Richard Backes, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

25 Margaret Street

020 7636 1256 / 07514067595

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About me

  • I am an experienced Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and Counsellor. I am registered with the British Psychoanalytical Council, The British Psychotherapy Foundation and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I see people form all walks of life and those referred by companies and businesses in the city. I am registered with the main health insurers including BUPA and Aviva.

Training, qualifications & experience

I qualified as a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist with the British Psychotherapy Foundation. I have a PG Dip Psychodynamic Studies, Qualified as a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist with the Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling, MA Political Theory, Registered with the British Psychoanlytical Council and the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. As well as providing counselling and psychodynamic psychotherapy I run workshops on counselling and therapy, bereavement and loss, physical illness and other issues. I have a background working with families in the inner city.

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I charge on a sliding scale taking individual circusmtances inot account.

Further information

My consulting room is in Oxford Circus

Maps & Directions

London, W1W 8RX

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


6am to 9pm Monday to Friday and Saturday

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme