My name is Laura Drane and I have a Master’s Degree in Contemporary Therapeutic Counselling from The University of Hertfordshire.
In addition to my private practice I also work as a Sessional Therapist for The Nightingale Hospital, Marylebone and The Living Room, Stevenage.
I have worked as a Therapist since 2012 and have experience working with many psychological and emotional issues, such as:
I also have specialist experience and understanding of the challenges facing people who have issues with addictive behaviours and substances.
I work with all types of addictions from drugs and alcohol to gambling, eating disorders and sex, love & relationship addiction.
Sex and Love Addiction may sound scary, but it can be an explanation for the following behaviours:
* Being unable to break free from abusive relationships
* Returning to abusive relationships
* An inability to remain faithful in relationships
* Displaying threatening or abusive behaviour
* Avoidance of commitment in relationships
* Compulsive sexual activities including the use of pornography
I have a profound understanding of the link between shame and Sex and Love Addiction and work safely and confidentially with clients to explore and work through this shame.
MA in Contemporary Therapeutic Counselling
Certificate of Higher Education in Counselling
Introduction to Counselling
BACP – Working with Obesity – Looking at Food Addiction & Binge Eating Disorder
Transformational Chairwork – Dr Scott Kellogg
Stop Smoking – Level 2 Intermediate – Smokefree Hertfordshire
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
Working with Narcissistic Personality Disorder – Julia Buckroyd
Love in The Time of The Internet (Internet & Sex Addiction) – The Wimbledon Guild
Projective Identification in Practice – WPF
The Link Between Rage & Shame – Sue Parker-Hall