Norma Lawrence

Norma Lawrence

193D Milton Road
Weston-Super-Mare
North Somerset
BS22 8EF

07704985964

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About me

Hello

I offer an integrated approach to counselling drawing from a range of modalities enabling me to tailor my counselling to your specific needs. I strive to provide a calm nurturing space where you feel safe and listened to in an atmosphere of warmth and acceptance. I am a BACP registered counsellor and adhere to their code of ethics and good practice. I work both short and long term but you are not committed to any set number of sessions.

Counselling can be a daunting experience and often clients have been struggling for a while on their own before seeking therapy. Statistics identify there are 70 million working days lost to mental illness in the UK each year which shows how prevalent stress and discord with life has become.

Counselling has been described as the process of holding a mirror up to your life thereby allowing you to see things from a different perspective. It is very much a collaborative process with my person centered roots I firmly believe you are the expert in your life and have the capability to heal and live in a more authentic way.

Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling Diploma -  Weston College

CPCAB level 4 Diploma in Counselling - Bath Spa University

CPCAB level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling -  Bath Spa University

Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Counselling - Bath Spa University

Certificate in Transactional Analysis  101

Specialist Domestic Abuse Training - BAVA

Telephone Counselling Training: working with long and short term clients

I am fortunate to have been able to work in a variety of local counselling organizations gaining substantive experience in working with a diverse range of issues. Working has included addressing the specific issues of carers and their families, working within a mental health and wellbeing organization and a charity working with survivors of domestic abuse where I also coordinate the counselling team.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Initial session £20.00 This is where we can discuss what you would like from counselling and gives you the opportunity to decide if we can work together.

A small number of places are available at a discounted rate for those on low income and for counselling students. Please ask for details.

Counselling £40.00 per 50 minute session

Further information

Please contact me by phone or email in confidence to discuss your counselling needs.

normalawrencecounselling@yahoo.com

07704985964

Maps & Directions

Weston-Super-Mare, BS22 8EF

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: No

Availability

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Types of client

Adults
Older adults