Urtzi Cristobal

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BACP (Accred) counsellor, UKCP reg psychotherapist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

East Grinstead RH19 & London NW1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Is anxiety ruling your life? Do you feel like a victim of depression? Are you suffering from relationship issues?

There is nothing more debilitating than being stuck in a rut and not being able to get out. You struggle through the day and go to bed knackered, hoping tomorrow will be a better day. However, you find yourself awake in the middle of the night, while everyone else sleeps, worrying about it and thinking what you are going to do.

If this is you, I have good news for you. Learning to be fully present in your life can make a big difference.

For over a decade, I have seen people’s anxiety reduce dramatically, their depression lift and their relationship issues improve significantly in just a few sessions.

I am an individual and group psychotherapist, trainer and supervisor working in Central London and Sussex, as well as offering counselling ONLINE. Meeting over the internet helps me add flexibility and meet you at times that are convenient for you without having to travel.

Please don’t struggle any longer and take the first step out of your rut. Get in touch today.

Being fully PRESENT in your life is your biggest GIFT.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Tutor of 2nd year psychotherapy programme - Gestalt Centre
  • Dip Supervision - 2014
  • UKCP registered psychotherapist – 2011
  • MA Psychotherapy (5 year training) – 2010
  • BACP accredited counsellor/psychotherapist – 2008
  • Counsellor at Hospice in the Weald – 2007 - 2018
  • Private practice – 2006
  • Graduate in Psychology (5 year training) – 1999

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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).

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UK Council for Psychotherapy


£80.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£75 per 50 minute session.

The Retreatery, 2A High Street, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3AW

Gestalt Centre, 15-23 St. Pancras Way, London, NW1 0PT

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Additional languages


Urtzi Cristobal
Urtzi Cristobal