Laura McCarthy PGDip Couns MBACP

Laura McCarthy PGDip Couns MBACP

Ramsgate
Kent
CT11

King's Cross
London
WC1X

07980 016507

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Ramsgate
Kent
CT11

King's Cross
London
WC1X

07980 016507

About me

Are you finding life overwhelming or perhaps you're unable to put a finger on what is wrong but just know something is? Exploring things with a trained professional can help to understand your emotions and allow you the choice to do things differently, in ways that might work better for you.

I am a fully qualified counsellor and offer confidential, non-judgmental therapy in a nondiscriminatory practice in two locations Ramsgate, Kent and Kings Cross, London. I believe the therapeutic relationship is key to healing and requires a commitment from both client and therapist.

I suggest an initial session - at my standard fee - where we can meet and talk, and you can ask any questions you might have before we both decide if we want to go ahead.

I am deeply committed to an ethical, non-discriminatory practice and as a member, I abide by the principles and ethics of the BACP.

I have experience of working with many different clients allowing me a broad spectrum of experience of issues including depression, anxiety (separation, performance and social), eating disorders, addiction, OCD, PTSD, C-PTSD, depression, bereavement and abuse.

In addition to my psychotherapy work, I have 20 years business experience within high pressured music and entertainment businesses. Through this, I have developed skills in supporting people to thrive in stressful situations and mentoring and coaching them into fulfilling their best potential.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a Post Grad Diploma in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapeutic Counselling.

I have two years experience of working as an Associate Counsellor within a London university counselling practice for undergraduate music and dance students.

I'm currently in the final stages of training for MSc. in Transactional Analysis (Psychotherapy) at Metanoia Institute, Middlesex University.

I am a member of several organisations, each of which require a certain level of training and understanding to be part of. I belong to BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy), the Metanoia Institute and IARTA (International Association for Relational Transactional Analysis). I am also a member of RAINS (Ritual Abuse Information Network and Support) and PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors).

I am fully supervised by a TSTA (Training and Supervising Transactional Analyst).

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

RAMSGATE, KENT (Weekday Evenings)

I offer therapy at an affordable rate of £35 per hour for individuals or £50 per hour for couples.

KINGS CROSS, LONDON (Saturdays)

I offer therapy at a rate of £50 per hour for individuals or £70 per hour for couples.

Further information

I CAN HELP WITH

Depression

Anxiety

Anger

Heartbreak

Career Issues

Eating Disorders

Addiction

Family Issues

Idenity Issues

Social and Performance Anxiety

Maps & Directions

Ramsgate, CT11
London, WC1X

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Ramsgate weekday evening sessions only. London Kings Cross Saturday sessions only

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
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