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MEET THE TEAM

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LUCY SKINNER 

COUNSELLOR Specialisms in Men's Mental Health and Addiction

Lucy is a compassionate and highly skilled counsellor dedicated to supporting her clients through their challenges. Lucy specialises in helping men overcome addictions, such as those related to gambling, alcohol, and sex, providing a safe and confidential space for healing and growth. Lucy’s professional experience includes working with organisations such as Mind Charity and the NHS. Lucy holds sessions at our office in Feering.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE 1. Men's Mental Health: Lucy is committed to addressing the unique challenges and needs of men. She offers a supportive environment where you can openly discuss your issues and work towards improved mental well-being.

Her areas of focus include:

Anxiety and Depression

Stress Management

Work-Life Balance

Relationship Issues

Emotional Resilience

2. Gambling Addiction: Lucy provides specialized support if you are struggling with gambling addiction, and can help you regain control over your life.

 

Her comprehensive approach includes:

 Identifying Triggers and Underlying Issues

Developing Healthy Coping Mechanisms

Relapse Prevention Strategies

Family and Support System Integration

3. Alcohol Addiction: Understanding the complexities of alcohol addiction, Lucy offers tailored support to help you break free from dependence.

 

Her comprehensive approach includes:

Identifying Triggers and Underlying Issues

Developing Healthy Coping Mechanisms

Relapse Prevention Strategies

Family and Support System Integration

4. Sex Addiction: Lucy provides a non-judgmental space for you to address sex addiction, offering strategies to manage compulsive behaviour’s and rebuild healthy relationships.

 

Her expertise includes:

Identifying Triggers and Underlying Issues

Developing Healthy Sexual Behaviors

Rebuilding Trust and Intimacy in Relationships

Relapse Prevention Strategies

5. Other areas of interest: Creative writing, Walk & Talk Therapy, working with personality disorders.  

 

 

WHY CHOOSE LUCY?

 

1. Client-Centered Care: Lucy believes in the power of a strong therapeutic relationship. She ensures that you will feel heard, respected, and valued throughout your journey.

 

2. Confidential and Supportive Environment: Confidentiality is paramount in Lucy’s practice. She creates a safe and supportive environment where you can openly discuss your struggles an challenges with

 

3. Proven Success: With a track record of success, many of Lucy’s clients have experienced significant improvements in their mental health and overall well-being.

 

4. Continuous Professional Development: Lucy is committed to staying updated with the latest research and techniques in mental health and addiction counselling. She regularly attends workshops and training sessions to enhance her skills and knowledge.

 

** FREE introductory call **If you or a loved one is struggling with mental health issues, gambling, alcohol, or sex addiction, don’t hesitate to reach out. Take the first step by scheduling a free introductory call today.

 

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Natasha Hyett

COUNSELLOR | Specialisms in Bereavement and Mental Health Domestic Abuse Practitioner

Natasha is a compassionate counsellor specialising in bereavement support and work as mental health domestic abuse practitioner. With a deep commitment to helping her clients heal and find strength, Natasha provides a safe and empathetic environment where individuals can explore their emotions and work towards recovery and empowerment. Her experience and tailored therapeutic approach ensure that each client receives the support they need to navigate their unique challenges.

Areas of Expertise

 

1. Bereavement Support: Natasha offers professional support for individuals coping with the loss of a loved one. She understands the profound impact of grief and provides a compassionate space for clients to express their emotions and find healing. Her areas of focus include:

- Loss of a Family Member, Friend or Pet

- Sudden or Traumatic Loss

- Complicated Grief

- Grief and Children

- Navigating Life After Loss

 

2. Mental Health and Domestic Abuse: Natasha is a mental health domestic abuse practitioner who supports individuals dealing with domestic abuse. She helps clients rebuild their lives, regain confidence, and heal from trauma. Her expertise includes:

- Emotional and Psychological Abuse

- Physical Abuse

- Coercive Control

- Anxiety and Depression

 

Why Choose Natasha?

1. Specialised Bereavement Support: Natasha offers compassionate and tailored support for individuals dealing with loss, helping them navigate their grief journey with understanding and empathy.

