About me

I work as a Psychotherapist in the NHS and have a private practice in Pinner, Middlesex.  I help people to slay fear and become the best version of themselves, so that the best of you can be expressed.  I work with individuals, couples and families and are dual qualified to work with children, teenagers and adults.  I mainly make use of behavioural approaches, CBT, Systemic and Gestalt. 

  • Trauma
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Divorce/Separation and or Mediation
  • Relationship issues
  • Identity and sexuality
  • Family Conflict
  • ADHD
  • Low Performance
  • Sport Psychology

Training, qualifications & experience

Andre Swanepoel (Petrus Andries Swanepoel)
BA SW-Psych; MA Play Therapy, MSc Systemic & Family Psychotherapy, (D.Syst.Psych. prog).

HCPC SW35942; UKCP 2011163379; Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice-AFT 1942132.
Personal Indemnity Insurance-PPS .
Supervisor: Enda Murphy, Consultant Systemic and Family Psychotherapist

I have 15 years experience working in the NHS as a mental health clinician and have also worked in the Local Authority, doing expert witness assessments, such as Parenting Assessments, Contact Assessment and assessments of children that experienced abuse.

I specialise in mental health assessments and therapeutic treatment of children, adolescents and families, as well as couples. My areas of training and experience are in: Trauma, Bereavement, Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Divorce/Separation and or Mediation, Identity, Family Conflict, ADHD, Autism (ADOS Assessments) and assessing early onset of psychosis. Dr Shukla works very closely with me at times to prescribe, if necessary medication and to give a medical overview of patients.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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Fees

£70.00 per session

EAP/Health Insurance Providers

  • BUPA
  • AXA PPP
  • Aviva
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Individual Skype Sessions: £70 per hour
Couple Skype session: £80 per hour

Individual therapeutic sessions in Pinner: £70 per hour
Sessions with couples in Pinner: £80 per hour. 

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Pinner
Harrow
HA5

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Additional languages

Afrikaans