Sonia Leonard

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MBACP Individual & Couples Counsellor
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Ruislip HA4 & Uxbridge UB10
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello and welcome. I am a qualified Integrative therapeutic counsellor. Our life experiences can lead to a variety of emotions including low mood, depression, unprocessed grief, shame, guilt, or anxiety. These feelings are natural, yet there can be something incredibly painful and challenging around expressing how you feel. 

I offer a safe, confidential, and non-judgemental therapeutic relationship with compassion at the heart of all that we do together. It is this that allows you to share your story and gives you the time and space necessary to truly explore the issues that need exploring and heal the wounds that need healing. 

Personal and professional experience has shown me that successful counselling involves creating an empowering environment, that helps you gain the tools that you need to look after your emotional and mental health long after the therapy has ended. 

I offer you individually tailored counselling to meet your needs using a range of approaches including Compassion Focused, Person-Centred, Psychodynamic and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a CPCAB Level 4  Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling. 

Alongside my private practice, I currently work within the charity sector and provide counselling both long term and short term for individuals aged 16 -100. I have experience of supporting people with a wide range of issues, including but not limited to, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationship issues, family issues, ADHD, Autism, emotional and narcissistic abuse, bereavement, sexual abuse and trauma.

CPD and other training:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Compassion Focused Therapy - Theory & Practice
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy: Attachment­ based interventions for couples in crisis
  • The Open University- How to do counselling online (Coronavirus Primer) 
  • Level 2 - Mental Health First Aid and Advocacy in the workplace
  • Level 2 - ACES Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • BACP - Certificate of Proficiency
  • Working with Young People         
  • Children of Narcissistic Parents
  • Understanding and Healing from exposure to Covert Passive Aggressive Narcissism
  • Trauma and the Body - Dissociation and Somatisation
  • Neurodiversity - Autism & ADHD
  • HSP - Highly Sensitive Person
  • Traumatic Grief
  • Working with Trauma in a time of Trauma

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 - £70.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Students

Additional information

Individuals - Online or Phone - £50 per 1hr session 

Individuals - In person - £60 per 1hr session 

Couples - In person - £70 per 1hr session or Online - £60 per 1hr session

I have Concession slots available @ £40 per 1hr session Online or Phone or £50 In person.  All current concession slots are week day, day time slots. Please feel welcomed to call me to discuss.

Free initial/Intro telephone session - 15 mins - Bookable above or by phone

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When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Uxbridge Road, Uxbridge, UB10

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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