Tamara M. Howell PGDip, MSc
127 Harley Street
I offer short-term goal-oriented counselling and longer-term psychotherapy at my private practice in Harley St, London and via secure video conferencing.
As an Integrative therapist, I incorporate a range of techniques from my training and experience to empower you to make the changes you hope for. My initial training as a person-centred counsellor has been enhanced by postgraduate study of traditional and contemporary approaches as well as further education in highly effective models including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.
My aim is to support you in defining what you want, removing obstacles and figuring out how to achieve your goals. I do this by listening and connecting to your story and who you are. I use creative methods to explore emotions and past events and I teach techniques so that experiencing and remembering them does not overwhelm you. I love when I’m working with someone and see that they finally believe their worth, and that belief gives them the power to make the changes they want to make.
If you would like to see if we might be a good match, you are welcome to schedule a free 15 minute online consultation or contact me to arrange an appointment.
Training, qualifications & experience
Post Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies (LSBU) 2007-2008
Post Graduate Diploma in Addiction Counselling (LSBU) 2008-2009
Masters of Science in Addiction Psychology & Counselling (LSBU) 2009-2010
My academic research was focused on the relationship between menstrual phases and addictive behaviours. I remain committed to researching this topic and supporting patients with the behavioural and emotional challenges associated with Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.
I began my career in the field in 2007 as a peer support volunteer at PROMIS Treatment Centre in London, accompanying patients to 12 step meetings and later assisting therapists in process groups as a co-facilitator. I completed my training placement at The Priory Hospital North London in 2008 whilst obtaining my Masters degree at London South Bank University.
In 2009, I was employed as a counsellor and then the manager at The Kairos Aftercare Programme, a charity in South London which supports vulnerable people in their recovery from addictive disorders. Alongside this role, I opened a part-time private practice at Kingyo Therapy in London before moving to Paris in 2011.
As some of my clients in London preferred to continue our work together, I undertook training to provide teletherapy as per BACP guidelines and began working online and via telephone. I continued to work in person, providing therapy to adolescents and adults in the Paris anglophone community and offering group workshops on the topics of codependence, body image and love addiction. I began working exclusively online when I lived in Tel Aviv between 2015 and 2017, and have endeavoured to adapt my practice to comply with the highest standards of care and regulation as this modality has gained popularity and application.
I moved to London in 2018 and opened a private practice in Harley St, London.
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Codependency, Love addiction
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Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|