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MBACP (Reg., Accred) Individual and Couple Psychotherapist

About me

I am a Humanistic Integrative psychotherapist with 15+ years’ experience in the public / NHS sector and in private practice.  I work with individuals and couples, often cross-cultural couples.

I specialise in working with relationships, addiction and in couple therapy.  However, my expertise includes many other issues, and I am happy to help with those listed below.  I also offer coaching, having come from a professional services background.

I am approachable and transparent in the way I work.  As an Integrative Psychotherapist, I tailor my theoretical approach to your individual needs.

We can work short-term on a specific issue or long-term, depending on what is appropriate.

At any point in time, you can be sure that I am committed to helping you:

- enhance your well-being

- improve relationships

- make changes

Please see my website for testimonials.

Sessions

Sessions take place weekly, last 50 minutes and cost £80 for individuals and £120 for couples.

I work in English and Russian.

Training, qualifications & experience

CPPD Counselling School, 2003-2006, Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling

Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships, 2009-2010, Certificate in Psychodynamic Couple Counselling

Accredited and registered Member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Cultural adaptation

Fees

From £80.00 to £120.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

Flexible hours.

Balham, London, Greater London, SW12

London, Greater London, SW16

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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.

Additional languages

Russian

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

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