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Megan Berlin (MSc, UKCP Accredited)

Deptford, London, SE14 6BY
07789264333 07789264333 Registered / Accredited

About me

I practice Gestalt psychotherapy, which focuses on present-centered awareness as a means of exploring my clients’ process in relation to both themselves and others. This does involve exploration of the past, but only so far as it feels relevant and lively in each client’s present life. Central to this approach is my belief that we are all the expert in our own experience, and that only you can know what is the best choice for you from moment to moment.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully accredited psychotherapist with an MSc in Gestalt Psychotherapy from the Metanoia Institute in London. I have experience working with a range of psychological and emotional issues including anxiety, depression, loss, and relationship issues.

I have several years of experience working both privately and in the charity sector. As an accredited member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), I abide by their Ethical Framework for Good Practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

Therapies offered

  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies

Fees

60 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

I work online via Zoom and face to face at my practice in New Cross, 7 minutes walk from New Cross station and a 10 minute walk from Deptford or New Cross Gate stations.

At our first session, we can discuss your reasons for seeking therapy, how we might work together and your hopes and expectations for our work. Should you decide to continue, I usually suggest starting with at least 8 sessions, at the end of which we would have a review. For some people this will be enough, and for others they may wish to continue and go deeper into self exploration and relational insights.

My advice to clients looking for a therapist is to find someone you feel at ease with, who you get the sense of being able to trust and build a relationship with over time.

Astra House
23-25 Arklow Road
Deptford
London
SE14 6BY

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
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

Sessions are on the 2nd floor of a residential building, accessible by lift.

Availability

Daytime and evening slots available.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Megan Berlin (MSc, UKCP Accredited)

Megan Berlin (MSc, UKCP Accredited)