Dennis Rice

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Gestalt Therapy
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London, Greater London, SE24 9NU
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

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A warm welcome. My name is Dennis and my hope is that we will share a journey together in terms of learning new ways to address and help your anxiety, your depression, addiction, a loss or bereavement, or just a general feeling that life is overwhelming you at present.

I offer short term Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)  which will enable you to better understand what is maintaining a particular issue so that we can work together towards making you feel better.

To be clear you are the expert on you and my role is to support you so that you may help yourself without having to spend an inordinate amount of time having therapy or continually returning to therapy. I offer an initial six entirely confidential sessions at a safe space in Dulwich, South East London. I also offer Gestalt humanistic therapy too for when the issue runs a bit deeper and the support needed is longer term.

Whether it is anxiety, depression, addiction or another issue something is maintaining it to the point that you just can’t shake it off. Good therapy is exploring this and adapting our thoughts and or behaviour so that we break out of a downward spiral and begin to live more. Eventually you will become your own therapist and self regulate.

I charge individuals £65 per 50 minute session (face to face/online); and couples £130 per 50 minute session.For students, NHS staff and clients on universal credit I charge £50 per 50 minute session. Again this is for in person or via Zoom etc.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss the type of therapy you need. Also remember therapy is for you so cancellations with less than 72 hours notice are charged at the full rate.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Currently studying for a Masters in CBT at London Metropolitan University
  • Diploma in Counselling from the Gestalt Centre, London.
  • Introductory Certificate in Humanistic Counselling from the Gestalt Centre, London.
  • I also have an honours degree in English Literature (2:1).

Member organisations

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).

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
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Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also work with clients who express what some psychotherapists refer to as "complicated grief," that is to say feelings around loss which are so overwhelming that it feels like you can't move on, that they just won't go away.

I am also interested in how the body itself can hold and remember trauma going way back, and also how stimulating and mobilised clients can become when they start to get back in touch with what is going on in their bodies.

"The body never lies. Whenever you move, walk or talk, you bring with you all your life." Martha Graham, dancer and performer.


£50.00 - £65.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Ordinarily my fees start at £65 for counselling sessions in Dulwich, South East London, or online via Zoom. I do offer lower rates of £50 and upwards for students.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Mon/Tues/Weds/Thurs/Fri 10am-9pm, Saturdays 10am-1pm.

Further information

I am a fully qualified Gestalt counsellor and therapist ( offering help for clients with anxiety, stress, bereavement, and relationship difficulties. I am also interested in helping clients who suffer with addiction, which I have considerable experience in as a former prison liaison officer with Gamblers Anonymous, who has also helped members of Narcotics Anonymous.

Flat 3, Ashton Court, 9-11 Elmwood Road, London, Greater London, SE24 9NU

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Additional languages


Online platforms

Microsoft Teams


In person

I offer supervision for student therapists on courses which accept supervisors on the basis that they qualified as therapists more than 3 years ago.

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Dennis Rice
Dennis Rice