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Dan Bennett, Integrative Psychotherapist. B.S.C hons, (Reg MBACP)

Epsom KT19 & London Bridge SE1
07402 160026 07402 160026

About me

I'm an Integrative Psychotherapist offering the opportunity for you to better understand your emotions whilst working through unresolved issues that may be affecting your life.  I aim to promote  self-awareness, self-autonomy, greater choice and freedom from unwanted patterns of thought and behaviour helping you to integrate the different aspects of yourself and resolve psychological conflict.

My approach to psychotherapy is based upon the dynamics of the mind and how we relate to ourselves and make sense of the world around us, working from a psycho-analytic and existential perspective, helping people and with whichever issues they present, some of which are:

Addiction (s)
Adoption (Parents and Children)
Anger
Anxiety Disorder
Depression
Eating Disorders (Anorexia and Bulimia, Over-eating)
Family Issues
Panic Issues
Relationship Issues

Do you need to talk? Could you benefit from Psychotherapy Sessions based in London Bridge or Epsom and Ewell?

  • Does life feel like its getting on top of you?
  • Are you experiencing feelings of anxiety?
  • Do you feel stuck or could you benefit for counselling for depression and low mood?
  • Have you lost a loved one?
  • Are you experiencing relationship or have you recently separated?
  • Do you have issues with addictive behaviour?

Psychotherapy and Counselling sessions provide a space to take a time-out in an impartial, non judgemental environment where you have the opportunity to talk freely about current and past issues in your life and may benefit you in a number of ways:

. to explore your thoughts and feelings and gain clarity.
. to better understand yourself and get back on the front foot again
. to remove the blocks that are hindering your progress
. to feel understood in a non-judgemental space
. to harness your inner strength and resilience
. to cope better with the stresses and strains of everyday life.

I offer 50 minute Psychotherapy Sessions in London Bridge and Epsom and I'm committed to providing a safe, empathetic and non-judgemental space which provides an opportunity to explore your feelings about life and ways in which you have adapted and coped with some of your stressful or traumatic experiences.

I work multi-culturally with people from all walks of life and emphasise with the differing challenges we all face. Through counselling we can reflect and learn from our experiences with the opportunity to transform and re-frame these into understanding that leads to emotional resilience, insight about unwanted and repetitive patterns of behaviour and thinking, creating a greater sense of inner peace and psychological well-being.

I aim to promote self-autonomy, self-understanding, independence and freedom from repeated patterns of behaviour and thinking, in a confidential, safe and reflective environment. This allows us to reflect upon our experiences so that the ways in which we relate to ourselves and others can be thought about with the opportunity to re-frame and change.

Counselling can also help with issues related to :

  • Self-Esteem
  • Confidence
  • Assertive Communication Skills
  • Self-Image
  • Spiritual Growth
  • Self-Acceptance

My psychotherapy practice in London Bridge is within easy reach of Central London and is within easy walking distance of Borough, Elephant and Castle and London Bridge tube stations. My informal setting from home is a 5-7 minutes walk from Ewell West Train Station and a ten minute bus ride from Epsom and Ewell Town Centre. Both settings are easily accessible from both central London and mainline train stations such as Victoria, Wimbledon, Surbiton.

Testimonies

I highly recommend Dan as a Psychotherapist - he is a thoughtful, empathetic and caring counsellor and carries out his work with pride and professionalism with the aim of helping people to live a better quality of life, - Earl Pennycooke 2018

Dan has provided counselling for me in Epsom and Ewell over the past 3 years helping me to overcome, long term depression, the death of my Father, Childhood Trauma, and ongoing health issues that I have had for many years. The support he has given me during this time has helped to re solve a number of issues in my life and feel more confident about the future, helping me with my self esteem, confidence and self acceptance. If you are looking for emotional support I would recommend Daniel as a psychotherapist. - Hannah M 2017

Locations


1 Melton Fields
Epsom and Ewell
Surrey
KT19 9QH


Psychosynthesis Trust
92-94 Tooley Street
London Bridge
SE1 2TH

Borough House Rooms, Borough House
78-80 Borough High Street
London Bridge
SE1 1LL

Training, qualifications & experience

Main Qualifications

  • Integrative Psycho-therapeutic Counselling, B.s.c. Hons Degree (Roehampton University)

  • Individual Member of the British association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Relevant Counselling Experience

  • I have a keen interest in working with addiction and substance misuse and have worked as a counsellor at drug and alcohol services providing interventions and facilitating groups.

  • I work with clients who have eating disorders and have a keen interest in this area of work helping clients with their self-image and relationship to food and the psychological issues underpinning these.

  • I'm also experienced with manifestations of Anxiety and Depression and helped establish the counselling service at MIND in Wandsworth offering pyschotherapeutic therapy and interventions for a range of issues.

    Other Relevant qualifications and Studies :

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Emotional Freedom Technique

  • Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach

Member organisations

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 behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Existential therapy
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytic therapy

Fees

How much do sessions cost?

Session prices are based upon affordability as I believe that everybody should have the opportunity to engage in counselling without it being inaccessible to those with lower incomes or challenging financial circumstances.

  • Assessment - 75 Minutes
    • London Bridge    £80
    • Ewell West        £60
  • Therapy Sessions - 50 Minutes

    Sliding Scale:

  • London Bridge          £50-£70
  • Ewell West                £45-£65

Couples and Family Therapy

  • Assessment - 75 Minutes
    • London Bridge          £90
    • Ewell West              £70
  • Therapy Sessions - 50 Minutes

    Sliding Scale:

  • London Bridge                £60-£80
  • Ewell West                    £50-£70

I also see some clients on a 2-3 occasions each week as we work psycho-analytically, and cost can vary dependant on circumstances. The prices for this can be negotiated to reflect the frequency of therapy and to make it more affordable for individuals who wish to work in this way.

1 Melton Fields
Epsom
Surrey
KT19 9QH

Psychosynthesis Trust
92-94 Tooley Street
London Bridge
SE1 2TH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

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

Availability

London Bridge

Wednesday - Friday

  • 9am - 3pm

Ewell West

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

  • 3.30-9.30/10pm
Dan Bennett, Integrative Psychotherapist. B.S.C hons, (Reg MBACP)

Dan Bennett, Integrative Psychotherapist. B.S.C hons, (Reg MBACP)