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About me

I chose to become a therapist because I believe that therapy can help us understand ourselves, especially when we encounter difficulties. I am a warm person and easy to communicate with. I offer you my compassion, empathy, and a caring and listening support in a safe, respectful and confidential environment.

I will work together with you, at your own pace so that you can begin to develop a fresh outlook and new perspectives on the issues concerning you so you can move forward.

I have many years' experience in various organisations, including the NHS, and I worked with people from all walks of life and from diverse backgrounds, who find themselves in difficult situations, including anxiety and depression, loss, separation and trauma.

Whatever uncertainties and challenges and however overwhelmed you may be feeling - counselling is a helpful way to explore, understand and find ways to overcome difficulties. This is best done in the presence a professional person by your side.

I believe in the wholeness of Mind, Body and Soul - so we will be looking at your emotions, thoughts and physical sensations, work through your experiences in the here and now as well as how past events and relationships may be informing your current difficulties, so that you can gain a greater insight and build up confidence.

Please email me, if you are interested in more information or if you have any questions before committing to counselling. I am happy to provide a free consultation.

"You are one of the easiest people to talk to I've ever met, and you have the empathy to get to the heart of issues and problems quickly." (Kev, a client)

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Gestalt Counselling Diploma
  • Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy Diploma
  • Cognitive Behavioural Coaching Certificate
  • Person Centred counselling Certificate
  • Medical Diploma

I am a Registered Member of the BACP.

Face to face, online and telephone counselling and coaching.

Experience of working with issues of Anxiety, Depression, Loss, Bereavement, Shame, Self-esteem, Sexuality, Identity issues, Anger, Stress, Domestic Violence, Trauma.

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

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

£65.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£65 (concessions considered). Free initial consultation.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I can be flexible to accommodate your needs.

London
WC1H

London
NW5

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

Disabled access in NW5 only

Additional languages

English, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew

Dr Ethel Kojman

Dr Ethel Kojman