John Mason

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London, N8
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I'm an experienced Therapist and Counsellor with more than 18 years of expertise and experience supporting people with issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship problems, low self-esteem, lack of confidence, family issues and childhood trauma. I also support people with Suicidal Ideation and those that wish to address addictions such as sex addiction, gambling addiction and drug and alcohol addiction. I have an extensive knowledge of 12 step work.

What I offer

I work from an integrative/person centered approach which incorporates motivational interviewing in the process with some life coaching, if requested.

I offer a safe, warm, pragmatic and down to earth space where my clients can feel free to explore their issues, anxieties, fears, thoughts, feelings and fantasies without the fear of judgment or reproach.

Apart from traditional counselling I offer a 'Walking Therapy' in the local park, Finsbury Park or Alexandra Palace, for those that find the counselling space too intense and telephone or Zoom counselling for those that would rather stay in the privacy of their own home.

I offer open ended or fixed/short term counselling which can be goals focused if required at a fee of £70 (sometimes negotiable)

I also offer a free initial consultation of 30 minutes in order for you to see if you would like to work with me or not. If you require a reduced fee please mention this on your first contact with me in order for me to agree availability. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Integrative), registered by the BACP, an accredited Certificate in Group work, an accredited Certificate in Systemic Approach to Family Therapy, Significant additional training including Motivational Interviewing, CBT and Mindfulness. I've worked for many years in the social care field for various organisations including residential rehabilitation centers and aftercare.

Member organisations

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).

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
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£70.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

My fee is 70 pounds for a 50 minute session or 'walking Therapies' which is negotiable dependent on low income. I offer an initial 30 minute consultation free of charge. My fee is also reduced to 50 pounds (negotiable) for telephone or skype counselling.

Further information

I have experience of working with people from many different ethnic backgrounds and religions and those from the LGBT community.

Sydney Road, London, N8

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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John Mason
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