Sara Lugard

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Romsey SO51 & Eastleigh SO53
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About me

Hello, my name is Sara. I am a fully qualified Humanistic Gestalt Counsellor and a registered member of the BACP. I offer individual counselling sessions to adults (18+) face-to-face in Hampshire and online or via telephone nationally. 

I believe that human beings just want to be happy and at ease with themselves and their environment – I know I do! Yet there are times when this seems to elude us, causing difficulties in our personal and professional relationships.

Sometimes we are able to resolve these difficulties ourselves or with the support of friends and family. However, for times when this process is not sufficient or possible, the therapeutic relationship counselling offers can be a positive and helpful experience. 

Being with someone who will listen and hear you without judgement can be therapy in its self.

My practice has ample free parking and is located in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire with easy access to the M3, Winchester, Eastleigh, Southampton and Romsey. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma (Distinction) in Humanistic Gestalt Counselling, Buckinghamshire New University
  • Level 4 in Humanistic Gestalt Counselling
  • RSA Certificate in Counselling
  • Macmillan Cancer Support Certificate
  • Certified Counsellor Online and Telephone Counselling
  • Registered Member of the BACP
  • DBS Checked
  • Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office
  • Fully Insured

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer an initial 30 minute consultation either online or telephone free of change if desired.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I have availability for online or telephone appointments on Mondays and Wednesdays and for face-2-face appointments I have availability on Thursdays and Fridays.

Further information

I have worked in the voluntary sector with young people’s charities and with a cancer support charity.

As a Registered Member of the BACP I am committed to Continual Professional Development. I attend regular training courses and workshops and undertake research to best enhance and support my work with clients. I also attend regular Supervision.

Ampfield, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51

Lakewood House, 50-52 Hiltingbury Road, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 5SS

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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