Claire Parrish

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PG Dip.MBACP Accredited EMDR member
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London W6 & W8
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

My practice:

Welcome. I am an experienced and fully qualified psychotherapist offering trauma informed care for adults and adolescents.( 16+) My aim as a therapist is to help you work through painful or confusing experiences, to work with stabilising a dysregulated nervous system and to encourage you to become more emotionally robust- all in a safe, confidential and therapeutic environment. I believe in self compassion, self confidence and our human essence.

I can help with anxiety, addiction, depression, eating disorders, stress, relationships, bereavement and traumatic events especially relating to PTSD, adverse childhood experiences and complex PTSD. 

The first session allows me to find out what has brought you to therapy, and assess how many sessions you may require. I offer short term therapy (10 sessions) and longer term therapy is also available.

My background:

I trained at Regents's University in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology and I incorporate Mindfulness, Internal Family Systems, Polyvagal theory and safe and sound protocol, Sensorimotor therapy, somatic experiencing, and EMDR in my practice. I previously worked as a psychotherapist for the NHS and I am a fully qualified and accredited member of the BACP.

My therapy services are also underpinned by my corporate and entrepreneurial experience. In 2002 I created an Interior Design company and running a creative enterprise has deepened my understanding of managing stress and finding balance.

I am located at my private practice in Brook Green, Hammersmith. W6

Training, qualifications & experience

2023 IFS training Alexia Rothman.

2022 Sensorimotor Level 1.

2022 Safe and sound Protocol certified.

2021 Mindfulness certification MBSR 

2019-2021 EMDR Training Parts 1,2 3 Alexandra Richman, EMDR Association UK

2011 - 2013 Regent’s University, London

PG Dip. Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology Master’s Program

2010 Regent’s University, London,

Foundation in Psychotherapy and Counselling

2000 KLC School of Interior Design

Interior Design Diploma. Honours.

1997- 2000 Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

BA Hons (2:1) Business & Management Studies

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

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
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£90.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Vitality
  • Aviva
  • Axa Health

Additional information

Session are 50 minutes and cost £90.00

Concessions are available for students, trainees and for those on low income. Please enquire for pricing. I have  limited availibility on Monday and Fridays only.

When I work

Weekdays 8:30am- 5:30pm

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Claire Parrish
Claire Parrish