Valentina Franzetti MBPsS MBACP

Valentina Franzetti MBPsS MBACP

38 A Shacklewell Lane
E8 2EZ

07838 883837

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38 A Shacklewell Lane
E8 2EZ

07838 883837

About me

Have you ever heard of the saying 'can't see the forest for the trees?

When we keep repeating the same pattern of behaviour, we are unable to see which direction to take in order to change because we can't see the bigger picture.

Psychotherapy can help you see the bigger picture and find your way to a more fulfilling life.

It is my main concern as a psychotherapist to provide you with an environment that helps you feel accepted, respected and listened to. Whoever you are.

I offer short and long term Integrative psychotherapy and counselling. My Integrative model is based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, but I also use a range of techniques and exercises borrowed from other approaches, in particular, Mindfulness.


'Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you think and behave.
It's most commonly used to treat anxiety and depression, but can be useful for other mental and physical health problems.'

(Source: NHS choices)

I only use CBT in the context of a meaningful psychotherapeutic relationship and only if and when appropriate.

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

We don't live in isolation but exist in relationships with others, therefore many clients come to therapy because of the emotional pain they experience in interpersonal relationships.

This approach can help you attain more rewarding and positive interpersonal relationships and, hence, personal wellbeing.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • First Class BSc Psychology
  • PGCert Counselling Psychology
  • PGDip in Integrative Counselling
  • MBACP BACP Member
  • MBPsS British Psychological Society Member

I've been practising privately and for a number of organisations, including CRI (Crime Reduction Initiative), Centre for Better Health, Core Arts, Family Action and Headway, for the past seven years.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with


Pure ‘O’

Exposure and Response Prevention


I charge £45 per 50 minutes but offer cheaper sessions to those on a low income and trainees.

Maps & Directions

London, E8 2EZ

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Italian


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Wednesday daytime and evening Friday daytime and evening