Amanda Harris

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Richmond TW9 & London SW14
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About me

Counselling for personal fulfilment in relationships, work and life .....

My focus in therapy is on relationships; both the relationship we have with ourselves and how that in turn impacts on relationships we have with others. I work with clients to gain a deeper understanding of their patterns and narratives to help explore the potential for deeper fulfilment and if desired, change.

 Some of the difficulties I work with include work related problems, divorce, separation and loss, low self worth, bereavement and family related issues. I have worked with couples and families at Relate, The Wimbledon Guild and Family and Couple Therapy clinic at Springfield University Hospital. I also have experience with employee assisted counselling and supervision.   My private practice is an extension of this work.

I have a special interest in working with clients facing relationship difficulties and wanting to make sense and explore; loss, separation and divorce,  parenting issues, marriage and new partnerships, life cycle changes, menopause, retirement, blended families and supporting individuals and families who have a loved one with mental health issues.

I am also a trained Family Mediator.


Practice description

I have therapy rooms in central Richmond, where I provide a confidential, non-judgemental space to explore with my clients any difficulties that they are facing. I also offer remote sessions by Zoom, FaceTime and Telephone.

I am a member of BACP and AFT.

What I can help with

Anxiety, Bereavement, Career coaching, Child related issues, Divorce, Depression, Development coaching, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Life coaching, Loss, Menopause, Personal development, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Retirement, Self esteem, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Women's issues, Work related issues. Family Mediation.

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Emotionally focused therapy, Family therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centered, Phenomenological, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Systemic. Counselling Coaching, Family Mediator.

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, EAP, Families, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees, Young people.

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited.

My first session
Initially, it is helpful to schedule a short telephone or virtual call. There is no charge for this. This facilitates an opportunity for me to gain a better understanding of what you may be  hoping for from therapy and allows you to gain an insight into how I work and establish if I may be the right therapist for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

BA Hons Integrative Relational Counselling - Middlesex University

Certificate in Systemic  Practice - Couples and Family Clinic- Springfield University Hospital.

FMA Foundation course in Family Mediation

Work Experience

Couple and Family Therapy Clinic, Springfield Hospital .I work as part of a team of counsellors with families and couples.

Relate SW London. I work with couples, families and individuals facing relationship problems.

Wimbledon Guild, Merton.  Family Therapy Clinic

Private practice – Amanda Harris Counselling. I see couples and individuals and famlies  in a warm and safe environment.

Emotional Support for Teachers – Merton. A funded project offered to staff in primary and secondary schools in Merton. The counselling was very successful in providing supervision and counselling support for Teachers and Teaching Assistants.

New Malden Counselling Services.  Counselling couples and individuals.  My experience included both short and long time work with clients (6 weeks to 2 years)

Sheen Lane Health Centre, SW14 . Short- term counselling


2018 – Intermediate Certificate in Systemic Practice – Prudence Skynner Family and Couple Therapy Clinic, Springfield University Hospital,London.

2017 – Foundation in Systemic Practice – Prudence Skynner Family and Couple Therapy Clinic, London.

2013  Couples Counselling

2011 – 2014 - Middlesex University B.A Hons 2.1 Integrative Relational Counselling

Member organisations

BACP
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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Families

Couples

Individuals

Relationships

Family Mediation

Groups

Employees

Fees

Up to £90.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA

Additional information

Fees

The fee you will pay counselling sessions may be assessed based on consideration of a client’s financial position.  My counselling rates are from £75 per session for an individual and from £120 per session for couples and families. The rate will be agreed at your first appointment. Longer appointments will be charged pro-rata.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I am available in Richmond Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. I work virtually and in SW14 on Monday and Friday. I offer evening appointments on Tuesday and Wednesday.  

Further information

I work from my practice in central Richmond. I see clients both face to face and by Zoom, Teams and Facetime. I also offer telephone appointments. 

1A Sheen Road, Richmond, TW9 1AD

London, Greater London, SW14

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Whatsapp
Zoom

Social

Amanda Harris
Amanda Harris