Maura Lynch

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Dip Psych, Adv Dip Psych, Dip Supervision UKCP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London N16 & Paddington W2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

From time to time disorientating twists and turns in our lives can leave us feeling depressed, anxious, isolated or overwhelmed. We might find it difficult to talk about our problem and it's as if there's no one out there who'd care to listen. Or, maybe, we're hampered by a common perception that counselling/psychotherapy is an unnecessary indulgence, a sign of weakness, and so our discomfort or anguish is increased.

I firmly believe that if we navigate challenging life experiences with focused professional support and regard we can bring about insight and resolution, find a fresh outlook or new direction or effect change.

I can assist you in a secure, confidential, professional environment in my practice which is based both in central London (Paddington) and in north London (Paddington)

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained as an integrative psychotherapist at the Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy Education in London, first completing the one-year Foundation and then the four-year postgraduate diploma programme in Counselling & Psychotherapy and later the two year advanced diploma..

I hold the Certificate in Fundamentals of Counselling and Psychotherapy and the Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Dip Psych), Advanced Diploma in psychotherapy. 

I am accredited with United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and an accredited mediator with CMC. 

I also provide clinical supervision for practitioners, students and trainees and hold the Diploma in Supervision (Dip Supv).

Historically, before undertaking psychotherapy training, I practiced as a lawyer. I have a rich experience of people from all backgrounds and am very familiar with the pressures of professional as well personal life. I hold academic degrees in Law (LL.B Hons) and English Literature (BA Hons).

I abide by the UKCP and BACP professional codes and I receive regular supervision. This is a professional requirement in which both my supervisor and I assure your anonymity. I maintain my practicing skills and knowledge with continuing professional development. I am fully insured.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Mediation 

Fees

£90.00 - £120.00
Free initial online session

Additional information

Variable. Please refer to my website.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Currently I rarely have availability after 7pm.

Further information

I practice from rooms in central London near Paddington station, and in north London in the heart of Stoke Newington.

I am able to provide telephone and Skype sessions too.

55 Church Street, London, N16 0AR

Little Venice, Paddington, W2 6NE

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Supervision

In person
Online

I am a UKCP registered supervisor (RS) and training supervisor (RTS) so work with qualified and trainee therapists.

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Maura Lynch
Maura Lynch