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Nurture Your Emotional Health

"The lotus flower blooms most beautifully from the deepest and thickest mud".- Buddha



Louise Baya

 I'm a person-centered counsellor working in private practice based in Leamington Spa. I'm an experienced and fully qualified counsellor who is a registered BACP member. I found my own personal experience of therapy to be life changing, which led me to want help others.

In my late thirties, I started to notice my low mood and feelings of irritability were very present. On paper you could say I had ticked all the boxes, but there was something underlying, my inner-self was giving me a message.  I started therapy and was lucky to connect with my therapist. For the first time in my life I felt able to trust someone with my light and dark parts of life, I was able to remove my mask and show all of me.


This changed my life. 

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Telephone and Online

 I do offer telephone or online counselling in Warwickshire.

Telephone counselling, we have a phone call therapy session at a pre-booked time. We can discuss how this works in our initial session together.

Online counselling uses Teams. This will allow us to see each other face to face using a device, such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone. 



Relationship Issues

Rape & Sexual Abuse


Young people

Counselling Services


Anger Management

Anxiety & Depression

Bereavement & Loss


Domestic Abuse & Violence

Inner Child

Peer Relationships

Rape & Sexual abuse

Relationship issues

Self Esteem



Substance Abuse

Suicidal Ideation

Trauma, flashbacks & PTSD


Confidentiality & Data protection

I believe for a client to benefit from meeting with me, that you need to feel safe and trust that what you share in private will be respected. In usual situations, our conversations will remain strictly confidential; however, there are exceptions as follows:


a) As part of my professional practice, I participate in regular supervision which provides an opportunity for case discussions to safeguard the well-being of us both. In these conversations with my supervisor, I do not use your name and will respect your confidentiality.

 b) If I had concerns that you (or another person) were 'at risk' of harm or danger, then I may feel professionally obliged to inform a relevant person or organisation. If possible, I would endeavour to discuss this with you first.

c) Where I am legally required to e.g. child protection and terrorism.

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Working Ethically

I'm a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and I work by by their framework. BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions

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