Dr Lynne Souter-Anderson | Senior Accredited Counsellor | Fen… | NCPS

Dr Lynne Souter-Anderson

Member Status: Senior Accredited

Member No: NCS15-02537

Location: Fen Drayton


Dr. Lynne Souter-Anderson is a Fellow of the National Counselling Society, an accredited senior supervisor with PTUK and registered Sandplay Therapist Consultant with the AST. As founder of the Clay Therapy Community, in 2012 Lynne established a pioneering clay therapy training in the United Kingdom. Lynne’s private practice is in Cambridgeshire, UK where she offers psychotherapy for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, clinical supervision and consultancy work. Her expertise in the field of clay therapy, the creative arts and sandplay therapy is acknowledged through invitations to present training and conference workshops across the globe and most recently in Bali. Lynne is author of Touching Clay, Touching What? The Use of Clay in Therapy (2010), Making Meaning: Clay Therapy with Children and Adolescents (2015) and Seeking Shelter, Seeking Safety. Clay Therapy with Families and Groups (2019).

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Doctorate in Psychotherapy (DPsychProf) London 2011
    Registered Sandplay Therapist-Consultant (AST) 2015
    Jungian Sandplay Therapy; Advanced Training, California 2012-2013
    Diploma in Practice Based Play Therapy, conferred 2008 (PTUK)
    Play/Arts Therapy Supervision Certificate, 2002 (PTUK-IEBCP)
    BACP Accredited Counsellor, May 2002/Senior Accredited status 2008 - 2011
    Advanced training – Sandplay therapy, France, 2008
    M.Ed. 2001 in The Arts in Therapy and Education, IATE 2001
    Cambridgeshire Consultancy in Counselling - Psychodynamic Counselling Certificate 3 yrs, 1991-1994
    Cambridgeshire Consultancy in Counselling - 1yr certificate Counselling Individuals in Relationships and Families, 1994
    Child Protection Designated Personnel Training Certificates, 1990-2001, Huntingdon
    Counselling in Education Certificate, Cambridge University IoE, 1989
    B.Ed. 1975, Manchester University. Teaching Certificate 3 yrs, 1971-1974
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Adolescence
    • Adoption
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Childbirth: fertility
    • Childbirth: pregnancy
    • Children / teenagers
    • Chronic fatigue syndrome / M.E.
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • IBS / Digestive Issues
    • Illness and dying
    • Job interviews
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
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