Laura Slaughter

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MA PG.Dip (MBACP) Accredited
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London SE22 & Near Bath BA3
Available for new clients
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About me

My name is Laura and I am a qualified Psychodynamic therapist.

I feel we all deserve to know who we are and understand ourselves so we can grow and develop. Psychodynamic therapy looks at the root not just the surface, bringing forth understanding of our true selves.

Everyone's life experiences are unique, therefore I tailor the therapy to the individuals needs. I can work long term or short term. This is something we would discuss in the initial consultation.

What is Therapy ?

Therapy is an approach which gives exploration to your thoughts and feelings in a safe and confidential environment, without judgement and with honesty. It offers an opportunity to explore yourself, to look within and understand your thoughts and emotions, that can at times become heightened and feel difficult to keep contained.

Psychodynamic counselling brings awareness to the unconscious, these unconscious processes can playout in our personal or family relationships causing anxiety, stress or even depression at times leading to feelings of low confidence and self esteem.  

How Can Counselling Help ?

Counselling can be a quite safe space to breathe and think about your life.  Who you are, where you are going and what you wish to gain. It can be a space to grieve the losses you have experienced in your life and the changes that happen throughout your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

Couple Counselling in Transpersonal & Psychotherapy Dip
Psychodynamic Counselling MA
Psychodynamic Counselling PG. Dip
Certificate in Humanistic and Psychodynamic Counselling
Certificate in Bereavement Care
Certificate in Time Limited Therapy

I have worked with many clients over the years, working with lots of difficult issues. I have had a great degree of experience working with adults and young adults (11-18).

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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


£70.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • BUPA

Additional information

I feel it is important to be comfortable and at ease with the therapist that you choose to work with. In this session I will work towards a general overview of your needs and discuss the next step.

Initial Assessment £80.00

Individual Counselling £70.00

Couple Counselling Assessment £100.00

Couples Counselling £90.00

I charge a £24.00 holding fee for any session not attended.

24 hour notice for any session you are unable to attend, the holding fee will still be required. If the cancellation is less than 24 hours then the full fee will be charged.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Availability: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday

Further information

If you would like to speak to me about how Psychodynamic therapy could help, please feel free to call me for an informal chat, or take a look around my website for more information.

East Dulwich, London, SE22

Near Bath, Somerset, BA3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Laura Slaughter
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