Getting to know me........

Hello my name is Nicholas Lovelace FDSC,QTLS

I am a qualified counsellor and teacher, I have studied substance misuse at FdSc level and have a Diploma in Social Work, as well as having a wide range of work and life experience.


My down to earth nature empowers me to be accessible, approachable and non-judgmental which is an essential part of a successful working therapeutic relationship.


Aiding people to work through their own life challenges is my absolute passion and driving force behind Brighter Pathways Counselling.


Qualifications and Experience


FDSC Counselling


120 Credits FDSC Substance Misuse


Rehabilitation centre worker and Counsellor


Counsellor @ Low Cost Counselling


Member of the BACP


Certificate of Education


Qualified Teacher in Lifelong Learning Sector (QTLS) Status


Social Work Diploma


Lecturer at City of Bristol College


Mentor at the Choices Project


People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.  Carl Rogers