Rada Graovac - MBACP ( Accredited & Registered)
Hello my name is Rada and I’m an integrative Counsellor / Psychotherapist and EMDR trained therapist. We all experience times in our life when we could benefit from some space to talk and find a way through a crossroads. I can offer a safe, warm and non-judgmental relationship whereby we can explore a way forward.
I am an experienced, fully qualified BACP registered and accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist. I offer integrative therapy to adults with the aim of ensuring that I adapt to your unique and specific needs. Research suggests that the therapeutic relationship is the most important foundation to creating change and I endeavor achieve this by demonstrate high levels of warmth, empathy and acceptance.
Your concerns are paramount and I aim to focus on where your needs are, whether this is related to the present, past or future. I draw on a range of models such as: person centred, cognitive-behavioural & transpersonal therapies. I am also an Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) trained therapist; research suggests that this modality can be beneficial for trauma related events.
I am able to work with presenting issues such as anxiety , depression , trauma , grief , self-esteem etc. Additionally I hold a specialism in trauma : Acute Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress ( Single incident :Crime, accident , natural disaster) , Chronic (Repeated , prolonged trauma such as domestic violence and war) as well as Complex Trauma ( Relational, Developmental trauma, abuse and Neglect).
I am able to offer both short and long term work. It’s usually helpful to review our work after 6-sessions to ensure that we are meeting your needs appropriately.
I adhere to confidentiality and safeguarding policies. I also hold an up-to-date DBS/CRB check.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have clinical experience within the NHS, school setting and charity sector . Additionally , I have employed experienced within the specialist psychological trauma unit at Transport for London (TfL)
I hold the following relevant qualifications:
● MA (Merit) Counselling & Psychotherapy
● Pg. Diploma Psychological Counselling
● BSc (Hons) Psychology
Plus various CPD which includes EMDR (Parts 1-3)
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Carer support
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I hold a specialism with relation to therapeutically supporting adult children and young people who grew up with a seriously mentally distressed parent . Some parents may have received a diagnosis such as Schizophrenia , Psychosis , Bi-Polar etc. However, some parents may not have obtained a diagnosis.
I initially offer a free 1/2 hour meeting so that we can explore what you may need and whether I will be able to support you with this, there is no further obligation and it would be your decision and choice about whether to proceed further. I will also be able to signpost you if required.
Fees are negotiable ,but would range within the sliding scale of between £50-£65 per 50 min for a counselling session. EMDR sessions are charged at £60-£65 per session.Concessionary rates are available for students and individuals with evidence of low income/benefits.
Before we commence the work, I will provide you with a copy of the Contract with includes information such as the Cancellation and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Policy .
Currently, I am able to offer appointments on Monday's and Wednesday's in Enfield (9am-2pm).
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday's : 9-2pm
Wednesday's : 9-2pm
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|