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About me

Hello and welcome to my page, my name is Tom, founder of New Horizon Counselling. I am a qualified and experienced Therapist providing Counselling and Psychotherapy. I have been working in private practice since October 2018. I provide a variety of Counselling services to help you with mental health.

I Integrate several therapeutic theories and techniques to offer a bespoke service tailoring my approach to you and your needs. I can support you with common life problems, such as anxiety, depression, stress and life changes. Additionally, I work with relationships, core beliefs and self-worth. I embrace difference and diversity and specialise in working with clients from the LGBTQ+ community.

Our work together will be strictly confidential, giving you the confidence to know you can share what’s on your mind and that your thoughts will stay with me. I am easy to talk to and have a relaxed, yet professional counselling approach. The focus is on you, I am not here to make any judgements.

Monday - Tuesday I work in East Croydon and can offer face to face sessions.

Wednesday and Thursday I work online via Skype, Zoom or FaceTime.

For more information please don't hesitate to call me or send me an email.

My experience

I have worked with both individual clients and couples, ages ranging from 7 years old to above 90. I embrace difference and diversity and have worked with clients from a wide range of ethnic, social and cultural backgrounds. No matter who you are, what you have experienced or what’s happening for you at the moment I am here to listen and provide you with therapeutic support.

My company New Horizon Counselling Ltd is on Instagram, why not have a look to find out more about the service and if it feels like the right place for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Certificate of Higher education in Psychology (Open University)
  • Workshops and Continuing professional development:
  • HIV Awareness Training
  • Bereavement service volunteer induction training.
  • Volunteer counsellor induction and safeguarding training
  • Hidden harm training
  • Working with Metaphors
  • Family and Relationships Counselling Course - Level 3 CPD Accredited

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

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If you decide that I am the right counsellor for you, we can arrange a date and time for your first session where we will discuss our working contract. Sessions would be at the same time each week and I can offer anything from short term to ongoing open-ended counselling.

Sessions are priced at £55.00

For more information please don't hesitate to call me or send me an email.

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors


Monday - Tuesday face to face in Croydon 9.00 - 21.00

Wednesday and Thursday online.

Please get in touch to request a time and day.

Further information

Life can be difficult and in the process of counselling I hope to support your well-being, general upkeep of mental health and for you to get to a place where you feel more able to deal with what you are going through.

Counselling can be an outsource for you to explore feelings in a safe space with someone non judgmental, empathetic and in strict confidentiality.

New Horizon Counselling Ltd
The Business Xchange Hub
3-5 Lansdowne Road


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Wheelchair user access

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.


Fully accessible office

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Older adults


Thomas Smithson Dip.Couns (MBACP)

Thomas Smithson Dip.Couns (MBACP)