Lorraine Green

MBACP Integrative Counsellor

A Brief Introduction to Counselling

Counselling is a “talking therapy” that allows individuals or couples to explore and understand personal and emotional issues in a safe and confidential environment with a trained practitioner. Issues could be from the past, present or in the future.

If it feels difficult or overwhelming then counselling may help.

Counselling may be helpful for

  • Resolving problems
  • Making choices
  • Gaining insight and understanding
  • Improving your relationship with self or others
  • Working through difficult feelings


Types of difficulties may include but are not limited to:


  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Phobias
  • Addiction
  • Trauma
  • Health related difficulties
  • Bereavment
  • Abuse
  • Self harm
  • Low self esteem
  • Anger

or any other issues that are troubling you.