Meet The Team

Meet Stuart, our dedicated Client Services Coordinator, who brings a wealth of experience and a passion for helping others to our team.

Stuart is the friendly voice you'll hear when you call us, always ready to assist with any inquiries you may have. From scheduling appointments to handling paperwork and invoices, Stuart ensures that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes, allowing our therapists to focus on providing top-notch care to our clients. Whether you're seeking advice on your therapy options, business needs or need assistance navigating our services, Stuart is here to help every step of the way.

Part-time powerhouse and dedicated to ensuring each client's journey with us is as smooth and fulfilling as possible, Stuart embodies the spirit of Wynyard Therapy and Life Coaching. Reach out today and let Stuart assist you on your path to personal growth and well-being.

Stuart - Client Services Coordinator

Welcome to Wynyard Therapy and Life Coaching, where Ann leads the way as our resident group facilitator, specializing in meditation, mindfulness, and beyond. With a wealth of experience and a passion for holistic well-being, Ann offers a range of transformative group sessions designed to cultivate inner peace and resilience.

In addition to her group work, Ann provides personalized 1:1 alternative treatments such as moxibustion, tailored to meet your unique needs and goals. Whether you're seeking relaxation, stress relief, or a deeper connection with yourself, Ann's compassionate approach and expert guidance will support you on your journey to wellness.

Contact us today for more information on pricing for treatments and courses, and take the first step towards a balanced and harmonious life with Ann at Wynyard Therapy and Life Coaching.

Ann- Group Facilitator 

Tess, a consummate professional with over 13 years of managerial experience, specialises in fostering high-performing teams and providing unwavering support to individuals in their pursuit of personal goals. She is a certified integrative counsellor, holding an FdA in Arts in Counselling, and maintains membership with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Tess brings to her practice a wealth of expertise in various counselling domains, encompassing bereavement and loss, trauma,  facilitation of therapeutic groups for grieving children, addressing attachment and childhood issues, navigating relationships and workplace challenges, managing anxiety and depression, and fostering emotional well-being. Her steadfast commitment to personal development is underscored by her recent training in areas such as domestic abuse, suicide prevention, transactional analysis, and Gestalt therapy.

What sets Tess apart is her innate warmth, empathy, and supportive nature. She excels in building strong, trusting relationships with her clients, making them feel genuinely heard and understood. Tess offers client-led one-on-one counselling and coaching services, available both in-person and online. Tess recognises the pivotal importance of selecting the right therapist to embark on your journey with, and she takes pride in her ability to create a welcoming, nurturing environment. Her expertise lies in helping clients gain a comprehensive perspective, connecting emotions with experiences, and empowering them to navigate life's challenges with resilience and confidence.

With over 19 years of experience in the NHS, Julie Somerset brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her counselling and supervsion practice. Julie's passion for helping people understand the root of their feelings and supporting them on their journey to healing is unwavering.



- BACP accredited counsellor

- Clinical supervisor

- Qualified in 2004


Julie's dedication to her clients is evident in her specialisation, with a focus on bereavement, loss, and end-of-life issues. Her unique insight extends to a range of other areas, including:


- Coping with loss during pregnancy through miscarriage, termination, and stillbirth

- Addressing women's health issues

- Navigating traumatic experiences related to pregnancy, birth, and fertility

- Managing anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem

Specialising in attachment through the life course, Julie believes in helping her clients uncover the factors that influence their choices and decisions. She's here to help you unravel the mysteries of why we repeat unhelpful patterns, why we choose the relationships we do, and the role our childhood experiences play in shaping our lives.


Julie Somerset is not just a counsellor; she's a compassionate and understanding partner on your journey to self-discovery and healing. With her guidance, you'll find the answers to your questions, uncover your inner strength, and make positive changes in your life.

If you're ready to explore the path to self-understanding and healing, reach out to Julie today. You don't have to navigate life's challenges alone – Julie is here to support you every step of the way.

Meet Luke, your dedicated and fully qualified Person-Centred Counsellor at Wynyard Therapy and Life Coaching. Luke is all about empowering you to conquer life's hurdles and achieve personal growth.

With a wealth of experience in both remote and face-to-face counselling, Luke provides a safe and supportive space for you to unpack your thoughts and emotions. He tailors each session to your unique needs, fostering self-awareness and autonomy along the way.

Expect honesty, respect, and patience in your therapeutic journey with Luke. He'll challenge you to see things from different angles and equip you with practical tools to tackle present and future challenges.

From abuse to anxiety, depression to relationship woes, Luke offers support across a spectrum of issues. Plus, with various delivery options like email, online, telephone, or face-to-face sessions, he ensures accessibility and flexibility for everyone.

Ready to embark on a journey of healing and self-discovery? Reach out today and let Luke guide you towards positive change and personal well-being.


Denise is a highly skilled Psychotherapist and counsellor offering face-to-face, telephone, and online counselling. With a focus on fostering understanding and clarity, Denise provides a confidential space for exploring thoughts, feelings, and behaviours.

Denise excels in creating a judgment-free environment, acknowledging life's complexities, and offering unwavering support. Her warm and professional approach ensures a comfortable setting for addressing your concerns.


Denise holds a notable specialisation as a Senior Practitioner in Neurodevelopment, with extensive expertise in Autism and ADHD. Her background includes conducting pre-assessments for neurodiversity in school settings for children.


Professional Experience:

Denise has worked in specialist agencies dealing with rape, incest, and sexual abuse, providing support to both male and female survivors. Her compassionate approach extends to supporting clients navigating through diagnoses such as cancer, being a constant presence through each stage.

Denise is passionate about the transformative power of counselling and considers it a privilege to guide individuals toward positive change. Her expertise is complemented by a comprehensive range of qualifications, including a CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

Whether you're seeking support for neurodiversity concerns, trauma, or personal growth, Denise is dedicated to assisting you on your journey to well-being.

In-person sessions are available in Lytham, Lancashire or remote.

Navigating through challenging times can be overwhelming, but with Andrea's support, you can emerge emotionally stronger, calmer, happier, and more resilient.

Though counselling may seem daunting, the journey of self-awareness, self-discovery, and growth can be immensely rewarding and life-changing.

Andrea brings extensive experience in assisting clients with emotional and mental stress, trauma, grief, and abuse. Trained in attachment theory, she specialises in helping you explore your adult relationships and understand your responses.

Attachment psychotherapy delves into understanding the ways we form and maintain relationships based on early experiences with caregivers. Andrea can guide you through exploring these patterns and their impact on your current relationships, offering insights and strategies for healthier attachment dynamics.

Clients often express feeling welcome, accepted, and heard in Andrea's counselling sessions. She creates a warm, inviting, and safe space for you to emotionally offload and find the answers you seek.

At the core of counselling is the relationship between client and therapist. Andrea understands the importance of trust and ensures that you will never be judged, criticised, or shamed. Choosing to work with her means being accepted unconditionally and completely. She creates a relaxed and comfortable environment where you can trust her with your intimate and personal information.

For Andrea, being a counsellor is a privilege, and she never takes it for granted. She is committed to providing you with the support and guidance you need on your journey towards healing and growth.


Book Now! You can book a single 50-minute session or block book as many as you wish. Your therapist will be in touch within 24 hours to offer you their earliest session availability times.