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MBACP Accredited/Registered

About me

From my private practice in London, WC1H and remotely by phone or video call I offer Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), incorporating mindfulness and compassion focused approaches; Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT); and psychodynamic counselling, for a range of problems.  These include depression, anxiety, phobias and panic attacks, difficulty with assertiveness, procrastination, low self esteem, confidence problems, relationship issues, shyness, isolation, obsessions and compulsions, prolonged grief symptoms, sleep problems, coping with illness, eating disorders, and stress.

The first meeting is an assessment in order to understand what is causing concern.  I then usually see people weekly for 6 to 20 sessions, although at times, less or more sessions may be what is needed or wanted.

Fees and appointment times for sessions will be agreed at the assessment.  Concessional rates are available for students and those on low income or unemployed.

I am a registered accredited member of the BACP and a member of the BABCP and abide by their codes of ethics.

I am a Bupa Recognised Mental Health Therapist

Training, qualifications & experience

Registered Accredited Member MBACP.
PG Dip Psychodynamic Counselling, WPF
PG Dip in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy, Royal Holloway, University of London & CNWL NHS Trust
Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy training, WPF

In the past I have worked as a psychodynamic psychotherapist in the NHS, as a CBT therapist for WPF Therapy and as a bereavement counsellor for Cruse. 

I currently work part time as a psychodynamic counsellor and a CBT therapist at UCL Student Psychological and Counselling Services, as well as having a private practice.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

Additional information

Subject to negotiation.

When I work

Daytime and evening sessions available

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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