Lee Thomson

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Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

London, Greater London, WC1H 0AF
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I have over 20 years experience working as a mental health professional within the charity sector and the NHS.

My therapy practice offers a safe, confidential and empathic setting in which to identify, explore and work through issues that may be affecting your life. I am committed to offering thoughtful, non-judgmental psychotherapy and welcome clients from all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, religions and sexual orientations.

My approach is psychodynamic and relational and I believe that each person is unique in the way that they experience life with its dilemmas, conflicts, traumas, contradictory feelings, desires, hopes and aspirations. My therapeutic approach focuses on the client and to help find a way of developing understandings of their inner-world to help provide purpose and meaning in finding a way forward.

My practice is flexible. I offer long-term face-to-face work, short-term face-to-face work, online sessions (via Zoom or Skype) and telephone counselling. The first step is to email or telephone to arrange an initial meeting which will provide an opportunity for us to meet and explore whether you might find therapy helpful. If you decide you would like to continue then we would arrange a regular day and time to meet. Sessions last for 50 minutes.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice, University of Roehampton, 2018.
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills, WPF Therapy, London, 2014.

I have also completed further workshops and training on:

Gender Identities & Sexual Orientations

Trauma

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex PTSD

Addiction

Loss and grief

Anxiety

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

Fees

£85.00 - £120.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

The initial consultation will last 50 minutes.

This gives us time to get to know one another and for you to decide if you would like to begin therapy with me.

Fees for ongoing sessions can be negotiated during this first meeting.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I currently have availability in my practice for daytime and evening sessions and can be flexible around timings.

Further information

Fees can be negotiated for ongoing work during our initial meeting.

161 Upper Woburn Place, London, Greater London, WC1H 0AF

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

There is a lift for access to my consulting room.

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
FaceTime
Google Meet
Microsoft Teams
Lee Thomson
Lee Thomson