Peter Raven is a psychotherapist, registered and accredited with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). His work adheres to the Council’s high standards of clinical practice. He brings many years of experience supporting clients with a breadth of issues, concerns and conditions, along with the professional expertise to accomplish good outcomes.
It goes without saying that Covid-19 has had a profound and, in many cases, a devastating impact on lives. During this period, you might have faced personal losses including the death of a loved on; or experienced anxieties and fears triggered by weeks of uncertainty and lockdown, especially if you were previously struggling with your mental health or had a physical illness; or experienced a sense of ‘setback’ through the reawakening of a traumatic episode or painful memory.
Talking in confidence with a skilled counsellor can offer a different perspective on these most pressing, persistent and painful concerns, and with it, the possibility of securing positive and lasting change. If you are looking to engage in counselling, then I would recommend you seek out a psychotherapist who is both a member of, and accredited by, one of the UK’s leading professional associations (including UKCP & BACP). These therapists have gone through a rigorous and lengthy training to acquire their accreditation to practice, and have demonstrated a high level of clinical competency.
As society is slowly emerging from the pandemic, I will continue to offer counselling online (Zoom or Skype) and via the telephone. In due course, as the government’s advice changes, I will re-establish ‘in-person’ (in the counselling room together) sessions in Kendal or Kirkby Lonsdale. At all times, however, I will be happy to work either remotely or ‘in-person’ and, where appropriate, adopt a mix of both with individual clients.
I also supervise the work of counsellors and psychotherapists.
Please browse my website and if you would like to find out anything more about me, or the services that I offer, then please contact me. I look forward to hearing from you.
BSc (Hons) MA MPhil. Registered & Accredited Member of UKCP & FPC