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BSc, MSc, MBACP, MBPsS

About me

Do you feel anxious, depressed or are currently experiencing relationship issues?

I provide short term or open ended counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) sessions in a confidential setting in which you can explore your thoughts and feelings in order to establish ways that can help you move forward.

I hold undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Psychology and Counselling as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in CBT.

Being trained as an integrative therapist means that I incorporate key concepts from CBT, Psychodynamic and Person Centred approaches with techniques that fit the client and the problems they bring into the therapy room.

My particular areas of interest include identity and cultural issues. The majority of my work involves working extensively with issues relating to depression, anxiety, stress and relationship problems. However I do also offer support to sports people with stress/anxiety difficulties and also during and after experiencing sporting injuries.

I respect all genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, religions and any other individual differences.

As a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and British Psychological Society (BPS), my practice honours their ethical framework and codes of conduct.

I regularly attend supervision and professional training/workshops as part of my continuing professional development, and for my own interest and growth as a practitioner.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • BSc in Psychology
  • MSc in Therapeutic Counselling
  • PGCert in IAPT (CBT)

Additional Training:

  • Working with Cultural Identity
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Young People and Adults
  • Domestic violence/abuse
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Mediation & Conflict Resolution

Membership:

  • Registered member of The British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP): 66699
  • Graduate member of The British Psychological Society (BPS): 377179

Work Experience:

  • School Counselling - Providing counselling to young people aged between 11-18.
  • Samaritans - Providing counselling to adults with a range of mental health difficulties.
  • MIND - Providing counselling to adults with a range of mental health difficulties.
  • NHS - Providing individual and group therapy (CBT and counselling) to young people, families and consultations to schools and external agencies.
  • Currently in Private Practice - Providing individual and couples counselling and CBT services to adults.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Anxiety/Low Mood/Stress - in Sports People (also emotional impact of sporting injury)

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Individual and couples sessions last 60 minutes. Please contact me for pricing information.

Sessions usually take place once a week, ideally on the same day and time

Please feel free to contact me for a free 10 minute telephone consultation.

I also offer concessions and reduced rates for students and people who are on a reduced income and/or receiving benefits. Please email or call for further information.

Cancellation Policy: At least 24 hours notice is required to change or cancel your appointment. If less than 24 hours is given a full session fee will be payable.

When I work

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Further information

I offer counselling and CBT sessions in South Woodford E18.

My South Woodford practice is a 2 minute walk from South Woodford underground station (central line). Parking restrictions are in place between 8.30am-6.30pm. Wheelchair access available

General Availability:
Thursday: 9am-5pm

Instagram: @raoul.lindsay.therapy

South Woodford, London, E18

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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