Kasia Cole

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MBACP (Accred), MSc Psych, MSc, MEd, PgCerif Couple Couns
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London SW5 & Ruislip HA4
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me


Kasia Cole here - a practising psychotherapist and an academic for over a decade in London.

I created the Balance Psychotherapy app for those who can’t be in psychotherapy, it’s not a right time at the moment, or you are in psychotherapy and you would like to deepen your experience in-between sessions or possibly speed up your healing. It’s also designed to be a community of like minded people.

It is a unique programme that developed from the need of my clients to work with affect in depth and to balance it in their every day life.  This is its strength and uniqueness - it works directly with emotions as that is where you feel unwell.

It contains sessions where I teach you about crucial psychotherapeutic concepts and I guide you in meditation sessions, tapping and EFT to regulate your nervous system and in parts of EMDR sessions. Everything that is in this programme has been tested by me over and over again for over a decade with my clients - and it works.

Who is the app for? If you have suffered with anxiety, stress, moments of depression, if you are curious about yourself, if you are experiencing periods of transition in your life (such as changing countries), if you are in minority, and most of all, if you feel over-sensitive and overstimulated - just by being alive. It is for you! This programme may be also very useful for those who want to heal from traumatic experiences and struggle to regulate themselves in relationships.

If you want to feel Balanced, together with a sense of joy, then get yourself into the programme. You can test a part of it for free. Just search for a big dark green B for Balance Psychotherapy in your App Store or download it from my web. Stay Balanced and breathe with joy again!

As a Relationship and Trauma Therapist, I specialise in an application of short term psychotherapies for individuals and couples. My intention is to guide you to improve in the shortest possible time. The usual way of practice is scheduling your treatment in 8 – 16 session time frame. If you wish, we can also work long term. I work in Kensington and in Ruislip with UK-based and international clients and many of my appointments are online. When you meet me for the first time it will be for a non-binding consultation.

Individual Psychotherapy and Counselling

My main focus is achieve the goal that you set for therapy and to help you to BALANCE yourself, to discover or reconnect with your inner safety, meaning and resilience, whether you experienced trauma, abuse, grooming, severe physical or emotional pain, relationship or work troubles or sexual identity difficulties, anxiety and depression and prenatal/postnatal mood disorders, or you simply cannot reconnect to your inner safety and peace but you don’t know why. This is a journey of transformation to recover the unique sense of self, who you really are, to be your true self in the world and transforming your pain into meaning.

I often use third wave therapy techniques that focus on affect/emotions. This is quite rare in therapy as most of them focus on thought processes, hoping that this then have an impact on emotions. With techniques focussed on affect I can be sure that I'm bringing the change that is needed. In treatment I'll help you and guide you towards shifting the painful affect and feel well again.

You will receive supportive counselling tailored to your needs by an academic, geeky about research and outcomes, and a psychotherapist trained to the highest standards.  I hold a MSc in psychotherapy and MSc in research into human development, both from the University of London. I gained experience as a counsellor working with students at the London School of Economics, with individuals at Mind and with couples at the Marriage Care and the Tavistock Relationships. As an academic I connect extensive research on what works therapeutically with your unique situation.

Everything discussed is strictly confidential and handled with care and sensitivity. 

What can you expect from counselling with me?

Good pace
Clear guidance
Clear time frame
Intense focus
Experiencing the sense of purpose in life again

You can also expect:

Expertise – seeing me privately means that you know who you are working with. You know I am fully qualified, accredited and experienced. Seeing a psychotherapist even in the most respected agency may mean you are allocated to someone who isn’t qualified yet and is building their experience.
Privacy and no awkwardness around bumping into people in waiting areas in clinics.
Direct contact with me via email without the awkwardness of going through an assessment process and liaising with office staff.

On my website you will find the types of psychotherapy I can offer but very often you will see that in the end we will follow a ‘mix and match’ approach. I connect psychotherapeutic research with supportive style, hoping to offer an approach that works for you. A good point to start is the app and if there is anything else that needs to be addressed, please don't hesitate to contact me. My academic background equips me with skills to create a bespoke therapeutic style, addressing your deepest psychotherapeutic needs. 

