Joakim Parknas BSc (Hons), PgDp, BACP (Reg)

Joakim Parknas BSc (Hons), PgDp, BACP (Reg)



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About me

My name is Joakim Parknas and I'm a qualified Psychotherapist and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy of which I adhere to its code of ethics for good practice.

I work from an integrative therapeutic approach, which means that I'm trained in several different therapeutic disciplines. This allows me to draw from a vast knowledge base in order to accommodate my clients needs.

My aim with the therapy is to allow my clients to explore themselves in a professional setting. I believe that everyone is equipped with enough resources to get the most out of their lives or to overcome unfortunate life events. I seek to facilitate an environment where the un-sayable becomes sayable and eventually accepted, understood and turned into strengths, a space for you to learn what you already know about yourself that may have been lost or misplaced.

The initial assessment resembles a casual conversation with the intent from me to gain a good understanding of your unique life situation. It will outline the framework of the therapy that I offer. It also allows me to get an understanding of your needs and expectations of therapy. Thereafter, I will let you know how I would accomodate them. It also gives you the opportunity to assess whether you are comfortable with me, which is the most important question.

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy
Post graduate Certificate in Counselling Skills
BSc (Hons) Psychology

I have 8 years experience working within NHS with a vast amount of people from different backgrounds to enable them to overcome a wide range of life issues and help them to help themselves to find, reignite and utilise their faded abilities and resilience.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


My standard fee is £55 per session (50min). I have also a few spaces allocated to concessional fees if you are on a low income.

Maps & Directions

London, W3

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Swedish


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I offer flexible appointments and I am also available evenings and weekends.

Types of client

Young people
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