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Our Professional Team

Meet psychologists

Aaron Lawrence

<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-16017" src="" alt="" width="225" height="300" /> <!-- Breadcrumb NavXT 7.0.2 --> <strong><span id="speechify-first-word-listening-nudge-root-0" style="position: absolute; z-index: 10000;"></span><span id="speechify-first-word-listening-nudge-0">Aaron Lawrence</span></strong> <h3>About me</h3> <span id="speechify-first-word-listening-nudge-root-2" style="position: absolute; z-index: 10000;"></span><span id="speechify-first-word-listening-nudge-2">Hello! I am</span> an Integrative Counsellor who finds joy seeing couples develop healthy relations and seeing individuals living a life true to their values. You, being the active ingredient in your healing process is something I firmly believe in, which is why our sessions will be collaborative in nature. I have an extensive background working with men’s issues and training as a mediator has also informed how I support couples to improve communication. <span id="speechify-first-word-listening-nudge-root-3" style="position: absolute; z-index: 10000;"></span><span id="speechify-first-word-listening-nudge-3">The modalities I</span> mainly use are: Transactional Analysis, Person-Centred, and Gestalt. <h4>Practice Areas</h4> <ul> <li>Mental health</li> <li>Mental health problems & disorders</li> <li>Depression and anxiety</li> <li>Children & adults</li> <li>Bereavement and loss</li> <li>Substance abuse</li> <li>Couples</li> <li>Sexual Behaviour and sex addiction</li> <li>Eating disorders</li> </ul> <h4>Education</h4> <ul> <li>Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling</li> <li>Diploma in Couples Counselling</li> <li>Diploma in working with Compulsive Sexual Behaviour and Sex Addiction</li> <li>The Critical Role of Nutrition in Eating Disorders, Disordered Eating & Neurodiversity</li> <li>Embracing Neurodivergent Clients & Eating Diversity</li> <li>An Introduction to Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating with the Neurodivergent Client in Mind</li> </ul>

Zena Steele

<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-16015" src="" alt="" width="200" height="300" /> <!-- Breadcrumb NavXT 7.0.2 --> <strong>Zena Steele</strong> <h3>About me</h3> I am a BACP registered counsellor. When working not only do I use and incorporate various counselling techniques; I use a person-centred approach too. I have experience with autism through my previous work, family and friends. My experience has helped me help others on their journey. I have worked in various settings such as schools both primary and secondary, medical practices and Cruse bereavement, all of which have given me a chance to adapt and improve my counselling techniques and abilities to best facilitate the different types of service users. I have experience in both children and adults with various bereavement and substance abuse issues, also I have adapted to offering couples therapy neurotypical and non-neurotypical. <h4>Practice Areas</h4> <ul> <li>Mental health</li> <li>Mental health problems & disorders</li> <li>Depression and anxiety</li> <li>Children & adults</li> <li>Bereavement and loss</li> <li>Substance abuse</li> <li>Couples</li> </ul> <h4>Education</h4> <ul> <li>Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling</li> </ul>

Suzanne Farndon

<!-- Breadcrumb NavXT 7.0.2 --><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-16012" src="" alt="" width="300" height="300" /> <h4>Suzanne Farndon</h4> <h3>About me</h3> My name is Suzanne and I am a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor based in Coventry. I have been working therapeutically with clients for almost 20 years. In an initial free conversation, you will be able to share what has brought you to counselling and see how we might work together. My counselling experience includes; emotional regulation, relationship difficulties, bereavement and loss, self-destructive and self-defeating behaviours, adverse childhood experiences, attachments, depression and anxiety.  I have particularly extensive experience in working with sex and pornography addiction, and more specifically where it has become a part of their self-destructive behaviour including offending online. In these cases I am able to offer psycho-education as well as therapeutic intervention and counselling. <h4>Practice Areas</h4> <ul> <li>Mental health</li> <li>Mental health problems & disorders</li> <li>Depression and anxiety</li> <li>Emotional regulation</li> <li>Relationship dificulties</li> <li>Bereavement and loss</li> <li>Self-destructive and self-defeating behaviours</li> <li>Adverse childhood experiences</li> <li>Attachments</li> <li>Sex and pornography addiction</li> </ul> <h4>Education</h4> <ul> <li>Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling</li> <li>Diploma in Sex Addiction Counselling</li> </ul>