Carol Lightowler

Carol Lightowler


Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
07931967109

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Therapist - Leeds

Leeds LS1
07931967109
Sessions from £45.00

Features

  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I offer telephone appointments on a flexible basis and face to face appointments in central Leeds on Mondays and Tuesdays.

About me and my therapy practice

I work with individuals, couples and young people offering counselling and psychotherapy in Leeds City Centre and Morley and work with a broad range of issues, using an approach which recognises that, as we are all individuals, each of us needs an individualised therapy. One size does not fit all as far as counselling and psychotherapy are concerned; certain therapeutic approaches suit some people more than others, and some techniques are appropriate for some difficulties, but not all. In this way, I work in a way which integrates elements from a number of therapeutic traditions in order to develop an approach which suits individual clients and their particular difficulties. I aim to provide a proper balance between support and challenge for each person or couple, working with thoughts, feelings and behaviours, as each and all are likely to affect one's sense of well-being or have an impact on our relationships. Whilst I generally offer "talking therapy", at times I might use creative or mindfulness techniques within my work if these are appropriate and clients are comfortable with working in these ways. I also offer the "Rewind Technique" for those who have experienced trauma or who have phobic responses. I am able to offer short term solution-focused therapy and longer term therapy working at depth to address longer-term difficulties and unhelpful behavioural or relational patterns. Standard fees are £65 for couples and £45 for individuals. Concessions are available.

My first session

The first session is concerned with discussing your current difficulties and priorities for the forthcoming work, as well as sharing information about your history, particularly in relation to significant relationships. The session also gives you the opportunity to ask about how I work.

During this session we will agree how we will work together, including practicalities such as payment, cancellations etc.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Asperger syndrome, Bereavement, Cancer, Career coaching, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, EAP, Organisations, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited

Therapist - Morley

Morley LS27
07931967109
Sessions from £45.00

Features

  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I am offering telephone appointments on a flexible basis and offer face to face appointments in Morley on Fridays at the moment.

About me and my therapy practice

I work with individuals, couples and young people offering counselling and psychotherapy in Leeds City Centre and Morley and work with a broad range of issues, using an approach which recognises that, as we are all individuals, each of us needs an individualised therapy. One size does not fit all as far as counselling and psychotherapy are concerned; certain therapeutic approaches suit some people more than others, and some techniques are appropriate for some difficulties, but not all.


In this way, I work in a way which integrates elements from a number of therapeutic traditions in order to develop an approach which suits individual clients and their particular difficulties. I aim to provide a proper balance between support and challenge for each person or couple, working with thoughts, feelings and behaviours, as each and all are likely to affect one's sense of well-being or have an impact on our relationships.

Whilst I generally offer "talking therapy", at times I might use creative or mindfulness techniques within my work if these are appropriate and clients are comfortable with working in these ways. I also offer the "Rewind Technique" for those who have experienced trauma or who have phobic responses. I am able to offer short term solution-focused therapy and longer term therapy working at depth to address longer-term difficulties and unhelpful behavioural or relational patterns. Standard fees are £65 for couples and £45 for individuals. Concessions are available.

My first session

The first session is concerned with discussing your current difficulties and priorities for the forthcoming work, as well as sharing information about your history, particularly in relation to significant relationships. The session also gives you the opportunity to ask about how I work.

During this session we will agree how we will work together, including practicalities such as payment, cancellations etc.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Asperger syndrome, Bereavement, Cancer, Career coaching, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, EAP, Older adults, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited