Alexandra Weir

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Therapeutic Counsellor, Psychotherapist Dip. Couns, MBACP
Available for new clients
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Sidcup DA14 & London SE9
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I am Alex, an accredited therapeutic counsellor with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and I can work with you, online, or in-person. I am located in Southeast London. 

If you feel that you are struggling with difficulties such as; anxiety and/or depression, issues of self-esteem, problems with maintaining or building relationships, bereavement, trauma or stress, we can work together to help you to feel better. 

At times, we might feel overwhelmed, panicked, angry, challenged, unmotivated, lost, confused, sad, anxious and we won't always know why. These feelings can impact our ability to function at work or socially and can leave us feeling alone and unhappy. Withdrawal might feel like the easier option, ignoring messages, social engagements, calling in sick to work. We might also try to cope by enlisting harmful behaviours which only leave us to continually feel wretched.

If you're experiencing any difficulties, it can be helpful to talk it through and as a therapeutic counsellor, I believe that change can happen.  My aim will be to try to help you to turn your focus to what it is that you are experiencing. I will provide you with a neutral, consistent and safe place for you to explore, process and understand your feelings. Together we can try to uncover any underlying issues and identify your motivations, ultimately enabling change to take place in your life. Counselling might feel difficult at first, but I’d encourage you to look inward and to talk openly and honestly about how you feel.

 I use an integrative approach to counselling and psychotherapy and this means that I will draw upon more than one theory throughout our work together.  This is because I believe that what works for one person in therapy may not be the best approach for someone else. The integrative model of counselling allows therapy to be flexible and adaptable in line with each client’s personal needs and expectations.  

You might find integrative therapy beneficial in the following ways:

  • you can begin to understand more clearly what causes you to feel challenged in life,
  • you can learn to recognise what triggers you into unhelpful behaviours and be supported in trying new, more productive ones, 
  • you can begin to recognise limitations you’ve set on yourself and find ways to move beyond them,
  • you can integrate all the different aspects of yourself (mind, body, emotions, social skills)
  • you can set goals that lead you toward the life you feel happy about,
  • you can begin to face your life in a more open, available, and less judgemental way.

Finding the right therapist can be a daunting task, the relationship between two people is paramount. I would encourage you to contact me and we can have an initial chat so that you can decide whether I am the right therapist for you.  

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, MBACP (Accred). 

I am qualified in the following:

  • In training - EMDR Therapy with the EMDR Academy (2023)
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, CPCAB
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling, CPCAB
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling, CPCAB
  • Certificate of Proficiency BACP

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£65.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer counselling sessions online using Zoom which are set at £65 per 50 minutes session.

I have a confidential therapy room available in Sidcup on Mondays for in-person sessions and I charge £65 per 50 minutes.  

I also have a confidential therapy space in New Eltham, which I am based at Tuesday -Thursdays. 

I do not work Fridays. 

I can offer concessionary rates for a limited number of trainee counsellors. Please contact me to discuss availability. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Please contact me to discuss availability, especially if you are seeking Zoom sessions as I can be flexible.  

Further information

I have had all three of the Covid-19 vaccinations.

I can also offer online sessions using Zoom. Please do get in contact to discuss availability as this can change.  

1 Hatherley Road, Sidcup, DA14 4BH

78 Felhampton Road, London, Greater London, SE9 3NX

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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Alexandra Weir
Alexandra Weir