Mrs Lucie Hollingsworth
Member Status: Accredited
Member No: NCS19-07686
Welcome and thank you for looking at my page.
Are you looking for support through difficult times? Are you feeling lonely and trying to cope with everything yourself? You are not alone and counselling may give you the space to be heard and the chance to flourish. I support my clients to improve their mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. I offer a warm, open and accepting space where there is no place for judgement. I understand what it takes to really feel and face challenges and make changes to experience a better future. We can explore your past or present trials and work at your pace to see a way forward that meets your needs. Yes, counselling can support you through difficult times, it can also enhance your quality of life.
I incorporate mindfulness techniques into my sessions, when appropriate, and also work with clients to explore and deepen their trust in their own inner self. This quote from Rumi is beautifully simple and speaks of connection with that inner self.
“There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.”
I have worked with clients experiencing a wide range of issues: depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, suicidal thoughts, relationship breakdown, affairs and betrayals, bereavement, anger, loneliness, stress, childhood trauma and abuse as well as finding purpose and passion in life.
My degree (RS) arose from my interest in exploring what connects us all. I work with those who may be struggling to cope, feeling stuck, lost or off balance. I walk alongside my clients to facilitate this exploration and unfolding, to find their way home to themselves. “There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.” Rumi
Covid 19 update: Zoom or telephone sessions available:
I am not currently offering face to face counselling sessions but am continuing to provide individuals with support via telephone or Zoom. I have worked successfully online and by telephone since April 2020.
In other times I work from my therapy room in Teignmouth.
- Qualifications & ExperienceI am a qualified Integrative Counsellor. I put my client at the heart of my work and utilise different theories and tools to best support each client as an individual.
I have been volunteering for a charity in East Devon since mid 2019.
I also hold a current DBS certificate.
Level 2: Introduction to Counselling (2017)
Level 3: Foundation Certificate in Counselling (2018)
Level 4: Advanced Diploma in Counselling (NCS Accredited - 2020)
Continuing Professional Development:
Sand Tray Therapy (Heartwood College of Counselling and Psychotherapy)
CBT with Older People (Online - University of East Anglia)
Psychology and mental health: Beyond nature and nurture (Online - University of Liverpool)
Coronavirus: Considering Our Responses And Responsibilities – Kate Dunn & Carole Francis-Smith
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy from a Distance: Engaging the Body, Creating Presence, and Building Relationship In Online Therapy
Online Therapy Institute - Moving your practice online
Counselling Tutor – 80 hour CPD - Online and Telephone Counselling
Dealing with Distress: Working with Suicide and Self-Harm – Carolyn Spring
Working with Shame – Carolyn Spring
Bereavement Awareness – Counselling Tutor CPD
Rewind Therapy - IARTT
A Question of Soul - The Importance of Being in the Therapeutic Relationship - BACP
- What I can help with
- Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
- Ageing and related issues
- Anger Management
- Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
- Bereavement / Loss
- Divorce & Separation
- Emotional issues
- Generally unhappy with your life
- Job interviews
- Panic attacks
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
- Self-defeating behaviours
- Shyness / Social Phobia
- Start exercising
- Suicidal feelings
- Languages Spoken