Joel Simpson

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Psychotherapist (UKCP) Supervisor (in training)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

North West London, NW2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I work with clients who may be exhausted from holding secrets and shame. You might want a safe, confidential space to reclaim your voice, re-vision your life, and speak your truths beyond long-held silence. You may want to explore and engage with your personal power, anger, yearnings, creativity and heart. I offer space to attend to the unsayable and to consider the feelings that struggle to be bared.

Do get in touch if you feel lost, stuck, caught in a pattern, or in crisis. Perhaps you’re suffering with anxiety, disappointment, loss, identity issues, relationship & family issues, addictions, sexual violations, childhood & adult trauma and unnamed issues that disturb you. Usual coping strategies might feel redundant. You might experience conflict with cultural, religious, familial and societal expectations. It takes vulnerability & courage to contact me; you’ll be met wihout judgment, in an empathic setting.

Working with me creates weekly time and space to be seen, heard and accepted, just as you are – an opportunity to explore your protective masks and consider who you’ve been and might be/become.

My practice is inclusive and heart centered. I welcome clients along the wide spectrum of cultural, gender, sexual and relational expressions. Experiences of racism, colourism, shadism, sexism, ageism, and discrimination around disability, classism, xenophobia, transphobia, biphobia, homophobia or other oppressions can be wounding, traumatic and present as aspects of your journey that we might attend to, where necessary.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained at Re-Vision, which offers counselling and psychotherapy trainings with a soulful perspective. I hold an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Transpersonal Psychotherapy, accredited by the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and a Diploma in Integrative Transpersonal Counselling Diploma, accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

I am a group facilitator and trainer at Re-Vision. I co-facilitate the Queer Heart Hub for the Black, African and Asian Therapist Network. I also work as a Civil Funeral, Wedding, and Naming Ceremony Celebrant. I have a Diploma in Funeral Celebrancy (RQF) and Couples and Naming Ceremony Celebrancy (RQF).

I have worked at the Terrence Higgins Trust, Re-Vision’s Low Cost Counselling Centre and volunteered with the Samaritans. I hold a Master’s Degree in Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment, a Postgraduate Diploma in Education, and an Honours Degree in Law.

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Loneliness, isolation and aloneness
  • Life change, transitions, being in mid-life, loss of identity and meaning
  • Shame, worthlessness, despair
  • Coming out to yourself and the wider world
  • Chemsex
  • Internalised homophobia, transphobia, queer phobia, bi-phobia


£85.00 per session

Additional information

Fees are £85. Once we've agreed to work together, all missed and cancelled sessions are chargeable at the full, agreed rate. Where possible, I reschedule cancelled sessions to a new appointment within the same week. I provide notice of my absences, for which no session fee is payable. In some circumstances, temporary or extended discounts and concessions are possible; please ask about this when you enquire.

When I work

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Further information

My practice is located near Willesden Green Station (jubilee line, zone two) and is served by bus routes: 260, 266, 460, 98, 52, 206 and 302. Parking is free after 6.30pm: meters are available during day times. In terms of mobility, my practice is on the ground floor; four steps are necessary to exit /enter the building.

Willesden, North West London, NW2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)


In person

As part of supervision training with The Gestalt Centre, I'm offering reduced rate supervision for trainees, qualified therapists and groups

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Joel Simpson
Joel Simpson