Annette Watson

Annette Watson


07835 161 158

About me

I am a qualified down to earth psychotherapist who is dedicated to providing an inclusive service. I have completed several years of in depth study programmes at both college & university, covering the necessary professional levels of study required to offer quality psycho therapeutic services to the public, as a contemporary mental health practitioner.

I have undertaken numerous professional development courses and seminars (college and university) including: Anxiety, Trauma, Anger, Working with Children& Young People, Identity, Understanding Autism, Supporting families of special needs children, Parent support, Group Facilitation, Ageing, loss, self-harm, low self-esteem and culture.

As an Integrative therapist, I integrate the following modalities.

  • Psycho-dynamic/Psychoanalysis
  • Humanistic/Person-centred
  • Phenomenological Approach
  • Mindfulness Approach
  • Therapeutic Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

My service offers a professional, contemporary approach to mental well being.

As an inclusive service I invite all areas of the community, to experience the benefits of  contemporary therapy with a down to earth Psycho-therapeutic practitioner including Parent/Carers of special needs children.

"The gym enhances the body and therapy enhances the mind".

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a graduate counsellor and psycho-therapeutic therapist, who is a research practitioner and I believe therapists at all levels contribute to the field equally, therefore, I choose not to enter my letters after my name and invite you to experience my service for yourself.

I have studied for several years and maintain an exemplary practice, therefore achieving be it FD, BSc, MSc is a bonus, however I entered the profession as a quality therapist in the making and through evidence of the effectiveness of my practice, you will experience a high standard of therapeutic work.

Below I have entered a combination of relevant qualifications/training certification and the area of counselling and psychotherapy.

  • Assessment in counselling
  • Person centred Therapy
  • Advanced Counselling Studies
  • Counselling Skills and Theory
  • Psycho-therapeutic Counselling Studies
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory (CBT)
  • Reflective Therapeutic Counselling Practice
  • Co dependency
  • Working with identity, self-esteem and eating disorders
  • Working with young people
  • Working with Trauma
  • Working with Anxiety
  • Working with Anger
  • Telephone Counselling Training (short and long term client work)
  • Professional Development- in Autism/Aspergers- working with families
  • Working with parents of special needs children
  • Working with Young people and Identity issues
  • Certification working with Loss
  • Certification working with Ageing
  • Certification working with Self harm
  • Race/Culture/Sociocultural issues.

Setting up in private practice means the public can access me freely and I am able to continue working flexibly, in my area of expertise and passion, knowing that I am delivering services that will make a difference.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Self doubt
  • High functioning special needs
  • Identity issues
  • Parent/Carers of Special Needs children


Free initial telephone conversation.

£25 consultation first session (no obligation)

£35 per session- face to face

£25 per session -telephone counselling

Online will soon be available

Concessionary/lower rates apply for the following: Please ask for details as to availability of spaces.

  • lower income/unemployed/financial issues
  • Students all ages (including ex-students now in voluntary work)
  • Older people (lower income/financial issues)

New Introductory/taster sessions available (please ask for details)

I specialise in short and long term counselling & psychotherapy.

My practice is my passion and doing what is best for the client is paramount in my profession, therefore, I work with transparency/honesty.

Further information

Parents/Carers- I offer specialist support in this area, as my experience in the area of Autism, supporting those with autism and their families (telephone and face to face), ensures I deliver quality services at all times.

A service for ALL.

No issue is too big or small.

At all times I adhere to BACP ethical principles which includes client confidentiality.

Maps & Directions

London, N8

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Yes

Telephone Counselling available



Types of client

Young people
Older adults