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Esther Richardson - MBACP

London SE22 & EC1V
073063 26124 073063 26124
London SE22 & EC1V

About me

There are times when life can be difficult, and it can seem to be challenging and overwhelming. The process of counselling gives you space and time, in a confidential environment to consider your perspective and make better sense of your feelings, emotions and fears.

I will help you to explore your thoughts and discover clearer meaning and understanding.

It's important that during this process you remain an individual and we find a way for you to express your thoughts and feelings, making it's essential to work with a flexible approach tailoring our work to your needs.

As a Qualified humanistic psychotherapeutic counsellor, I offer confidential face-to-face counselling and psychotherapy both on a short term and longer-term basis. I provide a no-obligation consultation to assess your needs and answer any questions you may have. Ensuring you remain in control.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Fully Qualified Counsellor
  • Accredited member of the BACP
  • Extensive experience working with the NHS

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

From £55 - £70 for one to one sessions.

Card payment accepted

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Further information

I offer a non-obligation consultation to assess your needs, answering any questions you may have, understanding the ways we may work together.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Esther Richardson - MBACP

Esther Richardson - MBACP