Associates

Therapists can be contacted directly or via Luan Baines-Ball.

All therapists have completed at least additional level diversity training in-house.

Practice Manager:
Luan Baines-Ball

Luan Baines-Ball Counselling Psychotherapy Supervision

Luan established the practice in 2008, following a background in Medical Communications. They work with individuals (16+), and couples+, and cover a range of difficulties. Luan has particular interests in the impact of early separation on adult relationships and working with people who identify as gender, sexual and/or relationship diverse. They also provide clinical supervision to trainee, newly qualified and experienced counsellors and psychotherapists and also provide consultancy services for people working with GSRD/LGBTQ+ clients. Luan is a Registered and Senior Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Counselling sessions can be held face-face at the Leicester practice, phone or online.

Availability: Monday – Friday
Fees: Individuals £50 / Couples £60 / Clinical Supervision: Individual £50, Group £60 / Consultancy £50 (all fees negotiable)
Services: Counselling, Psychotherapy (psychodynamic/integrative), Consultancy, Clinical Supervision
Location: Leicester city
Room: Ground Floor (Room 1)
Format: Face-to-face, VSee, Zoom, Phone
Phone: 07581 793 223
Email: luan.bbcp@gmail.com
Web: www.bainesballcp.co.uk

Associates:
Michelle Seabrook (Senior Associate)

Michelle Seabrook Counselling Psychotherapy

Michelle works in private practice with adults and young people (16+), and also clinical supervision.Prior to this, Michelle was a qualified Probation Officer, working both in the community and in custodial establishments. Her areas of interest include practitioner self-care, trauma, and the therapeutic/supervisory relationship. Michelle is a registered and accredited member of BACP. She has been practising since 2008. She is currently undertaking a Doctorate in Counselling & Psychotherapy, researching self-care in clinical supervision. Michelle also offers self-care/resiliency training and consultancy to individuals and organisations.

Availability: Monday afternoon and evening
Fees: Individuals £50 / Clinical Supervision £50-60 (all fees negotiable) 
Services: Counselling, Psychotherapy, Clinical Supervision
Location: Leicester city, Kibworth
Room: Ground Floor (Room 2)
Format: Face-to-face, VSee, Zoom, Phone, Email
Phone: 07541 060 950
Email: Enquiries@mscp.co.uk
Web: http://mscp.co.uk
 

Sheereen Sidat

Sheereen Siddat Counselling Psychotherapy

Sheereen trained as a Humanistic and Integrative therapist at the Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute. She has experience working with a range of issues, most recently working with adults who have/had cancer and those who have lost family or friends to cancer.  She is passionate about providing a safe and non-judgemental environment to be heard and to explore your thoughts and feelings. Sheereen works with individuals of any gender, sexual or relationship identity. Sheereen is a registered member of BACP. Sheereen is currently undertaking supervision training so is offering reduced places until Feb 2021.

Availability: Tuesday evening, Wednesday evening, Thursday afternoon, Thursday evening, Friday afternoon, Friday evening
Fees: Individuals £45- £50 (negotiable)/ Supervision £30
Services: Counselling, Psychotherapy, Supervision
Location: Leicester city
Room: Ground Floor (Room 2), First floor (Room 3)
Format: Face-to-face, Zoom, Phone
Phone: 07564699589
Email: sheereensidatcounselling@hotmail.com
Website:  http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellors/sheereen-sidat 

Tracey Thomas

Tracey Thomas Counselling Psychotherapy

Tracey is dedicated to listening to people in a way that creates space for them to explore unresolved, difficult or painful thoughts and feelings. She has worked with a variety of issues with people from different backgrounds by helping them develop their understanding of their motivations and behaviours. Tracey works with individuals of any gender, sexual or relationship identity and has a keen interest in all areas of diversity. Tracey has worked in both the private and voluntary sector with individual adults and is a registered and accredited member of BACP.

Availability: Tuesday morning
Fees: £50
Services: Counselling, Psychotherapy
Location: Leicester city
Room: Ground Floor (Room 2), First Floor (Room 3)
Format: Face-to-face, VSee, Zoom, Phone
Phone: 07729630070
Email: traceythomastherapy@gmail.com

Tina Williams

Tina Williams Counselling Psychotherapy

Tina is an experienced Integrative Psychotherapist registered with UKCP since 2002. She has worked in a variety of settings including Head of Counselling at Leicester University and, for the last 10 years, as CEO of a specialist counselling service. Tina is also a trainer at Masters level and a qualified supervisor working to both UKCP and BACP ethics. Tina offers short term and long term therapy to individuals and works with a wide range of issues. Her approach is relational and person centred using an understanding of how our upbringing can impact us lifelong. Tina also offers supervision to individuals and groups for both trainees and qualified therapists

Availability: Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon
Fees: Individuals £50 
Services: Counselling, psychotherapy, Clinical Supervision
Location: Leicester city
Room: Ground Floor (Room 2)
Format: Face-to-face, Zoom, Phone
Phone:  07902543192
Email: tinawilliams140@btinternet.com
Web: https://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellors/tina-williams

