Julie Bennett

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(BA.Hons)MBACP Accredited
Available for new clients
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Leytonstone, E11
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

A Counsellor and Psychotherapist since March 1995, I have 29 years of experience in Counselling and Psychotherapy. I work with Individuals and Couples and have helped many people make successful changes in their life.

I provide private counselling in Leytonstone where I see clients for both short term counselling and open ended therapy. I also do online sessions.

What to Expect during Counselling and Psychotherapy

At our initial assessment there is no obligation to proceed if you decide not to. This is an opportunity for us to discuss the life difficulties for which you are considering Counselling or Psychotherapy and to explore how we will work together and what you can expect from therapy. I feel it is very important that you as the client feel heard and understood and that you feel comfortable working with me. The first session is an ideal time to look at how we move forward I will aim to answer any questions you may have about what happens next. How appointments are set up and to explain the confidentiality agreement.

As a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist, I am highly trained and experienced in using Behaviour Therapy, Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Therapy, Integrative Therapy, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Person Centred Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) and Transactional Analysis (TA) to work with people to improve their wellbeing.


People can experience emotional distress at times, maybe because of a difficult childhood, relationship issues, past or recent trauma, bereavement. You may be experiencing anxiety or depression, or feel that life holds no meaning for you. You may feel you only focus on how to move away from a negative situation rather than being able to look at what you want for yourself, what your goals are. What if you need to make important decisions. You know you want to make the changes, but somehow feel stuck in following through with them.

I believe therapy can help the client make connections with early life experiences and how those experiences might still be impacting on the way they are living their life in the present. We sometimes still use old outdated coping strategies to help solve problems. I believe through therapy that we can build up and restore more healthier coping strategies and expand on our inner resources so that we can regain a better quality of life and feel that there are more choices open to us. It is so important that people feel respected and truly valued for who they really are.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) In counselling using Transactional Analysis. Metanoia Insitute. (2001)

British Association for Counselling and psychotherapy BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist.

Diploma In Individual and Relationship counselling. The Healing Centre (UK) 1996

Certificate in Working with Trauma. Cambridge Body Psychotherapy Centre  (UK) 2006

Certificate  Critical incident, and Stress De-briefing - Centre for Stress Management. (UK) 2003

Master Practitioner In Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) PPD Learning London (UK) 2009.

Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for psychotherapists Uk 2010
I am committed to Continuing professional, Development (CPD) in Counselling and psychotherapy.  I abide by the Ethical Framework for good Practice in counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for counselling and Psychotherapy.

I work part time within the NHS as a therapist, where I see a wide social, economic and ethnic range of clients.

I also work as an Affiliate Counsellor for an Employee Assistance programme (EAP) providing psychological support for employees of their corporate clients.

I am also a Counsellor for Students of a Theatre Academy.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers

Additional information

£65 00 for Couple counselling

£60.00 for Individual counselling.

General Availability:
Weekday Daytimes, Weekday Evenings

When I work

I am available daytime and evenings Mon-Fri.

Further information

Location Information:

My practice address is in Leytonstone E11. Nearest tube station is Leytonstone and nearest overground is Leytonstone High Road. There are buses from Stratford 257 and 339. I am a five minute walk from the overground station Leytonstone High Road.
Wheelchair access: No

If you have any further questions, please contact me on 07956 689345

Leytonstone, E11

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme
Julie Bennett
Julie Bennett