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Paola Casotti, BA(Hons)/Dip MBACP Counsellor Psychotherapist

About me

I offer Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy to help with issues that may include anxiety, anger, depression, relationship and sexuality difficulties, abuse, addictions, work-related stress, amongst others.

The sessions are once a week and last fifty minutes.

The length of the therapy can vary, depending on the time that is needed for the client to work through difficulties and crisis.

When working together, client and therapist will explore present and the past conflicts in order to identify the relation between the present emotions and the early life experiences. By understanding how childhood experiences affect our emotions and behaviour as adults, it is possible to understand the root of the problem.

Through greater awareness we can find a way to manage difficulties and to change patterns and habits that are causing these difficulties.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons)

Dip in Psychodynamic Counselling and a Psychotherapy at MHCPC

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) and adhere to its ethical framework & guidelines.

I work as a counsellor at Waterloo Community Counselling and at Counselling Referral Service and I work in my private practice.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Psychodynamic therapy

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

London Bridge
London
SE1

Waterloo Community Counselling
Barley Mow Welfare Centre
Frazier Street
London
SE1 7BD

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages Italian

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

flexible

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Paola Casotti, BA(Hons)/Dip MBACP Counsellor  Psychotherapist

Paola Casotti, BA(Hons)/Dip MBACP Counsellor Psychotherapist