Veronica Rumens

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BSc (Hons) Psychology, Adv. Dip Counselling, MBACP, ICEEFT
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London, SE23
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I am a fully qualified integrative, attachment-based therapist offering couples and individuals a safe and confidential place for support, exploration and most importantly, change. In addition, I'm trained in EMDR trauma training (Level 1) which I incorporate in my practice. Please check my website at if you would like to learn more about how I work.

I believe that a respectful and non-judgmental environment is crucial in therapy, and this is an essential element of my work. I always welcome whole authentic feelings from my clients, without putting a negative label on them. To be able to explore overwhelming emotions such as: guilt, embarrassment, shame, anger, envy, fear, and many others, without feeling judged, requires trust to be present.
I encourage my clients to work with me in creative ways, adopting curiosity to potential underlying dynamics, as I too, work with commitment and interest in whatever I see.

I combine well-established therapeutic approaches with innovative techniques. Together we will search for the root of your problem, then work together in a holding, yet creative and instinctive way, moving towards meaningful change to your life.

Couples Therapy
My goal is to help couples to look deeply at themselves and their relationship to get to the core of their struggles and create love, closeness and connection.

With couples I work in an Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) approach. It is an effective short-term structured and transparent approach that aims to repair and strengthen partners relationship, communication and emotional bond. Emotionally Focused Therapy is one of the most studied and validated approaches to couple therapy at the moment.

Some issues I can help couples with:
·     Frequent / recurring conflicts
·     Unhealthy patterns
·     Being stuck in argument
·     Traumatic experiences (affairs, long separation, betrayal)
·     Lack of emotional intimacy
·     Feeling disconnected
·     Sexual mismatch (one partner wants more intimacy than another)
·     Depression or anxiety in the relationship
·     Premarital counselling

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified integrative therapist offering Attachment-Based therapy to couples and individuals. With couples I work within the EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) approach.

I hold a degree in Psychology, an Advanced Diploma in Couples Therapy and an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling. I am fully trained in EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) and have completed Level 1 of EMDR training.

As a member of BACP and BPS (British Psychological Society), I abide by their ethical guidelines. I'm also a member of ICEEFT and BEFT (British Emotionally Focused Therapy Centre) as an EFT therapist.

I have a background in business psychology, and had a successful career as a consultant prior to my clinical career.

Main areas of my work include: relationship and family issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, shame and self-blame. I also specialise in divorce and breaking-up issues, and run online support groups.

I continue to attend further workshops and courses, consistently enhancing my knowledge base, and developing myself as a practitioner.

Member organisations

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


Additional information

Please email me for more information. 

I offer both once-weekly sessions for clients, as well as up to two sessions per week for people requiring more support. Prolonged sessions (90+ minutes) are also available.


Forrest Hill, South East London (10 min walk from Forrest Hill station)

When I work

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Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Veronica Rumens
Veronica Rumens