Counselling in Lewes

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Susan Brown-Jones- Embrace Psychology
Psychologist, PhD, CPsychol
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Life can be really hard sometimes, difficult things happen or people struggle emotionally for a variety of reasons. Lots of people need support at some time in their lives for themselves or people they care for. I genuinely believe that most people who are struggling want to improve their situation and need support to enable them to be and feel the best they can. However, just because you did not cause all your problems does not mean you do not have to work to try to make things better. That is where I can help, providing support, therapy and specialist assessment for young people and adults.
07849 615341
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Simon Cassar
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
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I am a UKCP-registered integrative existential psychotherapist with extensive experience in delivering long and short term psychotherapy to individuals. As an existential psychotherapist, I am particularly interested in how we make meaning of the world and of our lives, and how this affects our day to day functioning. Experiencing a crisis of meaning can be a major source of stress and anxiety. If your life starts to feel meaningless to you, you may end up in a hopeless and depressed state. The therapist’s role is to navigate the difficult feelings that can arise in the process and help you find renewed purpose in your life.
01273 092845
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Chay Louise
Counsellor, MBACP
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I have a wealth of experience working with Anxiety, Depression, Bereavement, Abuse, Addiction, Anger Management, Trauma, ADHD, Stress, Resentment, Identity issues and I have supported many Carers in my time as a counsellor. Having worked with a wide range of diverse clients, I understand the importance of having your identity, background, beliefs and culture acknowledged, which is why I welcome everyone and you will be seen and heard. You will be met with a warm, supporting, non judgemental ear, to help enable you to be yourself, share and express what it is that is weighing you down.
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John Davis
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
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Welcome. I am an Integrative Psychotherapist who has worked in depth with both adolescents & adults dealing with a variety of issues; depression, bereavement, sexuality, anxiety, relationships and complex life issues which sometimes cause us distress in our life. For me it is important to get to know you and learn where you would like the focus of our work to be. I can offer you a safe space in which we can explore your issues and gain new perspectives on them; hopefully enabling you to move forward in life
020 3962 1276
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Joe Mattinson
Counsellor, MNCS Accred
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Maybe you're a bit different... maybe you're neurodiverse, maybe you're non-binary, maybe you've got some 'diagnosis' labels. You're looking for something a bit different, not scented candles and warm words but someone to engage with who's going to 'get it' and work with you. Maybe you're ready to commit to unpicking the tangle of threads that lead to this moment, maybe you're delaying, waiting for some 'perfect' moment.
01273 092864
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Karen Baguley
Counsellor, MNCS Accred
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I provide a safe and secure place to discuss issues and look for long-term solutions to increase your mental wellbeing. Whether you are stressed, anxious or depressed and for whatever reason, you are looking for help now, finding an accredited therapist is the first step to feeling better.
01273 092157
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Kirsten Hammond
Counsellor, MBACP
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With the support of counselling you will be able to recognise and explore deeper responses and feelings towards aspects of your life such as relationships, family and career. You may be overwhelmed with anxiety or need support to cope better with a challenging situation. You may be feeling confused and need support to gain clarity, or want to explore on a deeper level what is stopping you from feeling content.
01273 092765
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The Purple Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
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I am here to hear you. I am a Person Centred Counsellor which means you can bring anything you want to talk about as the focus is on you, whether it's present day troubles or something bothering you from your past.
07730 333878
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Sarah Brown
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
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COVID 19 is putting huge strain on all of us and we are finding ways to cope. However, if you feel old issues and feelings are cropping up for you, it may be time to root out the problem so the present situation becomes more bearable. EMDR can help do that. In an initial online session we can discuss your problems and find out what will be most helpful for you. Past overwhelming experiences in your life ( e.g. bereavement, sexual assault, bullying, medical or health experiences, childhood abuse or neglect, transport accidents) may be intruding in a way that feels unmanageable. If so, then a trauma-focused therapy will be vital to
07447 586807
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Briony Lambert
Counsellor, MBACP
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Hello. You might be considering counselling for the first time, or have had previous experience of therapy. Whatever your situation, therapy can help. I know from experience that we're all capable of change, and finding the right counsellor can very often be the beginning of that process. Through a series of therapeutic conversations, I can help you with a range of issues including anxiety, loss, relationship and family difficulties, sadness, and questions around identity.
07723 449732
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Rosalind Field
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
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As I work relationally and with unconscious processes I work well with any presenting issues that are related to attachment. These may be experienced as anxiety, depression, OCD, bereavement issues, substance use etc. You may have difficulties forming meaningful lasting relationships or have recognised a pattern in things going wrong in your life which make you unhappy. You may have current issues with your children that are echoing past hurts of your own that need attending to. I can help you to explore these issues within the safe and holding relationship that we can create together.
