Livia Nestianu

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MBACP Registered Psychotherapist, MBPsS, MSc, BSc
Available for new clients
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Leicester LE1 & London W1G
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Book a 15-minute free introduction call through the following link: https://calendly.com/livianestianu/initial-consultation 

Before my counselling and psychotherapy training, my background was in psychology.  I am an integrative psychotherapist, adapting to your individuality by blending multiple methods and theories including (but not limited to) person-centred therapy, attachment theory, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and compassion-focused therapy.

Sessions will provide a non-judgmental, empathetic and confidential space where you can explore more of yourself and share any difficulties you are experiencing, which facilitates achieving your therapeutic goals. 

Training, qualifications & experience

My experience:

Previously, I have worked with multiple West Midlands therapy providers,  supporting clients process depression, family issues, panic attacks, loss, chronic fatigue, other chronic conditions, burnout, stress, bullying, attachment issues, anxiety (including social anxiety, generalised anxiety and phobias), low self-esteem, low self-confidence, bereavement, trauma, multiple versions of abuse such as coercive, narcissistic, neglect, emotional or financial. 

My training:

  • MSc in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy integrating the Person-Centred approach, attachment theory and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • Graduate Certificate in Psychosynthesis, a therapeutic approach that focuses on personal growth and development.
  • BSc in Psychology.

My continuous professional development training is particularly focused on:

  • Narcissistic abuse.
  • Polyvagal theory.
  • The neurology of trauma.
  • Neurodivergence.
  • Unconscious Relational Patterns and Relational Methods.
  • Dialectical behaviour therapy skills.
  • Sensorimotor psychotherapy.

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Coercive Abuse

Narcissistic Abuse

Neglect

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

A 5% discount is applied when booking 6 sessions in advance. 

When I work

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Further information

As an individual member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I adhere to the BACP ethical framework. To further my own professional development I attend supervision sessions regularly as well as continuous professional development with an interest in trauma-informed practice. 

You can find out more about the ethical responsibilities mentioned by visiting the links below:

https://www.bacp.co.uk/events-and-resources/ethics-and-standards/ethical-framework-for-the-counselling-professions/

Sessions will last 50 minutes and face-to-face sessions will need to be confirmed or cancelled at least 48 hours prior to our agreed time, to allow me to cancel the room booking if necessary. Unfortunately, cancellations without 48 hours notice will incur a cost. 

Leicester, LE1

London, Greater London, W1G

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Additional languages

Romanian

Online platforms

Zoom

Social

Livia Nestianu
Livia Nestianu