Jenny Southall

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Counsellor, psychotherapist and supervisor UKCP acc BACP acc
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London, Hertfordshire, EN5 1BE
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am currently offering therapy face-to-face and via phone or video link to young people 11+. individuals and couples.

Supervision for individuals and groups available on request. Discounts available for students. 

I offer a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where I work with individuals to achieve lasting personal change.

I use a targeted approach to set appropriate goals for your therapy, and importantly this helps to signal when the therapy is over. This saves you time and money, as well as helping you feel better faster.

I have helped many people of all ages:

  • Reduce anxiety
  • Break the cycle of depression
  • Stop panic attacks
  • Improve relationships and family issues
  • Progress career
  • Increase confidence
  • Self-manage your mental health
  • Explore sexuality
  • Manage anger
  • Sleep better

You might want to focus on a specific problem that is troubling you, or you may simply have a sense that you are not feeling yourself, and things are ‘not quite right’.  I work flexibly and creatively to help you find ways to manage and overcome difficulties with a variety of approaches.

I have twenty years experience working as a counsellor and therapist, group facilitator and consultant both within private and public organisations including the BBC, the NHS, local colleges and schools and the Employment industry. I have been a registered member of the BACP since 2010.

My specialisms:

  • Issues related to young people - eating disorders, self-harm, low self-esteem, bereavement, family breakdown. I have worked as a schools counsellor and facilitator in London primary and secondary schools.
  • Employment - including stress, illness, PTSD, long periods of unemployment.
  • Depression and anxiety 
  • Relationship issues.

I am BACP and UKCP accredited and my practice is fully insured and professionally supervised in accordance with BACP and UKCP guidelines.


Everything that we discuss is confidential. In very few extreme circumstances, it might be necessary for me to pass on information without your consent. This would only be if there were a substantial possibility of serious harm to yourself or others or if I were legally impelled to impart information. If I had concerns in this area, I would aim talk to you as fully as possible before deciding to take any action. I aim to maintain the highest standards of good practice and safety.

My approach:

Although I have trained as a Transactional Analyst, and additionally have had training as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, I also draw on the humanistic, relational, psychodynamic and existential approaches. Creativity is also central to my approach.


I work from Whetstone in North London, which is easy to reach by public transport from the surrounding areas of Muswell Hill, Barnet, Hertfordshire, Oakleigh Park, Southgate, Finchley, Enfield and Cockfosters.  It is a 15 minute walk from Totteridge and Whetstone or High Barnet tube station on the Northern line (High Barnet branch), and the 326, 389, 234, 263, 34, 307, 384 bus stop is 2 minutes away.

There is free parking on my road and surrounding roads.

My consulting room in Barnet is on the ground floor and is wheelchair accessible.

If you would like to talk further please contact me on the number or email listed.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training and Qualifications:

  • CPPD Diploma in Clinical Supervision – CPPD 2022 
  • MSc Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy -Middlesex University 2012
  • Clinical Diploma TA Psychotherapy -Metanoia Institute 2012
  • Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy) - European Association of Transactional Analysis 2012
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Diploma - New Skills Academy 2013
  • How to do counselling online: a coronavirus primer - BACP/Open University 2020
  • Further training in Conflict Management, Equality and Diversity, Child Protection and Coaching/Mentoring - Ingeus and BBC


  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Individuals, couples and young people 11+

I have extensive experience of working both briefly (up to 6 sessions) and long-term. I have provided therapy and counselling to people across a variety of mental health and well being issues, as well as delivering and developing psycho-educational workshops on subjects which include sexual health and well being, anger management, confidence, assertiveness and clinical anxiety and depression management groups. I work with clients from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds as well as those from marginalised communities.


I have worked as a consultant and trainer on matters of mental health, and am a sub-contracted consultant to other Welfare-to-Work providers. I have delivered training sessions within corporations and creative media agencies.

Youth work

In addition, I have supported young people at the Haringey Young Carers project, working specifically with their concerns about drugs and alcohol, mental health, street violence, sexuality and other issues. I have worked as a counsellor within both primary and secondary schools and have mentored young graduates in their initial career at the BBC.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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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.

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health

Additional information

£60 per hour for individuals; negotiable amount for couples and groups

I also offer concessionary rates for students and those on low incomes - please ask me for further information.

Some evening slots are available. Telephone and video sessions can also be arranged.

I am registered with all the major private healthcare providers.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm

Hillier Close, Barnet, London, Hertfordshire, EN5 1BE

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

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In person

Supervision for individuals a groups available on request. Discounts available for students.

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Jenny Southall
Jenny Southall