Ellen Parsons MBACP (Accred)

Ellen Parsons MBACP (Accred)

Nibthwaite Road
Harrow
Middlesex
HA1 1TE

C/o North Bank House
28 Pages Lane
Muswell Hill
London
N10 1PP

07747 014805

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About me

I am a qualified BACP Accredited counsellor with counselling rooms in Harrow and Muswell Hill.  I have a broad experience counselling individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and with diverse needs.  I also offer counselling to couples.

I offer compassion, acceptance and sensitivity while supporting you in exploring the difficulties you are experiencing. My approach is predominantly Person-Centred (although I draw on other theoretical approaches in part and where appropriate).

I will actively listen to you, and encourage you throughout, to help facilitate your individual process.  Through this process, a deeper understanding of yourself may emerge, along with gaining new perspectives, increasing self-worth, and experiencing greater clarity, helping you move forward more confidently.

What is counselling?

Counselling is a process of personal exploration, examining issues that are causing you difficulty in your life and relationships.

I would be working with you to help identify the roots of your particular difficulty and by increasing your self-awareness about those issues, this can help enable you to move on and flourish in your life.

How could Counselling help?

Counselling / psychotherapy can be a safe place to explore and unravel issues of concern to you. This can help you to overcome long-standing stumbling blocks and to achieve desired changes in your life and relationships.

Is counselling for me?

There are many who have experienced the benefits of counselling to help them with difficulties they are facing in life, as well as in dealing with experiences from their past, which may be impacting on the present.

What can I expect from our first meeting?

Our first meeting will provide the opportunity for me to learn more about your concerns, and for us to discuss what you hope to achieve in your personal counselling.

How long can I expect to be in therapy?

Time limited counselling is offered when you may wish to attend for only a certain amount of sessions (say 10 to 12) in order to focus on a particular issue.

Longer term psychotherapy is offered if you wish to explore and work through deeper issues in a more timely and explorative way.

Regular reviews will help identify where we are within the process, but how long the therapy inevitably lasts will be for you to decide.

How long does a counselling session last?

Counselling sessions typically last for 50 minutes, although longer sessions can be arranged if preferred.

How regularly will we meet?

Sessions are held on a weekly basis, particularly in the early stages of therapy, but fortnightly sessions may be agreed later on where appropriate.

How can I make an appointment?

You may contact me by either of the following:

Telephone: 07747 014805 (please leave a brief message, I will return your call as soon as I am able, if not immediately available).

or by Email (on the link above)

Where do I attend for therapy?

I have counselling rooms in two locations:

Harrow

c/o The Body Factory, 105 Nibthwaite Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1TE; or

Muswell Hill

c/o North Bank House, 28 Pages Lane, Muswell Hill, London, N10 1PP

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Diploma in Counselling
Foundation Degree in Counselling
Certificate in Christian Counselling (CWR)

Focusing Level 1 to 5

Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision

Advanced Post Diploma in Person Centred Couples Counselling

It is a professional requirement that I undertake regular and on-going professional development training as well as attend regular supervision.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Issues related to being single

Purpose / meaning

Christian counselling

Fees

Individual counselling

Tuesday - Friday (daytime): £45 per session

Saturday / evening - (5.30 pm onwards): £55 per session

Supervision Fees

Weekly daytime: 1.5 hour - £70 per session

Couples

Initial assessment session

Tuesday - Friday (daytime): £70 (80 mins session)

Saturday / evening (5.30 pm onwards): £75 (80 mins session)

Further sessions:

Tuesday - Friday (daytime): £55 (50 mins) / £70 (80 mins)

Saturday / evening - (5.30 pm onwards): £65 (50 mins) / £75 (80 mins)

Further information

I adhere to the BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy) Ethical Framework


Accredited Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Registered Member of the Association of Christian Counsellors

Maps & Directions

Harrow, HA1 1TE
Muswell Hill, N10 1PP

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes

Availability

Week days / Saturday

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I qualified as a supervisor in 2016, gaining a Post-Graduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision.

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