Constanze Gilbert

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Number 42
The Complete Psychotherapy, Counselling & Wellbeing Practice
42 Borough High Street
London
SE1 1XW

Brixton Therapy Centre
510 Brixton Road
London
SW9 8EN

077 6666 4883

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Number 42
The Complete Psychotherapy, Counselling & Wellbeing Practice
42 Borough High Street
London
SE1 1XW

Brixton Therapy Centre
510 Brixton Road
London
SW9 8EN

077 6666 4883

About me


I am an experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist, offering integrative therapy in a peaceful space conveniently located near London Bridge as well as in Brixton. I have practiced as a therapist primary care as well in the charitable sector for many years, which has included working with a variety of issues such as anxiety, depression, bereavement, relationship problems, and addictions. I offer therapy in English and German language.

When Therapy Can Help

Therapy can be the gateway to living your life more fully and connecting more deeply with yourself and others.
Whether there is something missing in your life or some loss of direction, therapy can help you regain your sense of balance and discover new perspectives, with the fresh eyes of awareness.

What You Can Expect

Whether you wish to look at a current issue or something more deeply-rooted, I offer a secure and confidential space where you can be heard and listened to.

The therapeutic relationship is at the core of my work. This mutual encounter can create a sense of trust, safety, and shared curiosity between us, and become a holding space for your authenticity. When the unfolding of your therapeutic process happens at your pace, new insights can safely be expressed and integrated.

I am also curious about the role of the body as part of psychological healing. All too often we think things through too much, which can leave us un-grounded and sometimes stuck 'in our heads'. The access to the messages of our body can lead to greater emotional literacy and an awareness of our needs. Working with the body and mind as equal partners in therapy can effectively ground us in reality and lead to a greater sense of who we are, and how we wish to relate to others.

What Integrative Therapy Can Offer

I offer an integrative approach, combining psychoanalytic and humanistic ideas. My relational way of working includes components of attachment theory, Gestalt, and body psychotherapy. I also lean on mindfulness-based psychotherapy, which brings a gentle attentiveness to every step of your process  (including MBCT for stress relief, depression and addictions).

I offer both short-term and open-ended therapy with individuals, couples, and small groups. I regard a "couple" in its wider sense and welcome two relationship partners as much as family members, friends, and work colleagues. I am interested in issues of belonging in a multi-cultural society and work in English and German language.


Where do I go from here?

Please feel to telephone me if you want to know more or to see if I can help. The first session will provide the space for you to explore your options and get a sense of my way of working. If you wish to commence therapy, you may start with just a few sessions or a block of 12 as a good grounding. You may then complete or wish to deepen your exploration with a more open-ended process. Whatever you decide, we will regularly review this together as your process unfolds.

Training, qualifications & experience

M.A. and Adv. Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy & Counselling - The Minster Centre / Middlesex University
Foundation Certificate in Deep Bodywork - Entelia Institute
Registered Member of UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
Registered Member of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
Certificate in Working with Families & Significant Others - Action on Addiction

I continue to study Postural Integration at Entelia Institute, London.

Areas I have worked with:

  • Abuse issues
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol problems
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement & loss
  • Burnout
  • Couples' concerns
  • Depression
  • Eating Distress
  • Infertility issues
  • Migrant issues
  • Older people's concerns
  • Post-natal depression
  • Problems at the workplace
  • Questions around identity
  • Relationship problems
  • Stress & life crises
  • Trauma

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP
UKCP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Therapy in German language; couples' work (includes family members, friends or work colleagues); issues around multi-ethnicity/migration/sense of belonging; distress regarding infertility and bonding difficulties in pregnancy or after birth; post-natal depression.

Fees

I charge £70 to £80 per hour. The first session lasts one full hour and subsequent sessions are of 50 minutes duration. Couples' sessions are for a full hour and cost £80.

Further information


I have worked with a variety of diverse backgrounds and I offer psychotherapy in English as well as German language.

My practice in London Bridge ("Number 42") is based at 42 Borough High Street. It is almost opposite London Bridge Tube and only 5 mins walk away from London Bridge rail.

My practice in Brixton is conveniently located near Brixton Tube station. Buses: 2, 3, 37, 250, 133, 196, 432, 109, 59, 159, 333, 343. Rail: Brixton.

Maps & Directions

London, SE1 1XW
London, SW9 8EN

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: German

Availability

I have space available at 8pm on Fridays at London Bridge, as well as vacancies on a Thursday evening at Brixton Therapy Centre from October.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme
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