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Sandra Singer, Child & Adolescent Counsellor / Family Consultant

London, Lewisham (London Borough), SE14 5TY
(+44) 7789 146421 (+44) 7789 146421

About me

CORONAVIRUS: I understand that anxiety from the pandemic and stress from self-isolation can impact mental well-being and family harmony.

Support is now available 7 days per week, and until further notice all sessions are online.

I offer a holistic, creative support and practical solutions to children, young people and their parents.  My approach aims to address a wide range of social and emotional issues including:

  • Dealing with sudden events and change (eg. coronavirus pandemic)
  • Enhance emotional resilience
  • Manage stress & anxiety
  • Increase self-confidence
  • Improve communication
  • Strengthen family relationships

Sessions for children & young people help them to manage emotional distress and anxiety, and achieve greater happiness and self-confidence so they can express their needs in a calm way.

Parent-child sessions provide a supportive space for families to share thoughts and feelings, and enjoy activities that foster greater connection and mutual respect.

Support for parents/ carers enhances understanding of your child’s behaviour, while teaching you easy and effective tools to calm emotional storms and enjoy a happier family life.

School counselling includes individual and group sessions for pupils, parents and staff.

Location: I see clients in my private practice on Telegraph Hill, which is easly accessable from Brockley, New Cross Gate and Nunhead (South-East London), or at schools across London. I also work online!

Please contact me to arrange a free phone consultation to discuss your concerns and to find out how I work.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Counselling Skills Institute of the Arts in Therapy and Education (IATE), 2011
Diploma in Child Counselling, IATE, 2014
Adventure Tales - Group Work, The Open Toy Box, 2016
Certificate in Parent-Child Therapy, IATE, 2017

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Parent-Child Relationship

Therapies offered

  • Integrative
  • Play therapy

Fees

Online counselling fees start from £60. I also offer packages tailored to the needs of my clients e.g. a mixture of individual sessions, parent support and parent-child sessions. Please contact me for more information.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Further information

Working in schools:

Just as every child deserves an empathetic response to their particular need,  I recognise that each school might be looking for a different kind of therapeutic provision and that it can be difficult to know where to start.

I offer:

  • Setting-up the counselling service in your school
  • 1:1 counselling for children & teenagers aged 3-18 years
  • 'Adventure Tales' groups sessions
  • Lunchtime talk & play sessions
  • Friendship and transition groups
  • Parenting support & courses

Telegraph Hill Centre
Pepys Road, Telegraph Hill
Brockley/New Cross Gate
London
Lewisham (London Borough)
SE14 5TY

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages German

Accessibility

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

Availability

Monday - Fridays 8:00 - 21:00

Types of client

Children
Young people
Families
Groups
Organisations

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Sandra Singer, Child & Adolescent Counsellor / Family Consultant

Sandra Singer, Child & Adolescent Counsellor / Family Consultant