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About me

Sometimes life feels difficult, complicated, uncertain or stressful. It might be because of our current family or job situation, too much to balance too many demands, or feeling of the need for making changes from where we are to where we want to be.

I am a Psychologist and Counsellor with more than 25 years experience. Through the years I have developed a strong belief in that it is a mix of the client's story and their current situation that determine my approach, and not a special modality.

I am Psycho-dynamic trained, but I offer different kinds of Counselling depending on the reason you seek support.

Solution focused Short-term work for up to 12 sessions, to help clients to find strategies to work through and manage current difficulties, that might be personal or work-related.

Open-ended long-term work to gain a better understanding of the past, and how it has shaped our story and who we are in relationships, and within us self.

Furthermore I offer Psychological first Aid, to support you in the here-and-now in a crisis or after a traumatic event.

Training, qualifications & experience

Educated Psychologist from University of Copenhagen, 1995
MA from Portman and Tavistock NHS-Foundation Trust,  London, 2011
Diploma in Supervision, The Grove London, 2012

Experience in working with young people (14-21 years old) as well as adult clients.

Client comes with a range of issues such as depression, bereavement, anxiety, stress, trauma, loss and conflicts in the family or at the workplace.

Member organisations

BACP

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

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.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Additional information

£60.00 per session

Reading
Berkshire
RG1

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Languages offered

Danish

Birgit Lundgren

Birgit Lundgren