Emily Hodgkinson

Emily Hodgkinson Counselling Psychotherapy

Emily is a UKCP accredited therapist, working with adult individuals and relationships. She specialises in working with Gender, Sexuality and Relationship diversity and is also experienced in working with many issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, severe mental health problems, psychosomatic illness, and body work. She works by bringing mindful awareness to what is happening in the here and now and is continually inspired by the approach of Process Work in which things that initially appear as problems and disturbances can, when explored with curiosity, become the seeds of the most creative solutions to our problems

Availability: Tuesday afternoon, Tuesday evening
Fees: Individuals £50 / Couples £60
Services: Counselling, Psychotherapy, Body psychotherapy
Location: Leicester city, Birstall
Room: First Floor (Room 4)
Format: Face-to-face, Zoom
Phone: 07963 350758
Email: mlyhodgkinson@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.emilyhodgkinson.co.uk

Victoria Oliver

Victoria Oliver Counselling Psychotherapy

Victoria trained as a Humanistic and Integrative therapist at the Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute. She has an interest in working with individuals who experience feelings of low self-worth/self-esteem, attachment difficulties, developmental trauma, and relationship issues. Victoria is committed to providing a relational therapeutic relationship dependent on your needs. She aims to provide a safe, supportive, empathic space for you to express any thoughts of feelings you may be experiencing. She works with both adults (18+) and children (7+). Victoria is a registered member of the BACP

Availability: Monday evening, Friday afternoon
Fees: ££40-£50 (negotiable)
Services: Integrative counselling and Psychotherapy
Location: Leicester city
Room: First Floor (Room 3)
Format: Face-to-face, Zoom
Phone number: 07707061289
Email: tulipcounselling@hotmail.com
Web: https://www.bacp.co.uk/profile/ac349e8d-5090-e711-80e8-3863bb349ac0/Therapist

Kate Hall

Kate Hall Counselling Psychotherapy

Kate is an empathic Person Centred/Integrative therapist. Her therapy provides a safe, supportive space to explore concerns and worries in a non-judgemental environment. Recently working alongside adults diagnosed with MS or cancer and those who have lost family or friends, she specialises in grief, loss and bereavement. Her expertise is working towards change and also includes counselling children and young people. She is trained in the Rewind Technique for trauma and PTSD (Free to veterans). Kate is a registered member of the BACP.

Availability: Tuesday evening, Thursday evening, Friday morning
Fees: Individuals £40-£50 (negotiable) / Couples £60 (negotiable)
Services: Counselling
Location: Leicester city
Room: First Floor (Room 4)
Format: Face-to-face, VSee
Phone: 07421 477521
Email: Katehiveleics@gmail.com
Web: https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/counselling/kate-hall-leicester-eng/448691

Carmen the Bill

Carmen the Bill Counselling Psychotherapy

Carmen is a Gestalt psychotherapist, with a background in mental health nursing. She is currently undertaking further advanced training in Gestalt psychotherapy and group processes. Working in a relational way, Carmen brings awareness to the here and now, allowing and exploring what emerges, supporting the client to creatively adjust to what works for them. Her interest is in how life transitions impact the person’s sense of who they are. She provides short and long term therapy in English and Maltese to individuals from diverse backgrounds. She’s experienced in working with relationship, physical or mental health and bereavement issues. Carmen is a member of the UKCP

Availability: Tuesday evening
Fees: Individuals £40-£50 (negotiable)
Services: Counselling
Location: Leicester city
Room: Second Floor (Room 5)
Format: Face-to-face, Phone
Phone: 07501552905
Email: Calmen@protonmail.com

Sonali Vadesa

Sonali Vadesa Counselling Psychotherapy

Sonali is a qualified integrative and person-centred counsellor/psychotherapist. She offers a space where clients can feel secure enough to explore their anxieties and behaviour at a pace that feels right for them. Sonali has worked in the voluntary, private and public sectors, providing both short-term and long-term therapy to clients from varied backgrounds. She offers therapy in English, Hindi, Marathi, Kutchi and Gujarati. Her areas of interest include working with children, adults experiencing loss and bereavement, depression, anxiety, anger, stress, abuse, relationship issue and terminal illness. Sonali is an accredited member of National Counselling Society and a registered member of BACP.

Availability: Thursday evening
Fees: Individuals £40-£50 (negotiable)
Services: Counselling, Psychotherapy
Location: Leicester city
Room: First Floor (Room 3)
Format: Face-to-face, VSee, Zoom, Phone
Phone: 07427996983
Email: svadesacounselling@gmail.com

Brunhild Abrahams

Brunhild is an Integrative Counsellor who qualified from the University of Leicester and is a member of the BACP. She has a friendly and trustworthy personality with experience in working with clients with a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety, bereavement and problems arising from childhood. Brunhild offers short-term and long-term therapy and together, with you leading the session and her guidance in a compassionate, empathic, non-judgemental and challenging environment, you would be given an opportunity to re-discover your true-self. Through the counselling process you can develop and gain understanding of your thought processes and with ‘counselling tools’ learn how to deal with similar issues in future.

