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Fionnuala O'Donnell

London W1B & NW5
+442076866735 +447999064298

About me

I am a psychodynamic psychotherapist and counsellor who works with adults of all ages.

There are times in life when changes in circumstances or relationships make it hard to find a way through alone. We might or might not have family or friends to whom we can turn for support, but even if we do, sometimes that isn't enough.

Would you like help from a professional - someone who is well trained, who is there for you, and able to devote time and skill to your unique situation? As someone who is not involved in the dynamics of your family or friendship groups, I can offer you nonjudgmental support.

​I offer counselling and psychotherapy to individuals who come to me for a wide variety of reasons. I provide a confidential place to talk and to explore emotions, to take time to think about who you are and what you might want from life. I will  help you to understand better what is contributing to your current situation, so that you can make the changes you desire, however big or small.

​I have experience of working with people from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities on issues such as depression, anxiety, bereavement, low self-esteem, career dilemmas, relationship issues and addiction. Of course, a list such as this might suggest that issues present themselves clearly and individually, whereas in reality it often is a complex web of experiences, that we can work through together. As well as working in private practice, I have worked in the NHS.

After an initial consultation  clients attend a once or twice weekly, fifty minute session.

Training, qualifications & experience

PG Dip (Psychodynamic Psychotherapy) University of Roehampton & WPF Therapy

Certificate in Counselling skills (WPF Therapy)

MA (Education Management & Administration)

                                
I have extensive experience of working with clients in clinical settings, as well as in private practice. I have experience of working at an outpatients' clinic at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

I am a member of the Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling and the BACP.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have experience of working with individuals who have moved from one country to another, and understand some of the complexities of dealing with the changes involved, and the stresses that can accompany such significant change.

Therapies offered

  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

Sessions are charged at £65 for 50 minutes.

I am able to offer some reduced fee sessions, please contact me for further details.

McCrone House
155a Leighton Road
Kentish Town
London
NW5 2RD

Linen Hall
162-168 Regent Street
London
W1B 5TF

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

I see clients during the day and in the evenings on weekdays.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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