Richard Jefferson

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M.Sc., Reg. B.A.C.P
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London EC1R & W6
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About me

I've been working for about 20 years with many different types of problems such as depression, anxiety, abuse, and trauma. In that time I've learned to always respect the problem, or issue, as unique to each person. The most important component therefore is understanding; Only then can solutions and ways out be found. If you'd like to know more about me, or how I work, please click the website link just above ^.

Training, qualifications & experience

I'm an Integrative Humanistic psychotherapist with a Masters in Clinical Psychology. I'm also trained in E.M.D.R. therapy, and arts therapy. I specialize in working with:

  • P.T.S.D./Trauma
  • Abuse, current or childhood
  • Culture related issues
  • anxiety
  • relationship problems including separation, affairs, and divorce
  • family issues
  • adolescence/teenager related problems
  • sexual problems
  • depression

Most of my career has been spent in private practice working with individuals struggling with the issues mentioned. I find that in the time I've been working I've learned that people are not only amazingly resilient, but also that people often grow from life crisis', and that depressions and difficulties with anxiety are also in time sources of strength. I don't think that you just need to be positive and everything else is sorted. I think life is complex, and often what we think is a weakness, or a bad event, in time we see differently. I'm happy to talk if you feel you need.

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

  • Expatriate therapy
  • Immigration
  • Third Culture Kid
  • Third Culture Experiences
  • Culture Shock
  • Counter culture shock
  • Working abroad

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Fees

£110.00 per session

Additional information

Sessions last about 1 hour 20 minutes, and my fee is £110. For regular 50 minute sessions I charge £80.

When I work

In person I work Wed and Thurs in the Chiswick/Hammersmith area, and Fridays I work in central London near Chauncery Lane/Farringdon. I do online through the whole the week.

Terapia Consultancy (Central London), 9 Coldbath Square, London, EC1R 5HL

34 Studland Street, London, Greater London, W6 0JS

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults

Online platforms

Skype

Supervision

In person
Online

I've been supervising for about 15 years now. I'd say my main area of expertise is in cross cultural work having spent much of my career abroad.

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Richard Jefferson
Richard Jefferson