Amanda Goss

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MBACP PGDip MA (Couns). CEO Harley St Psychotherapy Ltd.
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London SE10 & Hunstanton PE36
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About me

If you feel nervous about Therapy and want to know more, please call me (Amanda) for a free initial chat about your needs and how we work, and I can offer some reassurance and hopefully help you feel more at ease about the process, and discuss a way forward.  

I offer Specialist Couples Counselling online or Face to Face in London Wednesday afternoon/evening, and Saturday Mornings in Greenwich, and Hunstanton Thursdays and Fridays.

After going through several difficult issues of my own I finally sought the help of a Therapist. It was a life changing experience for me, and one which has enabled me to lead a happier and more fulfilled life. I was very nervous about seeking counselling and fortunately I found an excellent Counsellor with whom I felt comfortable. I do therefore understand how important it is to find a Therapist with whom you feel completely at ease.

I run Amanda J Goss Psychotherapy in London and Norfolk where I specialise in Couples Counselling and also work one to one with adults.  

I am the CEO of Harley St Psychotherapy Ltd which I started in Harley St and expanded into Norfolk as the demand for good quality highly experienced Psychotherapists in Norfolk was rising and I wanted to be able to refer people to Counsellors I know and trust.  HSP is a team of professional highly qualified and experienced Psychotherapists. All of our Therapists have been carefully chosen to work with us to maintain the excellent reputation built up over the last 11 years. We provide a service which covers all topics including 1-1 Counselling/Psychotherapy; Child Therapy; Adolescent/Young Person Counselling, Family Therapy, CBT, Couples Counselling, Student Counsellors at concessionary rates as well as specialist counsellors who cover Addiction, Eating Disorders and Sexual Abuse, Autism/ADHD/Aspergers, Bereavement, Relationship Issues, Generalised Anxiety Disorder.  If you would like details of our other counsellors please visit the website on If you have any queries, call me for an informal chat and I can help you decide the best course of action.

Harley St. Psychotherapy Ltd can help you deal with your issues and enable you to live a happier, more contented life. 

We are also conducting sessions via Skype, FaceTime WhatsApp and Telephone. We can help you set this up and if you feel nervous we are available to talk you through it first and we will try a first session and take it from there. FACE TO FACE SESSIONS IN Kings Lynn and Online ARE AVAILABLE NOW FOR ADULTS/CHILDREN/YOUNG PEOPLE.  CONCESSIONARY RATE SESSIONS AVAILABLE WITH OUR STUDENT COUNSELLOR FROM 17.9.22 ON SATURDAYS.  NEW SAT AM COUPLES COUNSELLING SLOTS AVAILABLE IN GREENWICH.

I continue to work from Hunstanton and London specialising in Couples Counselling as well as working one to one with adults. 

I provide Walking Therapy which is very popular. Also our clients have reported that walking with headphones whilst having their session via telephone is good and becoming popular. Whatever is comfortable for you I will accommodate.

We have also introduced a Telephone Therapy Service as clients told us that they sometimes feel better walking and talking outside or from the comfort of their home for their session via telephone if they cannot meet face to face or work online.

Call me for an informal chat. Then if required, we can book a first session together to see how we get on and plan some more sessions.

If you would like to be seen by a member of the Kings Lynn Harley St Psychotherapy Team for face to face sessions in Kings Lynn I will refer you to an appropriate member of the Harley St Psychotherapy Ltd Team.

My History:

I worked for Mind as the Lead High Intensity Counsellor before leaving to concentrate on my private practice. I hold a Masters in Counselling and I am a member of BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists). I work to BACP's ethical framework and code of practice for counsellors and psychotherapists. I work alongside companies in London working with Nurses, Kings Lynn Borough Council, various local solicitors, as well as taking referrals from other local high schools and doctors surgeries.

I write a mental health/agony column for Let's Talk magazine.

I am also a qualified Focus Oriented Psychotherapist, and Focusing Trainer.

I regularly undertake training to keep up to date with developments within psychotherapy. I was also a Trainee Trainer on the 2011 Post Graduate Diploma In Counselling Course at the University of East Anglia.

I work with adults on a variety of difficult issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, couples counselling, divorce and separation, abuse, low self-esteem, stress, bereavement, self-harm, loneliness, suicidal feelings, separation anxiety, eating disorders, ocd, anger management, addiction, work issues, lack of motivation etc. amongst others.

My specialism is Couples Counselling and Relationship issues.

I work with other companies providing Counselling for employees.

I hold counselling sessions at my comfortable, quiet consulting room in Hunstanton, and walk and talk, online and face to face sessions in London. The sessions will be for a duration of 50 minutes.

