Mandie Howard

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Dip Counsellor, MBACP (Reg)
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London, E5
Available for new clients
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About me

I am a qualified and registered BACP counsellor.

Located in London and Dorset, I currently offer counselling services online through telephone and Zoom sessions, catering to clients both in the UK and abroad.

My focus is on you and your unique journey. I provide a safe, non-judgmental space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences at your own pace. My approach is rooted in empathy  and I aim to foster a therapeutic relationship built on trust and understanding.

My work has primarily focused on bereavement and loss and I have a wealth of experience in supporting individuals in this area. I have gained a deep understanding of the myriad challenges people face during the grieving process and my extensive background equips me with the insight and empathy necessary to provide meaningful support to those navigating the complexities of loss.  I am dedicated to offering a compassionate space where individuals can explore their emotions, find solace, and ultimately embark on a journey towards healing.

In addition to my private practice, I also work as a counsellor with Professional Help Limited, an employee support organisation where I also contribute to GriefChat, an online bereavement platform.  This role requires me to work with individuals on a diverse array of challenges including workplace stress, navigating personal and professional relationship difficulties, and managing complex life transitions and upheavals.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified and registered BACP counsellor.

Inspired by my four-year tenure as a helpline caller for Childline, I pursued formal training to become a counsellor.  Prior to establishing my private practice, I undertook my placement at the Royal London Hospital followed by an additional two years volunteering at the esteemed St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney.  These formative experiences have deeply shaped my approach to counselling, instilling in me a profound commitment to supporting individuals through their most challenging times with empathy and understanding.

Member organisations

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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£70.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

  • Telephone introductory session free
  • Hackney, East London £70.00

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

  • Bereavement
  • Family relationships
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Family issues
  • Separation and divorce
  • Loss
  • Low self esteem
  • Developing a better understanding of yourself and your behaviours
  • Developing coping strategies
  • Sexual, physical & emotional abuse
  • Health related issues
  • Relationship issues with partners, family, friends and colleagues
  • Sexuality
  • Mental health issues
  • Major life changes
  • Chronic illness
  • Feeling sad
  • Menopause
  • Attachment
  • Redundancy
  • Fertility

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

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Mandie Howard
Mandie Howard