Phil Giles M.Dip BA (Hons) Registered MBACP & MNCP
I am a Counsellor and Psychotherapist dealing with many day-to-day presenting problems such anxiety, stress, panic attacks, depression, relationship/sexual issues, work-related issues and bereavement. For my General Counselling/Psychotherapy Clients, I mainly employ a Humanistic/Person-Centred approach, but also drawing upon Cognitive, Integrative, Solution-Focused and Transactional Analysis therapies.
I also specialise in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD) as well as other trauma-related presenting issues arising from service or employment in conflict zones; law enforcement and emergency services; accident-related trauma, e.g. road traffic accidents or other transport disasters in the air and at sea; sexual abuse either historic or current ongoing; domestic violence; personal injury through acts of violence, torture or terrorism; kidnapping victims and those who have been illegally detained on cultural or religious grounds.
I use a variety of different treatments, including: Prolonged Exposure Therapy; Imagery Rescripting and Reprocessing Therapy, Narrative Exposure Therapy, Emotional Regulation, Safe Place Visualisation, Grounding Technique and Progressive Muscle Relaxation. I offer both short-term/long-term therapy, face-to-face or via Skype Worldwide; Group Therapy and EAP support together with Critical Incident Stress Management Debriefing.
I offer a free, 30-minute introductory assessment session with no obligation to continue and will always try to accommodate Clients on their preferred times/dates irrespective of time zone.
Training, qualifications & experience
I qualified as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist in 2009 with Post Graduate Diplomas in Psychotherapuetic Counselling (accredited by CPCAB) and Humanistic Counselling based on Transactional Analysis (accredited by BACP).
I have a BA Honours Degree as well as several Certificates in Counselling Foundation, Skills, Practice and Theory. I have undertaken CRUSE Bereavement Training and more recently I qualified as a Psycho-Traumatologist in London achieving a Masters Level 7 Post Graduate M.Dip, which is accredited by the UK's National Council of Psychotherapists.
I am a registered member of both the BACP and the NCP. I have first-hand experience of both the Armed Forces and Emergency Services.
I provide on-site, therapeutic support arising from sudden death, injury, suicide or other trauma (Critical Incident Support) throughout the UK.
I also work with Clients who are (or who have been) involved in high-profile work or industries such as politics, media, fashion and entertainment.
I occasionally work as a Volunteer Traumatologist with a leading Psychotherapy Practice near Harley Street in London.
I have also worked as a Volunteer Therapist for several charities focusing on those in need or those seeking spiritual and cultural therapy from India, the Middle East and the Far East.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Photos & videos
My hourly rate is £45 for Counselling and General Psychotherapy (£55 for Trauma Therapy/PTSD and Relationship or Couples Therapy) with some concessions available for Ex-Service or Emergency Services personnel. Please visit my website for full details.
Disabled access/parking available. Home visits available.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Normally available between 09.00 - 21.00 GMT (Monday-Friday), 09.00 - 13.00 GMT (Saturday), Closed on Sunday.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|