Tanya Speight

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MBACP, BSc (Hons)
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

London SE10 & SE19
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello I am Tanya and I offer you a warm welcome. I am an approachable, professional and qualified integrative counsellor experienced in online and face to face therapy. I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP). 

Taking the first step towards finding a counsellor can be really tough. There are thousands of us out there and so how do you know who to choose? It is really important to talk to several therapists to ensure that you find one that feels like the right fit.

I offer a free introductory chat (15 minutes) on the telephone where we can get to know each other a little and where you can briefly say what brings you to counselling.  If after that you feel you would like to arrange an initial session, we can then take it from there.

Is counselling for me?

You may feel that something needs to change but you are not quite sure what. You might feel low, anxious, overwhelmed or stuck. Whatever you are feeling, or perhaps you don't know what you are feeling, I will offer a warm, safe and supportive environment where you will be heard and accepted without judgement. Being with someone who will listen without offering opinion or advice can help you to work out ways to make changes, however big or small.

I believe in meeting you where you are and working in a way that best suits your needs. Being an integrative therapist trained in CBT, psychodynamic and person-centred theory, it allows me to draw on those elements which would be most helpful for you, as the unique individual that you are. This may include helping you to explore past events and relationships and gaining insight, or it might be working out ways to help you manage your day to day life.  Whatever you bring to therapy, I will listen to you and support you along this part of your journey.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Level 4 Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) 

  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in 'Self-harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention'
  • Certificate in 'Online and Telephone Counselling, 80hrs
  • Registered member of the BACP (MBACP)
  • Certificate in 'Trauma-informed practice', 30hrs
  • Certificate in 'Neuroscience for Effective Clinical Practice' 25hrs
  • 'Advanced Domestic Abuse' workshop
  • Level 2 certificate in counselling skills

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


£60.00 per session

Additional information

  • Free initial introductory telephone chat (15 minutes)
  • Initial session - £60 for 50 minutes. This session is where we carry out an initial assessment, which includes going through your history, living/work/social situations, and where we see if we both feel we can work together going forward.  This is a very important initial step, as central to effective therapy is the relationship between client and therapist.
  • All subsequent sessions - £60 for 50 minutes

When I work

Please contact me directly about availability as it is dependent upon whether face to face in SE10 or SE19 or whether online

Further information

As a member of the BACP I abide by their ethical framework which can be viewed here: 


London, Greater London, SE10

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Tanya Speight
Tanya Speight