Mrs Lynda Gooby
Member Status: Accredited
Member No: NCS14-01191
I am a fully qualified, experienced integrative counsellor and clinical hypnotherapist providing individual time-limited and longer term counselling.
I have an integrative training which enables me to draw upon a range of approaches including transactional analysis, cognitive behavioural therapy and person centred, to help clients explore what brings them to therapy.
I work with a range of issues including:
Bereavement & loss
Coping with illness & long term health conditions
Loss of direction in life
Work related problems
I work with individuals and couples, on relationship issues, anxiety, depression and abuse issues amongst many other things.
I think it is important to tailor my approach to the needs of the individual as I do not believe that one approach is appropriate for everyone. As a counsellor, I will not tell you what to do or take control of your life. I will be non-judgmental, accept you unconditionally and will support you through your journey of self discovery, empowering you to take control of your life. I will provide a confidential and safe environment for you to work in.
I have worked at a local Hospice offering bereavement counselling for a number of years with adults of all ages and backgrounds. I also have experience of counselling children in both primary and secondary schools for a domestic violence organisation along with experience working with adults and couples in private practice.
In my previous career I worked as a business manager for a large corporate dental company, hence I have both experience and understanding of the impact of work place stress.
- Qualifications & ExperiencePractitioners Diploma in CBT
AQA Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (level4)
Diploma in Clinical and Transpersonal Hypnotherapy
AQA Intermediate Certificate in Counselling
Certificate in Clinical Supervision
- What I can help with
- Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
- Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
- Ageing and related issues
- AIDS / HIV
- Anger Management
- Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
- Bereavement / Loss
- Cultural issues
- Divorce & Separation
- Financial difficulties
- Gender identity
- Generally unhappy with your life
- Illness and dying
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Parenting skills
- Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
- Pregnancy related issues
- Sexuality Identity
- Shyness / Social Phobia
- Suicidal feelings
- Violence / Victim support
- Young people and children
- Languages Spoken