Adam Barrett

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Available for new clients
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London, Greater London, EC2R 7AS
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My aim is to support you in improving your quality of life, whatever this means for you. It could include: more fulfilment at work, a richer life outside of work, stronger connections with others, healthier intimate relationships, or a better sex life. We will work together to identify what you hope for and what stops you from getting it. I will challenge and support you to work through any unfinished business from the past; resolve unprocessed emotions; and develop your awareness so that you can live your life more closely in line with what matters most to you.

Training, qualifications & experience

My experience includes working for many years with offenders in the prison service, working as a staff counsellor at London Fire Brigade, and as a lead therapist at Nightingale (psychiatric) Hospital. I specialise in working with anxiety, depression, trauma, and sex & relationships.

My qualifications:

  • MA: Gestalt Psychotherapy Theory
  • Diploma: Relationship and Psychosexual Therapy
  • Diploma: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Certificate: Humanistic and Psychodynamic Counselling

Other professional training:

  • Mindfulness Teacher Training
  • Somatic Trauma Therapy
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
  • EMDR

Member organisations

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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£90.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Individual therapy: £90/session

Couples or relationship work: £120/session

EMDR: £100/session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday: 12 pm to 5 pm

Tuesday: 8 am to 3 pm

Wednesday: 1 pm to 8 pm

Thursday: 8 am to 3 pm

Friday: 12 pm to 4 pm

Further information

How I work:

The aim is always to improve your quality of life. This means getting a clear idea of what you are hoping for, and figuring out what stops you from moving from where you are to where you want to be. You might hope for: greater fulfilment at work; a richer life outside of work; more fulfilling connections with others; a healthier romantic relationship; or a better sex life. Once we know what we are working towards, we can agree on a strategy for getting there. It usually involves developing your awareness of your habitual processes that keep you stuck; working through blocked emotions or unfinished business from the past, and expanding your repertoire of available resources and strategies for getting what you want or need.


I draw from a broad range of approaches and adjust to the needs of the individual. In this sense, we create the therapy together. Things that might inform our way of working: our respective personalities; what you are working on and towards; what you have tried before; my training and experience.

What remains consistent in all of my work is that I encourage an attitude of present-centred awareness and curiosity. This means paying attention to what is going on inside and between us during our conversations. What we notice will inform the choices that we make in our work together. I find there are two key benefits to working in this way: (1) there is a wealth of useful information to be found in the present moment; (2) it provides a training environment for developing a helpful way of relating to yourself and others. 

Contact details:

Tel: 07983 537 408

Token House, 11-12 Tokenhouse Yard, London, Greater London, EC2R 7AS

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

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