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Carole Simpkins - Counsellor, Registered MBACP (Accred)

London EC3V & NW1
07527 233980 07527 233980 Registered / Accredited
London EC3V & NW1

About me

About Me

I offer short-term or long-term counselling to individuals and couples online, and face-to-face in Bank (EC3V), Liverpool Street (EC2M), Muswell Hill (N10) and Kings Cross (NW1). My consulting rooms are COVID-secure. My practice is based on the Gestalt approach; and I see clients with a wide variety of issues, including bereavement, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, stress, domestic violence, workplace bullying etc.

What is Gestalt Counselling?

'Gestalt' is a German word, meaning 'whole'.  Gestalt counselling is a holistic approach,
looking at the whole person and your environment (I believe that nothing happens in isolation).  My work focuses on raising awareness and the relationship between us.  In addition, I may suggest bringing creativity into our sessions.

How Counselling Can Help

Gestalt counselling can help by assisting you to have more awareness of yourself and your situation, giving you more power to resolve or face difficulties.

Training, qualifications & experience

Accredited Member of the BACP
Diploma in Counselling, The Gestalt Centre, London
Certificate in Humanistic Counselling, The Gestalt Centre, London

MA in Gestalt Therapy

I have over 9 years' experience of working with clients in various settings, including private practice, charities and a university. Issues I have worked with include: anxiety, depression, bereavement, domestic violence, relationships, as well as many others.

I also volunteer for Samaritans.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Christian counselling

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Photos & videos

Fees

£65.00 for individual counselling, £70.00 for couples counselling
(Concessions available)

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

Transport Links to Longcroft House, EC2M:
Tube/Rail: Liverpool Street, Old Street, Moorgate, Fenchurch Street, Aldgate, Aldgate East, Shoreditch High Street, Bank, Barbican
Buses: 8, 26, 35, 42, 47, 48, 78, 149, 242, 344, 388.

Transport Links to Leadenhall Street, EC3V:
Tube/Rail: Bank, Liverpool Street, Moorgate, Fenchurch Street

Transport links to Muswell Hill Consulting Rooms, N10:
Tube/Rail: Highgate, East Finchley, Bounds Green, Alexandra Palace
Buses: 43, 102, 134, 144, 234, 299, W7

Transport Links to The Gestalt Centre, NW1:
Tube/Rail: King's Cross, St Pancras, Euston, Mornington Crescent, Camden Town, Camden Road
Buses: 29, 46, 134, 214, 274

148 Leadenhall Street
London
EC3V 4QT

The Gestalt Centre
Beaumont Court
15-23 St Pancras Way
London
NW1 0PT

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

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

Availability

Weekday daytime and evening appointments

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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Carole Simpkins - Counsellor, Registered MBACP (Accred)

Carole Simpkins - Counsellor, Registered MBACP (Accred)