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Barbara Godoy - Therapy Harley Street, Central London

London, W1G 9PF
07870567172 07870567172 Registered / Accredited

About me

Bárbara Godoy M.A., Adv.Dip.Exi.Psy, UKCP, MBACP and SEA – Director of Therapy Harley Street and the Mind Body Center

Existential Psychotherapist accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy, professional member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy  and former committee member (and current professional member) of the Society for Existential Analysis.

Bárbara follows the Code of Ethics and practice as set by the UKCP and is in regular clinical supervision on an individual basis with Prof. 
Ernesto Spinelli. Previous supervisor was Lucy Moja-Strasser.

Training, qualifications & experience

Bárbara’s academic experience in the theory and practice of advanced existential analysis includes lecturing at Doctorate courses in London where she also provided clinical supervision and conducted personal and professional development groups, as visiting lecturer of the School of Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology, Regent’s University  and the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling founded by Emmy van Deurzen.

In addition to her private practice at Therapy Harley Street and the Mind Body Center in Maida Vale Bárbara also receives referrals from BUPA Psychological Services and provides clinical supervision to professional and trainee psychotherapist. For several years she worked as a professional consultant and clinical supervisor of the team of therapists at Lawrs (Latin American Women’s Rights Services in London).

Bárbara’s education includes: Masters of Arts in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling from Regent’s University; Advanced Diploma in Existential Psychotherapy from Regents University (5th year postgraduate – doctoral level); Advanced Diploma in Psychoanalysis (Buenos Aires); Group Therapy and Therapeutic Community from Humaniversity, The Netherlands; Meditation Leader Training from Multiversity, Pune, India; Dance-Theatre from the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature, UBA (University of Buenos Aires).

Bárbara has a long lasting relationship with the Metropolitan Center for Psychoanalysis in Buenos Aires with whom she has collaborated in a number of research projects. In past years, while acting as the SEA’s discussion group organizer and facilitator, Bárbara contributed in conferences, presenting workshops and writing articles and papers for the field.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness

12 Harley Street

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


9am to 7pm

Types of client

Older adults


Barbara Godoy - Therapy Harley Street, Central London

Barbara Godoy - Therapy Harley Street, Central London