Tamara M. Howell PGDip, MSc

Tamara M. Howell PGDip, MSc

London
W1K

127 Harley Street
London
W1G 6AZ

07575 350609

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About me

***ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS FROM AUGUST 2019***

Expatriates, Immigrants, Adult Third Culture Kids, Boarding School Survivors

Living away from home can feel lonely even if you have chosen to move for work, love, self discovery or adventure.

Growing up in a different culture to your parents' country of origin, studying at boarding school and even going to university are crucial influences on ability to connect, express emotions and feel whole and valuable. You might be realising the effects of growing up as a Third Culture Kid, or you may be grappling with committing to living in your spouse's culture and/or bringing up children in a different lifestyle to your own childhood. Navigating these challenges can lead to feeling disconnected and split from oneself and confused about the future. Our work is to heal the disconnection, to build resilience and develop strength from the challenges you face.

I would love the opportunity to work with you to figure out what makes you feel fulfilled and gives you purpose, and how you can have more of that. I listen to your story, ask questions and work to understand what life means for you. My approach is influenced by true radical empathy, RIE, solution focus and dialectical behaviour techniques (DBT).

I work in person and online, which gives me flexibility and availability. You are welcome to book a 15 minute initial online video meeting so we can speak and see if the way that I work suits you. If scheduling or style doesn't quite fit, I am always happy to make helpful recommendations. My website can tell you more: www.tamaramhowell.com

Training, qualifications & experience

Accreditation

Registered and accredited (2015) member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Experience

12 years

Academic Qualifications

Masters of Science in Addiction Psychology & Counselling (London South Bank University) 2009-2010
Post Graduate Diploma in Addiction Counselling (London South Bank University) 2008-2009
Post Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies (London South Bank University) 2007-2008

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Codependency, Love addiction

Learning to love your bigger body

Online therapy

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Fees

Fees

15 minute introductory consultation online/telephone only: Free

50 minute weekly therapy appointment: GBP £170

Health Insurance

I can arrange direct billing arrangements with the following insurance companies with pre-authorisation:

Cigna
Aviva
Bupa International

For other health insurance companies, you are welcome to seek pre-authorisation and I will provide any necessary receipts or reports for you to claim reimbursement.

Maps & Directions

London, W1K
London, W1G 6AZ

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Types of client

Young people
Adults