Emma Arnold

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Radlett, Hertfordshire, WD7
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I understand that wanting a happier and more satisfying life may seem unattainable, particularly if we are dealing with complex, painful emotions or negative feelings which can cause us to feel anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, or feeling stuck.

Reaching out for support takes courage, as it involves opening up about personal experiences and emotions. Therefore, finding a qualified professional you experience as warm, friendly and empathic, who will make you feel heard and understood without fear of criticism, can help you uncover a new, deeper understanding of yourself and help you make sense of your experiences.

In my work, I address a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, sexual well-being, work-related issues and trauma.

As human beings, connecting with others meaningfully creates peace, joy, happiness and success in our lives. As a psychodynamic and integrative therapist, I will make space and build a relationship with you that feels safe and comforting to explore your inner world so that you can tackle issues and experience joy in your life outside.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have dedicated years of working for a mental health charity. I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), and now I have my private practice, where I have experience in supporting clients with various challenges, whether this is your first experience with counselling or you have had experience with therapy before.

I have also had five years of personal therapy, a requirement of my training, to ensure that understanding my internal world has equipped me to assist my clients in understanding theirs.

Member organisations

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with


£65.00 per session

Further information

I will listen to as much or as little as you wish to share during our sessions. We can delve into your past, exploring the various environments, events, and relationships that have shaped and influenced you. By listening to the stories you share with me – whether they are sad, heart-warming, or routine – we will begin to piece together a picture of the ideas and beliefs that have been instilled in you and how they impact your life.

We can explore what you have learned about love, family, comfort and pain. What messages have you received about relationships? Worrying about providing too much detail, taking too long, or omitting something important is natural. However, there is no right or wrong way to approach this process. What you choose to exclude can be as significant as what you include. The narratives we allow into our minds can either uplift or break us down. The actual events hold less importance than the meanings and feelings behind them.

Therapy involves making sense of our experiences, and as we explore the stories we tell ourselves and have been told by others, we can uncover new understandings that will enable us to learn how to change beliefs and attitudes for a happier, fulfilling life.

Radlett, Hertfordshire, WD7

Type of session

In person
Home visits
Emma Arnold
Emma Arnold