Timothy Park

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Counsellor and Psychotherapist, BA (Hons), PGDip, MBACP
Available for new clients
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Hove BN3 & London SW5
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Struggling with behaviours or feeling like a passenger in life can be a lonely place. If you would like to make sense of it all and want things to change I could be the therapist for you. 

My approach is non judgmental and focused on building an alliance between us that is based on authenticity, curiosity and respect. Over more than ten years I have helped clients with a wide range of issues, including addictive behaviour, relationships, anxiety, depression, ADHD and trauma.

I understand that we all have a unique story and set of experiences, and I strive to create a safe and supportive environment where you can explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviours in a safe environment without fear of judgement.

All of my appointments are in line with the ethical and professional standards set out by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). You can trust that I will always act in your best interest, respect your autonomy, and that I will maintain the confidentiality of our work together.

I provide face-to-face appointments for those in Brighton & Hove and Central London. I also offer online sessions which are a convenient and effective way to access therapy from your own environment.

To get started, I invite you to contact me to arrange a free 20-minute phone appointment where you can discuss your goals for therapy and ask questions about what the process of being in therapy involves. 

My recent professional development is in ‘Compassionate Inquiry’ (CI), which is a psychotherapeutic approach that has been developed by Gabor Maté, a well known Canadian physician and author.

CI can help you to understand that your conflicts, dysfunctions, addictions, anxieties, depression, ADHD or relationship patterns came along at a certain point in your life as coping mechanisms and that these adaptations are not who you are.

The CI approach supports the development of an authentic relationship with yourself, one that recognises that the primary source of suffering is a disconnection from our deepest parts. 

By holding a mirror to some of your experiences it potentially allows you to see yourself clearly, perhaps for the first time. 

CI is a unique way of working and something that I incorporate into my practice when appropriate. If you would like to find out more about this way of working please do not hesitate to contact me. 

I also have experience of working with couples and families where there is an addiction present. A 'parallel process' often occurs, where the patterns of behaviour that are present in the addict/alcoholic are mirrored by those around them. This can create conflicts and confusing dynamics and therapy can provide a safe space where these can be explored and challenged.

To find out more about therapy with me please email, text or call and I'll contact you to arrange a complimentary 20 minute phone consultation at a mutually convenient time.

 
 
 

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma, Addiction Psychology and Counselling, London South Bank University 2014.

I am currently enrolled on professional training run by Gabor Mate. This postgraduate level  psychotherapeutic training focuses on working with trauma and integrates elements of Psychoanalysis, CBT and Somatic approaches.

As well as running my own private practice, I have worked in the public and private sector, including occupational health, residential treatment facilities and the criminal justice sector. 

My other professional development has also included training in various 'new wave' CBT therapeutic approaches and I am trained in the 'Trauma Informed Care' approach.

Member organisations

BACP
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

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Fees

£65.00 - £100.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer a complimentary initial phone consultation

Ongoing appointments: £65 in Hove and £90 in London 

Couples: £75 in Hove and £100 in London 

FaceTime, Zoom or telephone £60-90

Sessions last 50 minutes

When I work

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening
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I have availability in the evening and all day Wednesday and Friday. I also have space on Saturday mornings. Please email or call to arrange (if I don’t answer please leave a message).

Hove, East Sussex, BN3

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Families
Groups