Viki Dimopoulos

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MSc Psychology, MBACP (Accred) | Online Counsellor
Available for new clients
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London NW1 & SE1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I'm an accredited counsellor specialising in working with people who are struggling with anxiety and self-critical thoughts. I offer online therapy to people whose anxiety and overthinking impact their relationships, work, and other areas of life. 

Maybe you appear calm or ‘fine’ to others, but internally you’re feeling stressed and tired. Perhaps anxiety gets in the way of what you want or need to do - this may look like procrastinating, overworking, struggling to say ‘no’ or what you really mean, or finding it difficult to make decisions because you worry you won’t do things the ‘right’ way.

The thoughts and feelings you are experiencing may feel out of control - you may be overthinking, fearing the worst-case scenario or blaming yourself - and this can be overwhelming to navigate alone. Your usual coping strategies may be to stay busy and just push through without asking for help, but this comes at a cost: you’re likely exhausted.

Our work is to help you better understand and manage your thoughts and feelings so that they feel less overwhelming. Whether your anxiety has been an ongoing issue or has recently intensified, together we can explore what may be happening under the surface. My clients say that working with me has helped them to feel calmer, better equipped to face the challenges in their lives, and more able to approach their relationships with clarity and intentionality.

Modalities

I work with you by drawing from a variety of perspectives like person-centred, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) depending on your personality, needs, and preferences.

Email me to arrange a 15-minute introductory call via video. This initial meeting can give us a sense of how we might work together. We can explore what brings you to counselling, what your hopes and expectations are, and whether you have any questions or concerns. I am usually able to respond to all emails within 2 working days.

Training, qualifications & experience

Experience

I’ve worked in the charity sector as a counsellor for carers. I also have experience with counselling university students, musicians, and songwriters. As someone who grew up bilingual (English and Greek) and has lived and worked abroad in different countries, I have a special interest in working with people with multicultural lives and identities.

Training & Qualifications

  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • MSc Psychology
  • BACP Accredited, which means that I have met my professional body’s higher standard as a competent, ethical and independent practitioner.

Member organisations

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Managing chronic pain

Counselling for songwriters and other creative musicians (see my website, linked above, for more information)

Fees

£80.00 per session
Free initial online session

When I work

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Contact me to arrange a 15-minute introductory call.

London, Camden, NW1

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults

Additional languages

Greek

Online platforms

Zoom
Viki Dimopoulos
Viki Dimopoulos