Faye West

Faye West

Manor House Library
Manor House
Old Road
SE13 5SY


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About me

I am a Specialised Adolescent Psychotherapist working with ages 11- 20.
I practice Integrative Psychodynamic Counselling and use Talking Therapy, Play Therapy, CBT and Art Therapy to connect with young people.

I am experienced in working with adolescents from South London and provide additional support for young people with mild learning difficulties and ASD.
You, as a teenager yourself, or your child, may be caught in the midst of exam pressure, social anxiety, self-esteem problems or bullying. You could be facing a problem like divorce, loss, depression or a health issue. You may just be feeling lost and tired.

Being a teenager is hard in ways that we never forget. Sometimes, parents or guardians don't mean to come across as you feel they do; I encourage and facilitate communication between both sides so each person's voice is heard.

I provide a friendly, safe and proactive space to be honest about how you feel and what's getting to you, and how we can move forward to make things better.
I offer short- term, targeted work and mid-term work for more involved problems.

I work one-to-one with each young person, and also encourage parental input and offer additional mediation sessions between young people and parents and the start or end of treatment.

I am a relatable and experienced psychotherapist and my skills are built on forming a strong and trustworthy relationship with teenagers, doing so quickly and backing it up with a dependable, safe and confident practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a double credited Masters in Integrative Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

I am a member of the BACP. Membership Number 00826576

I am additionally trained in CBT, Play Therapy and Substance Misuse Harm Reduction techniques.

I trained at the Maudsley Hospital, providing psychotherapy as part of the IAPT program and providing group facilitation for inpatients.

I have worked with Local Authority, CAMHS, Social Services and MIND providing counselling to young people.

I additionally practice counselling in schools and colleges in South London.

Member organisations



  • £30 Initial consultation
  • £60 a session
  • Concessional, Student and Long Term rates negotiable

Further information

I offer an additional session with both the young person and their parents/ Primary care givers. This is offered based on the wishes of my young person. It is there to bring a constructive family outcome and is designed to bring together the wishes of all parties to set in place a new family agreement, where each party has rights and responsibilities.

Maps & Directions

London, SE13 5SY

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes


I am available for weekdays after school and Saturday mornings.

Types of client

Young people