Robin Robinson

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CTA, MSc, Dip Psyc, Dip Psyc-Couns. UKCP, MBACP, EATA, IARTA
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London SW7 & W6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I provide relational psychotherapy and counselling for individuals, couples and groups, in Central London, W1, on Wimpole Street, and in Kensington, SW7, and also in West London in Hammersmith, W6.

I am dedicated to empowering my clients to transform in all areas of their lives.

What are my qualifications?

I am a Relational Transactional Analyst with a CTA (EATA) and a Master of Science / MSc. in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy (UKCP & PSA Accredited, MBACP). 

I also have a postgraduate clinical diploma in TA psychotherapy, and a postgraduate diploma in TA psychotherapeutic counselling.

I am a clinical Accredited member of the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists (UKCP & PSA Accredited); I am also a clinical registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP). 

As a specialist in Relational Transactional Analysis I am also registered as a clinical member of the European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA), and the International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis (IARTA), and I am bound to working within all my membership organisation’s ethical frameworks too.

Personally, I have first-hand experience of psychotherapy, counselling and coaching, and over 20 years of personal use of mindfulness-based and self-regulating interventions; and I understand what it is like to sit in the chair as a client.

This means I am a big believer in reaching out and asking for professional help whenever support with life’s challenges is needed.

Today, I run several private practices in West London in Hammersmith (W6), in South Kensington (SW7), and in Central London (W1) on Wimpole Street.

How can Psychotherapy and Psychotherapeutic Counselling help?

Some people find that psychotherapeutic counselling and longer-term psychotherapy can help to make sense of the past helping individuals or couples to evolve and transform from feeling stuck into feeling like their ‘true-selves’ again, perhaps after some of the most difficult situations in their lives.

How do I work with my clients?

I work with my clients using a variety of approaches integrated to suit the individual. My holistic and integrative approach has proven effective in helping my clients to accept themselves fully and transform their quality of life.

Psychotherapy and counselling has also helped my clients to improve how they communicate with others significantly improving their personal and professional relationships. 

However, I truly believe that ‘one size or approach does not fit all’ and so I apply different approaches to different clients using interventions and tools taken from across the psychology sector to empower each person to reach their full potential and move away from being stuck to feeling like their authentic selves again.

In terms of working with my clients for a specific period of time, some clients have been with me for many years and others attend for brief short-term work.

This is something we can discuss to suit you and work together at a pace that feels appropriate. 

What can I help you with in terms of my expertise? 

I can help with bereavement and loss, sadness, anxiety and panic attacks, depression, post traumatic stress and trauma, all traumatic syndromes, low self-esteem, hormonal issues, as well as fertility issues, sex and sexuality, and difficulties with relationships or workplace issues, and major career transitions.

I am non-discriminatory, race and LGBTQ+ affirmative, and I honour individuality whilst fostering a sense of empowerment in my work with everyone.

Whatever it is, together we can work on what it is you want to change, and formulate a way forwards towards genuine and lasting change.

If there’s something you’d like to ask me in confidence, or discuss with me today, email me or call me direct.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Relational Transactional Analyst (CTA, EATA, IARTA) and I have a Masters of Science / MSc. in TA Psychotherapy, as well as a postgraduate clinical diploma in Relational Transactional Analysis psychotherapeutic counselling (Dip Psych. Couns.) and as postgraduate clinical diploma in TA psychotherapy (Dip. Psychotherapy) - gained from one of the UK's most highly regarded psychotherapy & counselling training organisations, Metanoia Institute.

As part of my therapeutic tool-box I also qualified as a Human Potential Coach (Dip Coaching) in 2016, where I was trained to use proven cutting-edge practical tools from the world of positive psychology, to help facilitate individuals in developing self-awareness, becoming more mindful, and empowering them to make positive changes in their lives.

As a requirement of EATA, IARTA and the UKCP, I am insured and I receive regular professional clinical supervision with some of the most experienced clinical supervisors in the industry. Supervision ensures a safe and high-quality environment is maintained, as required to work ethically, whilst staying up-to-speed with the evolving nature of the counselling and psychotherapy world.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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.

BACP
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

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Fees

£70.00 - £100.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Vitality

Additional information

Prices range from £70.00 - £100.00 for online and face-to-face sessions, depending on the location (e.g., W1 or W6) and whether you are an individual or couple, and depending on your employment status. Fees also vary if it is short-term or long-term work and all of this is assessed in the initial clinical assessment. 

I offer concessions for NHS workers, as well as OAPs, and this is subject to a full clinical assessment which is conducted in the first session.

Additionally, I offer two bursary places a year for those who cannot afford the full cost of therapy and these places are also subject to availability and a full clinical assessment. Currently all bursary places are full. 

All sessions are 50 minutes.
Couples sessions can be extended to 75 minutes subject to availability.

All clients will undergo a clinical assessment prior to commencing the work which takes place in the first session. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday 8am - 10pm

Tuesday 8am - 10pm

Wednesday 8am - 10pm

Thursday 8am - 10pm

Kensington Counselling, 125 Gloucester Road, London, SW7 4TE

Hearts & Minds Psychotherapy, 34 Studland Street, London, W6 0JS

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
FaceTime
Microsoft Teams

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am a relational transactional analysis (TA) supervisor PTSTA(P) and I am endorsed by the European Association of Transactional Analysis.

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