David Gilmour PG Dip, MBACP Registered.

David Gilmour PG Dip, MBACP Registered.



07976 247833

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About me

I'm all too aware that picking up the phone or sending an email and asking for help can be really difficult. In fact it can be a truly overwhelming experience for someone to take that first step and if you are reading this, then you're nearly there..My approach focuses on providing you with a confidential space where you can feel safe, understood and trusted as you start to explore the reasons why you feel the way that you do.

I offer Counselling and Psychotherapy in both Sissinghurst, Kent,  and Wimpole Street, Central London. I use an integrated approach which draws on Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural theory and I like to draw on the strength of the therapeutic relationship which for me, has always been pivitol for the client to experience a shift in the relationship with themselves and others..

I am also a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapists (BACP) and subscribe to their ethical code of practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

My principle qualification is a Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from Roehampton University.

I have worked for a large charity providing therapeutic support for individuals on low income and I also work in private practice. I founded the company Recover-now in 2006 which provides advice and support for people looking for help around their own or a loved ones addiction. I am also the co-founder of The Recover Clinic (2010) which is an out patient therapy clinic in Kensington, London.

I work with all types of addiction such as Chemical (drugs, alcohol etc..) and behavioral (relationships, sex and gambling). I work with families or concerned friends to encourage addicted individuals to get help, sometimes involving an intervention and referral to a residential rehab clinic, either here in the UK or abroad. I also help clients coming to terms with their adoption and their subsequent feelings of Low self esteem and potential feelings around shame.

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My fees are £60.00 per 50 min appointment in Sissinghurst for individuals, and £80.00 per 50mins for couples. I charge £110.00 per 50 minute appointment in Central London for individuals and £120.00 for couples.

Maps & Directions

Cranbrook, TN17
London, W1G

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:


I am able to see clients during the week up untill 9pm and on certain weekends.

Types of client

Young people