Meet Lindsey


Lindsey Anderson 2021

Lindsey Anderson 2021

At the heart of how I work is the belief that by fully accepting a person for who they are and being fully present for them during their suffering, I can help find a way through their emotional pain, moving towards understanding, change and peace within themselves and with others.”

Hello, I’m Lindsey, I’m Scottish, I have two boys and currently live near Nyon in Switzerland.

I have over 20 years of professional experience working for the United Nations (UN) and other international organisations in counselling, communication and training roles in Africa and Europe, as well as being in private practice as a therapist in Switzerland since 2013.

I feel honoured to be doing the work I do with the unique and special people I meet every day.

I’m a warm, compassionate and practical counsellor who works gently and insightfully so that you feel heard, supported and safe, able to find the answers you need to rebalance, recover and move forward.

I use an integrated counselling approach drawing upon person-centred talking therapy, deep listening, cognitive behavioural techniques, problem solving and psychological educational tools within a psychodynamic frame.

This approach gives you the space to feel fully heard and me the flexibility to suggest and use the best tools and techniques from various schools of thought, creating a personalised therapy that’s unique and right for you.

Whichever approach I use, at the heart of what I do is accepting you for who you are and by doing so, help you to find the answers you need to move forward.

Having lived in South Africa, Kenya, Italy and Switzerland and worked in high-stress areas, as well as being employed/unemployed, married/divorced, a working mum/stay at home mum, I have personal experience of the difficulties and painful emotions different life situations can bring. With this experience, I aim to bring a depth of empathy, understanding and hope to everyone I work with.