Amanda Cofek CPsychol

Amanda Cofek CPsychol

Mind Garden Therapy
56 London Street

07564 673129

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Mind Garden Therapy
56 London Street

07564 673129

About me

I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist specialising in a short term focused approach to counselling and I also offer longer term therapy when appropriate.

We are all individuals and I believe that no one therapeutic approach fits all.  For this reason I integrate the models of therapy in which I have been trained to suit the needs of the individual.  I also offer a cognitive behavioural approach (CBT) for difficulties for which research has shown it is an effective treatment, for example for anxiety disorders.

Coming into therapy can feel daunting, and it is important that you feel at ease and are able to speak freely about what is troubling you.  At a first appointment I aim to gain a clear understanding of your difficulties, what you would like from therapy and to discuss how I can help you.

I work with issues such as anxiety, depression, low mood, anger difficulties, social anxiety, travel anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, low self-esteem, assertiveness, loss, relationship difficulties, work-related problems and stress.

Training, qualifications & experience


I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and adhere to their code of ethics and I am accountable to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).


Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Postgraduate Diploma in The Practice of Counselling Psychology
MSc Counselling Psychology
MA Psychoanalytic Observational Studies
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Literary studies


In addition to my private practice, I work in the NHS, as a clinical manager for a counselling service and I co-run a business which provides training for therapists.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited



Integrative Counselling £60 per session.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy £70 per session

Insurance companies £80 per session

Sessions are 50 minutes long and usually take place weekly at the same time.

I currently do not have reduced cost spaces available.

Maps & Directions

Reading, RG1 4SQ

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Daytime, evening and early morning appointments available.

Types of client

Older adults
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