Dorothee Besland MBACP, MsC, Counselling in Central London

Dorothee Besland MBACP, MsC, Counselling in Central London




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About me

My practice is located in Central London and I offer short term counselling or open ended psychotherapy to adults (+18).

I work with clients who are experiencing difficulties with varied emotional and life issues such as relationship issues, depression, anxiety, trauma, phobia and abuse. As a therapist, my aim is to provide you a space where you will feel secure enough to open up, explore and identify your fears, worries and whatever is troubling you. Gaining self awareness of significant events of the past and present life and identifying how you relate to others will help you to approach life in a different way.

Alongside my private practice, I provide counselling in a GP surgery (NHS).

My approach

The quality of our relationship will be essential for the outcomes of the therapeutic work and the healing process. The psychodynamic approach seeks to make connections between current problems and past experiences in repressed and unresolved conflict. Based on dialogue but also on your dreams and feelings, we will explore how yesterday's experiences inform today's interactions. Understanding how you relate to others might inspire you to change unhealthy patterns and move forwards.

A little about me

Having being myself in therapy, I know how it can help to break free from limitations imposed by the past or the pain of early relationships and experiences. Exploring your internal world will allow you to reveal who you really are. All these reasons are genuineely very rewarding to me as a therapist and makes me passionate about my work.

Training, qualifications & experience

Membership: British Association for Counselling&Psychotherapy-Registered Member,(MBACP), Birkbeck Counselling Association (BCA)

Training: Psychodynamic-Psychology


Bsc Psychology : Université Paris VIII-Psychologie du Développement

Master Psychology : Université Paris VIII-Psychologie du Développement

MSc in Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy (Merit), Birkbeck College, University of London.

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The consultation fee and weekly counselling or psychotherapy sessions start at £70; the price varies depending on the time of the session and the client’s circumstances. Fees are invoiced on a monthly basis and can be paid either by cheque or bank transfer.

Maps & Directions

London, W1U
London, SE1

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: French


Wheelchair access: No

Types of client

Young people
Older adults