Our Team

Director of Benfleet Counselling & Psychotherapy Ltd. Accredited EMDR, Integrative Psychotherapist specialisiing in Trauma and PTSD


Adults, Children, Adolescents, Couples and Supervisees

Lorraine specialises in trauma which includes PTSD and C-PTSD. Lorraine can also help with Pain management, anxiety, and depression. and phobias. Lorraine is also trained to work with people who are adopted or have links with adoption. Lorraine is trained in EMDR Therapy and AI-EMDR Therapy for both individuals and couples. She continually advances herself with innovative off-the-wall training that has helped so many people.

Both In-person and Online appointments are available.

  • Enhanced DBS
  • Fully Insured
  • Registered Member of BACP
  • Accredited Member of NCAP
  • Accredited Member of EMDR UK
  • Accredited Member of EMDR Europe

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Integrative psychotherapist and clinical supervisor

Adults, Children, Adolescents, Couples and Supervisees

Jenny has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults.Jenny is also experienced in working with couples and families utilising her systemic family therapy training that was gained with the Tavistock and Portman NHS trust.

Jenny is available to see clients both Online and In-person.

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Integrative Psychotherapist Addictions Therapist


Adults and Group Work

Sharon has over 10 years extensive experience working with addictions. Sharon works with adults integratively and is able to use her skills and expertise to help clients work through their problems and gain a greater understanding of themselves.

Sharon is available to work with clients In-person,

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Paula works with adults using hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy can be used to help with many problems such as stress, anxiety, weight management  quitting smoking, confidence, self-esteem issues, hypnobirthing, relationship issues, pain management, fears and phobias and sleeping problems.


Paula is available for In-person appointments

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Integrative Counsellor


Adults, Children and Adolescents

Jane works with adults and is experienced in helping clients with lots of different problems. Her approach is gentle and caring. Jane helps clients who practice the Christian faith and who are looking specifically for a Christian Counsellor.

Jane is available for In-Person appointments.

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Person Centred Counsellor


Adults, Children and Adolescents

Kate works with children, adolescents and adults in a person-centred way. Kate helps clients who are experiencing grief and loss, low self-esteem, anxiety and relationship problems. Kate is available to see clients in person.

Kate is available for In-Person appointments on Thursdays.

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Integrative Therapeutic Counsellor


Adults, Children and Adolescents.

Michaela combines her counselling skills to help you explore what is troubling you. She is a caring empathic person who will help to put you at ease. Michaela has a special interest in helping people who have ADHD.

Michaela is available to see clients In Person.

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Integrative counsellor


Adults, Children and Adolescents

Marie has experience working with adult carers and is aware of the physical, emotional and financial impact caring can have on individuals and their families. Marie also has a keen interest in women’s mental health paricularly relating to gynaecological, fertility issues, baby loss and peri/menopause.

Marie is able to see clients both In Person and Online

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Integrative Counsellor



Laura recognises the different challenges we can face in all aspects of our lives including work, health, relationships and with our well-being. Laura understands how daunting it can be in taking that first step to receive, however, the rewards of taking the first step can be life-changing.

Laura can see clients In Person

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Administration Manager


Admin Support

Michelle has worked across multiple industries which consisted of banking, learning & development, sales and support roles. Both her work and life experiences are about helping & supporting individuals to achieve their desired goals.

Michelle takes care of booking appointments, credit control, contracts and the general administration of the office.

Integrative CBT and EMDR Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor


Adults, Adolescents and Groups

Chris is an experienced CBT and EMDR Therapist working with adults and adolescents. He also offers clinical supervision and provides group therapy and group supervision.

Chris works with clients who are suffering from PTSD and Trauma. Chris also works with clients who are experiencing psychosexual difficulties.


Chris is available to see clients In Person.

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Carolyn Howard



Carolyn specialises in working with adults using many different approaches to suit the client’s unique individual needs within the person-centred style of counselling.

She helps clients who are experiencing and presenting emotional issues derived from loss, grief, low self-esteem, anxiety, stress, health-related, and relationship issues.

Carolyn is available to see clients In Person