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About me


Life is a journey with ups, downs and unexpected events; at times it may be helpful to navigate these with support. Whatever your challenges might be, whether this is workplace stress, depression, low self esteem, relationship difficulties or feeling unable to move in life, my role is to help you gain more clarity around the issues you present and become more aware of your choices.

Through regular weekly meetings, I will help you explore your present situation and how it may relate to events from the past.Through this process we can identify underlying issues and emotional patterns which have a bearing on your current difficulties.


I am qualified Psychosynthesis therapist and a fully qualified CBT counsellor , specialising in REBT ( Rational  Emotive Behavioural Therapy)


Listening carefully and reflecting back to you what I see, hear and feel, I will tailor mix of appropriate techniques, so you can begin to reflect on your own thoughts, feelings and experiences - on where you come from, who you are, and who you may become.

On a more personal level, I am a warm and approachable sort of person who finds it easy to engage with people from all backgrounds. Having experienced living and working in a variety of cultures as well as being multi-lingual,has enabled me to have a sense at detecting the nuances in us all that affect the challenge of life in the world's most cosmopolitan and complex city, London.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am qualified therapist with a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling and Therapy, awarded by the University of East London.

I also hold diploma in CBT therapies -REBT , from the College of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies London.

My professional background is in education, and I have enjoyed working as a teacher with children with special needs and learning difficulties .I also volunteered as a counsellor at Westminster Victim Support for nearly 10 years and worked as Honorary Counsellor at NHS.


I specialise in a wide range of areas dealing with life`s challenges with a particular interest in issues relating to cultural difference and identity.

I am the member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I adhere to their professional code of practice and am engaged in regular clinical supervision.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£70.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured

Additional information


Initial hourly Consultation session (50min): £70

Each subsequent hourly session (50min) from 8am -4.30 pm £70; after 4.30 pm - 9.30 pm and weekends £75

Online ( zoom or Skype ) sessions £60

When I work

Monday -Friday 8am -9 pm. Saturday 9am -3pm

Further information


When considering therapy it is natural not to be clear about the length and depth of engagement that is right for you or an approach that might be most helpful. I recommend that you get in touch and we can arrange an initial meeting. This will be an opportunity to meet each other , to talk about your difficulties and to decide if therapy feels right for you. There is no commitment to ongoing work at this stage. If, following our first meeting, we decide to continue together, we would agree to a regular time to meet once a week certain time.

I practise in quiet and friendly therapy rooms near Canada Water and London Bridge . Both places are less than 3 minutes walk from underground stations.

I also offer counselling in Russian and Latvian (my native) languages.

City Of London, 92-94 Tooley Street, London Bridge, London, SE1 2TH

Canada Water Bodytonic Clinic, 10-11 Dock Offices,, Surrey Quays Road, Canada Water, London, SE16 2XU

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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.

Additional languages

Latvian, Russian

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