Neela Choudhury M.A. Counselling & Psychothery [MBACP Accredited]
We all have problems in our lives and sometimes it helps to talk to someone who isn't family or friend. I would like to offer confidential support and help to explore anything that's worrying you and make sense of what's going on so that you can find the best way forward for a more satisfying life.
I have over 25 years experience as a counsellor/ psychotherapist in the NHS (Royal London Hospital), schools, charities such as Threshold Counselling Service and the Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre, Employee Assistance Programmes as well as running an established private practice since 1995. I also work as a trauma therapist on specialist projects for a London based organisation. Having worked with a diverse range of people (aged 10 - 73) with a wide range of issues in various settings, I hope I'm well placed to help you too.
I'm well qualified, had extensive training to use a variety of methods and have a holistic approach so that I can make sure you have the type of counselling that's suited to your particular experiences and needs. This may include short-term (6-20 sessions) or longer-term counselling; stress management training; mindfulness; life-coaching.
I am a registered and accredited BACP member and UKRCP registered independent practitioner. I abide by the BACP code of ethics. I have full enhanced CRB disclosure. I am a Cigna Healthcare approved provider. You can, therefore, be sure that I have to comply with high standards personally and professionally.
Counselling could help you - why not give me a call or email me so that we can arrange to meet for an initial session. You won't be committed to anything but people have often said that this session felt reassuring as it gives a chance to talk about what might be helpful for you, gives you an opportunity to ask any questions and any other concerns you may have. If then, you do feel that you would like to continue, we can arrange a day and time that's convenient. Location is within 15 mins walk of East Croydon Railway station with easy access to trams, buses and taxis. Free parking is available with no restrictions.
Training, qualifications & experience
M.A: Counselling and Psychotherapy
Diploma: Psychodynamic Counselling
Diploma: Stress Management Training
Certificate: Life Coaching
Cigna Healthcare Approved Provider
Specialist advanced training for trauma and PTSD
Advanced Attachment training
Facilitating group work for adult survivors of abuse
Facilitating group work for self-harming adolescents
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Childhood sexual abuse
Dislocation and Displacement
Honour based violence
People specifically seeking an Asian counsellor
£55 counselling session
£50 supervision session
I like to make my service accessible to all so concessions are available for
Lower rate for some day time appointments
individual circumstances always considered so do ask about this.
I have specialist training and experience in working with trauma, violence, childhood abuse, and PTSD.
My expertise in attachment is particularly useful for relational issues and bereavement.
Work related issues.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Weekday: day time - lower rates for some day time appointments Weekday: evening
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|