Meet our Team

When you contact us for the first time, we will work with you to find the counsellor who is the best “fit” for your needs – we know how important it is to find just the right person. Feel welcome to have a look at our team, and we can chat further when you call.

  • Kerrie Bannister
  • Keren Calvert 
  • Genevieve Cribb
  • Anthony Edwards  
  • Anna Felice  
  • Helen Fuller 
  • Anne Hong
  • Georgina Hulme 
  • Jennie Lakos
  • Nicola Lock 
  • Joanne Martens
  • Vanessa Ong
  • John Parmentier 
  • Neil Smith
  • Emma Surridge 
  • Garonne Tsui

Jennie Lakos

Jen has been counselling with The Cottage since 2003. During this time she has worn many hats.

She was a Trainer for Advanced Diploma and Graduate Diploma Counselling Courses and up until recently was The Director of The Cottage. 

Jen is now concentrating on her Counselling and Supervision work. She provides Pastoral and Clinical Supervision and Counselling/Therapy to individuals and couples.

She works with clients struggling in all areas of mental health including anxiety and depression. 

Jen specialises in healing the longterm emotional impact of childhood trauma. She uses different models of counselling with a basis in Emotionally Focussed Therapy