You are very welcome to email me if you have any questions.

Have a browse on the website and I’m looking forward to meeting you!


Kasia Cole – Psychotherapy @ Staple Inn is a registered service provider for: Aetna Global, Allianz, Aviva, AXA PPP, Healix, Cigna, WPA and Vitality.

‘I was originally wary of counselling, but I have to say, I had an overwhelmingly positive experience – I am now a firm advocate for it to all of my friends and family. I want to warmly say thank you for helping me. The impact your counselling sessions with me had has stayed with me and it looks like it will continue beyond. It has challenged me to grow out of my comfort zone and help me to make choices in life, both personal and career aspects.‘

Please have a browse on my website and you are very welcome to email me if you have any questions.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc in Psychodynamics of Human Development (Sept 2010-Jul 2012) taught jointly by Birkbeck, University of London and The British Psychotherapy Foundation (BPF). I was able to conduct my own research on how childhood disability impacts relationships and attachment. I was privileged to conduct infant observations under the guidance of BPF.
  • Introduction to Couple Counselling and Psychotherapy (Jan-Jul 2010), Tavistock Relationships.
  • Graduate Certificate in Couple and Individual Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy from The Tavistock Relationships (Sept 2012-Jul 2013) which is a world renowned London base course. I took this training further and connected it with research on how people form attachments.
  • MSc (Couns&PsychTh) in Individual Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP accredited and BPC registered training) with Birkbeck, University of London (Sept 2015-Jul 2017). Birkbeck has been training counsellors and psychotherapists for over 40 years. Their expertise on wider social systems we all function in and their impact on our mental health I particularly appreciate. This training connects my psychodynamic and academic approach.
  • Additional training in Schema CBT, Mindfulness, Compassion Focussed Therapy and EMDR.

I have been working in mental health sector since 2008 first as a special educational needs and disability teacher and then as a psychotherapist. I was active as a counsellor for Mind in Uxbridge, for Tavistock Relationships in Central London and for Marriage Care in Notting Hill and as a university student counsellor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I am also a member of the BACP Division for Spirituality and the BACP Division for Universities & Colleges. I am a member of Birkbeck Counselling Association and an associate of the British Emotionally Focused Therapy Community.

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£90.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Vitality
  • Cigna
  • WPA

Additional information

ONLINE & in RUISLIP consultation and individual sessions £90

Couple therapy £135/ individual session as a part of couple counselling £105

consultation and individual sessions £105

(The difference in fee is due to business related expenses).

When I work

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Further information

‘Back then, when I saw you for the first time, I was someone going through a depressive episode but also found it hard to deal with my social anxiety. I didn’t like the job I was doing and felt like I had no one to turn to.
Since then, however, I feel like I have really made progress. Thank you for all the help you have given. If it wasn’t for you, I would never have had the push to make choices in life and start to grow within myself.’

‘I was originally wary of counselling, but I have to say, I had an overwhelmingly positive experience – I am now a firm advocate for it to all of my friends and family. I want to warmly say thank you for helping me. The impact your counselling sessions with me had has stayed with me and it looks like it will continue beyond. It has challenged me to grow out of my comfort zone and help me to make choices in life, both personal and career aspects.‘

‘I was really pleased with the couple’s counselling services offered by Kasia. Her intelligent, analytical observations on my relationship with my partner opened up entirely new perspectives for us both to explore, and allowed us to discuss our problems openly in a calm, welcoming, mediated environment. Her input was invaluable and allowed us to understand each other better, adding much-needed stability and giving us renewed drive to make things work.
I would definitely recommend Kasia to intervene and assist when a relationship becomes difficult. She is extremely professional and an excellent psychotherapist, as well as being friendly, warm and approachable, creating a very comfortable atmosphere which is essential for sensitive therapies like this.’

Health, 2-4 Kenway Road, London, SW5 0RR

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)

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In person

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