Bernie Joy

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UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Supervisor
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London, E5 0EQ
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I can offer you a free 20 minute introductory Skype or phone call. The therapy session can either be online or face to face in my outside heated therapy space, or at my office in the house.

I an not a therapist who sits silently nodding from time to time. I clarify and ask questions. I also respect that it might not be easy to talk about problems, that is why my first task is to help you feel totally at ease. 

My way of working is a special conversation  co-created, but led by you, it is a therapeutic conversation.

I have had 6 years of therapy training but many years of relationship and life experience. 

I look forward to meeting you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a UKCP registered therapist, and supervisor, with a diploma and advanced diploma in existential psychotherapy and two years of humanistic training.  Before that, I had seven years training as a painter at art schools in Brighton and London.  Music and painting is important to me and I see part of my work as a therapist to help examine my clients life balance.                                                                             
I can be found on the UKCP and Society for Existential Analysis Websites. 

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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£65.00 - £80.00
Free initial in-person session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health

Additional information

My Fee is £65-80 for supervision and therapy and £85-100 for couples to be paid the day before the appointment.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday to Thursday from 10am finishing at 7pm

Further information

In September 2020, I opened the Inside Out Therapy Room, a covered, heated outside area for face to face therapy: a safe alternative to working online. I  have an entrance directly from the park behind my house.  I also have an office at my address which I'm happy to use on winter evenings or if there is extremely bad weather

134 Daubeney Road, Hackney, London, E5 0EQ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

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In person

I am a UKCP accredited supervisor and have been supervising 17 years. I like to emphasise the joint exploration of supervision.

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