Manuela Mangiafico - Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Manuela Mangiafico - Counsellor and Psychotherapist

225 Shoreditch High Street
E1 6PJ


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225 Shoreditch High Street
E1 6PJ


About me

Hello and welcome, my name is Manuela.

I am a professionally trained counsellor practising in East London,and a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

I am committed to offer a safe and confidential space to encourage you to reflect upon where in your life you seek clarity.

My approach to counselling

I work using both short term (3-6 months) and long term Psychodynamic approach, which means understanding past experiences that may impact on how you feel in the present. Together we will explore what process lay behind your present challenges and help you achieve a greater sense of well being and self-awareness.

Area of expertise

In my private practice in Shoreditch, I work a lot with relationship issue, and the feeling of betrayal and anxiety associated with separation and divorce. Counselling can help clarifying your thoughts and feelings and support you to move forward.

I have 5 years experience working in the charity and public health sector as a bereavement counsellor, specialising in loss and attachment related issues. While supporting with coping with the pain, my role is to help my clients regain their sense of identity and independence.

I also provide therapy across a range of mental, emotional and interpersonal struggles such as anxiety, depression, anger and low self esteem.


I provide an initial assessment after which you will already have a great insight on the type of work that needs to be done to overcome your present challenges. An initial assessment meeting will allows us to get to know each other , discuss what concerns you, ask any question, understand confidentiality and to determine what is the best therapeutic approach you could benefit from.

To find  how we can work together to support you with the challenges that have brought you to therapy, get in touch by using a contact option to book an introductory assessment session with me.

Training, qualifications & experience


I began my career in the charity and public health sectors as a Bereavement Counsellor  specialising in loss and attachment related issue.

I have also worked as a CBT therapist within HAGA, supporting individuals struggling with Alcohol dependence.

While working with a vast range of issues and different multicultural agencies I have gained experiences and understanding of different cultural background.

Academic Qualifications

  • I am a Registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and abide their Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • I hold a BACP accredited FdSc in Psychodynamic Counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Birkbeck University of London
  • HCE Counselling and Counselling skills, Birkbeck University
  • I also continue professional development expanding my skills and knowledge by regularly attending workshops, conferences and seminars as well as monthly clinical supervision.

My private practice is insured with Towergate, Insurance N.: LSBDX6708413

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Initial consultation £60 for 1 hour session

On-going sessions £55 for 55 minutes

Maps & Directions

London, E1 6PJ

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Italian


Wheelchair access: No

Types of client

Older adults