Availability: Tuesday morning and early afternoon; Friday morning
Fees: Individuals £40
Services: Counselling, Psychotherapy (psychodynamic/integrative)
Location: Leicester city
Room: First Floor (Room 4), Ground floor (Room 6)
Format: Face-to-face, VSee, Facetime, Zoom
Phone:  07810412655
Email: brunhildacounselling@gmail.com
Web: https://www.imbekocounselling.com/

Sharon Bennett

Sharon Bennett Counselling Psychotherapy

Sharon is an experienced therapeutic counsellor, practicing since 2012.  Having worked within Higher Education, the recovery field, and with charities specialising in gender & sexual diversity and with trauma, she is comfortable working with a disparate range of issues, sensitively, compassionately and ethically. She offers both open-ended or shorter, more focused therapy to individuals over 18 and believes that working collaboratively to explore life’s experiences can be illuminating, beneficial to healing and aid positive life changes.

Availability: Monday morning
Fees: Individuals £40
Services: Counselling
Location: Leicester city
Room: First Floor (Room 3)
Format: Face-to-face, Zoom
Phone:  07746 745611
Email: sharonbennettcounselling@gmail.com
Web: https://www.mindmattersleicester.co.uk

Will Davies

Will Davies Counselling Psychotherapy

Will is a BACP Registered Counsellor, delivering professional counselling to adults of all ages. He has experience of working with issues such as depression, anxiety, low mood, low self-esteem, relationship and workplace difficulties, grief and unresolved childhood issues. In addition to his private practice, Will has provided counselling in higher education, emergency service and voluntary settings. His qualification, gained from the University of Leicester, is in Integrative Counselling. Will is committed to helping clients find a way to overcome their problems and move forward with their lives. 

Availability: Thursday evening
Fees: Individuals £40-£50 (negotiable) 
Services: Counselling, Psychotherapy
Location: Leicester city
Room: Second Floor (Room 5)
Format: Face-to-face, Zoom and Phone
Phone: 07748 843 826
Email: hello@willdaviescounselling.co.uk
Web: www.leicestercounselling.uk

Katy Tozer

Katy Tozer Counselling Psychotherapy

Katy qualified as a Dramatherapist from the University of Derby in 2010. Since then she has worked in various clinical settings, mainly specialising in working with children and families in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). Katy also teaches Dramatherapy and has held a Lecturer post at the University of Derby since 2012. She was the Programme Leader for the MA Dramatherapy from 2015 – 2017. Her approach as a dramatherapist draws upon psychodynamic and psychoanalytic thinking. She also has a particular interest in group dynamics and has completed a Foundation in Group Analysis course.

Availability: Friday morning
Fees: £45
Services: Dramatherapy
Location: Leicester city
Room: Second floor (Room 5)
Format: Face-to-face
Phone: 07971452193
Email: info@katytozerdramatherapy.com
Web: www.katytozerdramatherapy.com

Jo Kirby

Jo’s core training is psychodynamic therapy to diploma level following on from Drug & Alcohol Counselling and Drug & Alcohol Treatment to Post Graduate level. Jo has twenty years’ professional work experience in supporting roles, fifteen of which have been in a range of recovery services including NHS. Jo works with adults and integrates aspects of CBT, motivational interviewing, mindfulness and solution focused therapy into the work depending on your needs. Jo works with a range of presentations and issues including anxiety and depression and relationship difficulties. Jo also has experience of working with dual diagnosis i.e. mental health and substance use problems and with complex trauma issues including childhood abuse and neglect. Jo is a registered member of BACP.

Availability: Wednesday evening
Fees: Individuals £40-£50 (negotiable) 
Services: Counselling
Location: Leicester city
Room: Second floor (Room 5)
Format: Face-to-face, Zoom and Phone
Phone: 07879 862207
Email: jokirbycounselling@gmail.com

Intern Associates:
Vacancy – if you would like to be considered for this post please get in touch. You will need a minimum of 50 supervised clinical hours.

​Practice Ethos
Whilst maintaining our individuality and autonomy we work as a team; our core values are: honesty, integrity, openness, collaboration, support and respect. Clients’ needs are at the heart of our work. 

If you would like to become an associate of the practice, contact luan.bbcp@gmail.com or call 07581 793 223 or click here for further details. I will invite you to complete a short form before arranging to meet for an informal interview.

We would consider welcoming to the team someone who meets any of the following:

  • has experience of working with couples/relationships
  • identifies as LGBTQI+ / GSRD
  • identifies as/has knowledge of working with disability
  • has experience of working with attachment difficulties related to early separation such as adoption, incubation, foster care, maternal/paternal post-natal depression, or early neglect
  • has experience of providing supervision to individuals and/or groups
  • can work psychodynamically 

Partners

We work closely with our two partner practices:
www.judithsullivan.co.uk

www.dearalbert.co.uk

Baines-Ball & Associates: Counselling, Psychotherapy and Clinical Supervision in Leicester