David Martin

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MBACP
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London SE1 & N10
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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About me

I am an integrative, body-centred psychotherapist and counsellor. 

My approach combines talking psychotherapy and somatic therapy (Somatic Experiencing), which is a technique created to alleviate the effects of trauma. 

I offer sessions in both short-term and open-ended formats, tailored to your needs.

I work from Queens Wood Cabin in North London (N10), the Psychosynthesis Trust in London Bridge (SE1), and online.

I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) and adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework, attend regular supervision, have full professional insurance, and receive ongoing professional training.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP).
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling (Master level), Psychosynthesis Trust in London.
  • Somatic Experiencing® advanced student-in-training with SOS Internationale. Taught by Lael Keen. 
  • Regular Training Assistant at the Psychosynthesis Trust, which runs high quality training programmes for counsellors and psychotherapists.

My core modalities are Psychosynthesis which is 'integrative' and draws from a range of modalities such as: Humanistic, Transpersonal, Somatic, Gestalt and Psychoanalytic, and Somatic Experiencing which is a body-based technique for the safe integration of trauma. 

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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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
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£75.00 - £85.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I offer a 20min telephone call free-of-charge to allow us to explore how I might best be able to support you.  

If we decide to work together my fees are as follows: 

£75 for a 50 minute online session. 

£85 for a 50 minute in-person session.

When I work

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I have two slots available on Tuesday at Queens Wood Cabin, Queens Wood, North London:    10:45am and 11:45am. 

I also potentially have an online slot available on Wednesday at 2:30pm

Psychosynthesis & Education Trust, 92-94 Tooley Street, London, Greater London, SE1 2TH

The Woodland Retreat London, Queens Wood Lodge, 42 Muswell Hill Road, London, Greater London, N10 3JP

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

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

Online platforms

VSee
Zoom
Whatsapp
Google Meet
Skype
David Martin
David Martin