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Jon Durbridge MNCS (Accred) Ad Dip PC

London E1W & SW17
07734571753 07734571753 Registered / Accredited

About me

My clients say that I have changed their lives. Where at first they had feelings of doubt and worry about sharing thoughts with a stranger, they now can’t imagine life without our sessions. There doesn’t have to be a specific reason why you want to talk to a counsellor. You may not even be aware of an issue. But as our therapist-client relationship develops, we may discover together areas of our lives that could use a little tweaking through a little soul searching and self-development. Sharing the smallest thoughts which trouble us can lead to enormous comfort and peace of mind. Often, the issue we think is troubling us might not be the real issue at all.

In our sessions, we can explore ways to bring clarity to our lives to make for a happier existence. This newfound peace of mind will make an enormous difference to your life, and even those around you. Counselling gives you the chance to talk about yourself in a safe and completely confidential environment, and can help you to reach your full potential. Areas covered could include:

• Person-centred therapy – you’re free to express your emotions and feelings in a relaxed and non-judgemental private setting. For instance, you might just feel a bit stuck and would like an outlet, speaking with someone who is completely objective.

• Self-defeating behaviour – tackling habits and patterns of thinking that you’d like to address, including behaviour which holds you back, perhaps causing unwanted anxiety and worry.

• Working through past experiences – exploring influences of your current behaviour and changing it.

• Relationships – recognise and manage differences, and negative patterns, within relationships – then working to adapt and change them.

• Solution-focused therapy – addressing a particular issue and promoting positive change, focusing on your (sometimes unknown) strengths.

• Personal trait changes and enhancement. Would you like be more assertive, or even just find a way to curb anger sometimes?

Our first consultation is absolutely free. This will give you the chance to assess if I’m the right person for you, and for us to work out together, how we think our sessions would be useful in your life. We can just get to know each other in this first meeting and take it from there, with no commitment to continue further. But I think you’ll be amazed how speaking about the smallest things can bring a positive and fulfilling change to your life.

I’m also a qualified Hypnotherapist, registered on the National Hypnotherapy Society’s accredited register. I have a Diploma In Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (Dip Hyp CS) from Chrysalis Courses. Hypnotherapy can be a powerful and fulfilling way to conquer the stresses and strife we all face daily, including:

• Stress

• Weight loss and healthy eating

• Stopping Smoking

• Changing an unwanted habit or behaviour

• Self-confidence boosters

• Anxiety and panic attacks

• Conquer a fear – such as a wedding speech, interview, or driving test

If you haven’t experienced hypnotherapy before, you can even try a session just for relaxation. This is also something I can teach you to practice by yourself. A wonderful way to escape daily woes, even for a couple of minutes or so, leaving your mind clear to carry on with your day. I often use self-hypnosis to aid my own sleeping, for those frustrating times when we wake up in the middle of the night and a million and one thoughts are going through your head.

Please feel free to discuss any matter, in confidence, over the phone on 07734 571 753. Alternatively, email me. There’s no obligation to proceed.

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Ad Dip PC)

National Counselling Society’s accredited register.

Diploma in Hypnotherapy - Dip Hyp CS

Member of the National Hypnotherapy Society (MHS)

I am also one of the counsellors at The Awareness Centre in Tooting

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Reality therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Our first consultation is absolutely free. This will give you the chance to assess if I’m the right person for you, and for us to work out together, how we think our sessions would be useful in your life. We can just get to know each other in this first meeting and take it from there, with no commitment to continue further. Depending on what you're looking for, the sessions start at £45 (for 50 minutes)

Also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory.

4 Jardine Road
London
E1W

The Awareness Centre
74-80 Upper Tooting Road
London
SW17 7PB

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Day, evening and weekends. I have a safe, quiet, calm and relaxing flat looking out to the river.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Jon Durbridge MNCS (Accred) Ad Dip PC

Jon Durbridge MNCS (Accred) Ad Dip PC