Jack Ridley

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London, Greater London, EC1M 6AX
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Psychotherapy & counselling is a dedicated place to explore the relationship we have with ourselves, our past and the world around us, to enable deeper understanding and the process of change. I focus on supporting and facilitating this in a secure and confidential environment. 

I work with people suffering from:

Abuse | Addiction | Anxiety | Depression | O.C.D | Panic Attacks | PTSD | Sexual Abuse | Shame & Trauma. 

This is as a collaborative process with the emphasis on exploring together. It is a unique space to explore difficult thoughts and feelings — things it may be extremely hard to find an outlet for in the rest of your life. It involves discussing ideas, memories, behaviours, families, relationships, fantasies, dreams and significant events, with the hope of helping people understand something about what brought them to where they are today. 

What type of therapy or counselling do you offer?

My formal training is in the psychodynamic model which focuses on how we are shaped by our experiences and the role of our unconscious mind. I do not subscribe to a one-size-fits-all model or dogmatic school of thought and my practice is informed by a range of theories, philosophies and ideas. This includes ideas found in existential, humanistic, psychoanalytic and trauma-informed philosophies, as well as my own personal experience of the therapeutic world more broadly.  

How long do I go for?

1. Open-ended

2. Short term (12 weeks to 6 months)

How long is a session?

50 mins 

How many times a week would I go for sessions?

Once weekly

Training, qualifications & experience

My formal psychodynamic training took place at the U.K’s longest running counselling centre and I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists (MBACP). As a Member of the BACP I adhere to their ethical framework of practise and standards of training.  

I previously worked at two low-cost services; Highgate Counselling Centre & Highbury Counselling Centre. I currently work in private practice which includes referrals from established mental health services. 

Alongside my professional training and the time I spend with clients, my own therapy has lasted many years and continues to significantly inform my practice

Member organisations

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Additional information

Fees are based on a sliding scale 

13 Charterhouse Square, London, Greater London, EC1M 6AX

Type of session

In person

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