Jennifer Pearson

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BSc, MA, PG Dip. MBACP | Online Counsellor & Psychotherapist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London E17 & Enfield EN3
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Most of us experience feelings of sadness, loss, frustration, anger and stress at some time in our lives. It can be very difficult to express, understand and resolve these feelings when we are emotionally distressed. It may also be difficult to share some issues with family and friends for fear of being judged or misunderstood.

I am here to offer you an empathic, non-judgmental and confidential ear. I am a fully qualified counsellor and psychotherapist, offering a safe, calm and supportive space for you to work through those experiences and feelings, which are preventing you from leading a happy and fulfilling life.

I believe that each person is unique and, as such, I vary my style to meet the needs of each client. My counselling techniques are therefore informed by a wide variety of counselling/psychotherapy approaches, and I describe myself as an “integrative counsellor”.

A good client-counsellor relationship is essential to the counselling process. I aim to work in a collaborative way, where all decisions are made together.

As a counsellor, my role is to facilitate a process whereby you recognise and draw on your inner strengths and resources in order to make any changes which might be necessary. I do this by actively listening to what is (or isn’t) being expressed and by using techniques which will enable you to explore your feelings and experiences at a deeper level. I may also offer you sensitive and supportive challenges to help you to gain a new perspective on your concerns.

I offer individual, face-to-face counselling to adults and young people (age 16 upwards).

As a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, I am guided by a strict code of conduct and ethics. This ensures that I work in a professional manner. It also ensures that I keep abreast with new developments in counselling and psychotherapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellness Diploma
  • Certificate in Addiction Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse
  • Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Listed on the United Kingdom Register of Counsellors
  • Specialist accredited training in working with issues around abortion, pregnancy and infant loss
  • Member of the Foundation for Infant Loss
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Careers Counselling
  • Master of Art degree
  • Bachelor of Science degree

I worked for Victim Support for many years, offering advice and information to female victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. This experience provided me with an in-depth insight into the issues faced by this particular client group. My experience also enabled me to develop the skills needed to meet their often very complex needs.

I also worked for the Royal National Institute for the Blind as a research assistant, which brought me into direct contact with visually-impaired people. The role provided me with a sound understanding of the physical and emotional needs of disabled people.

I have extensive experience of supporting pupils with special needs, such as those with physical, learning and emotional difficulties, using counselling skills and other techniques.

I have also worked for a drug and alcohol agency, providing brief and open-ended counselling to clients with substance-misuse issues. Addiction provides a means of escape from painful or stressful experiences and clients generally present with a range of issues including those listed below.

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


£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured
  • Vitality

Additional information

I charge £55 per session. 

Concessionary fees are also available depending on income.

I charge £60 per session for organisations.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Please note that I currently have online availability only.

Further information

 I am a fully qualified counsellor and psychotherapist, offering a safe, calm and supportive space for you to work through those experiences and feelings, which are preventing you from leading a happy and fulfilling life.

Concessionary fees are available for clients on means-tested benefits.

I offer day-time, evening and weekend appointments .

Walthamstow, London, Greater London, E17

Enfield, Middlesex, EN3

Type of session


Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

The Peter House Centre in Walthamstow is wheelchair accessible.

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Jennifer Pearson
Jennifer Pearson