Private counsellor in Exeter, Ashburton and surrounding areas.
I am a fully qualified counsellor, with 15 years' experience of working with different client groups in various settings.
I am committed to making counselling accessible to older people. For example, at Age UK Exeter I have developed a counselling service for people aged 50+.
Tess (Thais Lloyd)
MSc; Advance Dip Counselling; MBACP
Tel: 07493 591515
Counsellor at Age UK Exeter since March 2015.
Enabler and Community Development Worker for Time for Life (Teignbridge Council) for 5 years, aiming at reducing social isolation and improving quality of life.
Training & qualifications
Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Counselling (Dartmoor Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
MSc degree in Drug and Alcohol Addiction (King's College London, 2001)
Psychology degree (1993)
I am committed to my professional development, and I attend regular supervision, courses, lectures, and study groups.
I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and I abide by its code of ethics. I have enhanced CRB/DBS clearance and I am fully insured.
You can find me in the BACP register and in the UK Counselling Directory.
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