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Chamari Leelasena MBACP(Regd. Accred.) Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Supervisor

London W1G & Wembley HA9
07872953061 07872953061 Registered / Accredited

About me

Hello and welcome to my profile,

I am an experienced integrative counsellor qualified to work with individuals and couples either face to face, on Skype or via Telephone sessions. I am also a qualified EMDR therapist and am a full member of EMDR Association UK & Ireland. I am an accredited and registered member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) too and my work is guided by the BACP and EMDR Ethical Frameworks.

My practices are in Wembley, North West London and in Central London. Therapy can be short term, medium term or long term.

The main counselling approach I use is integrative and is best described as a combination of Person-centred, Psychodynamic, Solution Focused therapies as well as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing)


I am experienced in providing CBT, EMDR and Psychotherapy for multiple Employee Assistance Providers (EAP) and Insurance providers such as BUPA (https://finder.bupa.co.uk/go/mrs_chamari_leelasena), BUPA International, Aviva, Cigna, AXA PPP, WPA, Vitality.

Another service I provide is Reflective and Integrative Clinical Supervision (both individual and group supervision) to qualified therapists, counselling trainees and other mental health professionals.

I have a valid Enhanced DBS Certificate.

Some of the issues I work with are:

  • Anxiety and related issues (GAD, SAD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Work related issues
  • Stress
  • Anger management
  • Domestic violence issues
  • Bereavement & Loss
  • Trauma
  • Self esteem
  • Personal development
  • Cultural issues
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Hoarding
  • Loss of meaning and purpose in life
  • Mindfulness training

Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling & Psychotherapy Training & Qualifications
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training (CBT)
Certificate in Clinical assessment
EMDR Part 1, 2, 3, 4 - EMDR Association UK & Ireland membership no L0219
Domestic Violence Advanced Training (with DAAT)
Certificate in Rewind Technique for Trauma (IARTT)
BACP Accreditation - British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy membership no 579144
Couples therapy Training (Making Sense of Relationships)
Transformational Couples Therapy Training
Intensive Couples Therapy Training (Kairos Encounter Centre)
Certificate in Preparing to Teach in The Lifelong Learning Sector (PTTLS) City & Guilds

Clinical Supervision Training
I am a certified and experienced Clinical supervisor and work with qualified and trainee therapists and other mental health professionals.

My Certificate in Clinical Supervision, which included the following modules (see below) was with the Centre for Supervision and Team Development (CSTD) website: www.cstdlondon.co.uk

Core Supervision Course (based on Seven Eyed Model of Supervision)
Therapeutic Supervision Course
Advanced Supervision Course
Group Supervision Course


Mentoring experience
I am a Directory member of Black, African, and Asian Therapy Network (BAATN) and also work as a Mentor for Black, African and Asian Trainee Therapists through BAATN's Each One Teach One Mentoring Program.

website: www.baatn.org.uk

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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Fees

Counselling and Psychotherapy for Individuals

Wembley £50 - £60 per hour

Central London £80 - £100 per hour


Couples Therapy

Wembley £70 - £80 per hour

Central London £100 - £120 per hour


Clinical Supervision

Wembley £60 per hour - Individual Supervision

Central London £80 per hour - Individual Supervision

Please inquire for Group Supervision rates at either location


Insurance, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), and Medical-legal rates

Please call on 07872 953 061 or send email to chamari@findself.co.uk to enquire

Further information

The Wembley practice is about 10 minute walk from Preston Road underground station (Metropolitan line) or about 15 minutes walk from Wembley Park underground station (Metropolitan and Jubilee lines).
This location is also well served by bus routes 79, 83, 182, 204,206, 223 and 245. For those who drive, there is free parking available on street.

The Central London practice in Harley Street is about 5 minute walk from Bond Street underground station (Central line and Jubilee line). This location is well served by various bus routes. For those who drive, there is fee paying underground parking available near Cavendish square.

Tel: 07872 953 061
web: www.findself.co.uk
email: chamari@findself.co.uk

London
W1G

Wembley
Middlesex
HA9

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages Sinhalese

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

Wembley practice - on ground floor with two steps to therapy room. Harley street practice - on fourth floor and lift available.

Availability

Wembley - Monday, Tuesday and Thursday daytime and evening . Central London - Wednesday day time and evening sessions. On-line Skype sessions are also offered.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

I am a certified and experienced Clinical Supervisor and my supervision training.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Chamari Leelasena MBACP(Regd. Accred.) Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Supervisor

Chamari Leelasena MBACP(Regd. Accred.) Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Supervisor