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About me

Hi, I'm Robyn.

My training and experience have shown me that, with the right support, we're all capable of turning our lemons into lemonade. Lemonade is my private practice based at Lotus Therapy Centre in Mansfield, offering one to one counselling to children, young people and adults. My role is to provide you with a non-judgemental, open, honest, empathetic and supportive space to fully explore your situation and to help you to understand your thoughts and feelings so that, together, we can work through any difficulties you are experiencing.

Training, qualifications & experience

I amI'n integrative humanistic counsellor with training in various theories (person-centred, transactional analysis, gestalt, congnitive behavioural therapy) which allows me to have an holistic approach and tailor my support to your individual needs.

I have worked with children and young people for many years, previously undertaking work for CASY both in community venues and school settings, providing support with a wide range of issues such as anxiety, anger, depression, self harm, gender dysphoria, bullying, stress and low self esteem.

Alongside my private work, I support young people in residential care homes, as well as volunteering with Cruse Bereavement Care which provides bereavement support to children, young people and adults.

I am a registered member of the BACP and work to their ethical framework. I undertake regular supervision, have a current enhanced DBS certificate and professional liability insurance.

Member organisations


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.

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.

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My fees are £35 per 50 minute session.

Consessions are available for block booking.

Discounted fees of are available for student counsellors.

Lotus Therapy Centre
54 Nottingham Road
NG18 1BN

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Robyn Gargas (MBACP) Lemonade Counselling

Robyn Gargas (MBACP) Lemonade Counselling