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About me

I am an experienced couple and individual psychotherapist. My private practice is located in Mayfair, W1, and I also offer online therapy.

I work psychodynamically, listening carefully to your concerns, and thinking with you about how any difficulties you are experiencing now might be influenced by your past experiences. I find that getting a better understanding of what lies behind problems can help in developing a more free and satisfying life, and better relationships.

Please get in touch, and we can arrange an initial meeting to discuss your situation, and your hopes for therapy. If we decide that working together would be helpful, we will agree a regular time to meet for a 50 minute session each week.

I am a registered member of both the British Psychoanalytic Council, and British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and I adhere to their codes of ethics.

Training, qualifications & experience

I originally trained as a couple and individual psychotherapist at Tavistock Relationships, and I then undertook further indepth specialist training as a couple psychoanalytic psychotherapist.

In addition to my private practice, I am a Visiting Lecturer and Clinician at Tavistock Relationships.

I have also completed a year long specialist training at Tavistock Relationships in working with couples who are separated or divorced, or thinking about separating.

I am trained in facilatating Parents as Partners, a group programme for parents who are in conflict and struggling with parenting difficulties.

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.

BPC

British Psychoanalytic Council

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.

BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Psychoanalytic Council

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

Additional information

I would be happy to discuss fees when you contact me.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Katherine Astill

Katherine Astill