Mark Hoffman

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Dip. Counselling and Psychotherapy. BACP Member
Available for new clients
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London SW16 & SW4
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Do you feel that life's stresses, anxieties, and difficulties are weighing you down?

Taking the first steps might be challenging, so I offer a 15-minute free consultation to help you with any concerns. 

Working with me, you will explore what is getting you stuck in life so you can move forward, heal, and evolve. I offer support in an empathetic, non-judgemental way. I have experience helping those with a wide range of issues in a safe therapeutic space, allowing you to explore your aims and thoughts. Together, we will explore your inner strengths and resources, building on these to improve your general wellbeing and self-growth.

Going into counselling might be hard for some, so I will try my best to put you at ease and assist you through the process.

​You will have a confidential space where you can talk about concerns and problems.

​I offer integrative counselling, which is person-centred and psychodynamic. These approaches are uniquely tailored to you by looking at the present, which can lead to looking at your history and linking it to current concerns.

I'm a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I have worked with teens over 16 to mature adults. 

​I specialise in stress, anxiety, depression, bereavement,  self-esteem, the inner critic, the inner child, loss, growing up in a dysfunctional home, co-dependency, sexuality, relationships, ADHD and obstacles to wellbeing.

​I can work with those in 12-step recovery programs for addictions. Or for those concerned with alcohol, substances, work,  sex, spending, fitness, video games and social media.

​I am keen on mindfulness and can integrate grounding techniques into the sessions if you like.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am qualified with a CPCAB diploma in counselling and psychotherapy from London Southbank University.

I have worked for NHS Counselling for adults at GP practices. As a student counsellor for teens and young adults, also for Cruse bereavement support.

Before counselling, I had years of experience and a successful career in hospitality management with the ability to get on with people from all walks of life. Over the years, I have lived in several countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. I have engaged with many different cultures professionally and personally,  furthermore being open-minded and culturally sensitive with those I meet. 

I work with short-term or long-term clients on a variety of issues.

  • Abuse
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Inner child
  • Inner critic
  • LBGTQ+
  • Loneliness
  • Low self-esteem
  • Loss
  • Obstacles to wellbeing
  • Mental Health
  • Relationships
  • Sexuality
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work-related stress
  • 12 step recovery

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas I work with are Inner child work, the inner critic and growing up in or having a dysfunctional family. 

Inner child work is an approach to recognizing and healing childhood trauma. It recognizes that our behaviours as an adult stem from our childhood experiences. Inner child work focuses on addressing our unmet needs by reparenting ourselves. This kind of self-discovery helps us understand our behaviours, triggers, wants, and needs. 

Inner critic refers to an inner voice that judges, criticises, or demeans a person whether or not the self-criticism is objectively justified. A highly active inner critic can affect one’s emotional well-being and self-esteem. 


£75.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

Taking the first steps might be challenging, so I offer a 15-minute free consultation that can help you with any concerns you may have. Offering you a safe space without judgment. We can discuss what you may want to talk about and the number of sessions. 

​Sessions are £75 for 50 minutes, and I have a few spaces for low-income or financial difficulty on a sliding scale. Sessions are weekly at the same time.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Lambourn Road, London, SW4

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Mark Hoffman
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