Nicola Schlesinger

Nicola Schlesinger



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About me

I am a psychodynamic psychotherapist with many years of experience.
I offer a confidential, non-judgemental and empathic space where I hope you can
feel free to explore your problems and your feelings.

I believe that therapy is about change, but change cannot
happen without first the thinking and the understanding.

Having therapy is a journey of exploration, sometimes painful, sometimes difficult,
but also enriching and helpful in managing yourself, your feelings and your future

None of us live in a vacuum and we are the product of our experiences in
life, some of which may have impacted us negatively as well as positively. By
understanding how our experiences have impacted us we can begin to move
forward and make changes for ourselves.

My interest and expertise are in the following areas - anxiety, depression, low self -esteem, lack of confidence, trauma, addiction, eating disorders and relationship problems.

Once you have contacted me I will invite you to come for an initial consultation where you can tell me why you are looking for help and we can then think together about the most helpful way forward.

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Westminster Pastoral Foundation 1995 -1999

I have worked in private practice since 1999 and in addition I worked for seven years as an addiction counsellor in a women's residential rehabilitation for drug, alcohol and eating disorders. I have also worked for Parent-Line (telephone support) and for Divorce Support Group ( group facilitator).

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fees can be negotiated depending on circumstance



fees can be negotiated depending on circumstance

Further information

I offer help to individual adults (18+) and couples in a caring, professional and confidential setting.

I prefer to work face to face but I can offer telephone counselling.

I work both long-term and time limited (12-16 sessions) depending
on the nature of the help needed.

I am located a five minute walk from Notting Hill Gate Tube.

I do not have disabled access.

Maps & Directions

London, W11

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: No

One flight of stairs.


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Types of client