Richard Absalom MBACP (Accredited) UKRCP Registered

Richard Absalom MBACP (Accredited) UKRCP Registered

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Becket House
Old Jewry

020 8858 4831 / 07920 513847

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Becket House
Old Jewry

020 8858 4831 / 07920 513847

About me

A new perspective on life, and on ourselves, often enables us to have the rich, and satisfying, existence that we all deserve.

People contact me for a variety of reasons – a long-term problem that doesn’t go away, an immediate crisis, or feelings of emptiness or vulnerability.

The good news, is that giving time and attention to your distress in the company of a listening, empathic, impartial therapist, can lighten the load, and allow you space to review your situation, and how you live and experience life.

Focusing on solutions

With a City based practice, that has been established for over ten years, my business-focused, analytical client base, give priority to an open, and direct style of working, which moves between therapy and coaching,  .

The aim is to enable you, to explore and resolve issues, finding long-term solutions to your difficulties. The approach is tailored to the issues that are important to you.

​I will help you find new perspectives, which will regulate, and manage difficult emotions as and when they arise. Therapy provides the opportunity to take a fresh look, at old thought patterns.


I have been practising as a psychotherapist for over ten years. Prior to that I worked for the NHS as a Risk Manager and in Human Resources. As well as my work as a Therapist, I present, write and I am a Trustee with Relate.

And what are the benefits?​

  • Gain a stronger and more confident sense of your self

  • Improved self-confidence

  • Gain control over depressed and anxious feelings
  • Overcome limiting beliefs

  • Gain control over problematic behaviours

  • Work towards a more meaningful and fulfilling life

As well as self referrals, I am registered to accept referrals from Aviva, AXA, Cigna and Vitality Health members.

If  this is an approach that could work for you, please call or send a message to ask any questions, or to arrange an initial meeting.

Training, qualifications & experience

My qualifications include;

Dip Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Dip Integrative Counselling
Dip in Hypnotherapy
Certificate in Coaching
CRUSE Certificate in Bereavement Counselling
Cert Psychosexual Health/Counselling
Certificate in Couples Counselling
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

In addition to the qualifications above, I have carried out hundreds of hours of additional training to enhance my work.

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My fee for individuals is £80 and £90 for couples.

Maps & Directions

London, EC2R 8DD

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Available from 8am - 8pm

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme