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About me

I am Deaf & bi-lingual in English and British Sign Language (BSL).

I am sensitive to the access needs of deaf people with a range of communication styles including lipreading, Sign Supported English, British Sign Language, Visual-Frame and Hands on signing.

An experienced Humanistic counsellor, I am committed to BACP's Code of Ethics. I am in regular supervision and undertake ongoing professional development.

I am also a general member of COSRT and abide by their Code of Ethics and Practice.

Counselling offers a space to explore personal issues in privacy, confidence and safety. My approach is Humanistic, person-centred and integrative, responding to your particular need. I offer unconditional support, time and space in which you can reflect and make sense of issues that are affecting your life, and explore options for change if this is your wish.

Please contact me if you would like to know more about counselling and what it involves. I am happy to discuss this with you in confidence and without obligation.

If you feel counselling might be for you, I can offer weekly sessions at an agreed time and day.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Humanistic Counselling 2003

Advanced Diploma in Couples Therapy - NAOS Institute 2016

Registered Member MBACP 027460
General Member COSRT 2453
Associate member UKAHPP

CACDP Level 4 NVQ in British Sign Language 2005

Short Courses in Trauma & Dissociation, Bereavement, Domestic Violence and Abuse, Self-Harm & Suicide.

Mediation Practitioners Certificate - UKMediation 2009

With a background in Youth & Community Work and Community Mental Health, I have 25 years experience of using counselling & mediation skills.

I can offer online visual counselling using FaceTime or Skype

Member organisations


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

British Sign Language (BSL)

  • Sign Supported English
  • Visual Frame Signing
  • Hands-on signing
  • Identity issues
  • Disability Equality & Access
  • Gender and Identity issues
  • Relationships
  • LGBT issues

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy


Individual counselling £70

Reduced rate for student counsellors - please enquire

My fees are subject to annual review

Further information

Although I am based in North London, I am willing to travel to clients local area subject to funding being available to cover travel time and cost and any additional costs such as room hire.

Please contact me if you wish to discuss this.

Forty Five
45 Central Street

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


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

Please feel free to discuss any mobility access needs so that arrangements can be made to accommodate this.


Appointments by arrangement

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Pauline Latchem Registered Member MBACP

Pauline Latchem Registered Member MBACP

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