Laura Prendiville

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London, EC2A
Limited availability
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Connection is fundamental to our wellbeing and survival. When we feel disconnected from ourselves, others and the world, it can be an isolating experience. When we struggle to express ourselves it can feel like we are pretending to be someone else. The fears and worries that can take over your mind, can be tamed and better understood. 

In therapy we can work as a team to help you understand yourself better, and develop a deeper sense of self. Through learning about yourself, you can also improve how you show up in relationships. Don't forget that you are your biggest and main responsibility. 

Training, qualifications & experience

As a Contemporary Psychotherapist, I am accredited by the UKCP.  After volunteering at Mind in London for some time, I took the step to set up in private practice. I am passionate about working with women and guiding them on their healing journey. As an Integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor, I particularly work with clients with trauma, anxiety, and relationship issues.  

Recently I have attended several trainings on Internal Family Systems (IFS) as a type of therapy.  This approach has been beneficial to me personally and professionally. I've recently completed the Level 1 in IFS, it's a model that I find really powerful and I continue to integrate it into my practice. 

Since 2010, I have worked in a variety of NHS acute & community services supporting people with complex mental health needs. My experience has also been in forensic & employment settings, providing assessment and rehabilitation for those whose function has been impacted by their mental health. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy


£70.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health

Additional information

Therapy should not be exclusively for those that can afford it. I do believe in accessible mental health care for all, therefore I hold a limited amount of spaces for reduced rate sessions (currently full) 

  • £110 Initial assessment 90 minutes
  • £70 per 50 minute session
  • Sessions are either weekly or fortnightly, based on your resources and therapist availability- some appointment times are weekly only. 
  • Sessions are exclusively online

When I work

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My practice hours are typically from 9:30 until 19:20. These are the appointments times I usually can offer. 

 9:30,11:00,12:30, 14:00, 15:30, 17:00, 18:30

Further information

How does therapy work?

Working with individuals on a weekly basis is most effective for the therapeutic change process. I provide weekly 50 minute sessions. 

Lets face it, attending therapy can be hard work. Sometimes, people need more guidance than others. Whether you are struggling to know what to say, or struggling to know what to filter out, I will guide you by asking questions and gently enquiring into your experience. Therapy is about making sense of our internal worlds, so that we can be more self aware and develop meaningful connections to our external worlds. 

Therapy is set at your pace, working on the areas you choose to focus on. It is a commitment, a commitment to future you, who knows that you can learn to feel and live in a healthier way. 

What to expect in our first session:

Our first interaction, usually will be a brief telephone call. This call is to see if we are a good match. I will answer any questions you may have, and I will tell you a little bit about how I work. This will not be a therapy session, it's an opportunity to see if we could develop an effective working relationship. I appreciate the anxiety you may have, especially if you are new to therapy. If after this free 15 minute phone consultation you wish to continue, we would book a time and date for our first session.

The first session is an opportunity for us to determine what you would like to get out of therapy, so setting some goals can be useful. This is an assessment session, so I would ask more questions initially to determine our focus and establish what we are working towards. 

**I aim to respond to enquiries about working together within 2 working days ** 

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Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

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Laura Prendiville
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