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Reigate and Redhill Counselling are located at The Westway Clinic, 17 Hatchlands Road, Redhill, Surrey and Alma House, Alma Road, Reigate, Surrey.   If you are looking for a counsellor, The Westway Clinic and Alma House are both in easy reach of Redhill, Reigate, Horley, Nutfield, Godstone, Caterham, Dorking and surrounding areas. 

Our Counsellors


Claudia Smith

MBACP Accred.

Claudia is a qualified counsellor and accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Prior to qualifying as a counsellor she worked within the education and voluntary sector.

Claudia has a experience in helping people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, burnout and work related stress. She also supports people in the humanitarian and third sector to strengthen resilience and process experiences.  She aims to create a safe collaborative space to explore the issues you are facing and work together to find a way forward to feel better.

Claudia is also qualified as an online therapist providing counselling via Zoom (video call) and via email exchange.

Phone: 07305 441446


Lorraine Martin

MBACP Accred.

Lorraine is a qualified counsellor with over 10 years experience, counselling supervisor and accredited member of the BACP. Prior qualifying Lorraine worked in both the corporate business and voluntary sector. This brings a broad breadth of experience to the counselling relationship.

Lorraine specialises in supporting clients experiencing loss, low mood and self esteem, stress and anxiety in both work and in personal relationships. She is able to support clients in a safe, compassionate and non-judgmental way to help achieve emotional well-being, coping strategies and improved self- worth.

On-going professional development is undertaken.

Phone Lorraine: 07837 978600

Support That Makes a Difference


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Lorraine and Claudia are experienced BACP counsellors. They are professionally qualified and members of the BACP, abiding by their Ethical Framework which includes maintaining regular professional development. They offer an integrative approach to counselling, to suit our client’s needs which may include aspects of CBT, Solution Focused, Person Centred and Psychodynamic approaches. A number of studies have shown that it is the working relationship between the counsellor and client rather than the therapeutic approach which has the greatest impact on the success of counselling.

Lorraine and Claudia provide confidential counselling and psychotherapy to adults struggling with a variety of issues including:

  • bereavement

  • worry and anxiety

  • stress and resilience

  • burnout

  • depression including postnatal depression

  • work and relationship difficulties 

  • anger

  • low self-esteem or confidence

  • life transitions

  • separation and divorce

  • eating disorders

  • OCD

  • living cross-culturally


Expatriate Services

Moving overseas can be an amazing experience but sometimes life as an expat is not easy. It can take time to get used to a new way of life and you may faces unexpected challenges which take a toll on your mental, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing. You may have stepped off the plane into a life you didn't choose and be trying to deal with an array of different thoughts and feelings. You may be a parent and have concerns for how your children are coping or concerned about ageing parents back in your passport country.

All the new experiences, people and place you face can feel daunting. Dependant upon the reasons for moving overseas you may find yourself feeling: lonely, anxious, stressed or depressed. Some of these feelings are a normal part of culture shock but if you're continuing to find life hard going, if maybe time for an emotional check up.

Expatriate Issues:

  • saying goodbye to family & friends

  • culture shock & culture stress

  • relationship struggles

  • parenting overseas

  • identity ~ finding a new role

  • coping with bad news

  • decisions about returning

  • re-entry issues

  • anxiety and depression

If you are preparing to relocate, returning from an overseas assignment or struggling with life as an expat online counselling could provide the support you are looking for. Online counselling or coaching support can help you to land more smoothly in your new life overseas, return to your passport county with less of a bump or help you to adjust and improve the quality of cross-cultural living. 



Claudia has trained in motivational coaching which is suitable for clients wishing to achieve goals. Claudia tailors coaching sessions to clients individual needs, providing structure, encouragement and support as you work towards your goals.

Coaching can assist with:

  • Weight management

  • Improving fitness

  • Smoking cessation

  • Overcoming obstacles to success

  • Gaining a qualification

  • Changing career

  • Improving work life balance

  • Improving time management and organisational skills 

    To book an initial coaching consultation to decide if motivational coaching is for you, please contact Claudia for further information.


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Are you in Crisis?

If you are currently feeling suicidal or in immediate crisis or distress and need to talk to a counsellor right now, please contact Samaritans or Befrienders Worldwide

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