Simon Paragreen

Simon Paragreen


07758 651439

About me

As a qualified Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, I offer short term (12 sessions) and long term (open ended) individual psychodynamic counselling & psychotherapy.

I am also currently completing my training in psychosexual and relationship therapy, which I started in January 2016. I have successfully passed all the written assignments and have accrued three quarters of the client hours. I use an Integrative model or therapy for people experiencing sexual and/or relationship difficulties and offer both types of therapy to individuals or couples, either short term (12 sessions) or long term (open ended). Some of the psychosexual difficulties I work with include: no, low, or high desire; orgasmic difficulties; erection difficulties; ejaculation difficulties; pain during sexual intercourse; difficulties with penetration. For a more comprehensive list, please see my website.

To arrange an initial session, please contact me to say which type of therapy you are interested in. I will then phone you to briefly discuss your reasons for starting therapy, arrange an initial date and time to meet and to ask for your contact details. Afterwards, I will write to you confirming the details of the initial session, enclosing my practice address and a map with directions.

Nearest tubes are:- Stepney Green (5 mins), Mile End (10 mins) & Bethnal Green (15 mins). District, Hammersmith & City and Central lines.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

My professional career started by training and qualifying, in 1989, as a Registered General Nurse within the NHS. I initially worked in general medicine and later specialised in cardio-thoracic medicine. In 1992 I further specialised in sexual health, where I continue to work part-time.

My psychotherapy career started by successfully completing a "Certificate in Counselling Skills and Attitudes" (WPF Counselling) in 1995 followed by a "Diploma in Counselling Skills - Access" (WPF Counselling in 1996.

I trained for four years and qualified at WPF Therapy (London) in 2008, having successfully completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Studies/WPF Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling.

After qualifying, I worked as an Honorary Psychodynamic Psychotherapist at WPF Therapy (London) until I started working in private practice.

Since January 2016, I have been in training on the "London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy". I have successfully passed all the written assignments am in the final stages of completing the required number of client hours to qualify. As part of this, I see both individuals and couples.

I am a member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy), The FPC (The Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling and I am also a General Member of COSRT (College of Sexual & Relationship Therapists) and abide by the COSRT Code of Ethics and Practice.

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Accredited register membership


Qualified Psychodynamic Therapy - £35-50 (concessions are available for morning & early afternoon sessions).

Trainee Psychosexual Therapy £50 (Individuals) £65 (Couples).

Maps & Directions

London, E1

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: No


I currently have availability on Tuesday evenings and Thursday daytime and evening.

Types of client

Older adults