Maureen Ewer MSc MBACP(accred)
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I run Gateway Therapy which is an integrative psychotherapy practice based in Blackheath (South East London) and in Farringdon (City of London).
I have nearly twenty years experience of working in the field of mental health and emotional well-being. During this time I have worked as a clinician for the NHS, in Higher Education and within Adult and Children’s charities. I have experience of working at all clinical levels, including as a Psychotherapist and Counsellor, Clinical Director, Regional Manager, Senior Manager, Clinical Supervisor, Group Facilitator and Trainer.
My particular specialisms include, working with people who have depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, negative coping strategies (e.g. issues relating to food, alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex etc.) and work-related problems.
I believe that adopting an integrative approach, which combines a range of skills and techniques, is very important and produces the best outcomes for my clients.
My aim is to enable you to become who you want to be, by:
- understanding what is at the root of your difficulties,
- identifying ways of overcoming these challenges,
- helping you to free yourself from destructive coping patterns and influences and take control of your life,
- enabling you to make your goals a reality and realise your true potential, and
- helping you to learn practical skills, tools and strategies to maintain and build on your success.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have an MSc in Therapeutic Counselling, an Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)/Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT) with Distinction, a Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy(CBT)/Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT) and a Diploma in CBT Coaching. I am accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and am a member of their Coaching Division.
I also have a range of other skills and experience. I am a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist (to Masters level) and have had further training in Mindfulness, Emotional Freedom Technique, Eye Movement Therapies and Creative Visualisation.
I have a current Enhanced DBS check.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sexual abuse
- Work-related stress
There is an initial free, no obligation, telephone consultation so that we can discuss what is troubling you and what you are seeking to achieve from counselling. If you would like to work with me then we can arrange to have weekly sessions. Sessions are 50 minutes long and cost £70 per session.
Day and evening appointments available.
Please telephone or email me for further details. Alternatively, you may like to take a look at my website:
Particular specialisms include:
Stress and Resilience,
Depression and Anxiety,
Bereavement and Loss,
Dealing with Negative Coping Strategies,
“Before I started the sessions with you, my life had become a continual struggle against a growing addiction, making me unhappy and unable to look or move forward in my personal and professional life. My sessions with you have had a significant and lasting impact on my life. I feel able to connect with the world again in a way which has eluded me for a long time. In short, my life and outlook at work and in my personal life has been transformed and it feels great!”
"Maureen is a very skilled therapist. Her approach expedites the therapy process, getting to the heart of the problem, and she provides practical advice that helps one grow and take steps towards reaching their therapy goals. The benefits I experienced occurred almost immediately as Maureen takes the time to assess each session and give feedback, ensuring clients make continued progress. I highly recommend Maureen and feel I've found a therapist I can work with (and return to if necessary)."
"Helped me make insights about myself as a person, my situation, my family and childhood. Helped me with tools to manage stress/anxiety and boost confidence …. I worked with Maureen for 9 sessions and she is the only therapist so far that has managed to surface emotions and feelings that I usually keep well hidden. She does this via being very observant of your emotional state and knows how and when to push you in the right direction. I can highly recommend Maureen, but be prepared to be challenged! "
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Flexible appointments available weekdays and evenings.
Types of client