Lucy Roberts MA, MSc, MBPsS, MBACP

Lucy Roberts MA, MSc, MBPsS, MBACP


The Practice
4th Floor
20 Great Portland Street


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About me

Hello, I'm Lucy, if you have found me you might be in need of finding a space to talk and be listened to.

I am an experienced and qualified psychotherapist and counsellor who can offer a private, confidential and non-judgemental space for you to explore and talk about your concerns and difficulties. Whatever is holding you back from living your life on your terms with meaning, peace and self-compassion is worth talking about: anxiety, depression, self-esteem, addictions, anger, chronic pain, breakdown of a relationship, grief, identity issues, phobias, or other life events.

I have an innate capacity to respond intuitively and authentically and work integratively, meaning I am able to creatively draw from a range of approaches to tailor the therapy to your individual needs.I will sit with you in a safe and impartial space and together we will find a way of working with kindness, curiosity, compassion and humour.

I have an easy, sensitive, approach and work very much in collaboration with you. I focus on your present difficulties against a background of your past, looking specifically at your early relationships and environments, helping you draw links to why the difficulties you are experiencing may have occurred.Sharing your story, your experiences, your thoughts and feelings with a skilled professional enables change, facilitates healing and enriches life with greater meaning and awareness.  It is my privilege to both facilitate and bear witness to the process.

'I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.'Carl Jung

My background encompasses both private practice, work within the NHS and  charity sectors, offering one-to-one psychotherapy to both adults and children aged 11 years and above. I continue to work with a diverse range of clients from many different backgrounds and cultures, with a wide range of presenting problems


Sessions are usually at the same time, and on the same day each week.

I offer Open-ended Psychotherapy where you and I work together to understand you at a greater depth, and over time.

I also offer Time Limited Therapy which is typically 12 to 24 sessions, where you and I might try and focus on one particular issue that you are having difficulty with.

How to begin

Please feel free to send me a brief message. All communication is strictly private and confidential.

Once you have made contact (and you and I have had an initial conversation), I recommend an initial consultation.

This session gives us a chance to meet and consider working together, and to explore whether therapy feels like the right route for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling (New School of Psychotherapy, accredited by Middlesex University)

Diploma in Foundation Studies in Existential Psychotherapy & Counselling (New School of Psychotherapy, accredited by Middlesex University)

MA (Hons) in Psychology (Edinburgh University)

I am registered with the following professional bodies and abide by their ethical code of conduct:

BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists)

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Areas of counselling I deal with

        Other areas of counselling I deal with

        I am qualified to assist with all the following issues:

        • generalised anxiety disorder
        • anxiety
        • panic disorder
        • phobias
        • stress
        • health anxiety
        • obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd)
        • work-related stress
        • separation anxiety
        • behaviour problems
        • domestic violence
        • family issues
        • suicidal thoughts
        • feeling sad
        • depression
        • postnatal depression
        • low self-esteem
        • low self-confidence
        • gender dysphoria
        • bereavement
        • loneliness
        • separation and divorce
        • affairs and betrayals
        • personality disorders
        • bipolar disorder
        • seasonal affective disorder (sad)
        • borderline personality disorder
        • attachment disorder
        • avoidant personality disorder
        • alcoholism
        • drug abuse / drug addiction
        • sex addiction
        • gambling
        • internet addiction
        • bulimia nervosa
        • eating disorders
        • anorexia nervosa
        • emotional abuse
        • sexual abuse
        • trauma
        • post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd)
        • physical abuse
        • childhood bullying
        • sex problems
        • sexuality
        • hoarding
        • attachment disorder in children
        • depression and anxiety in children
        • child related issues
        • asperger's syndrome
        • adhd


        I offer 50 minute sessions at the same weekly time(s) on a short-term or an open-ended basis. I charge £70 for each appointment.

        I am an approved practitioner for Vitality Health and AXA PPP private health insurance.

        If you would like to get in touch to set up an initial consultation or to discuss your situation you can contact me either via telephone or email and I will get back to you promptly.

        Maps & Directions

        London, NW10
        London, W1W 8QR

        Type of session

        Online counselling: Yes
        Telephone counselling: Yes
        Face to face counselling: Yes
        Home visits: No

        Practical details

        Sign language: No
        Other languages: None


        Accessibility information
        Wheelchair user access: No

        Types of client

        Young people
        Older adults