Mrs Lorraine Thackham | Accredited Counsellor | Tavistock | NCS

Mrs Lorraine Thackham

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-07484

Location: Tavistock

Key Worker CounsellingMates in Mind

I currently work in private practice as well as in a local college of further education. My previous background experience is in working with adult GP referrals and as a school counsellor working with young people. Before I qualified as a counsellor, I worked in a primary school as a Thrive Practitioner helping children with social and emotional challenges.

I believe that relationship is very important in counselling work; my approach is to build a trusting and honest relationship, in a space that feels safe to enable you to explore, reflect and make sense of what is on your mind or what is felt in your body. I work creatively and holistically to focus on making connections between mind, body and emotion - what is felt and noticed within as well as thoughts and feelings. I believe when you feel a deeper sense of connection and understanding between your thoughts, feelings, body and environment; you can experience a greater sense of wellbeing.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
    CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
    CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
    CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
    Certificate in Online & Telephone Counselling
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Children / teenagers
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • IBS / Digestive Issues
    • Job interviews
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Start exercising
    • Stress
    • Trauma
    • Young people and children
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