Izabela Hunter MA, Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychotherapist & Counsellor(MBACP)
I work as a Child, Adolescent, Parent and Adult Psychotherapist and Counsellor. I am fully registered member of BACP and accredited UKCP member. For the last few years I worked as a Psychotherapist in schools across London alongside my private practice. As a result I have developed my own unique approach to working therapeutically, integrating a variety of different modalities, such as psychodynamic, humanistic and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to meet each person’s specific needs and expectations. Each person is an individual and what works for one person in therapy may not necessarily suit someone else.
I understand how to work with children to get beneath words using art, play and sand tray therapy to support the expression of feelings when it is hard to find the words or is difficult to talk about. Teenagers, young people and adults often prefer to talk about their feelings, but also use creative media to express themselves and find them beneficial to my style of therapy.
I work with a wide range of issues which you might come across in your personal, family and work life. When you find yourself “stuck”, unsure about your life direction, unhappy about relationships, generally anxious or worried about your children, I can offer a confidential therapeutic support that will help you to make sense of these emotional and relational experiences.
Through the relationship between us, I aim to help you discover and develop new ways of approaching life; with less influence from the old patterns that have contributed to your distress and suffering in the present.
My work is informed by the latest neuroscientific research, whilst also taking into consideration my clients’ age, cultural and ethnic origins, as well as religious beliefs, sexual orientation and reasons for referral.
Training, qualifications & experience
• MA in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Counselling
• Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
• Postgraduate Certificate in Observational Study and Child Mental Health
• Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theoretical Perspectives in Psychotherapy
Accredited register membership
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
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Children’s learning difficulties
- Dependent personality disorder
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic attacks
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizotypal personality disorder
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Appointments are offered at HQ Therapy Rooms in Haggerston with an initial session being an opportunity to explore the concerns bringing you to seek therapy as well as options for working together.
Initial telephone consultation: free
Individual Adult Counselling/Psychotherapy/Parenting session (50 minutes): £70
Child or Adolescent Psychotherapy/Counselling session (50 minutes): £70 - £75
In the first meeting we will discuss your hopes in therapy and you will have an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about counselling and psychotherapy.
If you’re a parent, or parents, seeking therapy for your child, I will meet with you without your child and we will discuss your concerns in detail. I will ask you about your child’s development and current functioning and explain how I work and how to talk your child about therapy.
You may set up your first appointment by sending me an email with a brief description of your situation together with any other relevant information or questions.
Or call me for a free 20 minute phone consultation where we can briefly discuss the reasons for you seeking counselling or psychotherapy and the best format for this to take place.
Child & Adolescent, Adult Psychotherapist and Counsellor can be reached using the following:
Telephone: 07999 375 884
* I will reply to your request within 24 hours.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|