Mrs Lanka Templeman

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS20-00164

Location: Worthing

Does any of this sound familiar?

You are very self-critical
You usually imagine the worst case scenario
You overthink decisions
You find negative feedback very hard to handle
You replay your interactions repeatedly
You find it hard to put worries aside

If your answer is yes, you are experiencing anxiety to some degree. If anxiety is getting in your way, the above may well lead to excessive worry when encountering situations like –

Travelling and/or going out
Interacting with unfamiliar people or going to new places
Starting or joining conversations
Making eye contact
Showing anxious symptoms
Making a mistake in public

If you regularly rearrange your life in order to avoid these and other situations, anxiety is interfering with day to day life. Counselling can help.

Using a combination of counselling and coaching, my Anxiety therapy can help you to:

Manage panic attacks

Increase your confidence

Decrease the overly critical voice

Teach you how to be assertive

Receive criticism without being broken by it

Break out of isolation

Make the most of your life

Put most simply- Your confidence will increase allowing you to deal with the new, make decisions and engage in relationships without the over-thinking and fear.


Counselling will take a commitment of your time and money so, it is always worth considering whether it is the right time for you. I offer an initial session at reduced cost so we can meet, see how we get along and, decide how you would like to proceed.

If you are ready, I can help.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    I hold a degree in Psychology, a Certificate in counselling skills and a Post Graduate Diploma In Person Centred/Existential Counselling. I continue to learn and train through courses and workshops.

    Before starting private practice, I worked as a student counsellor for London Metropolitan University, a staff counsellor at Mayday Hospital and for Carers Support West Sussex as a  counsellor and assessor.
  • What I can help with
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Panic attacks
    • Self-esteem
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
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