Mandie Howard Dip Counsellor, MBACP (Reg)

Mandie Howard       Dip Counsellor, MBACP (Reg)

Clapton, Hackney
East London

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Clapton, Hackney
East London

About me

You may be reading this because you are facing a challenge in your life which you are finding difficult to manage. It may be that you are feeling depressed or anxious or finding your problems overwhelming.

During the last few years I have worked with clients on many issues including depression, anxiety, loneliness, relationship issues with partners and friends and family, health related issues, suicidal feelings, low self-esteem and changes in life and work related complications

I specialise in bereavement and loss and have had significant experience working with clients around these areas.

I will work with you in a collaborative way, non-judgmental way because I believe that valuing you and your experience is at the core of working well. I will help you identify your strengths and capacity for resilience.

I offer a free telephone introductory session to new clients. Please feel free to contact me on the email link above and I will get straight back to you.

( I hold a small availability of low cost / concession sessions for counsellors in training and those on low incomes. Please enquire for more information and availability)

Regarding accessibility, please contact me and I can discuss my environment with you so that you can determine if it will suit you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified and registered BACP counsellor. Aside from my private practice, I also work as a bereavement counsellor at St Joseph's Hospice in East London where I see the family and friends of patients from the hospice and the wider communities of Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Newham.

I started my counselling work as a telephone helpline volunteer at Childline in 2007 where I was inspired to train as a therapeutic counsellor and went on to train at City Lit in Covent Garden, qualifying in 2014. During my training I spent 2 years seeing clients at the Royal London Hospital's bereavement service.

Underlying my training and work is a commitment to diversity and inclusion and I encourage an environment where my clients feel they can be themselves.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


  • Telephone introductory session free
  • Hackney, East London £50.00
  • Online and telephone £40.00

Further information

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Family issues
  • Separation and divorce
  • Bereavement
  • Loss
  • Panic attacks
  • Low self esteem
  • Developing a better understanding of yourself and your behaviours
  • Developing coping strategies
  • Sexual, physical & emotional abuse
  • Health related issues
  • Relationship issues with partners, family, friends and colleagues
  • Lesbian and gay issues
  • Mental health issues
  • Major life changes
  • Chronic illness
  • Fybromyalgia

Maps & Directions

East London, E5

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


I'm available Monday to Friday 8am to 8.30 for face to face counselling and Monday to Saturday - to 7.30 for online counselling

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme