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Julia Hughes (MBACP) Ad. Dip

London, E8
07717 050559 07717 050559

About me

Online sessions available. While we are being asked to physically distance from each other support and connection is still important.

We can all experience times in our lives when we feel it would be beneficial to talk to someone, to help make sense of what we're going through.

Maybe you are experiencing a particularly difficult time, or perhaps counselling and therapy is something that you've been curious about.

My name is Julia and I offer counselling in Hackney, tailoring different types of therapy to meet your individual needs.

I offer a warm, calm space where together we can explore and try to make sense of what has brought you to counselling.

I believe that difficulties we are experiencing now can have their roots in the past. I think that therapy should be a place where previous experiences can be explored and understood, as well as focusing on what is affecting you in the here and now.

I work with individuals on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period, with the aim of enabling you to enhance your life and to live it more fully.

I am experienced in helping clients who have experienced difficulties with :

  • Anxiety
  • Relationships
  • Panic Attacks
  • Self esteem
  • Bereavement
  • Life limiting illness
  • Depression, and
  • Disability

My East London practice is in Hackney within easy reach of the City, and to Dalston and Haggerston overground stations.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified integrative counsellor and have an Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative counselling from CPPD counselling school based in North London.

Being an integrative counsellor means I have trained in a number of approaches including person centred, Psychodynamic and CBT. I can draw on different tools and approaches depending on the needs and presenting issue of a client.

For the last 2 years I have worked at Mind in Brentwood and the Centre for Better Health in Hackney seeing clients from a range of backgrounds and presenting problems.

Before becoming a counsellor I worked in the charity sector for a number of years working with carers and people affected with life limiting conditions.


Qualifications: Diploma/ Adv. Dip in Humanistic Integrative Counselling

Additional certified training: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Neuroscience and attachment theory, Psychiatry and psychodynamics, Time-limited counselling.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

Fees

£50 -£60 per 50 minute session

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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

At the moment I am offering online sessions. My usual place of work may not be wheelchair accessible.

Availability

I am currently full and am unable to take any new clients.

Julia Hughes (MBACP) Ad. Dip

Julia Hughes (MBACP) Ad. Dip