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About me

COVID-19 update: Sessions are now available face to face as well as via Skype and Zoom video conferencing.

I am a counselling psychologist with many years’ experience of working in NHS mental health services where I worked with people with anxiety, depression, panic, relationship difficulties, phobias, chronic pain, trauma and so on.

My approach to therapy aims for flexibility by integrating CBT (cogntive behavioural therapy), ACT (Action and commitment therapy), EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) with Mindfulness and Acceptance perspectives. I also favour body-focused approaches like Somatic Experiencing, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Qi Gong which can be particularly helpful in managing symptoms of trauma and the intensity of emotions that comes it.

I am a chartered psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered with the Health and Care Profession Council (HCPC) which means that I am trained to the highest possible standard.

I offer therapy face to face as well as via Skype and Zoom video conferencing. Please give me a call for a free 10 - 15 minutes conversation about how therapy may be able to help you.

You can also text or email me for further information.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc (Hons) Psychology – University of Buckingham
Doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology – University of Surrey
BPS Approved Certificate in Clinical Supervision
BPS Approved Certificate in Third Wave CBT including:

Mindfulness, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

I am also trained in EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing).

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.

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

BPS

British Psychological Society

British Psychological Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Health-related difficulties

Chronic pain difficulties

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

£85.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Initial free telephone conversation (10 - 15 minutes) to discuss the challenges you are facing and how I may be able to help.

£85 for a psychological assessment and for each therapy session

£110 for couples therapy work

I also work on Skype and Zoom.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

All messages are typically responded to within 24 hours

I also supervise trainee psychologists/ counsellors and qualified psychologists. Please ask me about the ongoing rates for supervision.

Putney
SW15

Awareness Centre
41 Abbeville Road
London
SW4 9JX

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I offer a holistic way of helping you look at your work and understanding the importance of self-care (grounding) personally and professionally.

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Dr Michael Eko, offering therapeutic ways of coping with challenges

Dr Michael Eko, offering therapeutic ways of coping with challenges