Lucy Okocha

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London, W5
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About me

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Life is an adventure you cannot be lost. Only exploring a new path, is the strength you feel tomorrow for moving forward at your pace, that you can manage to your desired goal.

Some people struggle to be honest with themselves, with how they are really doing. There may be emotional distress, that not everyone has the support of friends, colleagues or family, to help through the difficulties experiencing and facing. 

Reaching out can be overwhelming, daunting & can lead to a downward spiral, of being in a dark place, if you do not have the support, which pushes you to your comfort zone. This can sometimes be more harmful than helpful to your journey of change, if you cannot trust, feel uncomfortable to open up, or have no one that really listens to your cries, as you may feel, to you, that you are seen, but not heard, undervalued or not acknowledged. Let alone checked in, if you are okay. 

Well guess what?


I am an experienced MBACP accredited integrative counsellor & psychotherapist, practising for over 8 years.

It has given me transferable skills & knowledge, to work with clients on many different challenging levels & work very much collaboration tailored to you. 

It is important to recognise, we as humans struggle at times. Even the strongest amongst us all, feel fedup, unhappy, angry, stuck, lost, confused & even ambivalent at times. "THIS INCLUDES MYSELF"

We may feel the same emotions, think similar, bleed the same, but what is troubling you can be even more challenging for the individual experiencing this more than others.

Remember, your situation makes you unique. This is why...


There is always room for improvement. We do not stop learning about ourselves until we take our last breath.

I  am also a Certified Clinical Supervisor for face-to-face, online and telephone working.

I am members of ACTO, BABCP & BAATN.

As a trained passionate professional, I use different therapeutic approaches. By using person-centre, CBT, psychodynamic, solution focus, motivational interviewing techniques, they enable me the advantage, to work drawing on ways to tailor for your therapy, that is unique to your individual needs.

As a Certified Clinical supervisor, I use Hawkins & Shohet 7 eye model & Sholtenberg IDM model. Both models facilitate & benefits my practising, that they are not specific to any one practical counselling modality, but as long as I as your supervisor, have the working knowledge & continuous skills of your particular training, I assure you, I will always & continue to work ethically & reflectively in a confidential & in a highly empathic way. This will support your development in your training, ongoing career developments, knowledge & skills in providing therapy to your clients, for the desired change & goal they want.

I offer an inclusive practice that is respectful to a diverse range of clients, from young persons, adults, supervisee & qualified counsellors from many different backgrounds, identities & cultures with a wide range of presenting problems & challenges. This could be anxiety, depression, domestic violence, bereavement, or redundancy, relationship breakdowns, stress related issues, dealing with anger, being a first time mother, single parent or dementia. Just naming a few challenging & overwhelming problems. 

Regardless of your relationship status, sexual & gender identity, I believe that one size doesn't fit all. Getting to know you is a crucial part of our relationship. The better I know you, the more able, I am to adapt approaches. I can support you understand & manage, whatever life challenges throws at you & how to manage an actionable, continuous & achieveable steps to the hopes of your desired goals. 



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Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified Registered MBACP Accredited Counsellor / Psychotherapist.

I trained at Lambeth College, Clapham common branch where I achieved my certificates in CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in CBT skills & theory, Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, Level 3 Certificate in counselling studies and at the BACES Wembley branch NCFE Level 2 Certificate in counselling skills and Basic Counselling skills-First Steps.

I have over 8 years experience. Currently I am a freelance Integrative counsellor, supporting clients with 1-2-1 counselling to help/ support them unravel events that have led them to where they are now and work with them to determine a way forward.

I have gained experience working at Ealing IAPT – West Ealing as a Honorary Counsellor where I provided support and treatment for common mental health problems, i.e. depression, anxiety and panic disorders with 1-2-1 counselling within a psychological wellbeing IAPT programme.

Finally at EACH Counselling services, Ealing branch as a Volunteer Counsellor, providing 1-2-1 counselling and support to clients suffering from Domestic violence, mental illness and substance misuse and other addictions in line with their needs and goals to address their related problems, i.e. eating, shopping or gambling, anxiety, depression, low self-worth or anger management, to undergo harm reduction and/or abstinence by developing recovering programs and coping strategies to avoid relapse.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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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£65.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I am offering up to 20 minutes free initial appointment with no obligation for further sessions in counselling.

The initial appointment is different from subsequent counselling sessions in that I am asking questions about your current and past experiences and your goals for counselling.

It is also an opportunity for you to find out about the way I work and if you feel I am a compatible therapist for you. I believe it is important to find the right therapist, where the alliance works for you to see changes in your life journey moving forward.

£65 for counselling sessions

£55 for 60 minutes of supervision

£70 for 90 minutes of supervision

Reduce fees available for students or counselling students.

Email me to enquire, and I will get back to you to book you in.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

I offer sessions and initial appointments from 8am to 8pm.

It can be difficult to decide how many sessions to have and this may emerge as therapy progresses.

Whatever your reason(s) for wanting counselling - a relationship, an issue at work, a sense of unfulfillment and emptiness, feeling stuck, a bereavement - my aim is to offer a safe and non-judgemental space for you to process your experience and to move forward in your life journey.

Type of session


Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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Hello & thank you for looking at my profile. I am a certified clinical supervisor, including face-to-face online & telephone working.

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Lucy Okocha
Lucy Okocha