Kirsty Birnstiel

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Counsellor/RTT Therapist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Ealing Broadway W5 & London W7
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello,

Sometimes in life we get to a place where trying to manage on our own feels just too hard and lonely - be it anxiety, pain about a relationship or feeling a loss of self-confidence.  Or maybe you are struggling with a fear/phobia or a dependency.

You don't have to cope on your own.  Therapy can make a real difference in how you feel and help you figure out how to move forward and start living a more fulfilling life.

My offices are based in Ealing Broadway, W5 (5 minutes walk from the station) and Hanwell W7 on Tuesdays only which is again 5 mins walk from Boston Manor station (Picadilly Line).  I also offer online sessions.

Talking therapy:

I work with clients on a short to long-term basis. I offer counselling for a variety of problems including:

Affairs and betrayals, Anxiety, People pleasing, Assertiveness, Low confidence, Relationship issues, Depression and Low-mood, Bereavement and loss, Narcissistic abuse, Personal development, struggling with boundaries and assertiveness.

RTT Therapy (Rapid Transformational Therapy):

I am also a Marisa Peer trained RTT therapist which draws aspects from CBT, NLP, EMDR and hypnotherapy.  This is particularly effective for issues such as fears and phobias, addictions, sleep issues, confidence/self-esteem problems or public speaking.

I am told that I am warm and easy to talk to - sessions are confidential and our sessions are a safe space for you to talk about what gets in the way of your happiness and leading a fulfilling life.

Please get in touch today if you would like to arrange to have a free initial conversation about what you are looking for.  This gives you the chance to see if the support I offer would be useful to you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified counsellor and registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (Registered member MBACP) and I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice.  I hold a BA (Hons) degree in Person-Centred Counselling from the University of Middlesex and a Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling from the Metanoia Institute in London.

I am also a Marisa Peer trained RTT (Rapid Transformational Therapy) therapist which means I am a certified hypnotherapist and Rapid Transformational Therapy Practitioner.

I have experience of working within charitable organisations including MCPS (Metanoia Counselling and Psychotherapy Services), The Counselling Partnership as well as Ealing Abbey Counselling Services.

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Personal development
  • Narcissistic abuse 
  • Anxiety
  • Low confidence
  • Assertiveness
  • Aging/ Menopause
  • holding boundaries

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Fees

£70.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA
  • Vitality
  • Health Assured

Additional information

Counselling:

All my counselling sessions are weekly/ fortnightly and are 50 minutes in length.  The cost per session is £70

For RTT sessions my charge is £150 for 90-120 mins.  Please enquire to find out more.

I work on the following days/hours:

Mondays 9 am - 5pm in Ealing Broadway, W5

Tuesdays 9am - 5 pm in Hanwell W7

Wednesdays 9 am - 5 pm in Ealing Broadway, W5

I offer both Face to face & Online appointments.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Kirsty Birnstiel is also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory.

Saunders House, 52-53 The Mall, Ealing Broadway, W5 3TA

London, Greater London, W7

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

My office in Ealing Broadway is wheelchair user friendly.

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
Google Meet