Irina Pierrot BA (Hons) MBACP. Individual & Couple Therapy. Teenagers & Children
“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf” (Jon Kabat-Zinn)
Facing important changes in your life, experiencing loss, having relationships difficulties? Feeling sad, anxious, stressed, stuck or depressed?
I am here to be alongside you and will endeavour to help you help yourself.
My name is Irina and I am an experienced and qualified therapist. I offer a safe, non-judgemental, compassionate yet stimulating space where you can voice your life experiences and where we will work together to understand them and find a way forward.
I work with individuals, couples, children & adolescents, and on parenting and parent-child relationship issues.
My training in Integrative Relational Psychotherapeutic Counselling means that I draw on a range of different psychotherapeutic methods and pay close attention to the here and now and relationships. I also focus on body-mind connection and use creative interventions, expressive arts, mindfulness, guided meditation and breathing techniques when appropriate and desired by client.
Everyone is unique, and I will work with you according to your individual needs.
I have experience of working with various issues, e.g. Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Bereavement, Abuse, Trauma & PTSD, Parenting, Family Issues, Anger Management, Work related issues, Addictions, Self-Harm, Panic and Phobias.
I believe in choice and human potential for growth, change and accessing a “better” you. Together, we will try to find the meaning and direction in your life and discover self-awareness, wisdom, peace and resilience you already have within you.
“We discover the world in ourselves, and ourselves in the world” (Welwood)
Psychothérapie en français
Anxiété, dépression, problèmes relationnels et familiaux, deuil, abus, traumatisme, panique, phobie, gestion de la colère?
Bonjour. Je m'appele Irina et je suis une psychothérapeute expérimentée. J'exerce en langue française, en cabinet privé à Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, dans la Sud-Ouest de Londres. Merci de m'appeler ou de m'envoyer un email pour plus d'information.
Training, qualifications & experience
- BA Hons (1st Class) in Integrative-Relational Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Middlesex University)
- Mindfulness Stress Reduction
- Couple/Relationship Therapy (Post-Graduate Certificate / Relational Change)
- Working with Children in Gestalt way (Play & Arts therapies)
- Building Resilience with Children & Teenagers (Positive Psychology & CBT)
- Creative Interventions & Sand Play
- Dramatherapy & Addictions
- Bereavement and Loss
- Child Protection and Safeguarding Children
- Certificate in Psychology
Alongside my private practice, I have experience facilitating patients support group in the hospital and working as a counsellor in different settings, e.g. NHS, Kingston Women’s Centre and with parents in primary school.
In addition, I have also worked with children from unfavourable backgrounds and additional emotional needs and at Home-Start charity (supporting families experiencing difficulties).
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Behaviour problems
- Borderline personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
- Adolescents and Children
- Couple relationship difficulties
- Family relationships difficulties
- Life changes and transitions
- Cultural issues
- Personal development
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Compassion-Focused Therapy
- Couples counselling
- Existential therapy
- Family/systemic therapy
- Gestalt therapy
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Individuals £60 per session (50 min).
Children £65 per session (50 min).
Couples/Relationship therapy & Family work £80 per single session (50 min) and £130 per 1.5 hour session.
I offer a limited number of concession places for people on low or no income, please contact me for more information.
I am an approved practitioner with AXA PPP Healthcare.
All enquiries are in strict confidence, without obligation to follow through.
I offer both short-term and long-term therapy.
I currently work at my private practice in Surbiton, South West London, Surrey county, and in agency setting in Kingston upon Thames.
My therapy rooms are in easy reach of Kingston Upon Thames, Tolworth, Chessington, Long Ditton, Thames Ditton, Esher, Claygate, Walton-on-Thames, East Molesey, West Molesey, Teddington, Hampton court, Wimbledon, New Malden, Worcester Park, Ewell, Epsom.
My private practice is in 20 min walking distance of Surbiton train station (20 min direct train from Waterloo, Central London). Alternatively bus stops of K1, K4, 71, 65, 465, 406, 418, 281 buses are within few minutes walk.
Free roadside parking is available at my private practice in Surbiton.
I'm a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I abide by BACP code of ethical and professional practice. I attend regular clinical supervision, hold professional indemnity insurance as well as enhanced DBS check. I am also trained in First Aid.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
|Other languages:||French, Russian|
Monday to Thursday: morning, daytime and evening, depending on availability.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|