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MBACP (Accred)

About me

I work with individuals who are suffering from anxiety or depression, or are experiencing distress due to relationship or work problems or as a result of a trauma or loss.

I also see couples who are experiencing problems related to conflict, infidelity, intimacy or communication problems, or who are just at a stage in their relationship where they would find it useful to have a safe space to explore some issues together.

With over twenty five years experience of working with addiction, I support people to understand their relationship to their substance and/or addictive behaviour and to let go of what no longer serves them.

My approach is lovingly empathetic and compassionate and I work together with clients to support the development of self-awareness and insights into their difficulties.

I have recently completed a training in Psycho-spiritual & Therapeutic Shamanism and can include these practices in my work if that resonates with you.

Please contact me if you have any questions about how I work.

Training, qualifications & experience

A qualified counsellor with a BACP accredited Diploma in Counselling from the London Gestalt Centre, I have experience of working with individuals and couples in a variety of settings, including drug and alcohol agencies, community counselling services, universities and in my own private practice.

What I can help with

  • Anxiety, Depression, Loss, Trauma and Abuse.

  • Relationship problems (including problems with commitment and intimacy, sexual problems, power and money, domestic violence and communication problems),

  • Work problems (including work-based stress, relationships and conflict, low confidence, career dissatisfaction, under earning/achieving),

  • Dependency and addiction (including Alcohol, Drugs, Nicotine, Sex & Love, Food related addictions, Gambling, Shopping, Phone & Internet-based addictions, Co-dependency, Work and Exercise)

  • I can also offer mindfulness based approaches to my clients when appropriate

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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From £60.00 to £100.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

  • I charge £70 (online) and £80 (in person) for a 50min session with individuals.
  • I charge £100 for a 60min session with couples.
  • I also offer supervision for trainee counsellors @ £60 for a 50 min session.

When I work

Please email me to discuss availability or to arrange an initial session.

170 Brick Lane, London, Greater London, E1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

I can offer online counselling to clients who are unable to come to the therapy room.


In person

I offer individual supervision at my practice in Shoreditch for trainee and newly qualified counsellors and psychotherapists.

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Nicola Power

Nicola Power