Brett Garcia MBACP
I'm a qualified Integrative Psychotherapist and am registered member with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
For over twenty years I have worked extensively within the professional fields of Social Care; Education; Health and therapy with Children/Adolescent; Adults; Couples and Families.
The therapy room provides a calm, relaxing, confidential and safe environment for clients; which is imperative and essential for therapeutic work. The modalities used in therapeutic work are: Person CentredApproach; Transactional Analysis; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT); Extentialism; Gestalt; Systemic Therapy; and Psychodynamics.
Location of the practice is 10 minutes walk from Belmont Station, and,15 minutes walk from Cheam station, and has good accessible links to overground line and buses. There is also free parking available.
The practice is open on Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday’s from 18:00 pm until 21:00 pm, and on Sunday 9:30 am until 12:30 pm. I am able to provide some morning and lunch appointments during week days. The duration of each session is 60 minutes and double sessions are available. A 15 minute telephone consultation is scheduled with a client prior to the first session.
Training, qualifications & experience
Master Degree: Humanistic Integrative & Psychodynamics Psychotherapy
Degree: Pre-practitioner Course in Counselling skills
Degree: BA Social Care
Insitute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
Level 7 - Coaching and Mentoring
Working with Couples (Tavistock & Portman)
Mindfulness (Tavistock & Portman)
Working with Children & Young People (BACP)
Working with Addiction & Bereavement (BACP)
Managing children’s sleep disorders in clinical practice (Southampton Children Hospital)
Drug and Alcohol misuse
Mental Health (Schizophrenia/Personality Disorder and other associate disorders)
Domestic Violence and all types of abuse
Depression and Anxiety
Confidence and Self-Esteem
Learning Disability and Neuro Developmental Conditions
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Behaviour problems
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bullying
- Children’s learning difficulties
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I am a qualified Integrative Psychotherapist. I am able to provide therapy if you suffer from Depression; Anxiety, help you with your Confidence; Self-esteem; Stress; Relationship difficulties; Sexuality and more. I work with Adults, Couples, Children and Adolescents.
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Couples counselling
- Existential therapy
- Family/systemic therapy
Individual session is 60 minutes: £55
Couple session is 60 minutes: £75
Family consultation: £75
Child/Adolescent/Students are charged at a lower rate of £45 for each session.
I currently work within the NHS setting as a Mental Health Clinician and Psychotherapist in a specialist team working with children and adolescents; who experience a vast range of difficulties and challenges. Part of my role, I complete triage, assessments, and family consultation.
Other part of my role I work with clients who have a diagnoses of Learning and physical Disability and Neurodevelopmental conditions where I complete therapeutic treatment and coordination of their case. I run a Sleep Service where I provide consultation and workshops. I also provide a forum for Dad’s of children who have disabilities. I provide consultations/professional reflective to other professionals. My other clinical experience includes working with adults, couples and families.
The following areas of challenges or difficulties I work with as follows:
Sense of belonging and self-identity
I am a strong believer that whatever difficulties or challenges an individual and/or couple are experiencing; therapeutic support and intervention is effective to understanding and notion of change.
I receive regular clinical supervision and attend relevant CPD courses to enhance my professional development and maintain my knowledge within the changing profession of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday’s from 18:00 pm until 21:00 pm, and on Sunday 9:30 am until 12:30 pm. I am able to provide some appointments for mornings and lunch times during weekdays.
Types of client