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About me

Hello and welcome! My name is Ainara and I am a compassionate counsellor, integrative therapist & life coach offering sessions in English and Spanish.

If you are reading this, you might be feeling low, anxious, confused, having relationship difficulties or going through some struggles in life. I can help you. I have been supporting people in their journeys of self discovery and healing for many years. I went through some tough times in life, felt unworthy and lost but through the safety of therapy I was able to heal my past and empower myself to make different choices. I know that you can feel better too and I am here to support you in your journey.

I work with individuals and couples who want to feel better but don't know how. I offer a professional, warm, safe and non- judgmental therapeutic space where you can be yourself fully. Call me for a quick chat over the phone or send me an email to book an initial introductory session where you can decide if I am the right therapist for you.
I know that seeking help can feel daunting but let me reassure you that I am a friendly professional that is here to support you in processing, understanding and releasing whatever is troubling you so that you can feel empowered to create positive change in your life. I offer long and short term therapy with sessions weekly, fortnightly or ad hock.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified and experienced BACP registered and EFTinternational Accredited therapist. I regularly attend seminars and workshops as I strongly believe in continuous development and growth.

I am trained and qualified in a variety of therapeutic approaches, such us Person Centered Counselling, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), Conscious Relationships, Coaching, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Psychosensory techniques (Psy-Tap). Over the years I have built the knowledge and skills to support and help you in overcoming whatever may be troubling you.

Qualifications & training

  • Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling (2005)
  • Conscious Relationships Training (Cert) (2006)
  • EFT Practitioner (Emotional Freedom Techniques) (2018)
  • NLP Practitioner and Master Practitioner (Neuro Linguistic Programming) (2014-2015)
  • Psy- Tap Practitioner (Psychosensory Techniques) (2016)
  • TFT Practitioner (Thought Field Therapy) (2016)
  • Personal Performance Coaching (2015)
  • Coaching with NLP (2014)

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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).

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse

Confidence and self-belief

Impostor Syndrome

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

£55.00 per session

Additional information

£55 per 1 hour individual session

£75 per 1 hour couple session

Concessions available for counselling and psychotherapy students and those on low income. Please contact me for further details.

You can find more information about my training and way of working on my website: www.ainaraleunda.co.uk

Availability

I have flexible availability with daytime, evenings and some weekend appointments.

I offer some early morning (from 7.30am) and evening appointments.

Office 15
Same Day Office Space
19-21 Eastern Road
Romford
RM1 3NH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Couples

Languages offered

Spanish

Ainara Leunda MBACP Counsellor & Integrative Therapist & Life Coach

Ainara Leunda MBACP Counsellor & Integrative Therapist & Life Coach