Lindsay Mercer

Lindsay Mercer

Registered Member MBACP (Senior Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
07941 214801

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Therapist - Barnsley

Barnsley S75
07941 214801
Sessions from £55.00



My availability is Monday to Wednesdays' during the day only.

Unfortunately I have no evening appointments to offer. 

Paying clients £55 per session for counselling /psychotherapy and £65 per session for EMDR

Organisations - £80 per counselling/psychotherapy and £90 per session for EMDR (this is due to administration/ assessments and reports etc).

About me and my therapy practice

I am a member and Senior Accredited with BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). Accreditation means I have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association. This also means I am required to renew my accreditation on an annual basis and provide evidence of continual professional development (CPD). 

I am also an EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner. Accredited Practitioners are recognised as having demonstrated their competence in the practice of EMDR under supervision of an EMDR Consultant.

Since 2003 I have continuously worked as a counsellor/psychotherapist. I have experience within Primary Care, Criminal Justice System; voluntary (these are at ‘Mind’ in Barnsley and BSARCS (Barnsley Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Service) and private practice and work with both short and long term clients. What happens? I offer one to one appointments for a whole range of issues. They last an hour and are usually weekly at the same day and same time each week. Part of our first session involves a brief contract which we agree between us. I will provide a safe confidential environment in a self contained log cabin the grounds of my home. Further Information. Off street parking is available. Unfortunately no waiting room is available for anyone accompanying you! Where possible arrive 5 minutes before your appointment time in order for therapy to take place at the allocated time in the therapy room. I currently offer appointments Monday to Wednesday afternoons. To access my premises there is one step to the room. I have (DBS) Disclosure & Barring Service certificate last updated November 2023


EMDR Masterclass Parts 1 to 3; November 2014

The University of Leeds; Graduate Diploma; July 2003

The University of Leeds; Certificate in Counselling; July 2001

What I can help with

Abuse, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Infertility, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Cognitive, Creative therapy, EMDR, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Organisations

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy