Lynda Ward

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS17-04525

Location: Southampton

Key Worker Counselling

I have worked in the NHS since 1983. since 1992 I qualified as a health visitor. I have worked with families living with many situations and issues such as postnatal depression, depression, anxiety, post traumatic disorder, domestic abuse, child abuse, suicidal ideation, self harm, relationship difficulties, behaviour difficulties, end of life care. working with family and friends who are living with cancer.
I currently work with children aged 4-19 offering emotional support for various reasons such as suicidal ideation, anxiety, panic attacks, low mood, self harm, relationship difficulties, sexual health, anything that the young person wishes to talk about.
with both roles I have extension experience working with children and families living with safeguarding concerns such domestic abuse and abuse.
I have been volunteering with Wessex cancer trust since 2017. I feel fortunate to continue as a volunteer counsellor for Wessex cancer trust.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Bachelor of science degree in Public health.
    Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
    Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills

    Accredited member of National Counselling Society
    Accredited member of National Hypnotherapy Society
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Children / teenagers
    • Chronic fatigue syndrome / M.E.
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Job interviews
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Spirituality
    • Start exercising
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
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