
  • Psychodynamic

Training, qualifications & experience

RGN, RSCN, Registered Health Visitor

Higher National Diploma in Integrative Counselling, 

Diploma in Counselling Supervision

Certificate in Bereavement Care (Cruse)

Registered Member MBACP (Accred)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


  • Counselling: £30 first session, £35 thereafter for 60 minute sessions ( concessions available)
  • Supervision: £40 for 1 ½ hour session

Further information

Availability: Day and evening appointments available

Maps & Directions

Carmarthen, SA31

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes