More about Lorraine
This is not only a profession for Lorraine, it is also a passion, the spark she finds helping people is continually fuelled by the belief that everyone deserves to live their best life.
Connecting with people and assisting them on a journey which helps to uncover their real self is a process which she looks forward to with all of her clients. Negative behaviour is one of the foremost indications that people are suffering inside, and without judgement she collaborates with her clients to piece together the puzzles, so together they can help to change this.
She remains committed to developing and expanding her knowledge through continually training. This ensures that she remains up to date with innovative therapy techniques, so that Lorraine can offer a service which tailors around ongoing developments in psychotherapy. As such, this enables her to deliver ground-breaking therapy which will have long lasting results on the lives of many people. Living with good mental health is fundamental to our wellbeing and can have an unprecedented impact on physical health, family life, work life, and relationships.
Learning how to manage stress and anxiety, as well as processing trauma are crucial steps in moving towards the life that we want to live.
Drawing on various personal experiences enables Lorraine to offer a comforting level of empathy and understanding, which helps develop a trusting and safe environment for her clients. Lorraine believes that helping people to become more self-aware, nurtures life skills which they can carry through future difficult situations that they may find themselves in.
Life is a journey, it may take many attempts to get it right, but you can never stop learning and growing as a person. Helping clients process negative beliefs about themselves by turning them into positive ones is very rewarding. Seeing progress from being depressed, anxious and fearful to being reinvigorated with a new zest for life is a reward greater than words can describe.
Lorraine has learnt a great deal from the clients she has helped, whether they have been children, young people or adults.
During the lockdown she switched her therapy services to online. Online therapy has proven highly effective, and it gives clients the emotional support and help in a manner which is safe in this pandemic. Working online enables her to connect with people from all over the UK and, even throughout the world. Lorraine feels very privileged to have found a career as fulfilling and rewarding as this one, and that so many people have let her help them with their journeys.
Lorraine’s style is integrative. This means that she is able to use a wide range of counselling approaches, which will enable her to assess her client’s needs. She is able to offer a unique service utilizing all her skills and up to date training to help clients lead a happier, more fulfilling life.
Lorraine is empathic in her approach and understands the difficulties clients experience when talking about their problems. She is gentle and allows client’s to go at their own pace, building the trust and support which is essential in their journey.