Lee White

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MBACP (accred) BSc (hons)
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London SW3 & SW16
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About me

I am a BACP accredited qualified Integrative Counsellor, who's background is rooted in psycho-dynamic, existential and person centred training. I have experience in helping people with a vast range of issues. I offer a safe, non-judgmental, therapeutic space in which people can explore and process thoughts & emotions, which they are finding difficult or confusing. By drawing on my Integrative training, I aim to find a way we can work together that is tailored to you. Together we can work on issues concerning the past that effect the present and future. I work with individuals and couples on both a long term and short term basis.

Common reasons people may be seeking counselling are; they are feeling depressed or feeling sad, anxious, struggling with grief, unwanted thoughts, relationship issues and panic attacks. But people come to counselling for many reasons, sometimes simply to work through a particular problem or to process a traumatic event, which is having an effect on them. Some people use counselling as a way to get to know themselves or to try to work out why they repeat certain destructive behaviours. As the saying goes ‘knowledge is power’, the better we know our selves the more control we have over our lives and destiny.

My Integrative training means I draw on more than one approach I believe this stops me from working in a rigid way. I draw on Relational, Existential and Psychodynamic training. This gives me the flexibility to adapt and fit the therapy to your specific needs, and to create a warm and welcoming therapeutic space that encourages healing, exploration and growth.

I also offer bespoke nature therapy programs for individuals and groups. These sessions will use the soothing power of nature to help find ways to manage psychological distress and process traumatic experiences. The programs will be put together Collaboratory and will take place within nature areas in London, mainly Wimbledon and tooting common and Sydenham woods. The program will use the principles from the practice of forest bathing, as well as therapeutic writing and talking therapy.

Going into counselling can be a daunting prospect especially at a time when you’re not feeling your strongest. So if you decide to contact me our first meeting will be a chance for us to get to know each other, for you to see how comfortable you feel talking to me, and for me to find out what brings you to counselling. It is non-committal and a chance for you to ask any questions you have regarding counselling and myself. If we decide to continue we will work together to form a therapeutic relationship, where you can be open and honest about how the therapy is going, and how best to use our time together.

My practice is based in Chelsea and Streatham which is within easy reach of Fulham, Battersea, Kensington, Brixton, Clapham, Balham Tooting and central London.

Training, qualifications & experience

I completed a integrative counselling degree in 2012 and have done various training's on a vast range of issues including mindfulness, the process of grief, PTSD, Supervision, complex trauma anxiety and Depression and working with nature. I currently offer counselling in private practice. I have experience as a IAPT counsellor in Brixton prison as well as a  mental health practitioner in a service for people with complex mental health issues where i facilitated therapy groups as well as gave individual counselling and gave mental health training. I have also provided counselling in a general low cost counselling service and a bereavement service.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
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.

UPCA
Universities Psychotherapy & Counselling Association (UPCA)

Universities Psychotherapy & Counselling Association

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£70.00 - £100.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health
  • BUPA
  • WPA

Additional information

remote sessions £70

Streatham £70

Chelsea £80-£120

Fees are negotiable as i am aware that it is a financial commitment and will try to ensure that they are affordable.

I also sometimes have a few low cost spaces in the afternoon in Streatham for students or people on a low wage

When I work

I normally practice out of Chelsea and Streatham. I also offer telephone or zoom video call.

Further information

I am a accredited member of BACP and a registered member of UPCA, which is an affiliate of the UKCP. and I abide by their ethical guidelines. The UPCA holds an independent national register. Practitioners on this register are counsellors who have trained to a UKCP recognised standard and are competent to practice to the highest standards of counselling.

London, Chelsea, SW3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

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