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About me

The first step to peace of mind, can be to talk to a qualified counsellor.

I'll work with you in a way that honours your uniqueness and value. We will move at a pace that is comfortable and supportive, and together we can explore ways of looking at your experience, finding the answers that are meaningful to you.

Often we are our own harshest critic.

I can help you build the self acceptance and compassion that you deserve, as I have learnt that the answers are often right in front of us, in the present moment.  I work with the issues listed below, as well as others:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Issues affecting young people (16-25)
  • Relationship problems
  • Family issues
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress
  • Anger
  • Bereavement
  • Questions around identity
  • Physical and sexual abuse
  • Trauma.

Whatever is on your mind right now (perhaps made worse or caused by the exceptional circumstances of the pandemic) I can offer a caring and confidential space to help you. Speaking out and sharing what's going on for you can start to lighten the load, and enable you to breathe.

Therapy can be about learning to see yourself more clearly and accept who you are: body, mind and spirit. Therapy is also useful if you are looking for personal development and progressing in life, whether this means work or relationships.

Get Started

I would appreciate the opportunity to work alongside you in a way that matches your current needs and experience in life, providing a unique space during your demanding week, where you'll be genuinely listened to without interruption or judgement. So please get in touch by email or phone and we can discuss an initial session, and what you are looking for from therapy.  I am currently working online (Zoom) and face to face .

Training, qualifications & experience

My training in Gestalt therapy offers the chance to work creatively together, to breathe new energy into stuck situations. This work will always be respectful of your preference and choice.

  • BACP-accredited Certificate in Humanistic Counselling
  • Diploma in Counselling, awarded by the Gestalt Centre.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

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Fees

  • My fees are £55 per 50 minute session.

I work online (Zoom) and face to face via a comfortable and private room in Dalston, Hackney. This is easily accessible from Stoke Newington, Clapton, De Beauvoir Town, Haggerston, Homerton, Hackney Central, Shoreditch and other parts of East London.

Availability

Evening and weekends available, please contact me to check availability.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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Mark Crow MBACP

Mark Crow MBACP