Robyn Saffer

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Accredited and Experienced Counsellor
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Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 4HP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you feeling fed up, sad, stressed and/or struggling with low self esteem, anxiety or depression? Perhaps you are having relationship difficulties, work challenges or affected by a trauma/s? Maybe you are affected by difficult past or current events? You don't need to suffer.

I am an experienced therapist, qualified to work with adults, parents and adolescents (11+). I have worked with a wide range of clients in private practice, schools and different mental health organisations. 

I strive to create a warm and trusting relationship with my clients to help them make positive and lasting changes. I use a range of techniques to help my clients with negative thoughts, feelings and beliefs including combining talking therapy with Attachment Focussed EMDR.

Choosing a therapist and beginning therapy can be daunting. Maybe you aren't even sure if therapy is for you? How about we start with an initial free of charge 20 minute chat so that you can tell me a bit more about your concerns and ask any questions that you may have. Alternatively, if you feel more comfortable, you can send me an email introducing yourself and asking any questions you might have. 

I offer both in person and video call appointments. 

More information is available on my website:

Training, qualifications & experience

In addition to working in private practice, I work as a counsellor in secondary schools.

Previously, I worked as a counsellor at the Harrow Women's Centre for seven years and in a primary and secondary school for the charity Place2Be for five years. I have worked for Barnardos as a clinician in their psychological and emotional well being service for children and young people. 

I studied at the Metanoia Institute and Tavistock and Portman Centre which specialise in the professional training of counsellors and psychotherapists. I have the following qualifications:

  • MA (Distinction) in Psychological Therapies working with Children, Young People and Families
  • BA(Hons) Transactional Analysis Counselling, Dip. Counselling and Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Well-Being.
  • EMDR Training (Parts 1, 2, 3)
  •  EMDR continued professional development in Attachment Focussed EMDR for Healing Relational Trauma and Adults Abused in Childhood
  • Attachment Informed EMDR (Parts 1, 2)

I am a BACP Accredited  MBACP(Accred).

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Relationship Issues - including partner, family, friends, parenting
  • Relational Trauma e.g. adults who had a difficult time as a child and/or a difficult relationship with their parent/s
  • Historical Trauma e.g. witnessing or experiencing abuse
  • Existential issues - will I ever............. (e.g. meet someone, have children)
  • Miscarriage
  • Parenting struggles - e.g. caring for children with learning difficulties, children leaving home, adapting to parenting a teenager
  • New parents - e.g. anticipation or arrival of a new baby
  • Multiple births - feelings around being pregnant with more than one child, coping with the birth and parenting of multiples.
  • Illness of self/friend/relative
  • Feelings of isolation/loneliness
  • Cultural issues (e.g. fitting in, differences)
  • Coping with separation/difficulties at home
  • Adolescent stress and worries


£75.00 per session

Additional information

Sessions are 50 minutes and cost £75

394 Uxbridge Road, Hatch End, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 4HP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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There is parking available.


Robyn Saffer
Robyn Saffer