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Psychotherapist and Counsellor UKCP Accredited

About me

Hey, I'm Sam. I'm an accredited psychotherapist and counsellor, working with adults in North West London and online. Together we could explore whatever troubles you. Maybe you endured a traumatic event, a difficult childhood, neglect or abuse. Depression and anxiety are two common symptoms that usually bring people to start their therapy journey, or you may just not be feeling like yourself and are looking for some extra support.


Working on one challenging aspect of your life could be the focus of short term work we do together, or perhaps you require more in depth psychotherapy to unpick your past. Therapy can be a wonderful place to get to know yourself and fulfil your true potential.

I’m an integrative transpersonal psychotherapist which means I draw on different approaches to suit each client and apply theory which is spiritual in nature. I enjoy working creatively through play or art, sand trays, visualisations and dream work.

I can offer a safe place for you to explore yourself and your history to recover parts of yourself that may have been impacted on their journey. Therapy isn't an easy path but it is worth it!

If you feel like you might be ready to begin the adventure of growth and healing, please get in touch to arrange an initial session.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a certificate in the foundations of counselling and psychotherapy, and a diploma in counselling and psychotherapy from the Centre of Counselling and Psychotherapy education. I am working towards UKCP accreditation.

I have worked for three charities in the recent years providing therapy for domestic violence survivors, those suffering from bereavement and trauma or childhood neglect,  addiction, pregnancy crisis and with young people.

Member organisations

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£80.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Aviva
  • Vitality

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Type of session

In person
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Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

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