Dr. Lucy Frank

Dr. Lucy Frank

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Psychotherapist/Counsellor

I am a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and I abide by the UKCP code of ethics. I am also registered with BACP. I now work in private practice at The Orchard. I have also previously worked as practice counsellor and psychotherapist at a GP surgery and so I have experience of working with a wide range of clients and presenting issues. My previous experience also includes being a bereavement counsellor for Cruse Bereavement Care and supporting students in a university setting.

My integrative psychotherapy training means that I draw on a number of theories and models of therapeutic work, including transactional analysis, psychodynamic theory, relational model, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), attachment theory, mindfulness and person-centred approaches. As an integrative therapist I am able to work in a way that is responsive to the requirements of each individual rather than trying to make the person fit a single approach.

Often current difficulties can be resolved within the framework of short-term counselling while some more long-standing problems can require longer-term psychotherapy, which can involve looking in greater depth at the active relationship between past and present. I will work with you to establish which of these pathways is most appropriate for you and best suited to the issues you wish to focus on.

Therapies offered

Specialist areas

I work with clients who are experiencing or have lived through:

  • Anxiety, stress and panic
  • Depression and low mood
  • Low self-esteem
  • Childhood abuse
  • Self-harm
  • Relationship problems
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Difficulties with anger
  • Work and career issues
  • Psychological issues in a university context (academic staff and students)
  • Family difficulties
  • Physical illness and chronic pain
  • Pregnancy and related issues (miscarriage, termination, infertility)
  • Trauma
  • OCD and intrusive thoughts
  • Eating disorders
  • Psychological difficulties in a healthcare context

Qualifications

Days and hours of work

Daytimes and evenings.