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Samantha Cozens BA (Hons), MA (Cantab), MA, AdDipEx, UKCP Reg., MBACP

London NW3 & SE1
07771 573259 07771 573259

About me

No matter what may be troubling you, we will work together to create a safe space where no subject is off-limits, where you can share whatever is on your mind, assured in the knowledge that you will be met with warmth and acceptance.

As a former lawyer working in a big City law firm, I am acutely aware of the stresses and strains that can go with that sort of career.

In addition to working with anxiety and stress related issues, I am also experienced working with a wide array of other presenting issues including: depression; loss; isolation; relationship difficulties; feelings of stuckness; loss of purpose; low self-esteem; trauma; abuse and domestic violence.

I endeavour to offer you my full presence, to listen deeply and respectfully, asking the kind of questions that give you a chance to express more of your own truth, whatever that may be.

In addition to my private practice, I previously worked in an NHS service. I have also worked as a psychotherapist for several years at a counselling service in North West London.

I am experienced working on both a short-term and long-term basis.

My way of working is gentle but challenging.

Believing that only you can be the expert on you, I do not diagnose, pathologise or categorise.

For more information on how I work, please visit my website at: https://www.therapy-london.co

Training, qualifications & experience

Psychotherapy Qualifications

I am a UKCP accredited psychotherapist, a registered member of BACP and a member of the Society for Existential Analysis.

  • Advanced Diploma in Existential Psychotherapy, Regent’s University
  • MA in Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent’s University
  • Certificate in Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent’s University

For more details about my way of working, please visit my website at:


Member organisations


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.

Therapies offered

  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy


  • £65 per 50 minute session

I charge £30 for the initial meeting.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Further information

I am offering some concessionary places for short term therapy (8 sessions) for those financially impacted by coronavirus.

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


Weekday availability in NW3.

Types of client

Older adults
Samantha Cozens BA (Hons), MA (Cantab), MA, AdDipEx, UKCP Reg., MBACP

Samantha Cozens BA (Hons), MA (Cantab), MA, AdDipEx, UKCP Reg., MBACP