L y n d a

Offering life coaching, personal counselling and emotional healing at home or away. Helping expatriates handle the psychological and stressful aspects of life abroad.

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Originally from the south-east of England, Lynda served for over 20 years with the British Diplomatic Service in management and consular roles with overseas postings in the Far East and South-East Asia, India and Pakistan, the South Pacific, West Africa and Latin America.

In 2003 Lynda settled in Spain to raise a young family and has been heavily involved with the local expat community. She initially ran a small language studio and newcomers’ groups, and taught Spanish to nervous first-time adult learners, as well as self-development for children and teenagers before moving into more general life coaching, counselling and emotional healing. She has recently “retired” as President of the national mental health charity Samaritans in Spain after having initially joined the Board of Trustees in 2014.

In 2020 Lynda published her first book Brains at the Border (available in paperback and kindle from all Amazon marketplaces including and about the psychological and emotional impact of expatriate life around the world. With her background and vast experience, she is ideally placed to support expat clients in particular. However, she would love to hear from those seeing help whether at home or abroad! Lynda offers personal and confidential lifestyle and health coaching, counselling and emotional healing sessions in person or via phone, Zoom / Skype / WhatsApp calls at convenient times to suit you.

Lynda Brettle - Complementary Medical Association

Lynda is fully registered and insured as a practitioner as an international member of the Complementary Medical Association and certified practitioner with Discover Healing established by the renowned Dr Bradley Nelson in the USA.

Lynda holds a BA (Hons) degree in Arts and Humanities and is a qualified TEFL teacher. She holds verified qualifications in Counselling and Social Care, from the UK Institute of Counselling, as well as Life Coaching and Fitness certifications. She is a clairvoyant, and Usui and Angelic Reiki (natural energy healing) practitioner. She has been mentored in advanced psychic development by medium Alison Wynne Ryder, well-known internationally from Canadian TV's "Rescue Mediums" series. Lynda has continued her professional development with hypnotherapy work and from summer 2022 is offering Body Code sessions in addition to the Emotion Code for the rapid healing of physical imbalances as well as trapped emotions in adults, children . . . and animals!

MumAbroad ( lists Lynda as a consultant for their clients with young families relocating to Spain, France, Italy and Germany, She has been a guest mentor for Asia-based RISE ( creating global connections for women everywhere to become Resilient Inspired Strong and Empowered. She is the Costa Blanca South social host for Costa Women ( connecting women both living in and moving to Spain, Lynda is also a presenter/mentor with the Love Yourself Project ( established established in Valencia, Spain in 2020, with global members, promoting wellness in mind, body and business. Lynda is a regular guest speaker at expat events and has been featured in articles the local media including the Female Focus magazine, Costa Blanca People and Euro Weekly News, as well as Talk Radio Europe.