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About me

I am a senior accredited counsellor with over 15 years counselling experience. I have spent long periods of time working in a private practice, palliative care, addictions and for the Armed Forces. My work also includes clinical supervisor, primary tutor at the Metanoia Institute and freelance trainer . My areas of experience are :

Drugs, alcohol,
Bereavement and loss,
Depression, anxiety,
Problems at work,
Life crisis,
Mental health,
HIV, cancer, childhood/adult trauma,
Self esteem and confidence.
Eating disorders and addictions
Anger management

Training, qualifications & experience

1992-96 The Metanoia Institute.
Diploma and Degree in Person Centred Counselling,
MBACP (Snr. Accred). UKRCP reg.ind.Counselling/ Psychotherapy

1998 The Brief Therapy Practice
Certificate in Solution Focused Brief Therapy

2003 Psychology Matters
Certificate in Person Centred Supervision

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 is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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.


Additional information

£60 one to one counselling
£75 couples counselling

22 Chandos Road
N17 6HN

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

Certificate in Person Centred supervision.

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Kieran McCrystal

Kieran McCrystal