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Rebecca Lacey
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hello. If you are nervous about coming to seek support, but want to discover more about yourself and your struggles, I can offer you a non-judgemental supportive relationship, where you are welcomed and accepted for who you are and what you bring. If you find yourself stuck in patterns that you wish to change, or held back by fears or feelings of despair, I can offer a warm, consistent relationship and a safe space to explore how you might discover new freedoms and choices.
Hello. If you are nervous about coming to seek support, but want to discover more about yourself and your struggles, I can offer you a non-judgemental supportive relationship, where you are welcomed and accepted for who you are and what you bring. If you find yourself stuck in patterns that you wish to change, or held back by fears or feelings of despair, I can offer a warm, consistent relationship and a safe space to explore how you might discover new freedoms and choices.
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Photo of Samantha Turner, Counsellor in GL16, England
Samantha Turner
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Are you struggling with something in life? Be it something life has thrown up for you or feelings and thoughts that seem too overwhelming to cope with? Are you looking for someone to support you through this, that will listen and acknowledge where you are at? Would you like to learn how to acknowledge your emotions and not let them be in control of you? My name is Samantha Turner and i am very passionate about my work and how i feel it can help.
Are you struggling with something in life? Be it something life has thrown up for you or feelings and thoughts that seem too overwhelming to cope with? Are you looking for someone to support you through this, that will listen and acknowledge where you are at? Would you like to learn how to acknowledge your emotions and not let them be in control of you? My name is Samantha Turner and i am very passionate about my work and how i feel it can help.
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Photo of Anwen Thomas, Counsellor in GL16, England
Anwen Thomas
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hi, I'm Anwen and I have been a qualified counsellor since 2008 and I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I am a warm, empathic and supportive individual and I specialise in working with children and young people having worked in primary schools, secondary schools and further education for many years. I also work with adults, couples and families privately.
Hi, I'm Anwen and I have been a qualified counsellor since 2008 and I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I am a warm, empathic and supportive individual and I specialise in working with children and young people having worked in primary schools, secondary schools and further education for many years. I also work with adults, couples and families privately.
07771 591912 View 07771 591912
Photo of Lisa Mclaughlin, Psychotherapist in GL16, England
Lisa Mclaughlin
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Using an integrative relational model of psychotherapy I build an approach which is tailored to meet the unique requirements of each individual client. My approach is predominantly talking based but I always incorporate the body as a way of accessing deeply held emotions. You may want to address a specific issue such as anxiety, panic attacks or a difficult life event. On the other hand you may want to examine something more deep rooted and indefinable. Perhaps you have noticed a recurring pattern of behaviour which is causing you pain in your life, or more general feelings of depression or unhappiness.
Using an integrative relational model of psychotherapy I build an approach which is tailored to meet the unique requirements of each individual client. My approach is predominantly talking based but I always incorporate the body as a way of accessing deeply held emotions. You may want to address a specific issue such as anxiety, panic attacks or a difficult life event. On the other hand you may want to examine something more deep rooted and indefinable. Perhaps you have noticed a recurring pattern of behaviour which is causing you pain in your life, or more general feelings of depression or unhappiness.
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Photo of The Therapywise Foundation , Counsellor in GL16, England
The Therapywise Foundation
Counsellor, MSc
Verified Verified
Are you worried about your child's behaviour and don't know what to do? Are you fed up of getting calls from school or of arguing all the time at home? Do you feel like you're letting your child down and just wish you could help them be their best self instead?
Are you worried about your child's behaviour and don't know what to do? Are you fed up of getting calls from school or of arguing all the time at home? Do you feel like you're letting your child down and just wish you could help them be their best self instead?
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Photo of Dr Jenny Nam, Psychologist in GL16, England
Dr Jenny Nam
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
I view seeing a psychologist for ones’ mental well being in the same way as having a personal trainer for physical fitness. It makes good health sense. How many sessions and how often depends on the issue and what works best for you. If you have difficulties such as anxiety, low mood, complex trauma, PTSD, OCD, stress or just want to learn more about yourself, I’m here to help. As a psychologist, I’m able to help increase our understanding of ourselves and how any issues have come about and developed in the first place. This understanding can offer much relief in itself but also help to guide the treatment.
I view seeing a psychologist for ones’ mental well being in the same way as having a personal trainer for physical fitness. It makes good health sense. How many sessions and how often depends on the issue and what works best for you. If you have difficulties such as anxiety, low mood, complex trauma, PTSD, OCD, stress or just want to learn more about yourself, I’m here to help. As a psychologist, I’m able to help increase our understanding of ourselves and how any issues have come about and developed in the first place. This understanding can offer much relief in itself but also help to guide the treatment.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in GL16

< 10

Counsellors in GL16 who prioritize treating:

83% Anxiety
83% Bereavement
83% Self Esteem
83% Stress
67% Depression
50% Relationship Issues
50% Child

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aviva
100% AXA PPP
100% Bupa

How Counsellors in GL16 see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

100% Female
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Most Psychologists in the directory are accredited members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and/or are registered in the Health and Care Professions Council (HPCP).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for psychotherapists and counsellors in the UK, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in the UK. Psychologists have earned a degree in psychology and many are members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and have completed a postgraduate qualification in a specialism. Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a psychology degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the BACP or UKCP, they are required to have completed a training course as well as clinical and supervision hours.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the UK could be between £30 - £60 when seeing a counsellor and £60 - £150 and up when seeing a clinical psychologist. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The NHS Talking therapies programme offers free of charge counselling for common mental health problems like anxiety and depression. The service is available to anyone registered with a GP, though you do not necessarily need to be referred by your GP and can refer yourself directly to a Talking therapies service. The service will provide different solutions, including group and individual therapy, for a limited number of sessions which are generally up to six.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the BACP, the UKCP, or BPS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there has been participation in a criminal act or act of terror, or if there is potential or known harm to the client or others, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.