Gemma Capocci

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London E12 & IG9
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About me

Life can be hard, but you don't have to travel through it alone. I offer a warm, compassionate and non-judgmental space to share any difficult thoughts, feelings or past memories that may be troubling you. By developing a therapeutic relationship of trust and safety, we will work collaboratively together to reach your goals, allowing space for reflection, insight and a deeper understanding of your self along the way. There is no right or wrong way to do therapy. I offer both in-person and online therapy, long and short term, at a pace that is most comfortable for you.

I work with adults individually, however my speciality is working with mothers in the perinatal period and beyond, particularly those struggling with anxiety, depression, perfectionism, overwhelm, loss of identity and feelings of failure. As an integrative therapist, I work with a range of therapeutic modalities, or styles of therapy, and together we will decide upon the best approach for you.

It's my belief that little weight is given to the life-changing transition of motherhood on women, particularly the significant emotional impact and the breakdown of self-worth and perceived value in society. Through validating and normalising difficult feelings, I foster a foundation of self compassion and acceptance that will help regulate and calm difficult and overwhelming feelings even in the most trying of times.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • PGDip Counselling & Psychotherapy, University of East London (2023)
  • BA Hons Sociology, Goldsmiths College, University of London (2004)

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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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£65.00 per session

Additional information

I do work to a sliding scale, so if you believe you would benefit from therapy but £65 feels unfeasible, please still get in touch.

When I work

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Further information

I am co-founder of We Are Motherly Love CIC, a non-profit organisation providing free peer support for mothers struggling with their mental health.  I also volunteered for perinatal mental health charity, The PANDAS Foundation for two years from March 2020.

London, Greater London, E12

Cherry Tree Therapy Centre, 2 Station Parade, Cherry Tree Rise, London, Essex, IG9 6EU

Type of session

In person