Richard Webster UKCP, MBPsS, Integrative Psychotherapist
I am an experienced and accredited psychotherapist working in private practice, the charity sector and for the NHS at the Maudsley Hospital in London.
I have worked with a range of psychological and emotional issues including anxiety and depression, relationship and family issues, bereavement, abuse, childhood traumas, self harm and low self-esteem, amongst other issues.
As an integrative psychotherapist I draw upon a number of different therapeutic models, incorporating both conscious and unconscious aspects of experience. Therapy is a collaborative process which aims to help you increase awareness and understanding of your thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and to make desired changes to your life. It can be both insightful and empowering.
At the heart of therapy is the relationship between us; it is important that we both feel we can work together. Once you have made contact, I initially offer a free 15 minute phone call to discuss what it is you are looking for in therapy. Following this, we can meet for an initial assessment session (50 minutes), where we can talk more about the difficulties you are facing and what your goals and expectations are; we can also address any questions you may have. If we decide to work together, we can establish the focus of therapy and how we will proceed.
For any questions you may have, or to arrange an assessment, please call, email or visit my website above.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy (Final year; Metanoia Institute)
- Postgraduate Clinical Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy
- Postgraduate Clinical Diploma in Integrative Psychodynamic Counselling
- BSc (Hons) Psychology
I have worked as a psychotherapist in numerous services within the charity sector, as well as in the NHS and private practice. I have experience of working with a range of different psychological and emotional issues (see below).
I am accredited by the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and adhere to their ethical frameworks.
I have enhanced DBS clearance and professional indemnity insurance.
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.
UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
All sessions are charged at £60 and last for 50 minutes.
My therapy room in Harrow, HA1, offers step free access.
I also work from home in North Harrow, HA2, where my therapy room is on the first floor which is only accessible via stairs.
I share my home with a dog and whilst you won’t meet him, you may hear him.