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Counselling offers you a safe, confidential space to talk about your relationships, behaviours, innermost thoughts and feelings with a trained professional who will not judge you. It does not seek to offer you solutions but rather to explore complicated feelings and recognise unhelpful recurring patterns in thinking and relating with the aim of helping you to make sense of things and understand yourself better.

From childhood we develop strategies on how to interact with the world and to cope with problematic feelings. They may not always be helpful and can cause more harm than good. The psychodynamic approach seeks to identify patterns in behaviour and relationships, helping to understand them and create new, more helpful patterns of thinking and relating.

It can be hard to reflect on difficult thoughts, emotions and events - past and present - and takes courage to make that first step in acknowledging that you need help and to speak openly about your issues. Thank you for taking that step. Counselling can help ease emotional pain, enhance relationships, and alter harmful behaviours. It is good talk!

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Foundation in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Distinction
  • Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling with Merit

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

From £70.00 to £100.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students

Further information

I offer in-person and online therapy.

Association For Group & Individual Psychotherapy
1 Fairbridge Road
London
N19 3EW

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Victoria Cumming

Victoria Cumming