Fern Dickson MA, MBACP

Fern Dickson MA, MBACP

13 Charterhouse Square
London
EC1M 6AX

4 Staple Inn
London
WC1V 7QH

07855 860110

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About me

I am a fully-qualified psychotherapist and counsellor experienced in working with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, relationships, life changes and choices, and loss. My practice is based in two convenient and welcoming central London locations next to Chancery Lane and Barbican tube stations.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications and experience:

MA Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent's University, London
PGDip Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent's University
Foundation Certificate in Counselling, Regent's University.
Currently studying for an Advanced Diploma in Existential Psychotherapy at Regent's University
BA (Hons), University of Cambridge
I am a member of the BACP and registered with the UKCP, and abide by their ethical and professional standards

I work with adults in individual therapy, both long-term and shorter-term. I have experience with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, life changes, OCD, eating disorders, sexuality, relationships, difficult decisions, bereavement and loss.

I have a lifelong love of music and a special interest in working with performance anxiety. I also run wellbeing workshops and mindfulness groups.

My approach: Existential therapy is a practical and relational approach which focuses on your real, lived experience rather than theories of the mind. Therapy is a unique space to step away from the demands of everyday life and to talk freely about what is troubling you without pressure or judgement. I will bring an empathic and insightful approach to help you make sense of the difficulties you face, and together we will look at the possibilities and choices available to you. Through this collaborative working relationship we aim to identify what is meaningful to you, and help you to move towards that with a greater sense of freedom and authenticity.

What's the next step? You can get in touch with me via phone or email if you would like more information or to arrange an initial session. We would then meet for an initial 50 minute session, with no obligation to continue. This meeting is an opportunity for you to find out whether my approach suits you, and for me to find out more about you and your hopes and expectations of therapy. If we then decide to work together we would meet for a 50 minute session at a regular time each week.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Performance anxiety and stage fright.

Fees

My fee is £70. Initial consultation £45. Some reduced-fee slots may be available.

Maps & Directions

London, EC1M 6AX
London, WC1V 7QH

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults