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Take Good Care Counselling

About me

Hello there!

My name is Zoë Lane. I am a fully qualified Person Centred Counsellor based in the Durham area.

If you're searching this page I can only wonder if you're trying to suss out the right counsellor for you so please let me tell you a little about myself... I am an avid movie lover- the funnier or weepier the better! I love walking, swimming & reading; preferably not all at the same time though... I find singing 80's power ballards at the top of my lungs highly liberating (try it!) and am at my most alive when talking & connecting with people.

I'm sorry you might not be feeling great at the moment, for whatever that reason that may be. Maybe you're not even sure yourself? Life can be full of ups and downs, sometimes those 'downs' can be difficult to understand, process or work through. It can help to talk, especially to someone impartial from the situation.

As a person centred counsellor, I believe you have within you, all you need to make it through your tough times. You are the expert on you. It is my job to skillfully work along side you and provide you with the right environment for you to find the answers you need.

I find it an enormous privilege to do this work; to forge & develop a professional relationship with my client and to be trusted with personal material & emotions in order to support my client to find their way. A huge privilege indeed.

I have received counselling myself, in the past, so am aware how it may feel a little nerve wracking or daunting trying to find the right counsellor suited to you and at a time when you may not be feeling at your best.
You are very welcome to contact me with any questions about my service. We can even arrange for a short chat over the phone to help you decide if I am the right counsellor for you. You are in no way obliged to commit to my service after this, it is just an opportunity to help you on your quest to find the right person for you & your counselling journey.

It would be lovely to hear from you.
Take good care

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an individual member of the BACP and I am very keen to be working towards my accreditation.

I have a Foundation degree in Counselling from New College, Durham.

I have been qualified since 2019 and due to the nature of my training, have been counselling clients since 2018.

I adhere strictly to the BACP ethical code of practice.

I engage in Continued Professional Development, this is ongoing and inline with BACP requirements.

I have experience of working with a range of issues including:

  • Bereavement & grief
  • Anticipatory grief
  • Terminal illness
  • Chronic illness
  • Disability
  • Low self esteem
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Struggling with self-identity
  • Relationships
  • Abuse
  • Work stress
  • Family stress

As stipulated by the BACP, I will always work within my own competency and will be open and honest with you.

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.


£40.00 per session

Additional information

An initial, informal conversation by phone can last up to 30 minutes and is free of charge.

Counselling sessions are charged at £40 per session.

Each session lasts up to 50 minutes.

When I work

Monday- Thursday

9am- 6pm

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

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