Laura Tarsia

Laura Tarsia


07905 154918

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About me

I offer psychotherapy in Italian, Spanish, French as well as English to both adults and children, on an individual basis.

People come to therapy for all sorts of reasons, but perhaps the hardest decision is to make up one's mind to ask for help. In therapy the individual is invited to talk freely about their difficulties, relationships, past experiences and fears.

Therapy is an opportunity to understand the causes of one's distress through an exploration of unconscious processes. This understanding can enable the individual to find their solutions.

Psychotherapy and counselling are talking treatments that can help you overcoming emotional difficulties and free yourself from unwanted and painful ways of feeling, thinking and behaving.

Sessions can be arranged on an open ended basis or for an agreed time period. It is possible to discuss an appointment on the phone prior to coming along for a session.

My practice is located in Central London, within easy reach of Marylebone and Fizrovia.

You can find out more about public lectures on Saturdays on my website.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a member of CFAR, (Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research), of the CP-UK College of Psychoanalysts-UK and an accredited member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)

As well as private practice, I have worked psychoanalytically with adults for the NHS, (Department of Liaison Psychiatry, at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London) with children and young people in the educational sector, (Primary and Secondary Mainstream Schools) and with voluntary organisations. (Family Welfare Association, Kensington & Chelsea Young Carers Project and St Peter's Charity London).

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How much does it cost?
My standard fee is £60 a session. I also keep a limited number of low-cost places. I'm unable to see low-cost patients in the evenings.

How many times per week?
Depending on the needs and desires of each individual, sessions can be twice weekly or more, weekly or less frequent.

How long is a session?

The length is variable, it can last up to 50 minutes.

Where can I find out more about the practice of psychoanalysis, public lectures, conferences and recent publications?

Further information

Work with children

Children, are referred for different concerns. Learning difficulties, concerns with behaviour, emotional and social concerns, separation, bereavement and anxieties.

In the work with children, I use a variety of means such as talk, play and arts to facilitate communication with the child in a safe space.

As well as working individually with children and adolescents, I also work with parents, either individually or in joint session with their child. Sometimes children’s difficulties bring up unresolved issues for parents which can trigger difficult emotional responses. By talking about these responses, the difficulties can be explored and thought about.

Maps & Directions

Marylebone, W1W

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: Italian, Spanish and French


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Types of client

Young people