Tom MacKay

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MSc, ADHP(NC), Dip EHP(NLP), UKCP
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Enfield EN1 & London N14
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you feeling stuck, at your wit’s end or consumed with negative thoughts and emotions?

I am an integrative psychotherapist/counsellor specialising in anxiety (including social & performance anxiety, panic attacks, phobias and GAD), depression, relationships, confidence & self-esteem, intimacy and finding direction in life.

Maybe you are experiencing life as challenging at the moment and want direction or clarity. Perhaps you feel ‘stuck’ or held back by negative emotions and thinking. It could be that you just want to improve your general well being. I offer a integrative approach of psychotherapy, counselling and also coaching in a supportive and non-judgemental space where you can safely explore any issues.

Negative thinking and emotions and be extremely challenging and create roadblocks in your life. You may be experiencing:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress at work
  • Difficulty managing anger
  • Low mood
  • Lack of motivation
  • Relationship challenges
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Lack of confidence or self esteem
  • Difficulty coming to terms with changes in life
  • Eating disorders
  • Panic attacks
  • Uncertainty in your relationship
  • Trauma

Whether you experience any of these issues, or want more understanding of your emotions and how to manage them, I can help support you.

Or maybe you want to find a deeper sense of purpose or increase your motivation. It can be challenging facing these issues alone, so exploring these together in a non-judgemental space can help lighten the load.

We can explore these issues, thoughts and feelings together, helping you develop more understanding of yourself and the resources you need to build your resilience and create a life with a greater sense of value.

I offer sessions:

  • In Enfield and Palmers Green
  • Online

With an integrative approach I aim to put the needs and aims of the client first. We will first of all explore what you want from therapy and where you want to move towards. Then we will work collaboratively to help you in your area of concern, spending all the time needed to process any unresolved areas so that you can move forwards more positively.

Although you will have all the space you need to talk about your area of concern, I feel it is important as a therapist to not only listen quietly, but to also help you explore thoughts and feelings in an empathic and compassionate space. I will often ask you questions to help you explore your issues. At times I may challenge you safely.

Whether you need to process experiences, resolve internal conflict or find direction, I will support you. We will work together to find the right approach for you.

I work on an open-ended basis. There is no set time that can be prescribed to resolve issues and you will have the time and space to safely explore what needs to be looked at. On each session you will have space to work on your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

My integrative approach includes:

  • Person Centred Counselling
  • Gestalt Counselling
  • Transactional Analysis
  • CBT
  • Existential Counselling
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotional Regulation, including breath work
  • Working with parts
  • EMDR
  • ACT - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Exposure & Response Prevention

Benefits of Working Together

One of the most important areas of feedback from clients is that during our sessions it feels like a completely safe environment, where they can explore issues in a non-judgemental and compassionate space. So many things are difficult to discuss with friends and family without feeling judged. In our work together you will have the space and freedom to explore whatever you need to. Clients find that they can develop their confidence, find a freedom from the rule of negative thinking and develop greater self awareness. In our work together, individuals learn how to self-regulate, overcome internal conflicts and process experiences.

This gives clients a freedom to move forwards in life with greater motivation, direction and self belief to experience life with a greater sense of value.

Interested in therapy?

I would like to find our more about you and your needs. Please book an initial session, contact me with any questions, or email me for a complimentary 15 minute discovery call.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc(hons), MSc,  ADHP(NC), Dip EHP(NLP), UKCP

I have been a psychotherapist for over 20 years and have worked with a diverse range of clients and issues. For several years I was the counsellor at an FE College in North London and also the London Contemporary Dance School. I am also a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader on the MSc Programme in Integrative Counselling and Coaching at UEL. In the past, I trained and worked professionally as a musician, so have personal experience of challenges faced in life as a performer.

My original training was integrative including a variety of therapeutic approaches such as Gestalt, Psychodynamic, Transactional Analysis, CBT and Person Centred. I regularly continue my training and have completed several trainings in ACT.

Member organisations

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UKCP
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Phobias

Fees

£65.00 per session

Additional information

£65 per session (50 mins) for individuals 

£90 per session for couples

Further information

I aim to be as flexible as possible in my approach with clients, to help find the right approach for the individual.

I work from home and there is free street parking available close by. Please note there are stairs.

194 Ladysmith Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3AE

149 Conway Road, London, N14 7BH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples

Online platforms

VSee
Whatsapp
Microsoft Teams

Supervision

In person
Online

I offer supervision for counsellors and psychotherapists working with individual clients. I

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