Simon Ziff

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PgDip (Addiction Psychology and Counselling),MBACP, Therapist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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Borehamwood WD6 & Barnet EN5
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a qualified, experienced therapist, counsellor and BACP registered member. I work with clients suffering with addiction, anxiety, depression and relationship issues. I offer a warm and empathetic approach in a comfortable, intimate and confidential environment.

I both trained and subsequently worked full time at the North London Priory Hospital, working and learning from some of the most highly skilled specialists and therapists in therapy and treatment and I am trained in the Pia Mellody Post Induction Therapy model (from the Meadows for healing and resolving developmental and childhood trauma).

Life can bring its struggles which, for many can lead to the above issues. The impact of our behaviour and anxiety often tips from being manageable to suddenly interfering with daily life, affecting you, your family, your work and the people around you. Sometimes we may not even think we have a problem, 'i'm just doing too much right now' you might tell yourself. If you can relate to any of these situations, then let me help.

I specialise in helping my clients who are experiencing problems relating to drug addiction, alcohol dependency, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, anger, feeling sad, childhood trauma and many other addictions.

As destructive an illness as addiction can be, there is a way out of this dark hole and making that first call for help can be the beginning. Addiction comes in all forms, whether it be alcohol, drugs, food, sex, love, shopping, exercise, anger issues, work, self-harm, gambling, low self-esteem issues or co-dependency. It is an illness that can leave an individual totally powerless over their behaviour and thoughts. There is however, a way out!

If you are worried that you, a member of your family or friend is being affected by any of the above issues, then please contact me.

Training, qualifications & experience

PgDip in Addiction Psychology and Counselling

Post Induction Therapy - Developmental Childhood Trauma Therapist

The Meadows, Arizona

Adult and Child Safeguarding training 2018

Individual Member BACP

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also work from Golders Green and Cricklewood


Additional information

My fees vary depending on location and the type of therapy required.

Discounted rates are possible.

Please contact me by phone, text or email to discuss.

When I work

I am available Monday - Friday with some weekend dates available. My hours of work are flexible so i can work around your availbility.

Further information

I also work in Hertfordshire and Cricklewood.

Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Simon Ziff
Simon Ziff