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About me

A Psychosynthesis Counsellor and Psychotherapist, and member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP), I have an established practice in both Highgate (N6) and Whetstone&Totteridge in Barnet (EN5) where I offer affordable and confidential counselling for both individuals and couples in a comfortable and professional environment.  Meeting once or twice weekly for open-ended, or time-limited therapy.  I offer in-person and online meetings.

WHAT TO EXPECT: Within a confidential and peaceful therapeutic environment you are encouraged to talk openly and honestly.  Through our ongoing and regular meetings we will together work towards resolution and healing, helping you to gain a deeper understanding and kindness to the self that will help you to discover the potential to bring about much desired change and direction.

Some of the issues I work with include anxiety, depression, relationship and family issues, trauma & PTSD.

Qualifications
My initial psychotherapy training has been with The Institute of Psychosynthesis London. I have also subsequently studied with The Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP) London.

MEMBER of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (MBACP).

About Psychosynthesis
Psychosynthesis is a psychology of hope, with its eye not only on history, but also on a purposeful future giving individuals the capacity to reorient their lives in the direction of meaning and values. Psychosynthesis therapy helps you to gain a deeper understanding of your past and present, and helps you to know yourself more as you learn to trust your own feelings and thoughts. The therapy works at the level of both the personality and the soul, enabling you to find ways to work creatively with wounds and dysfunctions that have arisen during your life.

For more info about Psychosynthesis: www.psychosynthesis.org

About Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

This is the term that Jung gave to his particular form of psychotherapy.  Fundamental to Jung’s view of the psyche was that the mind and the unconscious could largely be trusted, and that it was all the time attempting to assist the individual; in this way he saw the psyche as self-regulating. Jung thought that even problematic symptoms, such as anxiety or depression, could be potentially helpful in drawing the individual’s attention to an imbalance in the psyche, for eg. if someone becomes depressed perhaps the way they are living their life means that they are not following a path that is natural and true to their particular personality. He understood this as being due to the purposive nature of the psyche. Jung also thought that the way that we see ourselves (our ego) is limited and that modern man has become cut off from his true, instinctual nature. He thought that we need to listen to ourselves and to come to discover who we really are and what we really feel. He came to believe that we need to be guided by what he called the self, which is an unconscious sense of the personality as a whole.

For more information: www.thesap.org.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

  • PG Dip Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy (Middx University & The Institute of Psychosynthesis) 2011
  • PG Dip Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Middx University & The Institute of Psychosynthesis) 2003
  • MBACP

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Fees

£80.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students

Additional information

Session fee - £80 Individual/£160 Couple

I am able to offer occasional reduced rates (only daytimes).

I am currently working remotely via Zoom/Skype/Facetime/Telephone

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

N6 CONSULTING ROOM

ADDRESS:  Westhill House, Swains Lane, Highgate N6 6QS

DIRECTIONS:

CAR: 5 min from the A1(North). 10 min from Camden Town(South). 20min from the West End.
UNDERGROUND: Northern Line: Kentish Town, Tufnell Park and Archway.
BUS: 214, 88 and C11
OVERGROUND RAIL: Gospel Oak and Kentish Town.

EN5 CONSULTING ROOM

ADDRESS: Eversleigh Road, Whetstone/Totteridge, Barnet EN5 1ND.

DIRECTIONS:

CAR: Parking is free.

UNDERGROUND: Totteridge (Northern Line) + 10 minute bus ride (Bus 326) + 5 minute walk.
High Barnet (Northern Line) + 10 minute bus ride (Bus 384) + 5 minute walk.

BUS: 326 & 384

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

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Samantha Lindup Reeve

Samantha Lindup Reeve