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 to achieve this by demonstrate high levels of warmth, empathy and acceptance.
Your concerns are paramount and I endeavor 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 e.g: Prolonged trauma , domestic violence , war etc).
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 disorder
- 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. I offer a special six session introductory package at the fee of :£285.00 (Counselling Sessions , 50 mins) or £345.00 for six EMDR sessions (1 hour each 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 Wednesday's in Enfield.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|