Lorraine Cookson | Senior Accredited Counsellor | Online | NCS

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As of the 15th of May 2023, we have officially changed our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS).

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Lorraine Cookson

Member Status: Senior Accredited

Member No: NCS18-07171

Location: Online


You should be really proud of yourself for being here.

I know it isn't easy.

But nor is what you are going through and now you are here, I can help.

I am a Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor and I specialise in:

⭐️ Neurodivergence

⭐️ Trauma

⭐️ Feeling unfulfilled, lost or stuck

I work online with adults, adolescents, couples and parents.

I also offer walk & talk sessions in Colchester, Essex.

I offer flexible sessions so that you do not have to attend weekly or at the same time or day.

Want to know more about me?

Follow me on: www.instagram.com/LorraineCooksonPsychotherapist


Services for Therapy Professionals:

Private Practice Coaching: I have availability for coaching and support relating to your private practice. I can also support you with you accreditation process. Please contact me for more details.

Group Supervision: I run group supervision sessions but currently don't have any availability for new members at the moment.

Individual Supervision: I am not currently taking on new supervisees at the moment.


My supervision specialisms are:

⭐️ Private Practice

⭐️ Neurodivergent therapists

⭐️ Therapists working with Neurodivergence

⭐️ Therapists who have had previous difficult supervision experiences

I welcome newly qualified and trainee counsellors.

I can supervise your practice with:

⭐️ Adults

⭐️ Adolescents

⭐️ Children

⭐️ Couples

⭐️ Consultative Supervision (supervision of supervision)

I have experience supervising therapists working in schools, colleges, universities, charities, private organisations, private practice, and solely working with EAP clients.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    HE Dip Integral Therapeutic Counselling (Distinction)
    Diploma in Clinical Supervision
    Certified Cyber Therapist
    Certificate in Creative Therapy
    Certificate in Couple Counselling
    Wellbeing & Mindfulness Coach Training
    EFT Practitioner
    Currently studying for a Specialist Diploma in Neurodiversity Informed Psychotherapy

    Areas of Training:
    Childhood Sexual Abuse
    Child Protection & Safeguarding
    Children & Adolescents
    Creative Journaling
    Eating Disorders
    Infant Loss
    Mental Capacity Act
    Mental Health
    Polyvagal Theory
    Receptive Imagery
    Rewind Training
    Somatic Experiencing
    Suicide Prevention
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Children / teenagers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Mindfulness
    • Neurodiversity
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Parenting skills
    • Relationships
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Young people and children
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