Janet Haney

Janet Haney

Flat 6 St Martin's Court
Ullswater Road
West Norwood
SE27 0AN

020 8244 4549 / 07780 697160

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Flat 6 St Martin's Court
Ullswater Road
West Norwood
SE27 0AN

020 8244 4549 / 07780 697160

About me

When something goes wrong, and when your usual resources don't work any more, you want to find some help straight away. I work full time in my practice, and can usually respond quickly to find a time for you to come and meet, chat, and find out what you need to get things back together again. Back together, but in a different way – a way that will suit you better, that you actively choose, and that will allow you to go forward again, in love and in your work, without fear of things getting away from you again.

It can feel like a huge step, and takes a surprising amount of courage to actually take it, but almost as soon as its done, things can begin to change. Come and meet, talk about what doesn't work, and let's see what you need to get things going again.

My work is based on speech, so you won't be asked to fill in any forms, or sign any contracts. If we decide to work together, it will be on the basis of what we agree together.

Training, qualifications & experience

The three aspects to my training are: my own personal experience in counselling, therapy and analysis; participation in regular lectures, seminars and study groups; and a wide experience of working with people of different ages and backgrounds and in different situations (school, hospitals, some charities, and a GP surgery), including a lot of one to one work under supervision.

Together with my colleagues I help to stage seminars, show films, and hold events that support and disseminate our way of working – in the Lacanian orientation of psychoanalysis. I work as editor and translator of texts for publication in the field too. This all helps to ensure that my work stays up to date and connected to a lively network of other dedicated and experienced practitioners from all around the world.


Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I welcome people who want to know more about what goes wrong in their life, no matter what form it takes.

It is hard to know what to do with this list of tick boxes. These kinds of lists try to give a name to something that is problematic, but it is the name that you give it that will be decisive in finding out what is going wrong.

If you want to know something about why and how you are suffering, you are welcome to come and describe your problem, and your ways of trying to deal with it, no matter how you choose to define it – whether it is with one of these phrases in the list, or one that you have worked out for yourself. It will be your words that will help to define the work and find the solutions.

Most of us find ways to hold things together in our life, but then sometimes it stops working – that is a good time to find a counsellor, and to work out what is going wrong.


Fees may vary according to your circumstance and the work that is proposed, but I usually charge £40 for half an hour session.

Maps & Directions

London, SE27 0AN

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Weekdays and evenings.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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