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Psychotherapist & Counsellor. PG Dip Psych, Msc, CTA

About me

I am a fully qualified Psychotherapist, Counsellor amd Certified Transactional Analyst offering sessions to individuals and couples

I work both short term and long term with clients at my practices in Ealing West London and Oxshott & Cobham in Surrey 

People approach therapy for many different reasons. Sometimes it is just to get clear about a past experience or to change a habit.

At times in life you may identify a part, or parts of life, where you feel stuck.

I offer an impartial ear and a collaborative space for you to find the clarity or resolve you may be seeking.

The process of talking therapy and self understanding can be empowering.

I offer a space to explore and change the internal dialogue we sometimes have with ourselves from one that is negative and self critical, to one that is based on self respect.

Some areas we can work on include:

anxiety, phobias, generalised anxiety, panic attacks, depression, family issues, relationships, stress management, self esteem, burnout, workplace issues, career decisions, trauma, relational trauma, bereavement, self-awareness techniques and mindfulness, communication.

Relationship Counselling:

For Couples my goal is to create a space for both partners to share their thoughts in a safe, respectful and trusting environment. ​

The basis for a strong relationship is one of mutual love, trust and respect.

I believe that this can be achieved where there is intent to make the relationship work.

However stuck we may feel currently, with a new form of communication, there can be resolve when both partners truly want it.

We use the sessions to get your perspectives clearly heard and we will look at what gets in the way of intimacy.

​I will offer techniques that can help you keep your relationship close, while giving each other space for individual growth and honouring your true individual selves.

For more about my practice please visit my website:

www.sherryrichmond.co.uk

I usually suggest a free phone or video consultation where we discuss your needs in depth and discuss the way I work. I complete a clinical assessment during the consultation which will help identify the most supportive and suitable approach for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a post graduate diploma PG Dip. Psych. in Psychotherapeutic Counselling, a Msc in Psychotherapy and I am a Certified Transactional Analyst. Qualifications awarded by Metanoia Institute, Middlesex University and EATA

I am qualified in offering EMDR therapy for a range of presenting issues. 

I have been practicing mindfulness and awareness techniques for over 20 years.

I am a published author of culture and arts educational books and have worked as a university lecturer and mentor at universities in the U.K. and Overseas.

Previous and present clinical posts include:

- Clinical Operations Manager for a London based counselling organisation that provides in-the-moment counselling, managerial advice, clinical assessment, and trauma support to company employees globally.

- Counsellor to students at a London based university

- Clinical assessor for counselling and psychotherapy organisation

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP

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).

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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

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Fees

£90.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£90 per session individuals 

£150 per session couples 

EMDR therapy £90

please contact me for more details

I look forward to hearing from you 

When I work

Monday - Thursday  8am - 9pm

Friday morning 

Friday evening and Saturday groups 

Ealing, London, W5

Oxshott, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Skype
Zoom