Dr Nigel Campbell
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Hello, I'm a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT). I have over 15 years experience working with a diverse range of clients and presenting difficulties. I take a professional yet down-to-earth approach to therapy offered in a non-judgemental environment.
Taking that first step to find someone to discuss your personal issues with can seem daunting. I believe it is important to find a therapist that you feel comfortable working with. I strive to work very collaboratively with clients from the outset, establishing a sincere and trusting therapeutic relationship. From this relational basis we are then best placed to pursue and realise your goals for therapy.
I'm a recognised provider with health insurance companies Aviva, Bupa, AXA, Vitality, Cigna, WPA, Exeter Family Friendly.
What therapies do I use?
I am trained to work with several therapeutic models and I try to adopt a therapy approach that best suits the needs of the individual. I primarily work using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or using an integrative Counselling Psychology approach.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) assumes that the way you think about situations will influence how you feel and your behavioural reactions. Therapy initially focuses on gaining greater insight about the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviours. CBT also considers that early life experiences can lead to forming unhelpful negative core beliefs and skewed assumptions about ourselves, others and the world. These beliefs and assumptions then fuel negative thinking and problematic behaviours in the present day. CBT aims to challenge patterns of negative thinking, beliefs and behaviours to bring about change, establishing new coping skills to more effectively manage your emotions. CBT can often begin to bring significant relief from psychological difficulties after relatively few sessions.
I also work integratively, drawing on elements from several approaches as appropriate. I incorporate aspects from relationship-focused approaches which can be particularly useful for difficulties primarily concerned with relating to others, be that with family, friends, partners or work colleagues. Certain relationships can prove difficult to manage and can be connected with much emotional distress. I integrate principles which help to promote empowerment, personal growth and finding ways of living where you can be more 'true' to yourself. I find a Counselling Psychology approach provides the flexibility to reflectively respond to what are often complex client needs in therapy.
Currently I am offering in-person and/ or online appointments for individuals and couples. I offer short-term or more open-ended psychotherapy depending on what we agree would be most helpful. Feel free to get in touch, or ask any questions and we can take it from there. Client confidentiality will be respected at all times.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have experience delivering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Counselling Psychology in NHS Primary Care (GP surgery) and NHS services for severe and enduring emotional difficulties. I also have substantial experience working with drug and alcohol addictions with individuals and via groups. I have been a psychotherapist for respected community based organisations such as Mind. I have worked with clients over short-term as well as providing long-term psychotherapy (24 weeks plus). I have extensive experience working in private practice.
During my clinical work I have supported adult and adolescent clients with psychological difficulties ranging from anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger management, addictions, phobias, assertiveness, perfectionism, health anxiety, chronic illness, sleep problems to relationship issues, struggles with life transitions and more.
I have a Post-graduate Diploma in Psychology and a Certificate in Professional Development: Counselling Skills. I have a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology.
I am a member of the British Psychological Society (CPsychol). I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). I adhere to a strict code of ethics and principles for approved professional practice. I receive regular clinical supervision for my client work and I am professionally insured for practice.
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British Psychological Society
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Areas of counselling I deal with
£90.00 per session
Concessions offered for
Initial consultation session is £70
My session rate for individuals is £90
My couples counselling rate is £100
I am open-minded to negotiate a fair and reasonable fee for weekly sessions. Fee agreements are based on the individual and their financial circumstances.
Health insurance rates vary between providers and are available on request.
Note: Sessions last 50 minutes
When I work
My office is located in a charming, Italian style period building in the City of London. This central location is easily accessible via short walks from stations: Bank (Central, Northern, DLR, Waterloo & City), Liverpool Street (Central, Elizabeth, Circle, Hammersmith/ City, Metropolitan Line & Overland trains), Mansion House or Monument (Circle, District), Fenchurch Street or Cannon Street (Overland trains).
There are multiple bus options nearby (11,15,21,4,43,55,56).