Michelle Lilley

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Staines-Upon-Thames TW18 & Twickenham TW2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an experienced and registered (BACP) therapist, and I offer short and long-term psychotherapeutic counselling for adults as well as couples therapy. Short-term therapy can be between 8 and 16 sessions, depending on the issue and what you may want to achieve. I am based in two locations, Twickenham Green (Tuesday and Thursday evenings) and Staines-Upon-Thames. I also work online via zoom.

Major life changes might lead you to feel overwhelmed and suffering alone, or you feel stuck and unhappy and desperate for change. If you are struggling with difficult thoughts and feelings, or have a personal relationship or family problem to sort out, you are invited to telephone or email to make an appointment.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am fully qualified with a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling from the Metanoia Institute. 

I am also a member of the following organisations:

  • BACP - British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • IARTA - The International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis
  • UKCP - UK Council for Psychotherapy

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

Areas of counselling I deal with


£60.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer a free initial consultation so please do not hesitate to get in touch. Sessions can be in person or online via Zoom. I am also offering a limited number of spaces with reduced rates for those on benefits or with a low income.

Individual: £60 per 50-minute session

Couple: £70 per 50-minute session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Staines-Upon-Thames, Surrey, TW18

Twickenham, London, TW2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Michelle Lilley
Michelle Lilley