S. Lauenna Luddington, MBACP Adv.Dip.Couns Specialising in student mental health

S. Lauenna Luddington, MBACP Adv.Dip.Couns Specialising in student mental health


07826 244845

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07826 244845

About me

Being a student can be a hugely stressful experience. What should be an exciting and stimulating time can turn into a nightmare with excessive anxiety, depression, lack of motivation and social anxiety.

Some students are trying to study while recovering from trauma or an eating disorder, while others are coping with challenges like family breakdown, bereavement or physical health problems. Along with all the academic and social pressures, it's no wonder so many young people can feel so completely overwhelmed.

Focused and constructive counselling can help to clarify the issues, gain a more helpful perspective and decrease the sense of isolation. Developing tools and strategies that strengthen their inner resources, students can reduce stress and fear, improve their academic performance and increase their sense of personal power

I am passionate about student mental health and have a constructive and practical approach where we work together to make the changes you want to see.  I have experience supporting students at school, college and university level and work with clients aged 12 and above.

My approach is integrative, combining various therapeutic models with my academic support experience.  I may draw from techniques from cognitive, behavioural or mindfulness approaches, transactional analysis, focusing, compassion focused therapy and more.

Please check out the video below or my website for more information. Don't hesitate to get in touch by email or phone for a chat about how I may be able to help.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered member of the BACP and adhere to their code of ethics. I hold an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling from Iron Mill College in Exeter and a Professional Certificate in Counselling Adolescents from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

In previous roles, I provided academic and mental health support for students in sixth form colleges. I currently work part-time as a counsellor seeing NHS clients. During my training I completed clinical placements in an eating disorders charity, a secondary school and for an NHS provider.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Working with students.

Therapies offered

Photos & videos

  • Concerns about counselling
  • Some concerns parents may have about counselling


£45 per hour (concessions available, please don't hesitate to ask)

Maps & Directions

Bristol, BS7

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Types of client

Young people
Older adults