Lesley Caroline Charles, UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist

Lesley Caroline Charles

Ipswich IP1 English
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Lesley Caroline Charles, UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist

Lesley Caroline Charles

Ipswich IP1 English
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About Me

I believe a welcoming, safe and supportive therapeutic environment is the key to emotional healing and personal growth. Working together, we will make sense of whatever has become a problem for you in the 'here and now' or enduring issues with their roots in the past. My hope is you will not only gain clarity and insight but know you have been understood in the context of your history, gender, sexuality and culture. I believe often when we are faced with fears linked to uncertainty, uncontrollability and unpredictability or feeling hopeless about the future, counselling/psychotherapy can support us to make a lasting change.

Continued Professional Development:

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: How can therapy help?; Men's Mental Health; Safeguarding Children L3 - Adverse Childhood Experiences; Working with Older Adults; Guided self-help low-intensity CBT interventions and long-term and medically unexplained conditions; Working with sexual diversity; Working with interpreters; Working Therapeutically with Disordered Eating' with Professor Julia Buckroyd; Dr Phil Mollon 'Fragile Self: Structure of Narcissistic Disturbance

Postgraduate Certificate in low-intensity evidence-based CBT
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Integrative Counselling
Advanced Diploma Integrative Counselling
Diploma Integrative Counselling
Certificate in Counselling Skills

I am a registered member of the BACP (No. 247020) and UKCP Psychotherapeutic Counsellor (No. 2011163780) I adhere to their codes of ethics. My registered name is Lesley Caroline Charles but day-to-day I am known as Caroline.

Integrative counselling training completed with Matrix College of Counselling and Psychotherapy and awarded by Middlesex University, and a postgraduate certificate in low-intensity CBT completed with the University of East Anglia. I am committed to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for best practice and development of my professional skills and knowledge.

Our initial conversation(s) by email or phone is free of charge and my fee for an in-person session is £45.00. I offer concessions for those who are experiencing financial difficulties, low waged, senior citizens and students, please ask.

I work with

  • Companies
  • Individuals
  • Private healthcare referrals

Types of Therapies Offered

  • Psychotherapeutic Counsellor

What I can help with

  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Identity Problems
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Workplace Counselling

Types of sessions

  • Online Therapy
  • Telephone Therapy

Ipswich Office

The Hub Business Centre
2 Civic Drive
Ipswich IP1 2QA

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UKCP College

  • Psychotherapeutic Counselling and Intersubjective Psychotherapy College (PCIPC)
Lesley Caroline Charles

Lesley Caroline Charles

Ipswich IP1

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