Christopher Gameson

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BA (Hons), MSc, PGCert, PGDip.
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London E8 & SE26
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I offer a supportive, inclusive and creative space dedicated to you; where you can unlock your unique potential to find meaning and forge transformation. I meet, in-person, with clients in both London E8 (Near London Fields Overground Station) and SE26 (Near: Sydenham Station). I also work with clients from: London, around the U.K. and internationally, online.

You may have clear goals, be dealing with challenging thoughts, feelings and behaviours in the present - or echoing from the past. Or you may feel like something is just not right. I can help.

I work from a humanistic orientation (I believe everyone has their unique resources to foster transformation, even though it may not feel this way when we're struggling). Depending on your needs and goals, we may work with Existential (exploring ambiguity & unease) or Gestalt (amplifying Awareness, catalyzing creativity & expanding possibilities) therapy approaches and/or with more pragmatic approaches (e.g. CBT, MCBT, Distress Management). I can adopt a trauma-informed approach - incorporating somatic work (utilising the wisdom of the body for discerning meaning and forging change) - depending on what you need.

I am both an LGBTQIA+ Affirmative and QTIPOC-allied therapist.

I work creatively; I have 25+ years working as an artist and in product & service innovation with Nokia, Samsung & the BBC - which informs my approach.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy (University of East London), a Postgraduate Certificate in Humanistic & Psychodynamic Counselling & Psychotherapy (Goldsmiths University) and introductory training in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (Oxford Mindfulness Centre). I am constantly evolving my skills and practice.

I have been working with clients in private practice since Spring 2023 and previously worked as a counsellor with the Terrence Higgins Trust, London for over two years. I have also worked with clients experiencing loss and bereavement via St. Joseph's Hospice in Hackney, East London. 

I have an MSc. in Human-computer Interaction and Ergonomics (School of Brain Sciences, UCL) and a BA (Hons) in Fine Art (Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design). 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have experience of working with clients who have a sense of being 'stuck' and/or who feel a lack of autonomy and/or creativity - in their work or non-work lives. Regarding work, especially I work with challenges in various and precarious contemporary work cultures and contexts.

I may work with you employing Existential, Gestalt and or Narrative therapy techniques in relation to the above.

I can also work with you utilising Ecotherapy ideas and techniques.

I have/do work with clients who experience ADHD and who are Neurodivergent.

I also work with clients who have experienced historical/ongoing trauma (PTSD, CPTSD).

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£70.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

I offer some concessionary rates; please ask me about this. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I have some flexibility around appointment times; please contact me to discuss.

Further information

I welcome each client in their uniqueness; I am mindful of each individual's particular cultural context and how this may inform our therapeutic work together. 

I provide a LGBTQIA+ Affirmative therapeutic space, and am a QTIPOC Ally.

I also offer walk-and-talk therapy outdoors around nearby London Fields or Victoria Park, Hackney. 

Mare Street, London, Greater London, E8

24 Sydenham Road, London, Greater London, SE26

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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