Manjula Surendran

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BSc Psychology (Hons)., PG Dip., MSc Psychotherapy, MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Romford RM3 & South Woodford E18
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

If you're struggling with depression, anxiety, bereavement, domestic violence, sexual abuse, low self esteem, relationship issues, feeling isolated or alone in relationships, feeling never 'good enough' or battling with addiction. These are some of the things I can support you with.

As an Integrative psychotherapist my approach to therapy involves selecting the techniques from different theories in psychology including humanistic, person-centred, psychoanalysis, transactional analysis (TA) and existential therapy I combine these theories to suit your needs. As we are all individuals and therapy is all about you and your needs, my way of working is that the therapy is designed around you and your issues.

As a therapist I believe that the key to change lies within us but we often may need the help of others in understanding and finding ourself. Through respectful listening I can offer you a warm, non-judgmental and safe place for therapy, allowing exploration of any past or current issues you bring in a manner and pace that feels comfortable to you.

My aim is to provide you with a safe, comfortable and confidential environment to support you, where we can work together to achieve your full potential.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • MSc in Psychotherapy & Counselling
  • PG Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • PG Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Family Therapy - Systemic Practice Application & Skills
  • BSc Hons. in Psychology

Training and CPD:

I attend regular CPD to keep my practice and my knowledge up to date. I have a real passion for learning about anything counselling related.

Some of the CPD trainings I have attended include:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & Training
  • Self Harm
  • Anger Management
  • Addiction
  • Stress Management
  • Counselling Studies
  • Understanding Guilt & Shame
  • Working with Women Survivors of Sexual Violence
  • Domestic Violence
  • Loss & Bereavement
  • Counselling Skills


I have several years of experience both in private practice and working for agencies such as Newham Action Against Domestic Violence, working as a counsellor within a GP practice, in a drug & alcohol agency and within a rape & sexual abuse support centre.

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Individuals counselling face to face - £55.00 for a 50 minute session.

Telephone or online counselling - £55.00 for a 50 minute session.

Please contact me for any further information.

When I work

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Further information

I understand how daunting it can feel to contact a counsellor this is why I offer a free 30 minutes telephone consultation. You are welcome to call me for an informal chat and to ask any questions you may have.

To get the best out of counselling, you need to feel comfortable with your therapist, so before making a decision, I am more than happy to talk to you on the phone to see if we can work together. After all, counselling is an investment in you and you deserve to choose someone that suits you, there is no obligation or pressure to book an appointment.

I may not be able to always answer my phone, please leave a message and a number that I can reach you on and I will return your call as soon as possible. Alternatively, you can email me using the email me feature at the top of my profile. 

Romford, RM3 0DU

South Woodford, E18 1BD

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Additional languages


I also speak fluent Malayalam.

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Manjula Surendran
Manjula Surendran