Nathan Claxton

Nathan Claxton

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Ashford
Middlesex
TW15

Tunstall Studios
34-44 Tunstall Road
Brixton
Lambeth
London
SW9 8DA

07495 436791

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Ashford
Middlesex
TW15

Tunstall Studios
34-44 Tunstall Road
Brixton
Lambeth
London
SW9 8DA

07495 436791

About me

Difficulties with relationships, depression, anxiety, morbid/suicidal thoughts, work related problems and substance misuse. I use a relational-integrative approach to counselling and Psychotherapy.

I support individual adults and older adolescents in Central London W1 (Regent Street), South London SW9 (Brixton) and TW15 (Ashford, Staines, Middlesex).

I offer short-term (solution focused: typically 1, 6 or 12 sessions) and open-ended/long-term (depth work) interventions.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Integrative-Psychodynamic Counsellor (Metanoia Institute/Middlesex University), with 20 years experience working within the caring professions. This includes supporting young people, families and adults within social care, youth justice & substance misuse services.

Previous to training as a Counsellor and psychotherapist, I have completed both a Bsc and MA in Psychology, and throughout my career I have completed a range of specialist trainings aimed directly at supporting those with emotional, social and mental health difficulties. Key areas I have trained in include ADHD, Addiction, Family breakdown/Parenting support and Counselling for Depression.

In addition to my private practice I manage a team of Counsellors deliver short-term individual therapy within the NHS. This service is for adults who are seen across G.P. surgeries in the London Borough of Lambeth.

I also have a professional background in Health and Fitness as a Head Squash coach. This follows being brought up in a family where engaging in a diverse range of sports was always encouraged, meaning I have always, and continue to, enjoy for myself and promote to others, regular sport and exercise. Perhaps due to the environmental, as well as health benefits I have over the last 10 years become a regular cyclist.

With my interest in sport and physical health alongside my career in emotional and mental health, plus many other influences, I have become increasingly aligned with non-dualism and its underlying approaches to science & philosophy. This approach highlights the centrality of compassion toward self (often damaged and requiring support to reestablish) and others for healthy and successful living. I, therefore recognize this perspective as central to the healing process.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Linen Hall, Regent Street, London

Fees

Initial Assessment: Free - 50 mins

Individual / On-going sessions per 50 minutes

Brixton & Regent Street: £75

Ashford, Middx:              £65

Ashford, Middx Low-cost  £45

Further information

I also work from an office on Regents Street. See below my availability blocks by location:

Monday - 4 pm till 10 pm @ Ashford, Middx

Tuesday - 12 pm till 10 pm @ Tunstall Studios, Brixton

Wednesday - 12 pm till 10 pm @ Tunstall Studios, Brixton

Thursday - 3 pm till 10 pm @ Linen Hall, Regent Street

Friday - 6 am till 1 pm @ Ashford, Middx

Maps & Directions

Ashford, TW15
Lambeth, SW9 8DA

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

See further info

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults