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

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

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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 (, BUPA International, Aviva, Cigna, AXA PPP, 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 Therapeutic Counselling
Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Certificate in Clinical assessment
Certificate in Preparing to Teach in The Lifelong Learning Sector (PTTLS) City & Guilds
Certificate in Domestic Violence Advanced Training (with DAAT)
Certificate in Making Sense of Relationships
Certificate in Transformational Couples Therapy
Certificate in Two Day Intensive Couples Therapy (Kairos Encounter Centre)
Certificate in EMDR - EMDR Association UK & Ireland membership no L0219
Certificate in Rewind Technique for Trauma (IARTT)
BACP Accreditation - British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy membership no 579144

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:

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


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.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Photos & videos

  • TV appearance
  • TV appearance
  • Harley Street Practice
  • Harley Street Practice


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 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.

Maps & Directions

London, W1G
Wembley, HA9

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: Sinhalese


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

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


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
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I am a certified and experienced Clinical Supervisor and my supervision training  was with the Centre for Supervision and Team Development (CSTD London).

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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