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BSC (HONS), MBACP (Registered)

About me

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Life can bring many challenges and the road to success is often full of trying lessons. So it’s understandable that at trying times we might look for support in facing them, as putting off a challenge does not make it go away.

MY PRACTICE   

Welcome, I have been practising as a therapist in Greater London for over 10 years. I am committed to providing Counselling & Psychotherapy in a safe, confidential, and non-judgemental space.

ABOUT MY SERVICE    

My approach to therapy is Integrative, it allows me to draw from a range of approaches to locate the root cause of your problems and identify your particular way(s) of thinking.

I work with individuals, couples, and organisations long-term or (time-limited) for an agreed shorter period of time; I provide clear methods and strategies with the aim of empowering clients to improve their lives and to live it more fulfilled.

WHAT CLIENT CAN EXPECT   

Some people come to counselling because they are just curious and want to understand themselves better, whereas the majority of clients come because they want to change something in their lives but are often unsure of how to change it. 

Depending on what you would like help with, I can work in different ways to resolve the concern with you. 

  • Integratively - means you are not limited to one type of Therapy which may or not suit you. 
  • Exploratory - gives you a greater understanding of the way(s) you process your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours.
  • Structurally - focusing on specific small measurable goals to aid your growth and self-development. 
  • Free resources in the form of worksheets are sometimes given as homework in-between sessions to increase your growth and self-development. 

SPECIALIST WORKING AREAS 

I have experience of working with clients, who have suffered acute emotional and behavioural problems in the areas of: 

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Poor Self-Esteem
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Feeling Sad and Alone
  • Shame
  • Cultural Concerns
  • Anger                                                                                                               

Some of my clients were able to overcome past difficulties associated with childhood behaviours and relationship attachment problems. 

MAIN APPROACHES

Psychodynamic therapy helps clients to examine not just what they are experiencing consciously; it also taps into their unconscious mind, to create a much clearer picture of why they may be struggling. 

Solution-focused therapy explores the individual's current resources and future hopes and works toward empowering them to make their own changes; it is a goal-directed approach to solving some of life’s problems.

Existential therapy helps clients to find meaning and purpose in life. It supports free will, self-determination, and the search for meaning. Often centering on how individuals use their ability to make rational choices to develop to their maximum potential.

CBT therapy deals with your current problems, rather than focusing on issues from your past.  It looks for practical ways to improve your state of mind on a daily basis using homework in-between sessions.

Putting theories aside I believe therapy works well; whatever the modality when the client feels safe and relaxed with you, they often speak freely.                                                                                                                           

ABOUT ME

My interest in counselling stems in part from a very positive personal experience I had, during long-term Psychodynamic psychotherapy that began after the breakdown of a long-term relationship, which left me with more questions than answers. I originally arranged to have counselling hoping for some growth and insight into what had gone wrong with my relationship.

Also, I had always been interested in mental health after witnessing a relative suffer from Bi-Polar yet manage to work a 9-5 job and live alone with the help of talking therapy and medication.

In 2009, after working in the construction industry for 13-years, I decided to re-train to become a psychotherapist and embarked on a journey of self-discovery and growth studying Psychology and Counselling.

I now know as a trained therapist, the self-awareness I gained from long-term personal therapy was essential training to be able to work safely and ethically with clients.

I completed my training in 2014 as an Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and since that time, I've worked with clients, who have suffered from acute emotional and behavioural problems, in the NHS, Prisons, Youth Offenders Institutions, and in private practice.

WHERE CAN YOU FIND HIM ?

All counselling sessions current are held online via Zoom

My practice is based in Croydon which is located a short distance from the Central shopping center. Getting to it is easy you can take an overground train to either West or East Croydon BR Stations and walk the short distance to the practice. Alternatively, you can take a tram to Croydon Central Tramslink stop or get on any of the many buses traveling to Central Croydon and walk the short distance to the practice.

WHO BENEFITS FROM COUNSELING ? 

Often people seek counselling for a wide range of difficulties that have affected their way of thinking or their self-worth. Taking the time to talk to an experienced therapist will give you a better understanding of yourself and the concerns that may have left you feeling anxious and unable to cope.

WHAT CAN HE PROVIDE ? 

I offer a space that supports clients in making better sense of how they think, feel and act in a safe nurturing environment. Therapy is conducted face to face and is either short-term (4 - 12 sessions) or long-term which is ongoing.

In addition, I am a member of UKCP (UK Council for psychotherapy) and the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) which means I am compelled by their code of conduct and ethics to work professionally within their ethical framework to a high standard.

Training, qualifications & experience

TRAINING RECOGNISED BY UKCP, BACP, UPCA 

Working with Mental Illness,                                                                                      Working with people who have experienced sexual abuse                                        Working with Trauma                                                                                                Working with Gender issues/concerns                                                                        Working with psychosis                                                                                        Working with Borderline Personality Disorder                                                            Working with Race and Discrimination

CLIENT FEEDBACK

“Counselling has helped me to put my life in order; it’s given me tools to understand perspectives that I never looked at before. I feel much happier and have a better understanding of my emotions and actions. It’s completely changed the way I think about my life and constantly helps me to re-think decisions/actions I may not have done before..."
Client I


'A long-held concern was that I would be crushed by the weight of my own shame, regrets and judgement, also that I would become unfamiliar with myself. As it turned out the sessions were always calm and supportive in a safe environment, I felt at ease and never felt judged’…
Client H

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 

BSc (Hons) Integrative Counselling (Roehampton University)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (City Literary Institute)

Humanistic, Psychodynamic (Birkbeck University)

Diploma in Life Coaching (Online Course).

Member organisations

BACP

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

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers

Additional information

There is an initial meeting called an assessment; it is different from weekly therapy sessions and cost £50.00 It takes roughly 50 - 60 mins and is based on a series of questions to get to know you and the concerns you are bringing to therapy.

If both parties agree to work together at the initial assessment, you will be offered between (6) the minimum and (24) the maximum therapy sessions to work through your concerns. Before we have come to the end of these therapy sessions, we will have a discussion to review the therapy and to decide if the sessions should end at this point or whether we should continue therapy with a longer-term agreement put into place.

Prices range from – £60.00 - 65.00 per session, which are currently held online via Zoom  (50 mins).

Couples – £80.00 per session (50 mins) or £90 for (70 mins).

There are a limited number of LOW-COST COUNSELLING sessions for individuals on benefits or a modest income (ONLY)

Individuals on benefits  £30.00 - £35.00  (50 Minutes/Daytime)

Initial Assessment  – £50 (50 - 60 Minutes)

Low Income (up to £17,500 pa) – £30 (50 Minutes)

Please note: payments are payable 24hrs in advance before the start of the session by debit/credit card or by Bacs via the online Paypal link on FAQ's page of my website below.

https://www.therapylifeskills.com/

Cancellations

Cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance will be charged at the full rate for the session – as I have allocated this time to you.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night
  • Mon 9 – 8 pm
  • Tuesday: 9 - 8 pm
  • Wednesday: 9 – 5 pm
  • Thursday: 9 – 8 pm
  • Friday: 9 – 5 pm
  • Sat /Sun & Bank Holidays: Closed

Further information

Additional Information

I hope I've managed to communicate something of who I am and what I can offer. If you would like a free no-obligation talk about your concerns or to see if I can be of help to you, please feel free to contact me.

Tel: 07860 518 293

Email: Jhenry301@gmail.com

Website: https://www.therapylifeskills.com

Ramsey Court, 9 Ramsey Court, Church Street, Church Street, Surrey, CR0 1RF

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples