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The Courtyard Garden, Psychotherapy and Counselling Practice

Victoria, London, SW1W 9TR
020 7730 1242 07708236395 Registered / Accredited

About us

We are a psychotherapy and counselling service In Victoria providing assessment, treatment and support to help people understand themselves and become more able to cope with their difficulties.Due to Covid 19, we are currently operating remotely and provide sessions online. The Courtyard Garden in Victoria is open seven days a week from 7am to 10pm. For further information please email info@thecourtyardgarden.org or call 0207 730 1242 or 07708236395.

Your relationship with your therapist is crucial for a successful outcome. Each therapist in our practice offers individual qualities and experience. Your initial consultation is an essential first step to ensure we are able to best assess your needs and match you with someone who will be able to help you with your unique circumstances.

Therapy is an experience where some things may be shared for the first time. Everything discussed within sessions will remain strictly confidential, as will all contact, whether via email or telephone.

We are available to offer a low cost Jungian Analysis through the C.G. Jung Clinic as one of our Psychotherapists is currently training as a Psychoanalyst. Please contact us if you would like more details of this opportunity.

What we offer.

Psychotherapy and counselling can help with a wide range of concerns, from overcoming present or historic life challenges to looking at specific issues including, but not limited to:

  • anxiety
  • confidence/self-awareness
  • low self-esteem
  • discrimination and racism
  • depression
  • stress
  • eating problems including anorexia nervosa and bulimia
  • self harm
  • trauma
  • PTSD
  • mood swings
  • addictions
  • bereavement
  • anger management
  • panic attacks
  • phobias
  • postnatal depression
  • relationship problems
  • sexual problems
  • sleep problems
  • support with existing and long-established mental health challenges
  • behavioural problems
  • coping psychologically with a long-term physical condition or serious, or life-limiting illness.

All enquiries are strictly confidential and you do not need a GP referral to make an appointment. To set up an initial consultation or to discuss any questions or concerns you may have please call 020 7730 1242 and leave a message.

Types of Therapy.

We are able to offer:

  • Long term psychotherapy and counselling
  • Short term therapy
  • EMDR
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT)
  • Couple counselling.

We offer Addiction aftercare to clients who have completed a 12 - step programme. Further details of the types of therapy on offer and available on the website.

Training, qualifications & experience

Our Therapists

Our therapists are accredited with the UKCP, BPC and/or the BACP and have trained at the country’s most highly-respected institutions. Collectively, we bring a diverse range of experience to our therapeutic work – and a profound understanding of how hard it can be to maintain emotional balance in contemporary life.

Our unique skills stem from a range of professional experiences and backgrounds that include:

  • clinical leadership in the NHS
  • specialist knowledge of palliative care for people affected by cancer and other serious illness, including bereavement care
  • expertise in the field of education including developmental disorders and specific Special Needs
  • the challenges involved in the armed forces andsecurity services including associated traumas for service personnel and victims
  • decades of work with addiction and its impact on families, including direct experience of the emotional challenges involved in maintaining long-term sobriety
  • considerable experience of working within the creative industry including the arts, culture, media and advertising
  • the pressures involved in the legal profession, both individual, international and corporate.

Our practice

Everything we do aims to improve psychological wellbeing and help our patients enhance the quality of their lives. Increasing understandingof your own mind can often lead to a sense of greater balance and fulfilment.

We are dedicated to providing excellent care in a welcoming environment. We are curious and respectful of people from all walks of life and the concerns they hold.

We provide complete assurance around discretion and confidentiality.

We offer the best quality therapy we can, tailored to specific needs, ensuring the best possible outcomes are achieved. We will continue our professional development and continue to assimilate ‘leading edge’ developments and research to enhance our clinical work.

We provide quick access to therapy if you’re in distress, meaning you don’t have a long wait to get the high quality help you need. Our flexible consulting hours help you fit therapy around your work and other life commitments.

We are committed to a psychodynamic approach to treatment and our clinical work is consistent with the highest ethical standards required of our professional bodies.

We respect visual thinking and the arts which can often bring new thinking to life concerning the unconscious.

The practice benefits form a large and beautiful garden which you are free to use before or after your therapy.

Member organisations *

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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Fees are negotiable and paid to each individual therapist. We aim to provide accessibly-priced therapy for each individual. Before beginning any treatment we always outline the recommended therapy approach, the proposed number of sessions (if short-term work) and the cost of your therapy.

Your fee for therapy is agreed between you and your therapist and worked out in proportion to your income. The range is between £50 - £130.

There are some reduced fee sessions available. If you think you qualify for a reduced fee, please contact us.

We are registered with the healthcare providers AXA PPP, Cigna, Aviva and BUPA.

Further information

We have experience of working with a range of external organisations, including

  • Clinical leadership within the the NHS
  • expertise in palliative care to individuals affected by cancer and other serious illness
  • the legal profession
  • the civil service
  • mentoring with BEAT - the charity for adolescents with eating disorders
  • working with the National Association for Children of Alcoholics
  • working closely with people following the 12 step programme for NA and AA and those battling additions.

152 Buckingham Place Road

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


7am to 10pm weekdays and from 7am weekends. Our therapists are experienced in online work.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


We provide supervision both online and face to face.

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