Barry Florin

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London, NW7
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you suffering from Stress and Anxiety? Have you seen a GP who has prescribed anti-depressants that haven’t helped that much? Have you realised that perhaps it is time to get some professional help? There is no doubt about it; life in London is extremely stressful. You may be dealing with difficult employment and relationship issues that can easily lead to anxiety. I offer modern and intelligent help to my clients. My goal is to help you get your life in order.
There is a good chance that when you were a child, your parents, with the best intentions, told you something like this, perhaps when you were being bullied by some unkind kid at school. “Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never harm you.”
Unfortunately, this well-meaning piece of advice is wrong. Words certainly do hurt us. Reflect for a moment on the harsh and hurtful words used in a recent relationship dispute at home. How about the negative words used in a performance review at work? What about the hurt and rejection you felt when you were turned down, or not asked out for a date with a person you rather fancied. The list is endless, the results are almost always the same, emotional pain.
But the words that hurt us the most, are the words that we speak to ourselves. We think in language and our minds can produce a never-ending stream of negative thoughts. Many of these thoughts take the form of, “I can’t,” “Something is wrong with me,” “No one likes me,” “I’ll never be able to do it,” “I’m stupid,” “I’m not attractive,” “I’ll never find another good job”,” “I’ll never get a promotion”, “I’m sure they will fire me first.”
One of the most important things in fighting and overcoming your anxiety, is to understand that these negative thoughts are not facts, they are just opinions. They won’t go away completely, but you can learn to accept them for what they are, and learn how to live with them, taking back control of your life by following a programme of positive action steps.

Online Therapy is really convenient. We can have our appointments in the evenings or over the weekend. I will simply send you a link and all you will need to do is click on it to log into our session together. It will be preferable if you will be using a desktop or a laptop computer as compared to a tablet or your phone.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • I am a fully qualified Human Givens Therapist HGDip.P
  • I have completed the Clinical Training in Mind/Body Medicine Programme at Harvard Medical School.
  • I have completed advanced training in Personality Disorders.
  • I have completed additional training in Mindfulness Psychotherapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Member organisations

Human Givens Institute (HGI)

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Accredited register membership

Human Givens Institute
Accredited Register Scheme

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Human Givens Institute


£60.00 per session

Additional information

I charge £60.00 for a 50 minute session online session. 

When I work

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I offer very flexible hours which will fit in with most working people's lives.

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Online platforms

Barry Florin
Barry Florin