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Myriam Laplanche, MA, MBACP, UKCP Registered

London WC1B
020 7435 6156 (answering machine) 020 7435 6156 (answering machine) 0775 90 90 300 0775 90 90 300 Registered / Accredited

About me

Talking about your life, your problems and your feelings with a professional psychotherapist who does not know you, may seem very daunting initially, but actually most clients find the experience really helpful.

My approach is relational and I see psychotherapy as a collaborative venture; I believe that the success of the therapy will depend largely upon the quality of the relationship between the client and the therapist.

I aim to create a safe and non-judgmental environment in which any issue can be explored and place great emphasis on respectfulness, integrity and confidentiality.

I trained as an attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapist and my clinical work is particularly influenced by attachment and psychodynamic theories.

I offer short-term counselling and open-ended psychotherapy to meet each individual’s specific needs.

For more information, please visit my website or contact me and I will be happy to answer your questions

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Registered with the UK Council for Psychotherapy
  • Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Member of The Bowlby Centre

I am a member of the UKCP and The Bowlby Centre and abide by their codes of ethics.

Prior to becoming a psychotherapist, I qualified as a lawyer and practised for several years. I believe this experience has made me more able to understand pressures and dynamics which get set up at work.

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.


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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Cross-cultural issues
Mid-life crisis
Identity crisis
Divorce and separation

Therapies offered

  • Integrative
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy


At an initial consultation, we will explore your current issues, enquire about your history and discuss whether a period of psychotherapy might be of benefit to you. The fee for this initial consultation is £80.

Subsequently my fees range from £70 to £90 depending on time of day and frequency of the sessions.

Concessions are available if you are a student or on a low-income. Please enquire.

Practice hours are from Monday to Friday, with evening appointments available until 9pm.

Further information

I work in English and in French.

My experience includes working with

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • trauma
  • abuse
  • bereavement
  • stress
  • anger management
  • body image
  • self-esteem
  • relationships and marriage difficulties
  • parenting
  • adoption
  • dissociation
  • addictions
  • eating disorders.



Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages French


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


Practice hours are from Monday to Friday, with evening appointments available until 9pm.

Types of client

Older adults


Myriam Laplanche, MA, MBACP, UKCP Registered

Myriam Laplanche, MA, MBACP, UKCP Registered

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