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Psychotherapist, MBACP

About me

You are here because everything or some things in your life may seem too much, trying to cope with everyday life, there seem to be aspects of life that are causing you concern and you don't know and understand why. 

Look no further; I am here to support you if you need to untangle the 'wires' of your mind, understand a certain situation, want to make a change, find your way or just want to grow and heal.

I am a qualified family psychotherapist based in London. I offer psychotherapy and counselling for adults 18+, couples and families.

I can’t promise it will be easy, I cannot give you a time frame, I don’t have a special recipe but I will provide a space where you can feel welcomed, heard, understood and safe. We are all unique, we can perceive and react to things in many different ways. It takes patience and willingness to work through. 

Whether you just need to talk to someone or you need to resolve aspects of life that seem overwhelming, you can book a session and get the help and support you need to move into the future with confidence.

Most people feel anxious at their first meeting with a therapist. This is perfectly normal. I understand how difficult it is to make this decision. I will explain how therapy works in our first meeting, we will discuss confidentiality,  previous experience of therapy (if any).

Before the first session, I will provide an initial 10 minutes telephone consultation, so we can discuss what brings you to therapy and how can I better support you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualified Family Psychotherapist. 
Practising since 2013.

Registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice (AFT). 

I have experience working with anxiety, depression, health problems, low self-confidence, stress, grief, communication problems, difficulties related to ageing, and other life cycle changes, trauma, health related issues, relationship or family issues and distress, low self-esteem, day to day life struggles, personal growth and other issues. I also offer premarital 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

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

Fees

From £60.00 to £100.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Individual therapy: £60 per 50 minutes

Couples therapy: £90 per 1 hour 

Family therapy: £100 per 1 hour

When I work

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Please contact me for more details about availability.

Further information

I hope my message will encourage you to find the right counsellor/therapist that will accompany you on this journey. Please do get in touch if you have any questions.

Wishing you all the best!

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families

Additional languages

Romanian

Online platforms

Zoom
Ana Virlan

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