Richard Phalp

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Leamington Spa, CV32
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

 An Integrative Approach

I use a variety of effective counselling and psychotherapy methods to create self-understanding among clients and encourage them to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations

Counselling is a process that empowers clients to seize back control of their lives, whilst working through issues and problems that have caused them to lose self-esteem, as well as confidence in their own abilities.

Counselling increases self-awareness and a sense of well-being, and is often the first step individuals take on their path to discovering a more positive life.

Counselling is a healing process that necessitates participation and investment from the client and therapist alike

Celebrating small changes to self-defeating behaviours and coping with feelings of anxiety, depression, fear, and pain can bring life-altering results.

My Philosophy

Atma Prima: 

Atma Prema can be translated as “self-love.” This is not the self as we usually think of it, but the essential self, the self that exists at the centre of all of us.

Atma Prema arises from the realisation that beyond our personal circumstances, faults and fallibilities —beyond even our personal history—we are all capable of change and growth.

Training, qualifications & experience

About Me

Richard Phalp B.Sc. Dip.Couns. MBACP

I graduated in 1985 with a Psychology Degree from St. Andrews University.

​Following a 35 year career in a variety of business settings I turned back to my Psychology roots and qualified as a Counsellor & Psychotherapist in 2020.

​I live and work in Leamington Spa having moved here in 1999 to do a Masters degree at Warwick University.

​I am a Registered Member of the BACP (Reg 392615) and adhere to the Ethical Framework for Counselling Professions.

  • ​Fully Insured
  • ICO Registered

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£40.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Individual Therapy (Face-to-Face) £60 per session

Online Therapy £50 per sessio

Some concessions are available

Further information

Do you have a particular life obstacle that you’re trying to overcome? Sometimes, seeking help from an expert is the best way to achieve change and growth.

Your well-being and resilience are my priority. I’m happy to guide you through all of life’s challenges with the attention and care you deserve.

Leamington Spa, CV32

Type of session

In person
Richard Phalp
Richard Phalp