Sabine Farren-Hawkins Ad.Dip.Hum.Couns. Dip.Rel.Cpl.Couns.MBACP

Sabine Farren-Hawkins  Ad.Dip.Hum.Couns. Dip.Rel.Cpl.Couns.MBACP

Lombard Wellness Centre
12-17 Upper Bridge Street

Minnis Bay

07757 532767

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Lombard Wellness Centre
12-17 Upper Bridge Street

Minnis Bay

07757 532767

About me

About me

Sabine Farren-Hawkins Adv.Dip.Hum.Couns.MBACP


I am a counsellor and psychotherapist and run two practices in Kent as well as working as a counsellor for the University of Kent.

I have experience on a broad range of issues including work related stress, bereavement, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder - OCD, sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, gender dysphoria, trauma, stress, low self esteem, low self confidence, feeling overwhelmed.

I trained in Person-Centred, Transactional Analysis and Gestalt models of counselling but I also use a wide range of tools from other therapies including CBT, NLP as well as Solution focused brief therapy as this enables us to use the most effective therapy for you.

Please note that contact and sessions are confidential.        

I have a practice in 2 locations - The Wellness Centre in Canterbury and in Birchington. Kent

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Counselling from a BACP accredited course.        This course was based on a Humanistic approach but included Transactional Analysis (TA) and Gestalt models of counselling.

Diploma in Relationship and Couples counselling from Oxford College.

I have Certificates for training in the following:

Cruse Bereavement Care training course                                                                   My training and years as a Cruse volunteer enabled me to gain experience with bereavement and bereavement related issues.

  • Sudden and Traumatic Death
  • The effects of Suicide
  • Bereavement, Homelessness and Addiction
  • Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection
  • A child’s grief
  • Mental Health First Aid Lite Course

Training with Dover Detainee Group                                                                          This involved training and visiting detainees in a prison setting as well as using my bilingual skills.

I am bilingual in French.

I hold a current DBS (Home office Disclosure and Barring Service’s criminal records enhanced Disclosure). This used to be known as a CRB.                                                

I am fully registered and insured.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with




Panic attacks



Photos & videos

  • Bay View Practice, Minnis Bay
  • Minnis Bay


Fee per session - £ 40.00 - Individual  £ 60.00 - Couples - Birchington  
                            £ 45.00 - Individual  £ 65.00 - Couples - Canterbury

Payment by Paypal, Credit or Debit card through the Website. Please note that sessions will only be booked once payment has been received.

Cancellation policy –   48 hrs notice is required to avoid cancellation charge.

Cancellation charge – Full cost of one session

Further information

Appointments -

Daytime and evening appointments are available during the week - Birchington practice

Fridays only - Canterbury practice

The first appointment is at 8 am.
The last appointment of the day is at 7pm.

Please contact me for availability.

Maps & Directions

Canterbury, CT1 2NF
Birchington, CT7

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: French


Appointments - Daytime and evening appointments are available - Minnis Bay. Fridays only - Canterbury Please contact me for availability.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults