Michele Burden (MA, BA(Hons), PGCE, UKCP, BACP)
I am a psychodynamically trained psychotherapist with over 20 years experience of NHS and private work. I am able to offer an individually tailored approach to a variety of problems. Although initially trained psychodynamically I believe in offering an approach which will best meet the needs of the individual which includes solution focused and cognitive methods.
I am also a qualified Interpersonal Psychotherapist (IPT) and supervisor.
I have taught on the psychodynamic counselling course at Reading University.
I am currently a senior Psychotherapist in Psychological Services at a NHS Trust.
I am able to offer both short term and long term help to those with a variety of problems including relationship difficulties, depression, loss, anxiety, anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.
I am UKCP and BACP registered.
Training, qualifications & experience
Accredited IPT Therapist and Supervisor
Post Graduate Cert in Supervision (Oxford University 2005)
MA Group Psychotherapy (Goldsmiths College 1999)
PGCE (Greenwich University 1992)
Diploma in Group Psychotherapy (Goldsmiths College 1991)
RMN (1987), RGN (1985)
BA (Hons) Psychology (Middlesex Univeristy)
Cert in CBT
Cert in Couple Counselling
I have a variety of experience both in the NHS and in the private sector. I have worked in GP practices as a senior counsellor for over seven years, I have also worked as a trainer and supervisor of counsellors and psychotherapists.I am currently employed as a Senior Lead Clinican in the NHS. I also have a small private practice.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Feeling sad
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Personality disorders
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Work-related stress
£50 per session
- Free / low-cost sessions available
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Evening and weekend
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I have been supervising trainees and qualified therapists and counsellors for over fifteen years.