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Tom Humphries PG Dip., MBACP

London, EC4N 4SA
07740 863 630 07740 863 630 07740 863 630 07740 863 630 Registered / Accredited

About me

CORONAVIRUS - during this period of self-isolation, I am able to offer sessions via VIBER / Skype / Telephone.

Please contact me either by phone or e-mail and we can arrange an initial assessment session to establish what you are currently experiencing and what you would like to get from your therapy sessions.

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Tom Humphries is a professionally qualified, registered and experienced psychodynamic counsellor, In a calm, confidential, and comfortable environment, you are free to talk safely about a wide range of difficult emotional issues without fear of rejection, judgement, criticism, or blame. You will have the space to work through those particular areas in your life that may be currently troubling you.

WHAT IS PSYCHODYNAMIC COUNSELLING AND HOW CAN IT HELP?

Psychodynamic counselling is primarily based on the idea that past experiences have an impact on the individuals experiences and feelings in the present.

During a counselling session, particular attention is given over to exploring unconscious patterns that may have evolved since childhood. Memories, dreams, and other evidence of early relationships are used to make sense of current relationships and the issues that are affecting your current life. The process of change occurs as you become increasingly aware of your unconscious patterns of behaviour, your use of defence mechanisms, instincts, and those inherited life rules. In time, this awareness allows you to gain insight into these patterns, to take control, and to make appropriate changes in your life.

LOCATION AND CONTACT DETAILS

Square Mile Therapy is based in Queen Victoria Street, EC4 and my consulting room is located directly opposite MANSION HOUSE tube station (District and Circle line) and it is in very close proximity of BANK (Central, DLR, Northern, and Waterloo and City lines), CANNON STREET (Main line station), MONUMENT (District and Circle line, DLR), and ST. PAUL'S (Central line). There are also many bus routes including the 11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 43, 47, 76, and 344.

If you would like to know more about counselling or decide that you would like to book an initial consultation, you can either call direct on 0207 236 1174 or e-mail tom@squaremiletherapy.co.uk.

All enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accredited Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Studies from Roehampton University and a BACP accredited Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling from WPF Therapy, London. WPF Therapy is recognised as one of the leading counselling and psychotherapy training organisations in the UK, and which maintains a reputation for both clinical and academic excellence.

I am a full professional member of BACP.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Traumatic events
Redundancy
Adjusting to changes in your life
Family problems
Unhappiness in childhood
Experiencing loss of direction and meaning in your life

Therapies offered

  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

I see individuals for either open-ended (long-term) therapy or for focused time-limited therapy. In both cases, I work from a psychodynamic perspective.

My charge for an initial consultation is £65. If we then mutually decide to continue and work together, then each ongoing weekly 50 minute session is charged between £65 and £95, according to your financial circumstances.

We will be able to talk further about the fee and any other practical matters during the initial consultation.

Please see www.squaremiletherapy.co.uk for further details of the current fee structure and payment method.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Room 14
Albert Buildings
49 Queen Victoria Street
London
EC4N 4SA

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

There is a step to get into the building (no ramp currently available) and a lift to get to the first floor and access to my practice room.

Availability

I work Monday to Friday and can offer sessions between 8am and 8pm.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
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