Nina Britten, Integretive Counsellor and CBT Practitioner

Nina Britten, Integretive Counsellor and CBT Practitioner

Elephant And Castle


07794 300867

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About me

I am an experienced, BACP accredited counsellor and CBT practitioner, based in South London. I work with adults with a wide range of issues including generalised anxiety disorder, depression, panic disorder, self esteem and identity issues, anger, bereavement, relationship issues and addiction.

Sometimes when life gets tough, we all need a little help. I offer a confidential space and a warm, friendly, supportive environment, where you feel comfortable enough to talk about the things that are worrying you. I have a flexible approach and combine ways of working from Humanistic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapies to suit your individual needs. My  aim is to support and encourage you to develop confidence in your own ability to help yourself.

We are all affected by our past experiences, sometimes in ways that we are unaware of. From our earliest relationships we develop beliefs that shape the way we see ourselves, others and the world. Our ways of thinking and behaving may no longer be useful or beneficial to us and may be affecting our relationships, limiting our personal growth and holding us back from reaching our true potential. I use CBT techniques to examine how thoughts affect the way we feel and behave. By becoming more aware of our thinking patterns, we can begin to recognise and replace unhelpful thoughts with healthier alternatives, moving towards a more positive, realistic way of thinking. With these new insights we are better able to make choices that are right for us and find better ways of coping.

I have considerable experience of working with bereavement but grief is not only about death.  Its about about losing anything that is important to us - a relationship, dreams of having a child, our hopes and expectations, independence, a job, home or health. Although loss is choice-less, we can make choices about how we are going to deal with it. Everyone  grieves differently and there is no time limit. I can guide and support you through the grieving process and help you draw on your strengths and qualities  to adjust to your new reality.


Training, qualifications & experience

CPCAB Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (accredited)

CPCAB Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT (accredited)

Counselling Psychology Open Degree

ISC International Attachment and Trauma Congress 2018 Personality Development and Psychotherapy

ISC International Attachment and Trauma Congress 2017 The  Resilience of Mind and  Body

Separation Reunion Forum The Impact of Imprisonment on Parents and Children: Exploring Attachment, Separation & Loss (Nov 2011)

Separation Reunion Forum Domestic Violence: The Impact on Attachment Relationships in Families (Nov 2012)

Trainings and workshops

Personality disorders (Emergence), Relapse prevention, Young peoples drug use (Hackney DAAT), Mindfulness (Breathing Space), Post traumatic growth,  Co-dependency, Motivational Interviewing, Attachment and loss (Bowlby Centre), Bereavement and complex grief, Self esteem,  Eating disorders, Self harm, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Focusing, Suicide prevention (Storm), Sexual abuse (RASAC), Cirlcles of grief - Lois Tonkin, (Cruse Master class) Shattered Dreams and other Metaphors of Loss (Cruse Masterclass), Safeguarding levels 1 & 2 (Islington Safeguarding Board), Somatic Trauma Therapy - Babette Rothchild, Trauma Therapists Tool box (Christiane Sanderson)

I have also worked as a school counsellor, working creatively with children with emotional and behavioural difficulties - counselling, group work and play therapy (art, clay, puppets, and story telling).

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£60 per 50 minute session
For low income clients who are able to attend in the daytime there is some room for negotiation.

Flexible hours, Daytime and evening sessions available, Monday - Friday

Nearest tube is Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines). Nearest Railway Station is Elephant & Castle.

Further information

As a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy my practice is regularly supervised by an accredited BACP supervisor in accordance with BACP Practice Guidelines

Maps & Directions

London, SE17
London, SE5

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Czech


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Day times and evening spaces available

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme