Emma Leeper

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(Reg. MBACP)
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

London, SE28
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

The human experience can sometimes be full of stress or conflicted emotions. At times we may have a sense of dissatisfaction, or a lack of fulfilment. I believe that through talking therapies, we can begin to understand the processes and patterns at work in our lives. It is through this awareness that we give ourselves options; the power to change, capacity to grow, and the opportunity to accept ourselves with more compassion

I am a qualified and registered practitioner, working online and face-to-face, and I can provide counselling and psychotherapy to individuals on either a long term or short term basis.

I am an integrative psychotherapist. This means that I draw on a variety of different approaches and schools of thought to offer individual psychological support.

I believe in working collaboratively with my client, supporting you to decide what you feel you need, tailoring an individual therapeutic experience, unique for each person.

I work humanistically, valuing a person's lived experience, and their innate ability to move towards a sense of well-being.

The therapeutic relationship is an important part of my practice, I believe that psychological healing starts here, with someone feeling seen, heard and appreciated.

Providing a safe space and a welcoming, inclusive service is a cornerstone of my practice.

I have special interests in mindfulness and how this assists with compassion and acceptance, and also hypnotherapeutic techniques for relaxation.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc. Psychology; University College London.

Pg/ Dip Counselling and Psychotherapy; University of East London.

Essential hypnosis: Adjunctive skills in clinical care; Royal Society of Medicine.

Level 4 Certificate in Counselling for Children; CPCAB.

Advanced Professional Training in Clinical Use of Mindfulness; British Mindfulness Institute.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session

Additional information

I offer a free initial 15 minute consultation so we can meet each other without the pressure of a full session.

£50 per counselling hour (50 minutes).

Late cancellations (less than 48hrs notice) are charged full fee if we're not able to rearrange another session that week.  Cancellations with a weeks notice are not charged.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Sessions are 50 minutes long (a counselling hour)

Further information

Getting started

I appreciate that deciding to access counselling or psychotherapy can be a daunting step.  Do get in touch with either a text, email or voicemail and I'll reply within 48 hours.

If you'd like to book an initial session I'll send you a confirmation email with all the details.  When we meet the session might be a bit different to others that follow - we'll have a discussion about what brings you to therapy, and what you might like to achieve through the process.  I might talk about how we could work together to get you to where you want to be.

It's ok to take some time afterwards to have a think about whether we are a good fit.  It's important to me that clients feel comfortable and ready to begin their therapeutic experience.

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms

Emma Leeper
Emma Leeper