My name is Antony Constantinou. I am a Counsellor and Psychotherapist working from my consulting room in the Kings Road area of Fulham and Chelsea. I also work with clients online on Skype, Zoom and offer walking therapy on request from Wimbledon and Wandsworth.
I studied In Psychodynamic Counselling at London’s Birkbeck College University and then went on to train In Person centred counselling at Middlesex University. After an extensive amount of experience within the NHS, charity sector and private sector, I went on to establish myself in private practice.
I continue to train and commit to continuous personal development to keep up with the code of ethics set by the BACP. I then undertook many pieces of training such as clinical assessment, drugs and alcohol abuse, anxiety and depression and personality disorders. I am currently completing further training at the renowned NHS Tavistock and Portman trust where I expand my knowledge and practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.
I have been working from my practice In Fulham for over a year now where I meet with clients from all walks of life. Before this, I established my practice in the Covent Garden area of London where I met with clients who worked from the city and beyond. In addition to my clinical work in private practice, I provide professional consultation, group counselling and health assessments within the private sector.
The initial consultation
The initial consultation is the first step you will make when contacting me. This is to help you have a clearer idea of what you are looking for, what the various kinds of therapies are, or even whether a talking therapy is right for you. Sometimes it can even be hard to know what is wrong, or whether your concerns are valid. The consultation will support me in understanding you and the best possible path forward through Psychodynamic exploration and assessment.
Why Counselling and Psychotherapy?
People decide to come to therapy with me for a variety of reasons. Sometimes they are experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, lack of confidence or are simply feeling stuck. In other situations, they are grieving the loss of a loved one or are struggling with a traumatic event.
Often, people want to learn new ways to manage their stress. This is especially true during periods of change and transition in their lives, such as marriage, pregnancy, parenting, moving, divorce, change of career, illness, and other major life moments.
I work with you to help you gain a better understanding of your feelings and inner conflicts. Key steps include identifying unhealthy, repetitive patterns and making connections with early life experiences. This will enable you to make positive changes and healthy decisions, reinforcing your strength and confidence.
Please contact me by phone or email to set up an initial meeting or if you have any questions or concerns which you would like to discuss in further detail.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Registered Member of the BACP
MSc In Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy – The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust (Currently)
NLP Practice– Coaching with NLP
Timeline Therapy Practice – Coaching with NLP
Life Coaching – Coaching with NLP
Dip in Counselling – Middlesex University
FD in Counselling – Middlesex University
Dip in Drug, Solvent and Alcohol Abuse Counselling
CertHE in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and organisational dynamics – Birkbeck, University of London
- I am regularly checked with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The BACP is the largest professional body representing counsellors and psychotherapists in the UK. They set the standards, values, and ethical guidelines for counsellors and Psychotherapists. I am committed to regular continuing professional development to keep me up to date with current practice. These affiliations mean that I am fully qualified and work to a strict code of ethics and practice.
Examples of issues my patients come to therapy for include:
- Anxiety and fear, including panic attacks
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Health anxiety
- Sadness and depression
- Low self-esteem or confidence
- Lack of fulfilment
- Religious and spiritual problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sexuality and sex-related problems
- Relationship and family issues
- Feeling confused, indecisive or stuck
- Feeling chaotic, overwhelmed or out of control
- Family issues
- Shame, guilt and anger
- Work-related and career problems
- Trauma and abuse
- Bereavement and loss
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
£50.00-£70.00 per 50-minute Session
I offer concessionary places on enquiry when available, depending on the circumstances and for those less able to pay full fees. I would not like to keep anybody away from my clinical practice due to financial restrictions.
Concessions offered for
My therapy practice is informed by psychodynamic psychotherapy, which involves an exploration of a person’s emotional and inner world, and seeks to understand the unhelpful patterns of relating and behaviour that can interfere with living a productive and meaningful life. In our work, together I will encourage you to explore emotions, behaviours, significant events and relationships, and consider the underlying roots or causes for your difficulties.