Clare Papamichael MBACP (ACCRED) UKCP, BAPPS.

Clare Papamichael MBACP (ACCRED) UKCP, BAPPS.

29 The Gardens
Brookmans Park

07952 234056

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29 The Gardens
Brookmans Park

07952 234056

About me

I am an experienced Psychodynamic Counsellor/ Psychotherapist and have done Post Graduate training in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy). Couple Counselling (Relate Trained) and Supervision of Psychotherapy.(WPF). I am BACP accredited, registered with UKCP and a member of FPC, I abide by these codes of professional conduct. The type of Counselling I can offer is; Long term open ended Counselling/ Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Couple Counselling and Supervision of Psychotherapy/Counselling.
Sessions are weekly, usually at the same time. I can also offer Counsellor Supervision for individuals & groups. I have worked for 12 years as a Counsellor and Assessment Counsellor and have worked for 6 years as a Supervisor of Psychotherapists. Prior to this I worked for many years as a psychologist and RGN/RMN  within the NHS in Forensic Psychiatry.

The personal relationship is important in this type of work and I believe that I am warm, non judgemental and able to empathise with all human dilema's.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc Hons Degree in Psychology
  • Diploma & Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling (WPF)
  • Post Graduate Cert in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) (WPF)
  • Post Grad Cert in Relate Couple Counselling (Systemic Psychotherapy)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Supervision (WPF)
  • BACP Accredited
  • UKCP Registered (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapists)
  • UKRC Registered Independent Counsellor
  • BAPPS (British Association of Psychoanalytic & Psychodynamic Supervision)
  • Member of FPC (Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling)
  • In addition to my private practice I have worked for many years as a Counsellor, Assessor & Supervisor within a network of charitable Counselling Centres linked to a training organisatio
  • I have many years experience in Mental health (NHS) Psychologist, Registered General/Psychiatric Nurse.
  • Career Counselling

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Loneliness, depression and anxiety.
  • Bereavement or loss.
  • Emotional, physical or sexual abuse.
  • Difficulties in relationships.
  • Issues around sexuality or gender.
  • Retirement, redundancy, unemployment.
  • Looking for meaning in life.
  • Addiction, eating disorder, self harm.
  • Low confidence,poor self image.
  • Life change or crisis.
  • Supervision of Counselling/Psychotherapy


  • £55 per session - individuals.
  • £55 per session - supervision of counselling/ psychotherapy.
  • £65 per session -couples.
  • Some reduction available depending on circumstances and for counselling / therapy students.

Further information

My consulting room is in Brookmans Park and there is ample parking.
I am more then happy to discuss any concerns or questions over the telephone or by email.
The decision to come for Counselling is a big one and we can meet and have a one off session to discuss your options if you would prefer this.

Maps & Directions

Hatfield, AL9 7UL

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

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I am a qualified Supervisor of Psychotherapists and am experienced in both individual and group supervision, both privately and for a large Counselling Charity.

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