2. Interest and experience in Domestic Abuse Recovery:**

With experience in supporting survivors of domestic abuse, Natasha provides a safe and nurturing space for clients to heal and regain control over their lives.

3. Trauma-Informed Care: Natasha’s trauma-informed approach ensures that clients feel safe, understood, and supported throughout their healing process.

4. Empowerment and Resilience Building: Natasha focuses on empowering her clients, helping them build resilience and develop strategies for a healthier and more fulfilling life.

Get Started Today

If you are struggling with bereavement or the mental health impacts of domestic abuse, Natasha is here to support you on your journey to healing and empowerment. Schedule your appointment today and take the first step towards a brighter future.

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Paulette Kingston 

COUNSELLOR | Specialisms in Children's and Adults Therapy 

Paulette works with both children and adults. Paulette offers a nurturing and safe environment for children and individuals to explore their emotions and find healing. Her qualifications and integrative approach ensure that each client receives personalized and effective support tailored to their unique needs.

 

Areas of Expertise

Child Counselling:

With specific training in working with young children, Paulette creates a safe and supportive environment where children can explore their feelings and develop coping strategies. Her expertise includes:

- Emotional Regulation

- Coping with Loss and Change

- Building Resilience

- Enhancing Self-Esteem

- Managing Anxiety

 

Mental Health Support:

Paulette uses her integrative training to support clients dealing with a wide range of mental health issues, including:

- Anxiety & Stress

- Depression

- Bereavement

- Loneliness

- Family issues

Therapeutic Approach

Paulette employs an integrative approach to therapy, combining various therapeutic modalities to best meet the needs of her clients. Her qualifications include:

Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Level 5) Prof. Dip psyC:

Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory (Level 4) Dip CST:

Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (Level 3) VCT

 

Why Choose Paulette?

 Child Counselling:

1.Paulette’s training in working with young children ensures that she can effectively support children, elping them manage their emotions and develop resilience.

 

2. Comprehensive Qualifications:

With multiple diplomas in psychotherapeutic counselling, counselling skills, and hypnotherapy, Paulette brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her practice.

 

3. Integrative Therapeutic Approach:

Paulette’s integrative approach allows her to combine various therapeutic modalities, ensuring a personalized and holistic treatment plan for each client.

 

4. Broad Mental Health Expertise:

Paulette’s extensive experience in addressing anxiety, depression, bereavement, loneliness, and stress ensures that clients receive well-rounded and effective support for their mental health needs.

 

Get Started Today

If you or your child are struggling with emotional challenges or family issues, Paulette is here to support you on your journey to healing and empowerment. Schedule a consultation today and take the first step towards a brighter future.

Paulette is dedicated to helping you and your child navigate emotional challenges and improve family dynamics, offering compassionate and specialized support to guide you towards healing and resilience. Reach out today to start your path to recovery and empowerment! 

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SOPHIE MILBURN

COUNSELLOR AND HYPNOTHERAPIST

Sophie is a dedicated and experienced Counsellor and Hypnotherapist specialising in helping individuals overcome stress, anxiety, burnout but also works with issues related to self-esteem and self-worth.

With a warm and empathetic approach, Sophie creates a nurturing space where clients can explore their challenges and achieve personal growth and empowerment. Her integrated therapy approach combines many counselling techniques to facilitate deep healing and positive change. Sophie holds sessions at our office in Feering.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

1. Stress and Anxiety: Sophie specializes in working with various forms of stress and anxiety, providing clients with effective strategies and tools to manage symptoms and regain a sense of calm and control in their lives.

 

Her areas of focus include:

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

  • Panic Attacks

  • Phobias and Fears

  • Social Anxiety

  • Performance Anxiety

2. Self-Esteem and Self-Worth: Sophie works with individuals struggling with low self-esteem and feelings of inadequacy. She can help guide you towards greater self-acceptance, confidence, and a positive self-image. She can help you recognise your inherent worth and cultivate a more compassionate and loving relationship with yourself.

