Emma Furr MA, MBACP (Reg) Counsellor

Emma Furr MA, MBACP (Reg) Counsellor

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London Therapy Foundation
40 Lambert Avenue
Richmond
TW9 4QR

Twickenham Therapy Centre
100 Heath Road
Twickenham
TW1 4BW

0208 404 9431 / 07740 612971

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London Therapy Foundation
40 Lambert Avenue
Richmond
TW9 4QR

Twickenham Therapy Centre
100 Heath Road
Twickenham
TW1 4BW

0208 404 9431 / 07740 612971

About me

Hello, my name is Emma Furr and I am an experienced and qualified BACP registered counsellor and psychotherapist. My private practice is Star Therapy based in the Richmond and Twickenham area.

Counselling and psychotherapy can provide a safe, confidential, supportive space for you to bring any problems you are having and explore difficult thoughts and feelings. You might seek counselling and psychotherapy because you are struggling to cope, feeling dissatisfied with your life, having problems with relationships, trying to process a loss or a change, or finding it difficult to make a big decision. You might want to make sense of things that have happened in the past, think about your future, to feel calm and centred or just get some extra support to help you through a tough time.

It can sometimes be challenging to find the right counsellor and psychotherapist, but I will tell you a little bit about how I work and what I believe in, and then if you would like a telephone chat before you decide to book to see me, you are very welcome.

I believe that a good relationship between therapist and client has a big impact on the effectiveness of therapy, so the initial consultation is to see if working together feels right for both of us. This gives you a chance to find out more about how I work and whether I am the right fit for you, and me a chance to get a sense of what you are looking for from counselling and whether I can support you with that.

As an integratively trained psychotherapist I seek to put the individual client first and foremost, whilst also being able to draw on a number of different approaches, including psychodynamic, humanistic, existential and relational. I use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) whenever it is appropriate.

I have worked with a broad range of issues, most recently with Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust offering brief psychodynamic therapy. I have also worked with Kingston Women's Centre, for three years, offering long term integrative psychotherapy, and The Mulberry Centre offering individual counselling to patients, their carers, and those bereaved through cancer. I am an Anxiety UK approved therapist trained to work with anxiety disorders.

I work with individuals, aged 16 and over, and couples on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period, with the aim of enabling you to enhance your life and to live it more fully. My special interest and ongoing study is on the subject of the mind-body connection and treating the client holistically.

I am a recognised AXA PPP Healthcare practitioner and registered with the Healthcode Private Practice Register.

Training, qualifications & experience

MA Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy (Merit), University of Roehampton, 2017

Therapeutic Counselling Level 2 & 3 Certificate, Richmond Adult Community College, 2014

SDS Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Introductory BPS Approved Course, British Psychological Society, 2013

BA (Honours) English with Sociology, University of Wolverhampton, July 1991

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Individuals: £50.00

Couples: £60.00

I am able to offer some low cost places to students and to clients' on a concessionary sliding scale, subject to availability.

Maps & Directions

Richmond, TW9 4QR
Twickenham, TW1 4BW

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

8 am to 8 pm Monday to Friday

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme