Nicky Defries U.K.C.P. Accredited/Registered

Nicky  Defries U.K.C.P. Accredited/Registered

3 Whitehall Gardens
W3 9RD


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3 Whitehall Gardens
W3 9RD


About me

I am a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist offering therapy to anyone suffering from emotional difficulties. This could be a problem that is directly related to a particular incident, or it could be a general feeling of dis-ease, making it difficult to pin point the origin of the difficulty.

I aim to offer a safe space, where without judgement, you are helped to explore all aspects of your difficulties. I am very happy to invite you to come for an initial meeting which will allow you to discuss your situation with me, and then make a decision about how you would like to proceed.

Please do not hesitate to look at my web site or contact me if you would like further clarification before setting up an initial session.


Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified and accredited Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist registered with The United Kingdon Council for Psychotherapy (U.K.C.P.). I am bound by strict codes and ethics particular to my profession.

I am also a member of The Guild of Psychotherapists and The College of Psychoanalysts.

I have over thirteen years post qualification experience. I come from a background in Social Work, specializing in Adult Learning Difficulties, Adolescents and Visual Impairment. I was a volunteer with the Samaritans prior to training as a Psychodynamic Counsellor, which lead me into my final training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.

In addition to working in Private Practice, I worked for over twenty years in a psychiatric hospital where I not only saw individuals, but also facilitated groups on Exploring Anger and Eating Disorders.

I supervise Counsellors, Psychologists and Psychotherapists.

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My fees are £65.00 per session. I am happy to negotiate with people who are on low wages, unemployed and students.

Further information

My consulting rooms in Whitehall Gardens is about a 8-10 minutes walk from Acton Town and Ealing Common Underground Station.  15 minutes walk from Acton Central Overground Station. Various bus routes also serve the area including E3 and 440.

Parking is free apart from 9am – 10am and 3.00pm – 4.00pm.  I will provide a visitors permit if your appointment occurs during these times.

Maps & Directions

London, W3 9RD

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Monday - Thursday. Early Morning and evening appointments available.

Types of client

Older adults

Supervision & training

I an experienced and qualified supervisor offering supervision to trainee and qualified Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Psychologists.

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