Lucy Clyde

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MA Integ Psych, Adv Dip, UKCP(reg), MBACP
Available for new clients
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London NW5 & N2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Emotional difficulties and painful feelings are a fact of life, but sometimes they can become so overwhelming or unmanageable that we don’t know what to do or where to turn. Sometimes we just have a feeling of something being wrong but can't articulate what that might be.

Talking to friends and family can sometimes help, but if that isn’t an option, or isn’t helping, then perhaps it is time to consider counselling or psychotherapy.

Talking to someone who can offer a fresh and non-judgmental perspective allows you to get to the root of what is troubling you, helps you understand why you sometimes act in ways that don’t help you, and facilitates the process of positive change.

As an Integrative therapist I pay attention to the mental, emotional, physical and social aspects of your experience and tailor my approach to fit you.

Through working together we will explore your current difficulties and uncover the links between your past and your present experience. This exploration will give you a deeper understanding of what you are feeling and why, and will enable you to make effective, positive and lasting change.

My North London counselling practice is in Kentish Town and East Finchley. My Kentish Town premises are a short walk from Kentish Town tube and Thameslink stations, my East Finchley premises are a 3 minute walk from East Finchley Tube Station.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified Psychotherapist and Counsellor, with an Advanced Diploma and MA in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. I trained at The Minster Centre over a period of six years. I also hold a BA in English Literature from Goldsmith's College, London.

I am registered with the UKCP and am a member of the BACP and adhere to their Codes of Ethics.

In addition to private practice I have worked as a counsellor and psychotherapist in various settings, including GP surgeries and women’s centres. I also have an interest in groups and group dynamics and have studied at the Institute of Group Analysis.

New research continuously informs current psychotherapeutic thinking, I develop and update my work through ongoing reading, supervision, talks and conferences.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

Therapies offered


Additional information

Appointments are £90 and last for 50 minutes. I can offer some appointments on a sliding scale, please ask for further details.

Further information

If you are considering counselling or psychotherapy, but are not sure if it is right for you, we can arrange an initial consultation to discuss your concerns, which is charged at my standard rate. An initial consultation carries no obligation to continue.

McCrone House, 155a Leighton Road, London, NW5 2RD

104D High Road, East Finchley, London, N2 9EB

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)