Ron Bushyager MSc., MBACP (accred.), BPC
1 Royal Exchange Avenue
I am a fully qualified psychodynamic counsellor with significant experience in private practice therapy. I work with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, unwanted thoughts or behaviours, relationship problems, or who simply feel ‘stuck’ in their circumstances and are seeking a safe space to talk. Most of my work is longer term, but I can offer short term therapy (8-12 sessions) if this is felt to be appropriate. My approach is to explore the root causes of issues in the context of a supportive relationship. I am committed to giving each person I see a thoughtful and professional experience of therapy. Aside from occasional teaching commitments in the area of counselling & well-being, I am a full time therapist.
Through my training (MSc, Psychodynamic Counselling & Psychotherapy) and experience, I have been granted membership of two UK professional counselling registers. I am an Accredited Member of the BACP (counsellor/psychotherapist) and a Registered Member of the BPC (psychodynamic counsellor). I maintain the ethical guidelines of both professional registers.
As part of my commitment to clients, I am dedicated to Continuing Professional Development, as well as clinical supervision for all my counselling work.
Please be in touch by phone or email if you would like to discuss counselling with me. I work from three locations throughout the week: Central London, Twickenham, and Dorking, Surrey. Each counselling room is a comfortable environment and a confidential space.
I begin all counselling work with an initial assessment, at which point we can jointly decide if therapy with me is the right course of action for you.
Training, qualifications & experience
Postgraduate Diploma & MSc, Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy, Birkbeck College, University of London
BSc Social Work, Belmont University
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Attachment disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Each regular session is 50 minutes. The fee is £60 in Twickenham and Dorking, and higher in central London (£65-£85).
The initial assessment takes the form of two 50-minute sessions, and is the beginning of all my counselling work. It has a separate one-off cost which varies by location.
My previous background is in Christian work as an Anglican Clergyman. My therapeutic training and counselling approach are both non-religious, but I am experienced in working with issues of faith in the context of psychotherapy. I continue to offer occasional workshops or training to theological colleges and retreat centres, combining counselling-related themes with spiritual beliefs.
As a counsellor I see individuals from various backgrounds irrespective of faith, gender or sexuality.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I am based in the City of London near Bank station, and in East Twickenham (easily accessible via Richmond station). Please be in touch regarding current times I have available.
Types of client