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Psychodynamic Therapist, MBACP (Accred)

About me

My way of working is to enable you to explore feelings and emotions in a safe, containing environment whilst facilitating you to make sense of your past experiences.

My approach is Psychodynamic which means I look at how past experiences has influenced you in the present. By unravelling and understanding what you bring to the sessions, deep-rooted thoughts and feelings can be explored and resolved.

I specialised in cross-cultural relationships and issues with specific understanding of Asian backgrounds and heritage.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Psychodynamic Therapist and an Accredited Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP).

I hold a BACP Accredited Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling and Therapy from the Manor House Centre for Psychotherapy & Counselling. I also hold a BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology from University College London.

I abide by the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions, and my work adheres to their strict professional standards

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP

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

Cross-cultural relationships and issues

Fees

From £50.00 to £70.00

Additional information

My fees are between £50 - £70.

I operate a sliding scale and occasionally do have vacancy for reduced fee.

There will be a charge of £60 for the initial session. During this session we will decide if we would like to work together and discuss the appropriate fee.

When I work

I have limited availability for morning or afternoon sessions.

Further information

I work with adults, one to one on an open-ended basis.

Sessions last 50 minutes, and occur weekly at the same time and day.

I provide face to face and online therapy.

Please note I am currently only offering online or telephone sessions, and have limited availability for morning or afternoon sessions.

12 Woodfall Road, London, N4 3JD

20 Egerton Drive, London, SE10 8JS

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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