Philip Norbury

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Canterbury, Kent, CT1
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About me

I am a psychotherapeutic counsellor working with the gestalt approach. I am particularly interested in the embodied and relational aspects of gestalt, supporting clients to get in touch with their emotions and sensations and to expand their range of possibilities. I also bring in techniques from Somatic Experiencing (Peter Levine) which can be very helpful for trauma work, building resilience and resetting the nervous system. 

I am a creative therapist and enjoy venturing into the unknown with my clients. I believe that people are their own best experts and I see my role as supporting clients to discover themselves rather than pushing them towards some predefined notion of health or success. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained at Metanoia and Manchester Gestalt Centre and have a psychotherapeutic counsellor qualification. 

I have also done training in somatic techniques at the Institute of Embodied Psychotherapy. 

I volunteered for 2 years at Brent Bereavement Services and 2 years at Talking Counselling in London. 

I have a BA in Philosophy and an MA in Creative Writing.

Member organisations

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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Therapies offered


£50.00 - £80.00
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

I offer a fee range between £50 and £70 depending on your financial situation. I also offer a free 20 minute online session to see if we are a good fit for each other.

Canterbury, Kent, CT1

Type of session

In person


Philip Norbury
Philip Norbury