Ben Macqueen

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Psychotherapist | MBACP | MNCS Acc. | BSc (Hons) | PGDip
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London, Greater London, SW1E
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello and a warm welcome.

I'm Ben and I'm a professionally trained fully qualified therapist and mental health practitioner working with adult clients on a 1-2-1 basis.

I work both In-person (Central London) and Online and offer both short and long-term therapy depending on your needs.

I specialise in helping the LGBTQ+ community, and in particular gay men. I have experience working with people struggling to come to terms with their sexuality, "coming out", HIV, Chemsex, shame and guilt.

I also have extensive experience with people suffering anxiety and depression.

How I Work

I offer a confidential, safe and non-judgemental environment where you will be able to express your troubling thoughts, worst fears and overwhelming anxieties.

Although I'm not here to "fix you" I will be able to provide you with a highly personalised toolkit to help you manage the challenges you currently face.

My approach to your therapy will be grounded in what is professionally known as the "Integrative Approach". For you, this means I will be drawing on a wide spectrum of methods and techniques that help you change and grow.

Your Initial Consultation

This will last for 50 minutes and is an opportunity for you to:

  • Express your hopes and expectations
  • Get a sense of whether or not I'm the right therapist for you
  • Ask any questions you may have about therapy

Your Next Step

Contact me via the phone number or email above to arrange your Free 15 minute phone consultation where we can begin to explore the challenges you are facing today.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Foundation Certificate in Psychotherapy and Counselling
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling (Level 7)

In addition to my private practice in London, I have experience working with the mental health charity Mind, which supports people in the local community with a range of complex mental health needs. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society


£100.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Introductory Call  |  FREE (15 minutes)

Assessment Consultation  |  £100 (50 minutes)

Individual therapy  |  £100 (50 minutes)

Couples therapy  |  £135 (50 minutes)

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

London, Greater London, SW1E

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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