Wayne Lawrence

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London, SW2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My personal and professional experience in life as a Black Male has cultivated a desire in me to support and promote any individual's autonomy and need to find their own voice in any aspect of their life. This drives me to provide a space of hope and encouragement with all of my clients through a non judgement, empathic, genuine attitude especially towards boys/men from ethnic backgrounds who feel misunderstood and angry and are not sure why.

I am a qualified counsellor/Supervisor informed with 15 years experience in the health and social care industry working with individuals, couples and families in assessment units, homes, schools and in the community. I worked with people from many different backgrounds/cultures, from primary school age to adult, with individuals dealing with isolation, low self esteem and conflicting family dynamics, to mental health conditions, learning disabilities and substances misuse issues.

My theoretical model is Integrative and it fuses Psychodynamic (exploring past experience - via relationships and family attachments that affect the present behaviour, interactions and relationships) and Person Centred (a non judgemental, empathic, honest here and now experience) approach.This approach aids towards a personal tailored therapy as I can draw knowledge and techniques from various schools of thought (CBT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Gestalt, art and play therapy etc).

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Continued Professional Development training in Couples Counselling.
  • Advanced Certificate in Clinical Supervision Level 6
  • CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • NVQ level 2 In care and support

I have long term experience working in organisations such as Mind, Prince's Trust and Turning Point and these experiences have informed and trained me in areas of working 1:1, couples and with groups with mental health substance misuse and emotional issues.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Additional information

All fees can be discussed and an agreement made on an individual basis and circumstances.

Individual initial assessment appointment - £55

Individual ongoing sessions - £65

Online initial assessment session - £50

Online ongoing sessions - £60

Supervision £70 (willing to discuss fee)

Couples £100 for 1hr

Further information

I am able to work with students counsellors and students studying other courses and I am willing to discuss fees as I have a sliding scale for students and the unwaged

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)


In person

Supervisor - Certificate in Clinical Supervision Including Online and Telephone Working Course

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Wayne Lawrence
Wayne Lawrence