Perhaps you travel often or cannot travel to me, or maybe it is difficult for you to fit the travel time into your busy week. Online sessions are as effective as face to face counselling and quick and easy to set up. Contact me for details and we can try a first session to see if you are comfortable with it before we plan more sessions.

Our time together will be spent exploring the issues that you bring in a safe and supporting environment. Together we will work on the issues which are affecting your life to find a way for you to deal with what is going on for you, and help you to resolve them so that you can feel happier and more at ease. I understand that it can be very difficult to talk about certain issues and I will try to help you feel as comfortable with this as is possible.

If you have any concerns that you would like me to answer with regards to counselling/psychotherapy I would be happy to answer them for you if I can. What I always suggest is that we have a first session to see how we get on. If you feel that the session went well and you are comfortable then we can arrange further sessions. If, for any reason, you don't feel that it's quite right for you, then I will help you find another more suitable Counsellor within the team, or perhaps another avenue you might explore. It's so important for you to feel totally at ease so that we can work together on the issues.

Please feel free to call me or email me and I look forward to hearing from you and hopefully meeting you too. I am very happy to have a chat on the phone and answer any questions you may have before we make the appointment. We can then arrange a first session, at the end of which you and I can decide if we will carry on together or if you need to see one of my team. I look forward to meeting you.

If you would like more information please don't hesitate to call me. I am very happy to have a chat on the phone and answer any questions you may have before we make the appointment. We can then arrange a first session, at the end of which you and I can decide if we will carry on.   I

. If at the end of that session for any reason you or I feel you would be better suited to a different Counsellor I will refer you to an appropriate member of the Harley St Psychotherapy Team. 

I look forward to meeting you.

(If you would like to see testimonials, these can be found on my London Practice website: under the tab 'Articles and Testimonials

Walking Therapy

‘Research shows that getting outside in nature has many mental health benefits as well. Walking has been proven effective in reducing anxiety and depression, and there is further evidence that walking in nature improves those results even further. That's because different parts of our brain activate in nature.’ 31 Oct 2018

Mental Health Benefits of Getting Outside | UNC Health Talk

We are launching our new Walking Therapy Service as part of our Stay Safe Campaign.

Are you stuck alone at home feeling isolated and anxious?

Do you need some space and time outside amongst beautiful views to clear you mind and rejuvinate your soul?

Do you need to talk to someone outside of your family/friendship circle who can offer gentle and supportive company to get things clearer in your mind?

Please join me in the launch of our Walking and Talking Therapy on the beautiful Hunstanton coastline or on a walk through Greenwich Park.  Enjoy gentle exercise and beautiful views while we walk and go through the therapeutic process.

We will meet at an agreed point and walk for an hour.  Nature and exercise go hand in hand with therapy covering all issues concerning your mental health.  We will work on your anxiety, depression, stress, low self-esteem, communication and relationships and all aspects which may have arisen due to the current Corona Virus Pandemic.  We will be observing all the rules of social distancing so that we can stay safe whilst staying sane during this period and beyond.

For an initial discussion and plan, please contact me and I can get your therapy started and give you some tools to cope.

Please do not hesitate to ask us for help with setting up online or telephone sessions.

Additional Specialist Therapy Offered:

I also offering online counselling for clients abroad, Please contact me via email for details

Focusing is a safe way of being with an experience, even one which is disturbing.  It is an ability that most of us have and can develop; a way of listening to our subtle inner feelings.  It is a way of accessing what we know but are maybe not aware of; our own kind of truth.  When we do this, what we find is often new, surprising, fresh and extremely satisfying and even when we are being with the most terrible feelings in a focusing way, it can actually feel good.

If we are Focusing with a problem or difficulty, it may start to shift by itself in a direction that we haven’t expected.  It can provide us with answers/solutions to difficulties.  Focusing can be learned so that it can be used in everyday life to help us find an easier way of being with a problem, or even a solution to it.  It can be used to help make difficult decisions.  It is a useful aid to stress relief and personal development and can help you to feel calmer, happier and generally more at peace.

I provide one to one focusing sessions where we can either look at a particular issue that is bothering you, or use it as a means of gaining clarity and perspective.I also provide focusing training so that you can use the technique by yourself, or with a partner, once you have completed your course of sessions.

Focusing sessions last 45 minutes and I see clients for focusing once a week for an agreed period.  Please contact me for more details.

