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Natalie Perkins

London, SE1 8DP
07947 741966 07947 741966 Registered / Accredited

About me

Sometimes it can be daunting to talk about your feelings and concerns, especially to a therapist. This gradually gets easier with time. People from various backgrounds have found therapy to be a very helpful and positive experience. Therapy can help people to develop their own inner strength. This can be highly empowering for individuals to face their concerns or take steps towards making life-enhancing changes.

About Me:
I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist based in London SE1. I specialise working therapeutically with a wide range of emotional and behavioural issues and difficulties.

What I offer:
I provide confidential counselling and psychotherapy to individuals age 18 and over. Therapy can be on a short term, long term, or open ended basis.

I am also registered with the following Private Health Insurance Companies to provide Counselling or Psychotherapy:

  • Allianz, Aviva Health, AXA PPP Healthcare, Bupa, Cigna, Vitality and WPA. I also provide psychological therapies for Occupational Health Services and Rehabilitation Organisations.

How I practice:
My main way of working is integratively, whereby I draw upon various approaches and techniques to empower individuals to face and overcome their difficulties. This approach is tailored specifically to suit the needs of the individual. I also provide Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic Therapy.

During therapy, we'll work together towards helping you identify and gain insight into your current concerns. I offer a safe, non-judgemental, compassionate environment for you to feel at ease in order to do this. As you progress through therapy, you will gain deepened self-awareness and self-understanding. This may be through discovering different ways of thinking about your issues and difficulties. Together, we will help you to find new ways of dealing with painful feelings, situations and problems.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:
Post-MSc Diploma in Counselling Psychology
MSc in Counselling Psychology
BA (Hons) in Psychology

Professional Registration:
Chartered Counselling Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
I am bound by the code of ethics of the BPS and HCPC.

Experience:
Over the past 17 years, I have worked therapeutically with adults in University Counselling Services, GP Surgeries, Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT), and in the Private Sector.

I have a particular interest in relationship issues and difficulties, anxiety, depression and low self esteem.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

Initial consultations - £85 per session (1 hour)
Individual therapy sessions - £70 per session (50 minutes) 

My fees are based on a sliding scale. If you would like to discuss this further, please contact me.

Further information

Availability:
I have available sessions on: Weekdays and Saturdays.

Contact Details:
If you have any questions or would like to book an initial session, please feel free to contact me via:

Phone: 07947 741 966

Email: Natalie@inspiretherapypractice.co.uk

Alternatively, you can visit my website: www.inspiretherapypractice.co.uk


The Colombo Centre
34 Colombo Street
Southwark
London
SE1 8DP

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

Availability

Weekdays and Saturdays.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Natalie Perkins

Natalie Perkins