Joakim Parknas

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BSc (Hons), PgDp, BACP (Reg)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London, LONDON, W3
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

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 over 10 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

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


£70.00 per session

Additional information

My standard fee is £70 per session (50min). I have also a few spaces allocated to concessional fees if you are on a low income.

When I work

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

London, LONDON, W3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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