Elena Kantor, MSc, PGdip (Psych), BPC, MBACP, Central London, Southwark
86 Southwark Bridge Road
07910 933085 / 07947 443022
I offer individual one-to-one therapy with adults and work in full time private practice in Southwark, where I offer a confidential, secure and non-judgemental environment where exploration and understanding of your difficulties and concerns can take place.
My consulting room within easy reach of City London, London Bridge, Waterloo, Blackfriars, Southwark Borough.
I have completed a rigorous training at WPF Therapy, which is one of the UK's leading training institutes for psychotherapy. I also qualified psychologist and a play therapist with 15 years of clinical experience and I have considerable experience of working with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures.
My approach is collaborative and warm. I believe that by listening carefully and hearing you, together we can build up creative and secure enough space in which deeper reflection on yourself as well as your experience of the people and the outside world. I also believe, that through the relationship between us, I can help you to explore and develop new approaches to dealing with difficult, problematic and stressful situations.
Previously people have approached me for a wide range of reasons including:
Feeling lonely or isolated
Feeling “stuck” and “flat”
Lack a sense of purpose, fulfilment, and contentment
Loss of hope
Low self-esteem and self confidence
Obsessive and Compulsive behaviour
Experience of difficult or abusive family dynamic
Panic Attacks and Fears
Bereavement and Loss
Stress and Anxiety
Boarding School experience
Addictions and addictive behaviour
Difficulties dealing with anger
Difficulties in developing and maintaining relationships
Questions relating to sexuality and desire
Training, qualifications & experience
- Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice
- Master of Science in Play Therapy
- Postgraduate Diploma in Social Psychology
Throughout my formal training, I have had many years of personal psychotherapy, and therefore know what it feels like to be a patient in psychotherapy.
My practice is bound by the code of ethics of BPC, BACP and FPC
I am an approved practitioner for Aviva Healthcare, AXAPPP and WPA private health insurance.
I work both in private practice and the NHS and have extensive experience working with people struggling with a broad range of difficulties.
I can offer therapy sessions in Russian.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizotypal personality disorder
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Intercultural issues, cultural and ethnic identities issues.
Initial consultation usually charged at £70.
Weekly sessions are 50 minutes in duration. I offer a sliding scale and the fee dependent on the factors such as time of day, frequency of the sessions and individual circumstances.
I do offer some reduced fee/low income appointments, but this is subject to availability.
I am an approved practitioner for Aviva Healthcare, AXA PPP and WPA private health insurance.
If you are interested in an initial consultation, please contact me by e-mail or contact by phone 07910933085 and leave a message with your name and contact details and I will respond to you as quickly as possible.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Early morning and some days after 5pm.
Types of client