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About me

I am a qualified and experienced integrative counsellor and psychotherapist and I am an accredited member of the BACP.

I specialise in major life transitions, depression, anxiety and relationship issues and will work with a very broad range of presenting issues. I endeavour to create a containing space for you to explore whatever it is that brings you to therapy now and adopt a number of approaches to ensure that we tailor an individual approach that works for you.

I offer an initial session for £35 so that you can get a feel for the process without making any commitment to ongoing work.

I am currently working remotely and will be practicing face to face in Walthamstow when it is safe to do so.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have eight years of experience in delivering one to one counselling work in a number of settings and with a broad range of presenting issues.

Qualifications:
I have a Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling that I attained after four years of study at the Minster Centre in London.
I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Work Experience:

Present:
Registered, Accredited member of the BACP in private practice.
Mental Health Specialist in universities.
Recognised healthcare provider for AXA PPP and WPA.

Past:
Psychotherapist in an NHS IAPT service.
Senior counsellor and assessor for Carers Lewisham.
Support time and recovery volunteer at Mind in Camden.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Major life transitions

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Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Standard fee

£70 for a 50 minute session.

Online fee

£60 for a 50 minute session.

Walk and Talk Therapy fee

£60 for a 50 minute session.

Concessionary rates

I have some slots at lower rates for students and people on lower incomes. If you would like to discuss this further please feel free to raise this when you first contact me.

Private Healthcare Providers

I am a recognised healthcare provider for AXA PPP so please mention this when you first enquire (my AXA reference is RP03363).

I am also registered with BUPA and can be found on their website when searching for a counsellor/psychotherapist.

I am also recognised by WPA Health Insurance and can accept clients that are referred through their schemes (my WPA reference is 920820648).

Availability

Weekdays - Daytime and Evening

3 Taylor House
22C Sutherland Road
London
E17 6SS

Room 69
Albert Buildings
49 Queen Victoria Street
London
EC4N 4SA

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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Richard Parrott

Richard Parrott