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Gavin Williams, Psychodynamic Psychotherapist & Counsellor

London, SE6 4LG 07818 265356 07818 265356 07818265356 07818265356 Registered / Accredited

About me

During Talking Therapy and Counselling sessions with individuals and couples clients become empowered, by understanding themselves and their 'trigger points' better.

I encourage you to speak about your personal experiences, including the present day and your childhood too, in complete confidence. Talking about and exploring your relationships, and the character you find yourself in at home and at work.

Focused conversation aims to help you understand your involvement in relationships and offers you the opportunity to transform your part in these relationships.

Since 1996 I have been assisting individuals and couples to cope with anxiety, bullying, depression, incest, addictions, anger, obsessive-compulsive, paranoia, worries, emotions, sexuality, paedophilia and internet pornography.

By speaking about your feelings of being abandoned, adopted, anxious, abused, bullied, depressed, divorced, stressed, or concerning low self-esteem or lack of confidence, the individual can become transformed from feeling overwhelmed or feeling panic, to becoming more empowered and assertive.

This approach offers an objective, non-judgemental understanding to your involvement of life experiences, such as questioning your sexuality, falling in love, engaged to be married, divorce, conception, miscarriage.

I am committed to a Code of Ethics: dedicated to social diversity without discrimination, and is sensitive to issues of body image, psychosomatic, gender, ethnicity, colour, culture, lifestyle, beliefs, sexual orientation, homosexuality, bi-sexuality, questioning, lesbianism, heterosexuality, transgender, age and disability.

Training, qualifications & experience

Established Practice: 1996.

Psychodynamic Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

M.A. Psychoanalytic Studies.
M.Phil. Psychoanalysis.
Post Graduate Diploma in Short-term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Senior Accredited Member: BACP -
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic & Integrative 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.

BACP

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Face-to-face Psychodynamic Therapy and Counselling for individuals and Couples.

Topics covered: Abuse, Adoption, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), AIDS, Anger Management, Anorexia, Bulimia, Childhood sexual abuse, Couples, Critical Mother, Cross-dressing, Depression, Divorce, Domestic violence, Exhibitionism, Father abandonment, Fetishism, Kink, Incest, IBS, Institutionalised sexual abuse, Internet pornography, Lesbian or Gay issues, Magical thinking, Marriage, Masturbation, Mobile addiction, Narcissism, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD,) Internet Paedophilia, Premature Ejaculation, Psychosomatic conversion, PTSD, Racial discrimination, Rape, S&M, Sexual abuse, Sexual Orientation, Transvestite, Trauma, Work-related bullying.

Client catchment area: Balham, Beckenham, Blackfriars, Bromley, Canary Wharf, Catford, Clock House, Croydon, Crystal Palace, Downham, Dulwich, East Dulwich, East Finchley, Eden Park, Elephant and Castle, Elmers End, Eltham, Finchley, Forest Hill, Hayes, Hither Green, Keston, Lewisham, Ladywell, London Bridge, Lower Sydenham, New Beckenham, New Cross, Norwood, Orpington, Purley, Sevenoaks, Sidcup, St Johns, South Norwood, Sydenham, West Dulwich, West Wickham, Waterloo,
N2, SE3, SE4, SE5, SE6, SE9, SE12, SE13, SE14, SE19, SE20, SE21, SE22, SE23, SE25, SE26, SW1, SW2, CR0, CR1, CR4, CR7, BR1, BR3, BR7

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

Therapy sessions - per therapeutic hour, face-to-face, or telephone.

£50 for couples
£40 for individual
£40 for clinical supervision

Further information

Specialities:
Adults of Divorced Parents, Divorcing Parents.
Has your Father rejected you? Do you find that your Mother is critical?

Anxiety, Panic Attack, Chronic Fatigue.

Attachment, 4 different types of attachment.

Depression

Post-Natal Depression.
Post-Traumatic-Stress-Syndrome
Trauma
Sexual addiction
Masturbation

Internet Pornography.
OCD - Obsessional Compulsive Disorder.
Separation Anxiety
Sexual orientation, Bi-sexual, Homosexuality, Heterosexual, Lesbian, Questioning, Confused.

Pre-wedding, marriage and post-marriage relationships issues.
Monogamy, Polygamy, Infidelity, Divorce.

One-2-One, and Couples on-line counselling and psychotherapy.

Couples counselling and psychotherapy. Twins. Vanishing Twins.
Self-Harm, Non-suicidal self injury.

Following a sense of guilt for owning wealth, a wife and mother leaves her husband and her two young children in their beautiful house in order to go and help the poor. The father remarries then dies, leaving the children with an unloving stepmother who throws them out.
If any part of this short story resonates with you, why not book some Talking Therapy sessions to explore aspects of your own anxieties?

Catford
London
SE6 4LG

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages Body language

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

Wifi via Zoom, Skype, What'sApp, Telephone, FaceTime. Good Transport links via train, bus and car. Easy local parking, 3 Bus routes: 181, 202, & 75, and Two Railway Stations - Catford and Catford Bridge.

Availability

TEXT the Mobile to fix a Best time and Day to arrange for a Talking Therapy session.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

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