Lisa Gates

Lisa Gates


Registered Member MBACP

Languages spoken: English

Contact information

Phone number
07979707755

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Therapist - Nottingham, Grantham, Newark, Melton

Nottingham, Grantham, Newark, Melton NG13
07979707755
Sessions from £60.00

Features

Availability

I work during office hours and also have evening appointments.

I have a clinic at the Retreat at Melton wellness house in Melton Mowbray, and also at the Log Cabin at The Paddock in the beautiful Vale of Belvoir. 

I am also available for online sessions for individuals elsewhere in the UK and for international clients.

About me and my therapy practice

I am an existential, integrative and psychodynamic NHS and private psychotherapist, counsellor and lecturer; doctoral researcher and BACP registered and UPCA accredited. 

​I understand that life can be overwhelming and sometimes even exhausting, but I’m here to guide you through those obstacles. My goal is to help you understand yourself more deeply through your journey with me, and get you back on track.

My work places emphasis on the human condition as a whole. I use a positive approach that applauds human capacities and aspirations while simultaneously acknowledging an individuals limitations. I encourage people to address the emotional issues they face through full engagement and responsibility. I guide the person to accept their fears and give them the skills necessary to overcome them through action. This creates a sense of liberation and a feeling of letting go of the despair associated with insignificance and meaningless. It creates a feeling of growth and the promotes the embracing of life and to exist with wonder and curiosity.

I have been honoured to be endorsed by Her Grace The Duchess of Rutland and voted one of the leading inspirational thought leaders and change makers in the UK by Source.

Practice description

Existential, Psychodynamic and Integrative Psychotherapy

​Specialisms include:

​*Male and female life crises and transitions, existential crisis

*Insecurity of the self and identity

*Dissociative conditions including DID

*Historical and development trauma, PTSD and complex PTSD

*Physical health psychology - ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia, Post viral fatigue, Long covid, Somatic and functional neurological conditions

*Bereavement and complex grief, end of life situations, death anxiety, social anxiety and general anxiety disorders

*Meaning, purpose and meaninglessness

​Other areas:

ADHD, Negative and challenging emotions, thoughts and behaviours, communication issues, eating disorders, goals, motivation, personal development, self esteem, OCD, phobias, relationships and couples, shame and self criticism, stress, substance misuse and transpersonal/spiritual concerns

​My work places emphasis on the human condition as a whole. I use a positive approach that applauds human capacities and aspirations while simultaneously acknowledging an individuals limitations. I encourage people to address the emotional issues they face through full engagement and responsibility. I guide the person to accept their fears and give them the skills necessary to overcome them through action. This creates a sense of liberation and a feeling of letting go of the despair associated with insignificance and meaningless. It creates a feeling of growth and the promotes the embracing of life and to exist with wonder and curiosity.

My first session

The duration of sessions varies dependent on client preference, I offer 50 or 90 minute sessions. I offer a no obligation free 30 minute assessment consultation. 

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

CBT, Creative therapy, Existential, Integrative, Jungian, Phenomenological, Play therapy, Psychodynamic, Transactional analysis, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work