3. Hypnotherapy for Transformation: As a certified hypnotherapist, Sophie offers a powerful tool to address deep-seated issues and accelerate personal growth and change. Hypnotherapy sessions with Sophie are designed to tap into the subconscious mind, promote relaxation, and facilitate positive behavioural changes, particularly effective in overcoming anxiety and enhancing self-esteem.

4. Moving on from the Past: Sophie can help you work through past traumas and negative experiences, empowering you to let go of what no longer serves you. Her therapeutic approach focuses on healing, fostering resilience, and creating a positive, strong vision for the future.

WHY CHOOSE SOPHIE?

1. Expert in Anxiety Relief: Sophie specialises in helping you effectively manage anxiety, offering personalised strategies that promote emotional well-being and resilience.

2. Enhancing Self-Esteem and Confidence: Sophie’s approach is warm, nurturing and can empower you to build self-esteem, foster a positive self-image and a greater sense of self-worth.

3. Transformation through Hypnotherapy: Sophie’s hypnotherapy sessions are tailored to address deep-rooted issues, facilitating profound personal growth and positive change.

4. Letting Go and Moving Forward: Sophie can support you in managing past traumas and negative patterns, empowering you to embrace a brighter future and live more fully in the present.

If you are struggling with stress, anxiety, low self-esteem, or issues related to self-worth, Sophie is committed to helping you achieve emotional well-being and personal growth. Sophie is dedicated to supporting your journey towards managing anxiety, enhancing self-esteem, and achieving personal transformation through compassionate. Reach out today to begin your path with the right support.

 

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LAURA LEE

COUNSELLOR - ANXIETY AND STRESS SPECIALIST 

Laura is a dedicated and compassionate counsellor with over a decade of experience in helping individuals navigate the complexities of anxiety and stress. Known for her empathetic approach and effective techniques, Laura creates a safe and supportive environment where clients can explore their concerns and develop strategies to lead more balanced and fulfilling lives.

She has a particular affinity for working with professionals, business owners, and individuals dealing with perfectionism and impostor syndrome, understanding the unique pressures and challenges they face. Laura also extends her support to families of professionals, helping them navigate the associated stress and maintain healthy relationships.

Laura holds appointments at our outdoor woodland office in Lexden.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

1. Anxiety: Laura specializes in working with various forms of anxiety, providing you with the tools you need to address your symptoms, causes and improve your quality of life.

 

Her areas of focus include:

  • Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

  • Social Anxiety

  • Panic Disorder

  • Phobias

  • Health Anxiety

 

2.Stress Management: Understanding the impact of stress on overall well-being, Laura offers tailored support to help you manage and reduce stress effectively.

Her expertise includes:

  • Workplace Stress

  • Academic Stress

  • Chronic Stress

  • Stress Related to Life Transitions and change

  • Building Resilience

 

3. Professionals, Business Owners, and Perfectionism: Laura has extensive experience working with professionals and business owners, including those dealing with perfectionism. She can help you balance high demands and expectations, offering strategies to manage:

  • Workplace Pressures

  • Business Challenges

  • Burnout Prevention

  • Family/Personal relationship dynamics and impacts

  • Impostor Syndrome

  • Time Management

  • Healthy Boundaries

 

THERAPEUTIC APPROACH

As an integrative therapist with over 10 years of experience, Laura utilizes a variety of therapeutic modalities to create personalised treatment plans tailored to your unique needs. Her approach integrates techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, Transactional Analysis, and other evidence-based practices. This comprehensive method ensures that you receive the most effective and holistic care possible.

WHY CHOOSE LAURA?

1. Specialized Anxiety Management: Laura has extensive experience and success in treating various forms of anxiety, providing you with effective strategies to manage you symptoms and lead a more fulfilling life.

 

2. Holistic and Tailored Approach: Laura recognizes that each client is unique and crafts individualized treatment plans that address your specific needs and goals.

 

3. Focus on Empowerment: Laura’s therapeutic methods are designed to empower clients, giving them practical tools and techniques to manage anxiety and stress independently.

 

4. Experience: Laura has been working as a counsellor for many years and in that time, gained a wealth of knowledge to impart and help support you.

Laura is here to help you manage anxiety, stress, and perfectionism. Your journey to wellness starts with a single step. Reach out now!

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