Carole Simpkins - Counsellor, Registered MBACP (Accred)
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.
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.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
£65.00 for individual counselling, £70.00 for couples counselling
Concessions offered for
Weekday daytime and evening appointments
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