Matthew Lee BSc (Hons) MNCS (Accred)

Matthew Lee BSc (Hons) MNCS (Accred)

About me

I am a United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) advanced therapist in training in gestalt psychotherapy at the Welsh Psychotherapy Partnership (WPP) and an accredited member of the National Counselling Society (NCS).

I offer low-cost therapy and counselling for adults on a long or short term basis through WPP's Affordable Therapy Service, which provides high-quality psychotherapy delivered by therapists who are in training leading to UKCP registration.

I have been working in counselling since 2011 with adults on a one-to-one basis and based at the Custard Factory in Birmingham city centre, which is within walking distance of several car parks and good public transport links.

I have experience of working with the following issues:​

Abuse

Addiction - e.g. pornography, gambling, internet

Adoption

Anger management

Anxiety

Bereavement

Bullying

Cancer support

Career issues

Depression

Dissociation

Domestic violence

Eating disorders

Emotional abuse

Family issues

Feeling lost

Gender dysphoria (GD)/ gender identity disorder (GID)

Generalised anxiety disorder

Help with self-development/personal growth

Loneliness

Low self-confidence

Low self-esteem

Obsessive compulsive disorder

Panic disorder

Passive aggressive behaviour

Phobias

Physical abuse

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Pregnancy, Abortion, postnatal depression

Redundancy

Relationship issues

Sadness

Self-harm

Separation and divorce

Sexual abuse

Sexuality

Spirituality

Stress

Suicidal thoughts, suicidal ideation

Trauma

Work related stress

I currently offer afternoon and evening appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. Please contact me to discuss in a confidential manner what feels important, painful or challenging to you and to arrange an initial appointment for us to meet.

Training, qualifications & experience

Matthew Lee BSc (Hons), MNCS (Accred), Cert. Couns., UKCP Psychotherapist in training

Training, Qualifications & Experience:

Advanced Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy (Masters level) Welsh Psychotherapy Partnership (WPP), Cardiff, now in the post-completion, dissertation writing phase (2014 - ongoing)
3 years of post-graduate study completed on MSc Gestalt Psychotherapy programme, Metanoia, London (2009 - 2012)

  • Accredited Registrant of the National Counselling Society (NCS)
  • Certificate in Humanistic Counselling Skills, The Gestalt Centre, London (2009)
  • Working as a counsellor since 2011 at Coping with Cancer, Leicester and at Cedar Counselling, Birmingham
  • Over 500 hours one-to-one experience in working with clients
  • Visiting speaker on MSc Health Psychology programme at Coventry University delivering workshops in Key Skills in Gestalt Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy Workshop, London (2013)
  • I have also completed a workshop in 'The Living Body in Gestalt' with Julianne Appel-Opper in Birmingham. Julianne is world renowned in the field of embodied Gestalt Psychotherapy

Professional memberships:

National Counselling Society (NCS) Accredited Registrant Member
UKCP (UK Council of Psychotherapy) Trainee Member
UKAGP (UK Association for Gestalt Practitioners) Trainee Member
WPP (Welsh Psychotherapy Partnership) Trainee member

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

NCS

Accredited register membership

Therapies offered

Fees

£40 per 50 minute session

Maps & Directions

Birmingham, B9

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes

Premises is on the 4th floor, stairs/lift accessible.

Availability

Monday, Tuesday, Friday - afternoons & evenings

Types of client

Adults
Older adults