Nigel Beaumont - MBACP
162 - 168 Regent Street
31c Market Hill
I believe that therapy should create real, tangible change. I will work with you to understand your issues, the context in which they affect your everyday living, and how you would like to change.
Therapy is an individual process, so there are no one-size-fits-all answers or solutions. It is about you and me working together to explore what is below the surface, in order to get to the root of the problem. Over the course of your sessions, you will become increasingly aware of unconscious thoughts and feelings that might be driving unhelpful behaviours or adding to your distress. You will be able to make links between seemingly unrelated thoughts, feelings and experiences, resulting in a balanced, wholesome and meaningful way of experiencing your self and others.
What makes counselling therapy unique:
- It is about listening and reflecting, to help you find a way of dealing with a problem.
- It is confidential and it offers a safe space where I can help you to understand and take back control.
- It will help you to get to know yourself better, to acknowledge and value yourself.
I work with anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship problems. Also self esteem, confidence, self harm, unexplained physical symptoms (psychosomatic),or just feeling uncomfortable in yourself.
I am registered to offer counselling to AXA/PPP, VITALITY HEALTH and HEALIX clients, subject to their individual policy restrictions.
I practice from consulting rooms in London (West End & City) & Royston, Hertfordshire.
Linen Hall, 168-172 Regent Street. London W1. This is located 5 minutes walk from Oxford Circus Underground.
City of London Therapy Centre, 45, Central Street, London EC1 which is 10 minutes from Old Street and Barbican Stations.
Royston - there is adjacent parking to the Counselling Centre, also it is located a short walk from Royston mainline station which is served by trains from Kings Cross/St Pancras and Cambridge.
I also offer counselling using Skype/FaceTime and telephone sessions, this is more flexible than face to face sessions. Some of my clients combine both which suits their lifestyle and personal commitments.
Training, qualifications & experience
Registered Member (Reg No: 187031) of The British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists (BACP)
My initial training was in Person Centred counselling, following this I completed my training in Psychodynamic counselling - I am able to use either or both approaches when helping my clients.
I have additional training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Transactional Analysis (TA)
I am continually developing my skills by participating in specialist continued professional development (CPD) This enables me to offer my clients a range of skills and acknowledges that each client is different, thus enabling me to use the approach best suited to your needs.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I can offer a safe place to explore the emotions around life changing events, and to help you to plot a course for your future. The idea of asking for counselling might raise anxiety - here are some key points:
- During counselling no one will tell you what you should do
- It is a non-judgemental process
- No-one will tell you how you are feeling
- Counselling allows you to focus on troubling issues
A few words from one of my recent clients:
"Personally, I am much more relaxed and my relationship with the family is stronger (actually, all the relationships within the family seem stronger!). I have learned from others that I am a very likeable person and that I don't need to over-exercise my social skills for people to find me. I have a lot of authentic assets for who I already am. I also now see that I am far more mature and emotionally in-tune than my age suggests due to my professional and personal life experiences.
It was your hard work with me to find my path that I am truly grateful for. I have gained much more self-confidence that I quietly posses with my work colleagues."
(Full text available on request)
My fees are dependent on if we meet in London or Royston, I am happy to consider a discount on my usual rate if the session is held outside peak times which are: 12 noon - 2pm, and 5pm onwards. I do not see clients at the weekend. My regular fees are detailed on my website, or please contact me.
I have AXA PPP Healthcare, VITALITY Healthcare and Healix registration and can therefore help clients who wish to see me by referral through these organisations.
All sessions are 50 minutes duration, normally sessions are held at the same time every week.
The experience I have from working with my clients helps inform my therapeutic approach. I offer both short and long term counselling and work with both individuals and couples.
The main focus of our sessions will be to work towards understanding the origin of the issues you are experiencing and provides the opportunity to take a fresh look at them.
I recognise, that individual issues often need a more tailored approach, and therefore in addition to my training in Psychodynamic counselling, I have additional training in Cognitive Behavioural and Person Centred Therapy, and Transactional Analysis, I will utilise an integrated approach when appropriate.
Our initial meeting:
I will ask you to tell me more about the history of the issues that you are bringing, and understand how these are affecting you in everyday life. Together we can plan our approach to meet the desired outcomes.
I will also explain to you how counselling works and in particular what you can expect.
From our first contact you will be in charge and I will work with you to bring about the changes you are seeking.
All of our work will be confidential, and I work within the professional guidelines of the BACP.
Frequency of our sessions:
we will normally meet once a week at the same time.
I will explain the terms of the contract, my charges and answer any questions you might have. Payments can be by cash or bank transfer - all payments must be made in advance or at the time of the session.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I am available weekdays and evening sessions in London (West End and City) and Royston. I am also available for Skype sessions both during the day and evening.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|