Emily Cora Hilton

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MBACP (Accred.)
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London EC1Y & E17
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About me

Hello, I'm Cora. I offer modern, down-to-earth therapy for Millennials, Gen. Z, and the LGBTQ+ community.  

I'm experienced in helping people address anxiety, burnout and perfectionism; interpersonal relationships, communication and boundaries; historic and present family dynamics; self-worth, self-criticism and self-esteem; identity, life direction and meaning; bereavement and loss; and LGBTQ+ issues.

I also often work with people who come to therapy with a general sense of wanting to feel more comfortable within themselves and their life - not because something in particular is 'wrong', but because they want things to feel more 'right'.

How I work

Whatever brings you to therapy, I work with you to help you make the changes you want for yourself. At your pace, we explore your past, present and future, always keeping your goals for therapy at the forefront of our focus. Together, we look to develop more clarity, awareness and understanding, so that you can find the right way forward for you.

As an Integrative therapist, I blend together ideas from many different places.​ My work is underpinned by my background in studying philosophy, languages and literature. Film and TV, podcasts, sport and video games are also significant influences. Ideas that can deepen our understanding of our own experience are present in the world we engage with every day, so I find it helpful to use the window into ourselves - and the shared language and context - that art and culture can provide.

A little extra information about me

I'm an Accredited member of the BACP, and have been in private practice since 2018. I'm sometimes joined in sessions by my calico cat Rizzo, who fortunately adheres to the same confidentiality standards as I do.

I also run a blog, in which I write about pop culture from a therapist's perspective (spoiler alert: I'm the therapist). You can find the blog on my website. 

If you feel that I may be a good fit with what you're looking for, you're welcome to get in touch - send me an email, and we can take it from there.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been working in my private practice since December 2018. My client base is almost entirely made up of people identifying within the Gen Y, Gen Z and/or LGBTQ+ communities.

I have particular experience of working with people in creative, tech and legal careers, and an interest in working with people with a background in competitive sport.

Prior to starting my private practice, I saw clients at agencies dedicated to therapy for loss, and for stress, depression and anxiety. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Bereavement, depression, family issues, self-confidence, career and workplace challenges, LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer).

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£65.00 - £90.00

Additional information

On a sliding scale between £65 and £90 per 50-minute session.

Our first meeting is a chance for us to discuss any questions you may have and to see whether we might work well together, so there is a reduced fee of £55 for this appointment.

I also offer low-cost appointments, so you're very welcome to get in touch if you'd like to ask me about these.

When I work

Monday-Thursday appointments available

Further information

My practice is exclusively online, so all my sessions take place on Zoom. 

The Epworth, 25 City Road, London, EC1Y 1AA

Hookers Road, London, Greater London, E17

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Emily Cora Hilton
Emily Cora Hilton