Martin Bartlett

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MNCPS Acc. Ad. Dip. Integrative Therapist
Available for new clients
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London N1 & N4
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

It’s hard to control intrusive thoughts, to be stuck with difficult feelings, or without someone to understand what you are struggling with. And it can often be deeply frustrating, isolating and painful to barely manage issues that stop you living the life you want. One thing I'm sure of is that people need people to understand themselves - it’s this I try to offer. 

Therapy is a conversation between two people, focused on one of their needs. I’ll bring to this relationship my experience, commitment and genuine care. I’ll help build the trust needed for us to collaborate effectively, and will listen deeply, with warmth, empathy, and humanity. I've worked with people grappling with anxiety, disconnection, depression, trauma, bereavement, phobias and more. Regardless of what brings you here, I'm keen to support you every step of the way.

I've worked closely with people for over 20 years, learning how to relate to a wide range of individuals. My counselling and psychotherapy training was integrative, giving me access to a number of perspectives on mental health and wellbeing. Our work would be tailored to your needs, with the space, curiosity and recognition needed for greater acceptance, new tools and growth. My approach has person-centred foundations, and uses Gestalt methods with existential values. Common themes in my work include:

  • Acceptance and empowerment
  • Connection and relationships
  • Care and compassion
  • Reflection, regulation and resilience
  • Boundaries and goals
  • Meaning and beliefs
  • Gratitude

I invite you to arrange a call for us to discuss where you are, what could come next, and any questions you may have. Prior to our first session, I'll send a summary of understanding, answers to frequently asked questions and my therapy values. 

Clients have noted the life changing impact of our work, and how my kind, patient and considered approach can help. As an accredited therapist, I uphold the highest standards and I’m committed to ongoing professional development. Regular supervision and feedback ensure the quality and effectiveness of my practice.

I offer a free phone session to help us establish a connection, with everything between us confidential, and no obligation at any time. My rate is £60 for in-person sessions, £50 for online, with a discounted rate of £40 for students and individuals receiving support through Universal Credit. 

Your challenges, and the solution to them, are as unique as you are - I’m here to help you find them. It's good that you have made this step, I’d like to help you take some more.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling, from Heartwood Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Certificate in Humanistic Integrative Counselling, from CPPD Counselling School

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Areas of counselling I deal with

Fees

£40.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Sessions last 50 minutes and are scheduled weekly. I offer an initial phone session for free, my rates are then £60 for in-person sessions, £50 for online, with a discounted rate of £40 for students and individuals receiving support through Universal Credit. 

My latest availability for sessions is shown below. Please let me know your preferred days and times, and I'll do my best to accommodate your needs.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night
  • Mondays: From 8am until 9pm, Enfield
  • Tuesdays: Midday until 8pm, online
  • Wednesdays: From 10am until 5pm, online
  • Thursdays: Early, online
  • Fridays: From 8am until 5pm, Kings Cross

Further information

You can find answers to some frequently asked questions by pasting the following into a browser:

  • https://bit.ly/freq-asked

You can find some reviews on my Bark profile and Google Business page:

  • https://bit.ly/mb-bark 
  • https://bit.ly/ptt-review

The following therapy values might be useful, to understand more of how I work:

  • https://bit.ly/therapy-values

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

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

Key details

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Martin Bartlett
Martin Bartlett