Emeline Hanson Ad. Dip. PC . (Psychotherapeutic Counsellor)

Emeline Hanson Ad. Dip. PC . (Psychotherapeutic Counsellor)

Liverpool Street

Harold Wood

07393 123 821 / 07393 123 821

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Liverpool Street

Harold Wood

07393 123 821 / 07393 123 821

About me


I am a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, trained in Person-centred and Integrative approaches. I am experienced in working therapeutically with individuals, couples having relationship difficulties, teenagers and young children displaying social, emotional and behavioural problems.

Every one of us is an individual, with our own unique views of the world, life and situations. Bearing this in mind, I aim to work with the whole person, not just the issues, in a non - judgmental way to give you the respect and space you need to improve your life. And I tailor the therapy to meet your individual needs.

I am a registered and accredited member of the National Counselling Society, by whose guidelines for safe and ethical practice I abide.

I possess a current DBS check certificate, which supports my eligibility to work safely with young people and vulnerable adults.

I am committed to on-going professional development.


Anger and frustration, grief, separation and loss, depression, anxiety, panic disorder, general dissatisfaction with life, low self-esteem, relationship problems, career problems, bullying, identity /sexuality issues, racial issues.





Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Attachment Theory


Motivational interviewing

Solution-focused therapy

Therapeutic Art and Play

Emotional Freedom Tapping (EFT)

Additionally, I incorporate breathing and relaxation exercises, and guided visualisation where appropriate, to help improve clients’ state of mind and aid therapeutic progress.


45-minute counselling sessions for children and young people can take place in a local private therapy room or it can be arranged for me to provide them at the child's school.

Teenagers face a range of anger, stress and anxiety-provoking issues in the course of their daily lives. This can be caused by anything from exam stress, peer pressure and identity issues, to family or relationship problems, low self-esteem and bullying. Usually, a listening ear, empathy and freedom to speak in a safe and non-judgemental environment is the remedy to help process the negative feelings, build self-confidence and move forward in their lives.

Younger children often find it difficult to clearly identify how they are feeling and why, or to articulately express themselves in words, and therefore negative emotions can build up and manifest in disruptive or reclusive behaviours. With this in mind, younger clients are offered therapy through art and creative play, to help them convey how they are feeling.

A range of toys and art materials, including a sand tray are available to use in session, so that children may work through their issues and express themselves through creative play, story-telling and art, eliminating the need to rely on words. Therapy sessions also serve as a space for the child to fully be themselves, away from the restrictions or expectations of their usual environment, helping them to find their voice, build self-confidence and self-awareness, and see things from a new perspective.

My therapeutic support has helped many individuals to overcome issues that had been having a negative impact on them, and to move forward in their lives.


Harold Wood, Romford

Liverpool Street (2 min from station)

Harley Street

Mayfair (next to Bond Street tube)

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold an advanced qualification in Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling. I am also qualified to level 3 in Emotional Freedom Technique, a.k.a. tapping. Other training includes: - Certificate in play and therapeutic art - Certificate in Autism awareness - Certificate in Mindfulness and Life coaching

In my career journey over the last 10 years I have been employed by and volunteered for various public, private and third sector organisations, including the NHS, Home start, Local Authorities, Redbridge Drug and Alcohol Service, Place 2 Be, First Step and for mainstream primary, secondary and special needs schools in London and Essex. Alongside practicing as a freelance psychotherapeutic Counsellor for adults, children and young people, I have also worked as a Special Educational Needs Officer, Family support worker, Home School Support Worker, and School Counsellor.

Through my work I have gained much experience supporting individuals and families to deal with the problems in their lives, and find workable solutions and positive outcomes.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Social and emotional problems, and mental health issues affecting behaviour in children and young adults.

Photos & videos

  • Therapy Room


£55 Individual £65 Couples £45 Telephone sessions

A discount is available for students, those on a very low income and for block bookings of 6 sessions or more. Please call for further information.

Further information

What to expect:

The initial session lasts for up to an hour and ongoing therapy sessions last for 50 minutes each (45 for children). Sessions usually take place on a weekly or fortnightly basis, until an agreed ending between therapist and client is reached.

Telephone counselling sessions also last 50 minutes and are arranged in advance, where we agree a suitable day and time for me to call you. Sessions for your child at their school may also be arranged.

Maps & Directions

Liverpool Street, EC2M
Romford, RM3

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Mon - Sat: 9am - 7pm

Types of client

Young people
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