Dr Rachel Cason | Accredited Counsellor | Horncastle | NCS

Dr Rachel Cason

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS19-08669

Location: Horncastle

I grew up in Niger, West Africa, and moving back and forth between cultures as I visited England and France in my childhood has given me an appreciation of both the joys and challenges of a mobile life. I specialise working with anyone trying to process identity, belonging, transitions and how to build a life that aligns with their needs and desires.

Studying French and Sociology at university deepened my appreciation of different cultures and how they impact how we see the world. I was also glad to be part of study abroad programs that helped me meet my need for change! Through my doctorate I was excited to see how powerful story telling could be for people. I later founded Life Story Therapies as a way of meeting a need I saw for people to tell their whole stories. I have a deep commitment to learning about my clients' contexts and histories, so that any work we do together is built on shared understanding and I look at the changes you want to make from your perspective. I delight every day in seeing how my clients take control of their stories, seeing their past chapters with compassion and writing new chapters - their way!

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Dual Honours Degree in Sociology and French - 2008
    Ph.D in Sociology - Third Culture Kids: migration narratives on identity, belonging and place - 2015
    BTEC Level 5 Diploma (Professional 120-179) in Therapeutic Counselling - 2019
    Diploma in Personal Performance Coaching, The Coaching Academy - 2022 ongoing
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Emotional issues
    • Family
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Relationships
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Spirituality
    • Stress
    • Trauma
  • Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
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