Stephen Henfrey

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London, E11
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About me

I am a solution focused practitioner with over 20 years’ experience in the solution focused field as a counsellor, coach and trainer, working with clients of all ages and backgrounds. I am committed to working in partnership with clients to enable them to achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

I am a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

The solution focused brief therapy approach to counselling and psychotherapy involves identifying or finding effective solutions to issues clients are experiencing. In our sessions I work in partnership with you the client to establish your therapy goals and explore your personal strengths and resources to identify how they can be best utilised to achieve these goals. Attention is therefore given to developing a picture of the ‘solution’ and exploring the resources to achieve it. Within us all lies the key for change and the fact that you have identified a need for counselling is the first and hardest step towards enabling this change.

Training, qualifications & experience

Foundation course in SFBT 2002 BRIEF

Follow Up course ‘Staying Brief with Children and Families’ 2003 BRIEF

Solution Focused Leadership course 2004 BRIEF

Motivational Interviewing course 2006 Greenwich PCT

MA Solution Focused Brief Therapy 2007 Birmingham University

40 years experience of working with children, young people and families

15 years experience practicing as a counsellor

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Managing prejudice and discrimination



£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

Individuals - £60.00/session

Concessions - £45.00/session

Couples & Families - £100.00/session

Groups and Families - variable

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday - Friday 10 - 4pm face to face and/or virtual/telephone

Monday- Friday 6 - 8pm virtual and/or telephone

Further information

I have trained hundreds of professionals in solution focused tools, techniques and approaches; presented solution focused workshops at national conferences and have had some of his solution focused research work published.

Clients include:

  • 15billion

  • Chrysaliscare

  • London boroughs of Bexley, Croydon, Greenwich, Lambeth, Newham, Kensington and Chelsea, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth

  • Greenwich PCT

  • Hackney Quest
  • London East Connexions Partnership (LECP)

I am also a qualified Reiki practitioner.

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Additional languages

Spanish, French and Portuguese

Online platforms

Google Meet


Stephen Henfrey
Stephen Henfrey