Elizabeth Blaise MBACP, UKCP, PG. Dipl. Psych., PGCE
180-186 Kings Cross Road
16 Upper Woburn Place
My way of working is underpinned by genuine care and an unconditional acceptance of who you are. I encourage creative exploration and work compassionately, inviting you to be curious, rather than critical, about yourself and your life. I provide ongoing support and encouragement to make positive change possible.
I am a UKCP and BACP registered, qualified and experienced psychotherapist/counsellor and also work as a supervisor, supervising the work of other therapists and counsellors. My areas of expertise are in anxiety, depression, OCD, addictions, relationship difficulties, abuse and trauma, eating disorders, body-related issues, bereavement and spiritual issues. I work with both individuals and couples. I offer an initial appointment, with no obligation to continue, giving you an opportunity to meet me, ask any questions you may have and find out how therapy can help in your current circumstances.
How we work together always depends on the outcomes you want from the therapy or counselling sessions, what feels most beneficial and useful for you and is part of the unfolding process of our therapeutic relationship.
My approach is integrative, which means that I draw on a range of therapeutic models and my foremost consideration is to adapt my approach to best serve you in gaining greater insight and finding a resolution to the issues or difficulties that you bring to therapy.
I work creatively, which might include drawing, visualisations and exploring your dreams. I also work with body-oriented approaches and often incorporate embodied mindfulness into therapy sessions.
- Short term, solution-focused counselling to help you manage current difficulties in healthier, more effective ways.
- Long term, open-ended psychotherapy to support deep inner change and deal with more complex or deep-rooted issues.
I understand that starting counselling or psychotherapy can feel daunting and encourage you to take that first step by contacting me, whether to arrange an initial session or to find out more in a no-obligation phone call.
Training, qualifications & experience
Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Transpersonal Psychotherapy and Counselling
Registered Member of UKCP and BACP
I maintain ongoing professional development through a broad range of additional trainings and courses, including: Process Oriented Psychotherapy with Arny Mindell, Moving Cycle with Catherine Caldwell (body psychotherapy), Couples Counselling at the Tavistock Centre for Relationships, Diploma in Adult Supervision at the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education.
I work as a clinical supervisor for St Barts NHS Trust and have provided psychotherapy and counseling for the mental health organization MIND, Help Counseling, Fresh Start Psychotherapy and NHS Arts Psychotherapies Services.
As a senior meditation teacher and facilitator of mindfulness courses, an accredited yoga teacher-trainer and a qualified, experienced energy medicine practitioner, I have 20 years' experience of working with body-related issues and psycho-spiritual issues.
My background is in Adult Education and I hold a PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education).
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Post Natal Depression
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Couples counselling
- Existential therapy
- Gestalt therapy
Fees are £65 - £75
I offer some reduced fee spaces at certain times.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Mondays to Fridays: 8am to 9.30pm.
Types of client