Integrative Counsellor. Bilingual English-Spanish LGBTQI+
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I am a BACP registered bilingual Integrative Counsellor. Born in Spain, I moved to the UK in 2012, leaving behind the world I knew, learning to live and integrate myself into a new culture. My personal experience of migration and my family history has made me open and empathetic to a wide range of ways of seeing and perceiving the world.
I firmly believe every human being has a limitless capacity to grow, but often it is not easy to find the right path along the life journey and asking for help takes courage. Therapy can be a safe place to share those emotions with the hope of finding a better understanding of ourselves, relieving suffering and healing emotional wounds.
How I will work with you
As an Integrative Counsellor, I work with a client-centred approach using different therapeutic models considering your mental, physical and emotional needs. Each therapeutic process is unique, and while it is true that some people might prefer to work from a more proactive approach, others might want to use the space to explore their feelings and desires.
The therapeutic work might include talking about life events, feelings, emotions, relationships, ways of thinking and behaviour patterns, but there is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ topic to bring to counselling. You may be struggling with current difficulties or unresolved issues from the past. You may have fears for your future – or not even know why you have sought support at this time. Together, we will explore those challenges and difficulties, as well as your hopes for change.
As a counsellor, I aim to support you in finding new ways of looking at your concerns and life experiences, expressing your emotions, and identifying unwanted patterns and behaviours with curiosity and openness, looking at the conscious and the unconscious.
I invite you to contact me if you have any questions and to arrange a brief, informal discussion about your situation and explore the possibility of starting a therapeutic work.
What to expect in your first session
The assessment session will allow us to establish whether we will be in good connection with each other and to discuss any questions about the therapeutic work.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling. CPPD London.
- Certificate in Humanistic Counselling Skills. The Gestalt Centre London.
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) IAPT Group Protocol. Mind City & Hackney.
Additional professional training:
- Working with Suicide
- Working with Trauma
- Time-Limited Counselling
- Working with Eating Disorders
- Neuroscience, Attachment and Therapeutic Alliance
- Psychiatry, Psychopathology and Psychodynamics
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
I am experienced in supporting clients affected by depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues in various settings across London:
- IAPT: Mind in Enfield.
- Talking Therapies: Mind City & Hackney, CPPD Low-Cost Counselling.
- LGBTQ+: Rainbow Mind, London Friend.
I have a particular interest in affirmative work with the LGBTQ+ community regarding issues such as gender, sexuality, diversity, and relationships (GSDR).
I am a registered member of BACP and abide by its Code of Ethics and Code of Practice.
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
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
LGBTQ+ affirmative counselling
From £55.00 to £70.00
Free initial telephone or online session
I am offering a free initial 15 minutes consultation by zoom/phone.
Online/Telephone: from £55
Face to face at City Road Therapy: £70
Assessment session fee (60 mins): £60
I aim to respond to all enquiries made during the working week within 24 hours.
When I work
Available for face to face counselling on Thursday afternoon/evening
Flexible availability for online and telephone counselling.