Focusing Stress Buster
There are more and more instances where stress and/or mental health issues such as depression and anxiety are affecting the workplace.  Companies are losing money due to staff sickness when people are signed off with stress or depression.  I was aware that this was becoming more and more of an issue, and having experienced inability to work through stress some years before, I wanted to look into a way to reduce stress in the workplace.  This resulted in my Masters dissertation: ‘Wellbeing in the Workplace: An investigation into the benefits of using Focusing techniques to address stress and as an aid to personal and professional wellbeing and development’ (Goss, A. 03/2012).

I carried out a series of weekly focusing sessions with staff and management of a leading mental health organisation.  The study concluded that if an individual takes part in regular focusing sessions, their stress levels will lessen.

It also highlighted that focusing was also a form of personal development.  Participants in the study reported significant and sometimes life changing insights after a series of focusing sessions.  Most participants had no knowledge or experience of focusing or counselling prior to the study, but reported that they found it easy to understand and take part in.

I provide Focusing Stress-Busting Sessions either at my consulting room or in-house on a six weekly session basis.  Please contact me for further details and prices for you or your staff members.

Training, qualifications & experience

Master of Arts (Counselling)
Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy
Post Graduate Certificate in Focus Oriented Psychotherapy
Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling
Certificate in Counselling Supervision (BACP Endorsed) Current
Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (Current)
Qualified Diet Consultant
Life Coaching Certificate
Certificate in Interpersonal Therapy Part A
Certificate in Counselling for Depression Part A (NHS IAPT Training)
Certificate in Counselling for Depression Part B (current) (NHS IAPT Training)

Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)

Equal Opportunities & Diversity
Safeguarding & Safer Recruitment
Support Worker
Employment/Career Support

My career is varied and spans a vast range of experience of working with people from all backgrounds in all situations.  This includes working in radio; for a cancer charity; with young people as a support worker; recruitment consultant; and University Counsellor working with both young and mature students.  I am also a qualified diet consultant with a leading brand.

Member organisations

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I specialise in Couples Counselling & Relationship issues

I also provide Life Coaching and Careers & Employment Coaching/Advice. 

I also work with issues surrounding disability.

I can also provide Focusing Training and one to one Focusing Sessions.

If you have any questions regarding any of the above, please do feel free to contact me for more information.


£75.00 - £120.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

(Please note: Our fees reflect our Therapists qualifications and experience, whether it is online or face to face, and if it is out of hours.  We charge higher rates in London to reflect higher costs.

Do ask us about concessionary rates or ways to reduce cost).

One to one counselling sessions Online: £60-75

One to One Online Daytime Greenwich: £75

One to one counselling sessions Face to Face/Evenings/Weekends, Greenwich Rooms: £100, 

Couples Counselling Greenwich Online Daytime:  £90.  Couples Counselling Face to Face Greenwich/Evenings/Weekends: £120

Hunstanton/Kings Lynn: £60-£65, Couples: £85

Skype, Corporate, Specialist Counselling Sessions: £75.
Families Counselling: £120 per session.
Focusing one to one sessions or Focusing Training £70 per session.
Walk & Talk Therapy: £75

Student Counsellor Rates: £35 (Saturdays from 17.9.22) Norfolk Only

FREE Telephone Half Session.


I mentor and supervise Student Counsellors and currently have spaces with Counsellors in their third year of counselling training.

Student Counsellors are fully supervised and supported by fully trained, qualified and experienced Counsellors. If you are happy to see a Student Counsellor you will have an assessment session to see which would be most suited to your issue. Sessions with Student Counsellors are at a concessionary rate of £35-50. Please contact me to discuss.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Online: Mon-Sat

Face to Face/Online Couples/One to One Sessions London: Tuesdays; Wednesdays; 

Specialist Couples Couns. Face to Face: Sat am's.

Norfolk Sessions: Thursdays; Friday mornings

Further information

Like many of us I have had to deal with some difficulties in my life.  After many years searching for a fulfilling career in the helping profession, I trained as a Psychotherapist and I love the job that I do, particularly as I have been on the receiving end of therapy and I know that it can be life changing. 

If you are a couple in difficulty, or your partnership needs a re-fresh, I specialise in Couples Counselling and relationship issues.

Lots of us just need someone neutral to talk to who will not judge us and who will have great empathy for what we are going through.  Lots of us need help to come to terms with what we have been through in life and help us find a way to lead a happier and more fulfilled life.  Perhaps you have a particular issue or perhaps you are not quite sure yet what is making life difficult for you.

Please feel free to call me or email me and I look forward to hearing from you and hopefully meeting you too.

London, Greater London, SE10

Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Can be arranged.

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In person

I offer Person Centred Supervision for Counsellors in private practice.

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