Jasmine Cooray

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(MBACP Registered Psychotherapist)
Available for new clients
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London, N1 9RD
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello and Welcome.

I am an Integrative Psychotherapist offering 1-2-1 therapy for adults.

Why have therapy?

At any time, we can find ourselves stuck, overwhelmed or feel we don’t know what to do.

You might have experienced loss or change, find yourself repeating thoughts or behaviours you want to adjust, or want to free up stuck parts of your life. You might need assistance in holding the challenges you face.

Therapy provides support from someone with an outside perspective, with whom you can speak freely in a safe environment about the things affecting you. It can be challenging, but also transformative, to talk.

What are the basics?

My role as a therapist is to help you explore your own experience and find ways to make it easier to deal with your situation. Together, we will talk, see what thoughts, feelings and bodily sensations arise, and do our best to understand them.

You will be provided with a warm, clarifying and grounding environment: a confidential space to not be alone with what is bothering you.

Can you describe a bit more about how you work?

I work in an integrative, creative, embodied way, which means I am trained in several different modalities (listed below) and will draw from them according to your needs.

For example, I might offer a safe witness to painful parts of your history, or I might offer ways of changing or managing negative thoughts that arise in the present.

Usually I work combining looking backwards and looking forwards: that is, work towards understanding the experiences that contribute to your challenges, and find ways to manage and overcome the echoes of these experiences in the present.

I find sensations in the body a useful informant for our emotions, so usually will attend to these too.

We can discuss what you feel might be helpful in the initial session, and if I think something might be useful as we along, I will offer it directly to you for discussion.

I have experience with a wide range of issues that include stress, abuse, anxiety, relationship issues, gender and sexuality, bereavement, abandonment, disability, chronic illness, self harm and low-self worth.

Why are you a psychotherapist?

I believe that we have all done our best to survive and adapt to the circumstances of our pasts, but that sometimes we need help letting go of what isn't useful anymore and finding the freedom to live the life that we want. I want to do work that challenges the message that we must be inauthentic about how we feel to be acceptable. I came to counselling as someone who found being a client incredibly healing, and wanted to pass that experience on. I'm here to help give you a leg up into breathing more easily.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified psychotherapist with a Masters in Integrative Psychotherapy from The Minster Centre, London. I am registered with the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and abide by their code of ethics.

I have worked as a therapist in a number of contexts, including for homelessness prevention charity Alone in London and for LGBT service London Friend.

Prior to training, I worked in the arts and education sector, as a teacher of creative writing. My creativity informs my style of working in that I will encourage anything that there aren't enough plain words for in the room to be expressed with the body, in drawings or verbal images.

I am disabled, have dual-heritage (mixed race) and I offer an LGBTQ inclusive space.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have experience in working with chronic and invisible illnesses, hair loss, cultural identity, and issues around creativity.


£50.00 - £75.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

If you feel like you would like to work with me, please email to arrange an initial meeting and/or to ask any questions you have.

The initial meeting is where you can say what's happening for you and what you'd like help with. This takes place online or on the phone, is free of charge and can be up to an hour. 


I operate on a sliding scale which works as follows:

£50-55 (Supported): This fee is for those unable to pay the standard fee

£65 (Standard): This is my standard fee

£70-75 (Solidarity): This fee makes a contribution toward my services’ accessibility to those with fewer financial resources

I don’t always have Supported Fee slots available but feel free to ask me about it. 

When I work

Ask as this changes fairly regularly

The Practice Rooms, 150 Caledonian Rd, London, N1 9RD

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Jasmine Cooray
Jasmine Cooray