Angela Buxton

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MA Psychotherapy and Counselling ADEP UKCP reg
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London, SW13 8QY
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About me

I offer existential psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families.

I am fully qualified with over twenty years experience working in private practice, the corporate world and NHS. I have helped people with a wide range of difficulties including:

  • relationship issues
  • anxiety
  • stress
  • loneliness
  • work issues
  • sadness
  • eating disorders
  • depression
  • suicidal thoughts
  • bereavement and other loss
  • PTSD
  • loss of meaning in life
  • childhood abuse
  • addictions
  • many other issues.

My training has been extensive, meeting the stringent requirements of the UKCP. Since completing this initial training, I have continued to undertake study programmes to enable me to help my clients as effectively as possible.

Prior to qualifying as a counsellor and psychotherapist, I worked in finance and investment for twenty years. This earlier career experience gives me additional insight into work-related issues.

How does Counselling and Psychotherapy help?

Counselling and Psychotherapy are talking therapies. As a counsellor and therapist, I offer a service whereby I meet clients at regular intervals, for a fixed length of time, to hold special conversations. You, as my client, would talk about your life and any dilemmas, problems or difficulties you may be facing. As your therapist, I will listen, ask questions and sometimes make observations about what I think is going on. Through this process, you will be able to see your life from a different perspective and will be enabled to make changes of your own choice to help you to gain greater satisfaction from life.

What is Existential Psychotherapy?

My particular specialisation is existential psychotherapy, which is an optimistic approach based upon principles of freedom, choice and personal responsibility.

As an existential psychotherapist, I will work with you to empower you to take charge of your own life through increasing awareness of yourself and the way you relate to others. You, as my client, may then choose the degree to which you use enhanced insight to make any changes in the way you are living.

My Practice

I can offer sessions from Tuesday to Friday between the hours of 7am and 8pm. I offer a great flexibility of appointment times so you can fit psychotherapy into your current schedule.

I work with individuals and also with couples or combinations of family members.

I can also offer Canine Assisted Therapy. People who have been recently bereaved or re suffering from severe anxiety may find this type of therapy especially helpful. There is no obligation to have the dog present.

Please see below for more information on Canine Assisted Therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • UKCP registered
  • Member of the Society for Existential Analysis
  • MA with distinction, Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent's College (City University)
  • Advanced Diploma in Existential Psychotherapy, Regent's College
  • Certificate, Professional Business Coaches' Programme, Strathclyde University
  • MA, Chemistry, Somerville College, Oxford University

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Family therapy

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Additional information

My fees are at the middle of the range for a psychotherapist with my qualifications and experience. Psychotherapy is a serious commitment for both therapist and client and to be effective requires regular attendance and notice of termination.

When I work

I see clients between 7am and 9pm Tuesday to Friday.

Further information

My consulting rooms are in Barnes within walking distance of Hammersmith Tube Station and a short bus journey from Barnes station. Buses are regular and frequent.

Canine Assisted Therapy
Some people find it comforting and supportive to have the presence of a dog alongside them in the therapy room. The advantages of relating to a dog have been extensively researched and include reductions in stress and anxiety. A therapy dog is warm and welcoming. He does not hide his feelings and is lacking in any form of deception or pretence. He outwardly demonstrates his emotions, especially with his tail.

About the dog
Rosie is a three year old Springer Spaniel who has been living with Angela Buxton since she was seven weeks old. Following extensive training, she has regularly assisted in the consulting room. She enjoys her work and is always keen to meet new people.

17 Riverview Gardens, Barnes, London, SW13 8QY

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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