Mrs Lynn Anne Usher | Accredited Counsellor | Lewes | 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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Mrs Lynn Anne Usher

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-07390

Location: Lewes

About Me
I am a fully qualified, accredited counsellor (Dip. Couns.) working with Transactional Analysis; a form of Psychotherapy.

Throughout difficult periods of my life I have personally benefitted from counselling and therapy. This ignited a desire in me to enable and empower others to achieve the change and fulfilment they desire.

It’s essential that you feel listened to and safe and I believe my job is to provide a confidential and non-judgemental space, nurturing an open and honest relationship which builds trust and provides a container in which to explore growth and change.

I am happy to share in the process and rationale behind my work to support you to make the changes you want from our sessions together.

Areas of experience

I work with adults (16+),offering short term, medium term and long-term counselling – the length of time we work together will be determined by individual need. Please book an initial assessment to discuss this.

In my private practice, I have supported clients through a wide range of issues such as; Anxiety, Depression, Stress & work related stress, Suicidal thoughts and self-harm, Anger management, Relationship problems, Bereavement & Loss, Fertility.

I work as a volunteer supporting carers of people with life-limiting illnesses including; Dementia, Cancer, Parkinson's, Bi-polar, Addiction and Chronic pain.

Training and qualifications

Counselling Skills

3 clinical years of Psychotherapy training

Additionally, I have attended extensive continued professional development in the therapeutic arena

  • Qualifications & Experience
    I am a fully qualified, accredited counsellor. Dip. Couns. working with Psychotherapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.
  • 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
    • AIDS / HIV
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Childbirth: fertility
    • Childbirth: labour
    • Childbirth: pregnancy
    • Chronic fatigue syndrome / M.E.
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • IBS / Digestive Issues
    • Illness and dying
    • Immune system support
    • Job interviews
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Prescribed Psychiatric Drug Dependence/Withdrawal
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Spirituality
    • Sporting performance
    • Start exercising
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
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