Lesley Berongoy

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MSc, PGDip, MBACPAccred
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London, W1W 8QR
Available for new clients
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About me

Welcome to my profile!

I am a psychotherapist with a strong empathetic relational style.  I aim to provide a safe, non-judgemental space where healing can happen and I believe the relationship between the client and therapist is the cornerstone of therapy.  In this relationship of trust a renewed sense of hope and personal empowerment can grow and change can happen.  

I have 12 years of experience and I am BACP Accredited.  My training includes both psychotherapy and psychology as well as specific Trauma and somatic training.  I began my career working predominantly with complex-ptsd, eating disorders and addictions, both substance and process and I now take clients both short term and long term, in person and online. 

I am familiar with the 12 step approach for those who want to work this way. 

If you would like an informal chat about therapy please do reach out

For insurance claims I work with AXA, Aviva, Cigna, WPA and Vitality

Lesley Amanda Berongoy (MSc, PGDip, BACPAccred)

Testamonials include:

".. you did not sit in judgement and, for your open demeanour, I managed to talk about what I had not been able to say to many other therapists, doctors and even psychiatrists"

"I have begun to gain back my lost confidence and start trusting in my own abilities. The self discovery is helping me to recognize and find myself again after being through a very hard time. I was stuck within myself, now I feel a sense of relief and freedom"

"I have tremendous respect for your style in group"

Training, qualifications & experience

- Certificate in Humanistic Counselling
- Post Graduate Diploma (AdvDip) - Addiction Psychology and Counselling
- Master of Science (MSc) - Addiction Psychology and Counselling
- Post Graduate Diploma - Gestalt Psychotherapy.

- Trauma and Re-parenting Model

My ongoing CPD includes -
- Voice Facilitation training http://thenakedvoice.com/
- Somatic Trauma Therapy

Member organisations

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Relationship issues
Work related issues
Low Self Worth
Childhood issues
Family issues
Negative Body Image


Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health
  • Aviva
  • Cigna
  • Vitality

Additional information

Online sessions available

Sessions run for 50 minutes. Please enquire directly about fees.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I offer online sessions on zoom

I also work at The Practice (www.thepractice.org) in Great Portland Street 

Further information

I run Trauma Workshops and Couple Comminication Workshops on request

Please see my website (www.lesleyamanda.com) for details

20 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 8QR

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Lesley Berongoy
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