01825 708998
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Lucie Turner
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
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I help people connect with their own inner healer and the healing power of nature. My primary methods are ecotherapy and internal family systems. I see people with any type of emotional issues and through compassionate enquiry we build a shared understanding of why these symptoms are here and what they may be asking for to transform. I specialise in eating disorders and couple therapy, and see many people for psychedelic integration and spiritual enquiry.
01273 092885
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Sacha Allistone
Counsellor, MBACP
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We will all encounter challenges during our lives. It may be difficult to ask for help but in reaching out we show strength - it takes courage to be vulnerable, open up and acknowledge we need support. I specialise in working with low self esteem, transforming deep-rooted issues, anxiety, depression and feelings of being stuck - whether it be in your relationship, in your job, or life in general. I have been working on an individual basis with clients both short and long term since 2015. Counselling can allow you to gain inner clarity and strength, as well as help you to live a more meaningful life.
07449 021493
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Laura Tinkl
Psychologist, PsychD, CPsychol
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Sometimes children and young people can behave in ways that are difficult to understand. As their parents/carers, we can feel confused as to what might be happening for our child and how we can best help them. Your child might be behaving in ways that frighten you (e.g. violent outbursts or self-harming behaviours) or in other ways that concern you (e.g. increasingly anxious or withdrawn behaviour, refusing school etc.). You may have attended parenting courses, read books or spoken to friends/family, but still feel at a loss as to what to do to help your child and how to feel connected to them again. Now is the time to seek help.
07449 546529
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Anna Hardy
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
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At times life is tough and this can challenge our emotional health and well being, making us feel overwhelmed, stuck, anxious, depressed, angry or lacking in self esteem. You may be finding it difficult to put words to your current feelings or make any sense of what you are experiencing and this can be both frightening and isolating. I believe counselling can be a transformative and meaningful experience, with change made possible through a supportive therapeutic relationship, which helps us to move towards acceptance of self or empowerment to positive change. As such, I am dedicated to bringing about healing and growth in others.
01273 032500
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Cressida Stevens
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Accred
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Are you experiencing feelings such as anxiety, low mood, unhappiness or perhaps a sense that something is not right and life is difficult? This could be through loss, relationship problems, family difficulties, the impact of past experience or it maybe that you don’t know why, counselling can provide a safe non-judgmental space for you to express difficult emotions and talk about your experiences in a safe environment.
07480 803057
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Francesca Rutherford
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
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I am a Ukcp registered parent infant psychotherapist. I work with pregnant women and couples, parents/keycarers and their babies. My aim is to offer help when parents are struggling with their relationship with their unborn or new babies, the 1001 Critical Days.
07403 609325
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Simon Greenwood
Psychotherapist, BPC
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Most people enter therapy with the entirely understandable aim of addressing and easing current symptoms of distress (depression, anxiety, difficulties sustaining intimate relationships etc) and receiving reassurance and comfort when life seems hard to bear. But I believe that we also need to explore deeper; that it is only by getting underneath these symptoms and trying to understand them and where they come from that real and lasting change can take place. I see the relationship between client and therapist as central and the process as a collaborative journey undertaken by us both.
07449 586444
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Alex Francis
Counsellor, MBACP
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If you’re feeling sad, anxious or lost, struggling with relationships, or stuck in familiar negative patterns of thoughts or behaviour, please contact me to see how counselling can help.
07446 971967
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Roddy Macdonald
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, ACC Reg
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I am a warm, caring, understanding and empathic person who is hugely passionate about psychotherapy, about people and about helping others come into a place of freedom. I totally believe in the transforming power of the therapeutic relationship. I have seen it transform my own life and the lives of countless others that I have counselled. I am now in the privileged position of using this passion to help enable and empower others to turn their own lives around as well.
07723 583181
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What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Lewes are psychologists, licensed counsellors, therapists, and psychotherapists, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualised treatment.

Services offered, education, and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Lewes then may specialise in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counselling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.

Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Lewes, or Child Psychologists in Lewes.

Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Lewes psychologists specialising in EMDR.


What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Lewes specialise in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or counsellor who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

Can I afford counselling?
Yes. Most counsellors offer reasonable rates or will work on a sliding scale basis. Many accept health insurance. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the counsellor.