Shane Lutkin
Lead Therapist

Emotionalskills founder Shane Lutkin's life was increasingly blighted by anxiety, depression and irritation and eventually he realised that he wanted to change. He could find no meaningful help to ease his all consuming tensions anywhere and struggled for decades.

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Tina Bell
Therapist - Norwich

Tina has helped those struggling with stress, anxiety, drug/alcohol issues and domestic abuse. Managing trauma within her own family led her to consider becoming a therapist. A strong passion to support others has meant she has worked in Education, Health and the Voluntary sector. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering with a local bereavement charity, playing badminton and gardening.

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Debbie Hague MBACP Adv Dip Couns, BSC Hons
Therapist - Hertfordshire

An experienced counsellor/therapist, Debbie has over 20 years of experience. She understands first hand how anxiety and depression can be having experienced these issues in her teenage years and in her twenties. She discovered the power of talking therapy and learnt the skills to manage her thoughts and feelings and find a balance in her life. This in turn, inspired her to train to become a therapist.

Professional, open, down to earth, friendly and approachable, she is able to quickly build a rapport with clients. She loves to spend time with family and friends, travelling, reading, walking in the great outdoors, practising Mindfulness and Meditation, Pilates and Yoga.

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Maxine Freshwater
Therapist - Norwich

Maxine is a BACP accredited counsellor who has worked with a varied client base including clients from blue light services, the prison service, and the NHS. She has helped many people break free from anxiety, stress, and depression, and has a strong belief in the benefits of the therapeutic relationship.

In her spare time Maxine enjoys walking, bird-watching, reading, music and creative writing. 

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Hannah Palmer
Therapist - Norwich

Hannah is a specialist in Integrative Child Psychotherapy and has a Masters Degree in ICP. Based in Rackheath, Norwich Hannah provides therapeutic support to children and their families from the ages of 3 to 18 years. Sessions involve helping children regulate and explore their emotions, which they are struggling to control, working to manage anger or explosive outbursts, anxiety, poor self-esteem and low confidence. Together with helping to support children dealing with trauma related issues.

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Shane Lutkin
Therapist - Norwich & Hertfordshire

Shane, who was hindered by his own issues of depression, irritation and stress has been helping clients lose their anxiety, low mood and frustration and live life to the full with the Emotionalskills model since 2013. He has a masters degree in psychotherapy and created and developed the Emotionalskills programme.

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