Myriam Sarens MSc Psychotherapy (UKCP)

Myriam Sarens MSc Psychotherapy (UKCP)

HQ Therapy
83 Kingsland High Street
E8 2PB

East London

07736 153068

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HQ Therapy
83 Kingsland High Street
E8 2PB

East London

07736 153068

About me

Most people benefit from an opportunity to talk about difficulties they are experiencing or have experienced in their lives. Psychotherapy is a helping relationship that gives you the space to think about yourself, your life and the problems you may be facing. Through shared exploration you may find relief from recurring problems and live your life more fully. This is a process of change, as well as of understanding.

I am experienced in working with a diverse range of people with a variety of concerns, all seeking to change something in their life.

My experience is in the public and private settings with a range of issues including; trauma, PTSD, eating disorders, self-harm, depression, relationship issues, childhood abuse, low self-esteem, work-related issues I work with adults and young people who come with a wide variety of issues and concerns including anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, eating issues, isolation, low self-esteem or just feeling stuck and wanting more out of life. Further details of my qualifications can be found on my website.

How I Work

I am integratively trained which means that I draw on a variety of theories and techniques to offer personalised support to each individual client.. I offer both short-term solution-focused counselling and longer term, more in-depth psychotherapy. We can discuss what might be most appropriate for you when you first get in touch.

I prioritise establishing a safe, trusting, mutually respectful and collaborative alliance in which we can together explore whatever issues have contributed to your decision to seek therapy at this time.

Training, qualifications & experience

‚ÄčTraining & Qualifications

I trained at Metanoia Institute and qualified with an MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy. Metanoia Institute is one of the most highly recognised training institutes in the UK. I am also a qualified Art Therapist with a PGDip from University of Hertfordshire.

I am registered with the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), the largest registering body for counsellors and psychotherapists) both of which promote best practice. I abide by their ethics and codes of practice. and Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC) I have an up to date Enhanced DBS.



Psychotherapist South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

Psychotherapist Helen Bamber Foundation


Counselling placement SOAS University, Student Services

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Cope with depression, anger or grief
  • Talk about relationships
  • Deal with stress, anxiety or panic
  • Develop self esteem
  • Heal from trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Talk through issues surrounding gender and sexual diversity
  • Change negative behaviour patterns
  • Adjust to significant life changes
  • Think through new directions and choice


Locations and fee

I practice in Dalston and Leyton and charge £50 per session. I also offer a number of spaces at reduced fee, for those on concessions. I offer a free initial telephone consultation with no obligation. Payment may be made in cash or by bank transfer 24 hours in advance.

Maps & Directions

Hackney, E8 2PB
East London, E10

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: Dutch


Daytime - I am available Friday mornings in Dalston Evening - Monday and Thursday in E10

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme