Mrs Lynda Gooby

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS14-01191

Location: Chelmsford

I am a fully qualified, experienced integrative counsellor and clinical hypnotherapist providing individual time-limited and longer term counselling.

I have an integrative training which enables me to draw upon a range of approaches including transactional analysis, cognitive behavioural therapy and person centred, to help clients explore what brings them to therapy.
About me...

I work with a range of issues including:
Anxiety
Bereavement & loss
Childhood trauma
Coping with illness & long term health conditions
Depression
Domestic abuse
Loss of direction in life
Low self-esteem
Phobias
Redundancy
Relationship difficulties
Self-confidence
Sexual abuse
Stress
Work related problems

I work with individuals and couples, on relationship issues, anxiety, depression and abuse issues amongst many other things.

I think it is important to tailor my approach to the needs of the individual as I do not believe that one approach is appropriate for everyone. As a counsellor, I will not tell you what to do or take control of your life. I will be non-judgmental, accept you unconditionally and will support you through your journey of self discovery, empowering you to take control of your life. I will provide a confidential and safe environment for you to work in.

I have worked at a local Hospice offering bereavement counselling for a number of years with adults of all ages and backgrounds. I also have experience of counselling children in both primary and secondary schools for a domestic violence organisation along with experience working with adults and couples in private practice.

In my previous career I worked as a business manager for a large corporate dental company, hence I have both experience and understanding of the impact of work place stress.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Practitioners Diploma in CBT
    AQA Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (level4)
    Diploma in Clinical and Transpersonal Hypnotherapy
    AQA Intermediate Certificate in Counselling
    Certificate in Clinical Supervision
  • 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
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
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