Emma Thomas

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PgDip Couns, MBACP
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London NW6 & W2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I offer both short term counselling for a specific issue you may wish to address, and longer term therapy, providing emotional support to help you through what may be a difficult period in your life.

My work is integrative in approach, drawing on psychodynamic, humanistic, existential and transpersonal perspectives.

My London practice is based at CCPE, in W2, Little Venice, near Paddington and in Queens Park, NW6. Though since 2020 I mostly meet with clients  on zoom.

The fee I currently charge is £80 per session (Zoom), £90 in-person, although concessions may be available depending on individual circumstance.

Please call or email to set up an initial session.

The initial introductory session, a bit like an assessment, is where I can learn more about your story and what brings you to therapy or counselling. And it gives you an opportunity to meet with me and see what it would be like for us to work together.

At the end of the session we can decide if we both feel we would like to continue with weekly sessions and make a plan. Usually we meet at the same time each week. I recommend we meet for an initial 6 weeks to see how things unfold. And then we can take things from there.

Training, qualifications & experience

Foundation course in Counselling and Psychotherapy, at the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE, 2010).

Post-graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (CCPE, 2011-2014).

As part of my training, I spent time as a voluntary counsellor and therapist at The Caravan counselling service in St James, Piccadilly (2010-2012), at Help Counselling in Portobello (2012-2015) and at Freshstart Psychotherapy at CCPE (2012-2016).

I also practice as a facilitator, working with small groups on Gestalt therapy training weekends at CCPE.

I am registered as a therapist with UKCP, the professional body for psychotherapists, and  BACP, the professional body representing counselling and psychotherapy.

Member organisations

BACP
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.

Fees

£75.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Further information

In life, we can experience periods of struggle or confusion, where we may feel lost or despondent. I invite you to get in touch, whatever may be causing you distress.

Therapy offers a safe, supportive and confidential space to explore your feelings, frustrations, fears and concerns.

It is a non-judgemental space for emotional, psychological and spiritual enquiry.

Exploring your feelings in this way can help you gain insight and clarity around the issues troubling you and the challenges you may be facing.

I will work alongside you, offering compassion and support, as we together explore ways for you to gain a greater sense of understanding and clarity, a stronger sense of self, to help you move forward and flourish in your life and relationships.

As soulful creatures, we come into the world full of potential, yet often in life, we may lose touch with our unique inner resources. Therapy is a way of tapping back into our real selves, re-discovering who we are beneath and beyond our negative scripts, our personas, and the adapted ways we learned to survive.

'Neurosis is the suffering of a soul which has not yet discovered its meaning'

C G Jung.

2 Warwick Crescent, London, Greater London, W2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet
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Emma Thomas
Emma Thomas