Kristen Bailey

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MA (Counselling Psych), NCS Accred
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London, E8
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an experienced and qualified Psychotherapist and Counsellor, currently offering sessions online. Along with my therapy training, I know what it’s like to be struggling, feel shame about what you are experiencing and have no idea how to move forward, even though you want to.

I am a survivor of perfectionism and anxiety, which ultimately lead to years of OCD and disordered eating/BDD and am passionate about helping people recover. After the birth of my daughter, I knew I had to make more strides to building more peace inside myself and that is what I am passionate about. It makes sense we all want our pain and issues to disappear, but I have found true self acceptance to be the biggest healer.

I work from an Integrated approach so I can ensure I am providing individualised care and support for the person I am working with. I tend to integrate Humanistic approaches in regards to processing with psychological tools from  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Self-compassion Focused therapy. The most important thing to me is providing a warm, open and non-judgemental space where the person can feel free to explore what they need to and move toward their own growth and healing.

We all experience pain that stems from the parts of ourselves or the things we have gone through that have created immense shame. It is important to me to be able to provide the space where a person can feel safe enough to explore these parts of themselves and learn to bring compassion to these parts and move forward with tools  that support building distance from unhelpful narratives and move more in the direction of what matters.

Training, qualifications & experience


Masters in Counseling Psychology

Bachelor's Degree in Child and Youth Counseling


Youth and family Substance Abuse Counsellor, Vancouver - 2009 to 2016

Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician Intern, Vancouver - March 2015 to December 2016

Specialist Counsellor, The Women and Girls Network, London - May 2016 to June 2018

Sexual Abuse Counsellor, Vancouver - July 2018 to February 2019

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society


£75.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£60 -70 per 50 minute session

Concessions available upon request and need

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Type of session


Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Online platforms

Google Meet