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David Taylor MA, AccMCCP

London E3 & E2
07507601987 07507601987 07507 601987 07507 601987 Registered / Accredited

About me

I work in helping people with anxiety and depression, addictions, relationships and other counselling issues, in a solution-focussed way as a United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Accredited Contemporary Psychotherapist. Contemporary Psychotherapy is an approach that combines and utilises the main effective models of psychotherapy to rapidly assess your situation and therapeutic needs, and define your desired outcomes. The timeframe to achieve your outcomes is appropriate to you and your needs, and is flexible to allow attendance in patterns different from the traditional same time every week.

My personal approach is down-to-earth, clear and reassuring; I aim to explain things in an engaging and understandable manner. The therapy aims to activate your own inner resources, as well as highlighting external resources you may have overlooked and could make more use of. This means that while there is a typically a focus on making changes in the present, the contribution and influence of the past is acknowledged and growth and healing are fostered through an appropriate attention to past events and relationships.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have worked in private practice for 12 years in east and central London, and also worked for over four years as counsellor for a GP practice in west London, working with a very diverse and challenging range of GP patients, providing invaluable clinical experience.

Advanced Diploma in Contemporary Psychotherapy (National Occupational Standards Level 7 - MSc-equivalent) - BeeLeaf Institute 2008 - 2013

NLP Master Practitioner - BeeLeaf Institute June 2009

Practitioner Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis, Advanced Certificate in Clinical & Strategic Hypnosis - BST Foundation, London 2006-08

MA Contemporary Cultural Processes, University of London Goldsmtihs College 1999
BA (Hons) 2:1 English Language and Literature, University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1993

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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 and behavioural therapies
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

50 minutes to an hour - £70

Please contact me through this website or mention Counselling Directory when contacting me through my own site.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income

Also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory.

34 Grove Road
London
E3 5AX

The Plane Tree
31 Roman Road
London
E2 0HU

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
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

There are stairs at both of the east London locations.

Availability

Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm, appointments often available at short notice.

In person appointments are at present only available at The Plane Tree in Bethnal Green on Thursdays.

Types of client

Adults
Employee Assistance Programme
David Taylor MA, AccMCCP

David Taylor MA, AccMCCP

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