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Laura Colquhoun MBACP, FdA, BA (Hons) Therapeutic Counselling & Psychotherapy.

Cirencester GL7 & London W1G
01285 658 152 07811 431235

About me

I have two practices that I work from. One in Harley Street London and one in Cirencester in The Cotswolds.

Both practices work with individuals and couples. Please click on the practice you would like to work with;

www.theharleystreettherapist.co.uk

www.counselling-gloucestershire.co.uk

Therapy comes in all different shapes and forms and I believe the mode of therapy should fit the client or clients, we are all individuals after all.

I practice Integrative Therapy which means I draw on theory from Psychodynamic, Psychoanalytic and Person Centred schools working with individuals and couples.

I also have an interest in Jungian and Gestalt theories and am continuingly looking at new teachings to find the best way to work with and help my clients. This might be through art, drawing, music or experiential exercise and perhaps mindfulness and meditation.

Sometimes all a client needs is someone just to really listen to them and to accept what they are saying in a non judgemental way, giving them the space to get to know themselves completely.

Therapy is normally conducted with weekly sessions, at a time which is convenient to the client, where they can commit to the number of sessions that are needed to affect change.

Therapy can be short or long term. This is decided after an initial hour-long assessment and when the work commences by looking at and constructing a plan and contract and by continually examining the work as it progresses.

I put you, the client or clients, at the centre of the work and believe that together we can work collaboratively to help you manage your life more happily and successfully.

I work with individuals and couples.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have experience of working with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
  • (Alcohol and substance abuse)
  • Relationships
  • Family
  • Couples
  • Sex
  • Obsession
  • Anger
  • Abuse
  • Fear
  • Loneliness
  • Self esteem
  • Co-dependency
  • Suicide
  • Life changes
  • Work problems
  • Disability
  • Bereavement

I work with individuals and couples.

I have a BA (Hons) Degree in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling and Psychotherapy and a FdA (Foundation Degree) in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling and Psychotherapy.

I am currently working on a Level 7 Post Graduate Advanced Diploma in Couples Therapy and Psychosexual studies.

I am a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

I practice ethically, morally and with absolute dedication to the well-being of my clients and to the standards set out by the BACP.

I am committed to ‘continuous professional development’ and am constantly reading journals and new research on effective methods of psychotherapeutic intervention.

I carry professional indemnity insurance and am DBS checked to work with children and adults.

Before becoming a therapist I worked for many years in the music and film industry in London and have a strong business background.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am also doing an Advanced Diploma in Couples Therapy and Psychosexual studies so am working with sexual problems in relationships.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

My fees vary according to which practice you are using.

Cirencester fees are £55 per hour for individuals and £85 per hour for couples.

Harley Street fees are £120 per hour for individuals and £150 per hour for couples.

Both of these fees are negotiable based on circumstance.

Please email me with your personal circumstances to discuss.

Further information

I work in a safe and ethical space with both couples and individuals.

Cecily Hill
Cirencester
GL7 2EF

10 Harley Street
London
W1G 9PG

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

I work at my practices from 8am-9pm weekdays and by arrangement on weekends. Please contact me with your needs to discuss availability.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Employee Assistance Programme

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