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We believe that everyone who needs to see a counsellor should be able to do so. Cost should not be the reason that you are not able to access support.

Day Time Sessions (7am- 5pm) £28

Evening Sessions (5pm-8pm) £30

We are proud to offer accessible support to clients with a range of needs including anxiety and Generalise Anxiety Disorder, depression and low mood, relationship and work issue, borderline personality disorder, bipolar spectrum disorder, emotion management difficulties, self-esteem issues, substance dependency, bereavement and loss, and coping with change.

Low Cost Counselling offers face-to-face, telephone, WhatsApp video call and Zoom video call sessions. Let us know what works best for you.

At LCCM we aim to keep things simple. We are an open-access counselling service offering low cost counselling sessions to anyone who needs to access them.

Training, qualifications & experience

All LCCM counsellors hold a Level 4 diploma or above in Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Counselling or Psychotherapy. Some counsellors hold level 5 or 6 qualifications- Diploma or Masters Degree. In addition, counsellors hold individual qualifications and have completed additional training in subjects/techniques including:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
Self Harm
Suicidal thoughts and action including the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Bereavement and loss
Solution Focused Working
Managing Change in the Workplace
Mindfulness
Safeguarding and Child Protection
Working with experiences of sexual abuse
Creative counselling techniques
All of our counsellors are members of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and/or the National Counselling Society. All counsellors are insured and supervised.

Counsellors in Training: Some of our counsellors are working toward higher learning qualifications such as a Level 5 Advanced Professional Diploma or a Masters Degree. These counsellors are assessed as part of the ongoing training and have proved capable and competent to provide counselling.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Low Cost Counselling Maidstone is an open-access service. If you'd like to know more about how we might be able to support you, contact us at lowcostcounsellingmaidstone@gmail.com

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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Fees

From £28.00 to £30.00

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income

Additional information

We believe that everyone who needs to see a counsellor should be able to do so. Cost should not be the reason that you are not able to access support.

Day Time Sessions (7am- 5pm) £28

Evening Sessions (5pm-8pm) £30

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday- 10:00am to 8:00pm Tuesday- 10:00am to 8:00pm Wednesday- 7:00am to 8:00pm Thursday- 7:00am to 8:00pm Friday- 10:00am to 8:00pm

Further information

We are based in and around Maidstone, servicing the surrounding area including Tonbridge, Ashford, Sittingbourne and the Medway Towns.

We are located within walking distance of both Maidstone East and West Train stations, or within a short bus journey.

We have free private parking on site.

For more information visit www.lowcostcounsellingmaidstone.co.uk or contact us via this page.

Low Cost Counselling Maidstone
Bower Street
Maidstone
Kent
ME16 8SB

Dean Street
East Farleigh
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 0PU

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS checked
Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Please make contact to discuss, we have a number of locations and feel confident we can meet your needs.

Languages offered

Latvian

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom

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Low Cost Counselling Maidstone- Rebecca Attwood- Ad Prof Dip PC/ MBACP/ MNCS Acc

Low Cost Counselling Maidstone- Rebecca Attwood- Ad Prof Dip PC/ MBACP/ MNCS Acc