Training & Experience


Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP Accredited, Level 7) 

Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling Skills

BSc (Hons) Leeds University

Ongoing Continuing Professional Development

Level 2 Advanced Bereavement Care

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Practitioner Certificate

TA101 Introduction to Transactional Analysis

Working with Dreams - A Gestalt approach

Transgender Awareness Certificate


As well as working in private practice, I volunteer as a bereavement support counsellor for Cruse Bereavement Care.  

Before training as a counsellor I worked for many years within the NHS for a number of cancer research charities including Cancer Research UK and Breast Cancer Now. 


I am fully insured and DBS checked. 

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and work to their Ethical Framework

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For any questions you have, or to book an appointment, you can reach me here:

Lauren Smith MBACP

Tel: 07539366955 (please leave a voicemail if I am unable to answer your call)


I will endeavour to get back to you within one working day of receipt of your email or call. 

© Lauren Smith Counselling & Psychotherapy Leeds & Wetherby