Anando Emryss MBACP for Couples and Individuals
45 Alma Vale Road
180-186 Kings Cross Road
Along with my practice in London and within an NHS specialist service in Devon, I am now seeing clients in Bristol Wednesday evenings and Saturdays.
I am a member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and have over 10 years of experience working with couples and individuals.
I treat those I meet in the therapeutic space with sensitivity, respect and warmth. My aim is support each person to find their way through, resolve, or better manage whatever is concerning for them.
Many of the challenges people face such as stress, depression, anxiety, conflict, trauma, loss, relational difficulties, grief, issues affecting intimacy, identity, sexuality, along with unhelpful patterns affecting well-being, can be managed far easier given awareness and understanding.
My practice integrates training, experience and knowledge to work with ways that mental or emotional attitudes might affect well being and intimate relational activity.
Challenging adaptations from early life or difficult experiences, often inhibit and block fruitful living. Early life events and formative beliefs are often sources of enquiry which can provide important understanding for altering behaviour.
Along with those in relationships seeking therapy, I also welcome individuals wanting to enter relationships after a long time but are hesitant, and those having difficulty maintaining longer relationship intimacy.
There can also just be times when people feel the need to review and reassess their lives. I can offer a reflective non judgemental open minded place, giving thoughtfulness and support for this to happen.
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained for 4 years at the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships, graduating with a full qualification in Couple and Individual Psychotherapy. I am currently working in a multidisciplinary NHS gender clinic as a specialist psychotherapist. I have a certificate in Psychosexual Couple and Individual Therapy at the Centre for Psychosexual Health in London along with a certificate in integrative CBT training, and have experience in family systemic and group psychotherapy.
The fundamental aspect of my psychodynamic training was founded at the Tavistock clinic which offers comprehensive training in London. The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships was founded in 1948 is recognised in its field as a centre of advanced practice and study, both nationally and internationally. It is a practice-based organisation committed to studying the nature of couple relationships and a valuable centre for research.
Over years my work has become more integrative utilising a psychodynamic psychotherapeutic underpinning with a cognitive and behavioral focus. I encourage people to direct their own therapeutic experience and see myself as facilitating a process towards understanding and meaning about the complex ways we think, feel and behave.
I work with a high regard for a person centred focus and always aim to meet the experience of the individuals or couples sensitively and respectfully.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Child related issues
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
My fees: £55 for individuals and £75.00 for couples.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Bristol: Wednesdays pm, Saturdays. London: Monday, Tuesday. Online sessions and calls can be negotiated.
Types of client