Lydia is a registered BACP member Counsellor and a trained Personal Development Coach based in London. She has over 12 years’ experience of working in the private, public and voluntary sectors with people of a variety of ages, backgrounds and needs. Lydia has worked extensively with a wide range of issues from bereavement, personal development, addiction, relationship issues, spiritual issues, anxiety, depression, verbal, emotional & physical abuse to severe mental health illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar and personality disorders. In addition, Lydia offers counselling for people of faith who want to explore a different type of counselling outside the counselling provided in their place of worship.
Lydia works in an integrative manner, bringing a uniquely combined approach to her sessions which is best suited to her individual client’s specific needs with the belief that there is no single approach which works best as every client and situation is different. Her experience includes working with children and young people, adults, couples and families with very diverse backgrounds from CEOs, professionals, faith leaders, lone parents, students, refugees, unemployed and homeless individuals.
She is also a counsellor, honorary treasurer and representative for Brent Bereavement Services, the official bereavement service provider for the 7/7 London Bombing.