Stuart Lee MA, PG Dip, MUKCP
- What I offer
I offer short-term counselling and open-ended psychotherapy to individuals wishing to reflect on their feelings, thoughts, relationships and beliefs. At Richmond Psychotherapy you will find a beautiful and comfortable place in which, together, we can create a new sort of space in your life.
Maybe you are thinking of coming to psychotherapy or counselling because you are currently facing a particular struggle or challenge, or wondering how best to support your mental wellbeing. Perhaps you are simply curious about yourself and the world around you and wondering if there is a deeper, richer life which you are yet to discover. Whatever your reasons for thinking about beginning therapy, you will find a warm, non-judgemental space at Richmond Psychotherapy.
- Arranging a first session
If you are thinking about starting therapy, why not contact me to arrange an initial consultation? In this session you would have the opportunity to think about what brings you to this point in your life, get a sense of what it is like to be in therapy with me and ask any questions you might have. Together we would then decide if we would like to work together and, if appropriate, agree a regular day and time to meet and discuss ongoing fees.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have a professional qualification in psychodynamic psychotherapy from WPF Therapy, following preliminary studies at Regent’s University. This form of therapy finds its roots in the explorations of the unconscious made by Sigmund Freud. I have also been deeply influenced by the life and work of Carl Jung. He had a profound respect for the individual and the wisdom that lies buried within each of us, beyond psychological theories, labels or diagnosis.
In addition to my formal training as a psychotherapist I have had many years of intensive psychotherapy myself. This means I have a sense of some of the hopes and worries you may experience when embarking on a course of psychotherapy or counselling.
Alongside psychotherapy, I have 20 years experience in pastoral and spiritual work. I hold degrees from Roehampton, Oxford and London Universities in the areas of English Literature and Theatre Studies, Theology and Spirituality.
Over the last two decades I have worked with a wide variety of people. I respect diversity and aim to adopt an unbiased and accepting approach when engaging with areas of difference such as ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, class, age, physical ability, culture or nationality.
I am a professional member of the Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling and am accredited as a full professional member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Eating disorders
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Hearing voices
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
An initial consultation costs £70 and ongoing fees will be discussed then.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
My consulting room is 10 minutes walk from North Sheen train and Richmond train and underground stations. 33, 493 and 337 buses stop right outside. There is limited street parking. The consulting room is accessed by several shallow steps.
Weekday and evening appointments available.
Types of client