Julia Adler MBACP Accred

Julia Adler MBACP Accred


Anamaya Centre
1 Adam And Eve Mews
W8 6UG

07980 265 486

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Anamaya Centre
1 Adam And Eve Mews
W8 6UG

07980 265 486

About me


Individual and couples therapy in Kensington W8 and Maidenhead, Berkshire.
Experienced, accredited counsellor with 15 years experience.
MBACP accredited / UKRC registerEd

Most people come to therapy because they are wanting greater levels of well being in their life. There may be a relationship breakdown or disconnection, a painful change of life circumstance, sadness, depression, guilt and anxiety - these issues visit all of us at some point in our lives. As an experienced therapist, I have been helping people through these difficulties for the past 15 years.

The core of my work is about helping people to see all the ways in which self judgement, self rejection and lack of compassion and forgiveness for ourselves - lies at the root of much of our suffering.

I work with clients to develop greater levels of self acceptance and self compassion. Aspects of therapy are also practical and may involve developing new ways of relating to yourself and others, solving problems and developing new skills which will enable you to create healthier and more satisfying bonds.

A key aspect of my way of working is that I place an equal focus on what is strong, healthy and successful in your life. By acknowledging, articulating and building on what is working well, clients are enabled and empowered, not only to solve problems and gain new perspectives, but also to achieve higher levels of hope, resilience and confidence.

Collaborative, empowering approach

Always keeping in mind the goals you set, the focus is on understanding your motivations, attitudes and feelings as well as your deepest held beliefs about yourself, others and the world. This allows you to begin to challenge negative beliefs and thoughts which interfere with stable levels of well- being and happiness.

Sessions are dynamic and solution focussed.

A deepening understanding of yourself facilitates a more conscious and intentional approach to life and the challenges you face. As awareness increases you will find that you are able to step away from rote and conditioned behaviour and instead - choose and experiment with healthy and more empowered ways of being.


Training, qualifications & experience

Julia has been practising as a counsellor for almost 15 years. She has worked in agency settings, the NHS, addiction recovery programmes, child protection services and in private practice.

Her approach is best described as ‘integrative’ meaning that she has trained in several theoretical modalities including humanistic psychology, cognitive behavioural therapy and positive psychology.

Julia has extensive experience working with:

• Family and relationship issues
• Low self esteem / confidence
• Work problems
• Addictions and co-dependency
• Depression / anxiety / stress
• Life transitions and change
• Developing personal strengths and optimism

Training Highlights

MSc Applied Positive Psychology (on-going)
Post Graduate Certificate CBT - on-going
Diploma in Counselling
Advanced Certificate in Counselling
Certificate Counselling
Diploma in Groupwork
Contextual Couples training
Specialist training addictions and substance abuse
Professional life coach
Specialist training - Existential philosophy and psychotherapy

Professional membership and accreditations

Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Member of UK Register of Counsellors (UKRC)

Member of European Network of Positive Psychology (ENPP)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with



To schedule an appointment or to have a preliminary discussion please call 07980 265 486 or email julia.adler@btinternet.com.

Fees in Maidenhead.

Individual sessions in Maidenhead are charged at £75.00 for 60 minutes, with the first session being 90 minutes (£110.00).

Couples sessions in Maidenhead are charged at £150 for 90 minutes.

Fees in Kensington, W8.

Individual sessions in Kensington are charged at £150 for 60 minutes with the first session being 90 minutes (180.00).

Maps & Directions

Maidenhead, SL6
London, W8 6UG

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Availability in Maidenhead only

Types of client

Older adults