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About me

I am working in East Dulwich and London Bridge and north London in person combined with limited online options.  I am open to new clients and supporting you during the ever changing needs of our society as we come to face the ongoing restrictions in place, the fears of returning to life and offices perhaps, but also to make sense of where you are now and what you have experienced both in your life before covid and during this last year.  Please do get in touch to discuss possible times and availability.  Safety precautions are taken working in person, but safety and risk will be discussed in advance of meeting in person. 

We live in a fast paced environment in London where daily pressures continue to grow for many causing stress, ill-health and a variety of worries. You might be anxious, stressed, be unwell, or be worried about the climate emergency and the state of the world. Counselling is a space for you to talk about anything that is bothering you or causing pain that you would like to make more sense of. Working with me would be completely confidential and I offer a safe, non-judgmental space for you to talk openly. Counselling can help you learn how to manage your feelings and make use of your own resources to find solutions.

I work from a transpersonal perspective taking your history into account whilst also looking inward at your potential. I work as a guide to help you find what motivates you, what holds you back, and how to reconnect to your self. Psychosynthesis is the model of psychotherapy I am qualified in and it is a creative model that uses a wide range of techniques.

If you are struggling to make sense of your world and would like to talk I would be glad to hear from you to discuss how we might work together.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling which is accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy and the UK Council for Psychotherapy. The Diploma was awarded by Middlesex University. I am registered with the BACP, membership number 378913. I also have a BA Hons Degree in English with Drama, have studied Psychology with the Open University, and have completed an Introduction to Counselling. I work with a range of individuals from all backgrounds.

Having come from an arts background I am well suited to working with people who work both within the arts or who are artists themselves. Psychosynthesis is itself a creative model that supports the creative process, sometimes this is through guided visualisations and drawings, other times through writing or meditations. Having volunteered at the Lesbian and Gay Switchboard I am also well equipped and open to working with the LGBTQI community. All are welcome. I am also keen to work with 18-30 year olds around the issues faced today around the climate emergency and the ever growing pressures of social media and its impact on young people, but I also work with a wide range of ages and backgrounds.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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).

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Fees

From £75.00 to £85.00

Additional information

I charge £75-£85 for sessions and work weekly.  I do not currently have any low cost spaces and am not linked to any health insurance providers

Cancellation: Minimum 48 hours in advance of regular contracted appointments, but not unlimited and contracted accordingly

Email for available appointments, times and any further information.

Availability

I have a few spaces coming up in London Bridge and Kings Cross/Camden Town in person soon alongside some online spaces, but I am no longer taking new clients in East Dulwich

Psychosynthesis & Education Trust
92-94 Tooley Street
London
SE1 2TH

London
NW1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom
Melissa McGrath

Melissa McGrath