Fiona Howard

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FdSc MBACP (Accred)
Available for new clients
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London, SW14
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I'm a person-centred, talking therapist based in SW London working with  individuals and couples.  I appreciate that sometimes life is just overwhelming - often we know what the root cause of the problem is and occasionally we don't.  Perhaps you have had a realisation that coping on your own isn't working and talking to someone else could help.  Whatever the reason you have landed on my page today, I hope it gives you an insight into what I do.

I aim to provide you with a safe, private and peaceful place to explore what is going on with you. You will have a confidential space to speak about concerns that maybe you are unable to discuss with anyone else. R ather than offer advice I work collaboratively with you to make sense of your world and help you explore ways of making positive changes.

I work integratively with different approaches. No one size fits all and so I tailor my approach to each individual and couple. No issue is too small and I work in both the short and long term and will be guided by your wishes.

Having faced my own challenges and formed an authentic relationship with my therapist I experienced first hand the power of an empathic, caring, non-judgemental and safe space to explore my feelings.  My aim is to offer a similar experience to my clients.

Training, qualifications & experience

In addition to my private practice, for the last few years  I have been volunteering with the Oasis Charity in Cobham and worked with a wide range of clients from many backgrounds, with a broad spectrum of life experiences.   I am committed to professional and personal growth through, supervision, personal reflection and continued Professional Development through training and regular supervision.

I have always been fascinated in human nature and behaviour and following careers in marketing and teaching I retrained to be a counsellor.

I am an accredited member of the BACP and am guided by and work within their Ethical Framework.

Qualifications & Professional Memberships

  • Accredited Member of the BACP
  • FdSc Foundation Degree Humanistic Counselling & Psychotherapy from Greenwich University
  • Introduction to Couples Counselling Level 1 - Deborah Winterbourne 2023
  • Foundation Certificate in The Application of Polyvagal Theory in Counselling & Psychotherapy - Maggie McAllister-MacGregor 2021
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Primary) from King Alfred's College, Winchester
  • BSc Hons Degree in Psychology from UCL, London

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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


£70.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Free initial Telephone Consultation.

It's important for you to find the right counsellor so I offer a free, no-obligation short initial telephone consultation. During this time we can discuss briefly what it is that has drawn you to counselling and to see if you feel you would like to explore further with me.


£70 for 50 minutes for individuals

£90 for 60 minutes with couples

Fees to be paid by bank transfer before session or in cash.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I offer daytime, early morning and evening appointments during the week.   I also work online so happy to offer a hybrid for those who wish to have the choice depending on circumstances.

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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