Louise Fitzpatrick

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London, N10 3JP
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About me

I have been working as an Integrative Arts Psychotherapist for more than a decade, seeing clients privately and within NHS, NGO and various school settings. 

As a therapist, I believe that creativity is central to the process of self-discovery, healing, change and transformation. 

As well as offering ‘Talking Therapy,’ I encourage the use of the arts in sessions - especially when words are too much or not enough. Using different creative methods can help reach places that we cannot get to by talking alone. The arts can also help us explore and better understand the layers of meaning within therapy sessions. This can also include utilising symbolism and metaphor in our explorations together.

I also work as an Environmental Arts Therapist (training 2014), which stems from my belief in the inherent wisdom of nature to heal and restore, and an interest in how the cycles and themes within the natural world relate to the human psyche. 

My work as a therapist is largely informed by over 12 years of experience teaching yoga, with a focus upon body and breath and the relationship between mental, emotional and physical states.

As a clinical practitioner, my theoretical approach combines the Western Psychotherapeutic thinking of Psychodynamic and Humanistic schools, including Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Transactional Analysis, and in particular Gestalt Therapy. My understanding of the human condition is further influenced by the philosophy and psychology of Eastern Traditions (particularly Indian and Tibetan).

A belief in the interconnected relationship between individuals and their wider environment - both past and present - is intrinsic to my thinking and work as a therapist.

I offer both short-term and long-term therapy, depending on individual needs. 

I currently provide online therapy and clinical supervision, with over 7 years of experience working in this way. Whilst my usual practice is based at The Woodland Retreat, Highgate (an eco-cabin set within ancient protected woodland) and at my home practice in Crouch End, I am working online only until the end of 2024.

Training, qualifications & experience

MA Integrative Arts Psychotherapy, Diploma Integrative Arts Psychotherapy, Advanced Diploma Therapeutic and Educational Application of the Arts, Post Graduate Certificate in Environmental Arts Therapy, Diploma Creative Approaches to Supervision, MA Traditions of Yoga and Meditation.

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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Further information

Therapy can be an open-ended, supportive and explorative space to enhance our life journey. It can also be used in a more focused and time-limited way to help us work on specific issues. Effective therapy can help bring us greater understanding and meaning as well as change and transformation within our lives. Ideally, the work that we do in therapy will last long beyond the time when the sessions end. 

I seek to provide a warm, energising and nurturing space. My approach will be guided by you and your needs. The therapeutic journey will look different for each individual. 

42 Muswell Hill Road, London, N10 3JP

Type of session




Clinical Supervisor, Humanistic and Integrative College of Psychotherapy, UKCP registered.

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Louise Fitzpatrick
Louise Fitzpatrick