Vincent Akinnawo

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MSc PGDip BSc
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Gillingham ME8 & Dartford DA1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to view my therapy profile.

I offer a caring and holistic approach to help individuals overcome their difficulties. With several years of experience as a registered counsellor and psychotherapist, I have had the privilege of working with numerous people in private practice and within the NHS.

As an Integrative Counsellor and Coach, I have received extensive training in various therapeutic modalities. This diverse background, combined with sensitivity and intuition, allows me to tailor my approach to meet the unique needs of each individual. I am dedicated to providing a safe, supportive, and individualized space for your healing journey.

Being a therapist is not just a profession to me; it is a true passion. I consider it a privilege to be part of the process as individuals make positive changes, improve their self-perception, and enhance the quality of their lives.

I specialize in working with a wide range of concerns, including anxiety, stress, and related issues. I provide a compassionate environment where you can explore your worries and fears, gaining insight and developing effective strategies for managing them.

 I understand that financial circumstances can be a consideration. Therefore, I offer concessions for students and others who may require financial assistance. It is important to me that therapy is accessible to those who need it.

If you would like to discuss the possibility of working together, please feel free to contact me at 07759737823. I am available for an initial conversation to better understand your needs and explore how we can work together towards your goals.

I look forward to the opportunity to support you on your journey towards healing, growth, and improved well-being.

To get started, please fill out the contact form located above my profile. Alternatively, you can reach out to me by calling 07759737823. If I am unavailable to answer the phone, kindly leave a message, or feel free to text or email me.

In order to better assist you, I kindly request your permission to call you back. Please let me know the times when you would be available for a phone discussion.

During this free phone conversation, we can take a few minutes or up to half an hour, depending on your preference. This initial discussion will allow us to connect and determine if we are a good fit for each other. It is also an opportunity for you to decide if you would like to proceed with scheduling an initial appointment, which will depend on our mutual availability.

Should you be interested in pursuing therapy with me, I recommend an introductory session to establish a working relationship. In this session, I aim to learn more about you, your goals for therapy, and what you hope to gain from our work together. Likewise, it will provide you with a sense of who I am as a therapist and give you an experience of my therapeutic approach. Most people find this initial session to be valuable and meaningful.

If we mutually decide to continue, we can then determine the frequency of sessions, whether it be weekly, fortnightly, or based on a schedule that suits your needs.

I am committed to providing a supportive and effective therapeutic experience, tailored to your unique circumstances. Let's embark on this journey of growth and healing together.

Training, qualifications & experience

 MSc in Integrative Counselling and Coaching

Postgraduate Diploma Integrative Counselling and Coaching 


Further training in:

  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Online & Phone Counselling
  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy
  • Suicide Prevention Bereavement

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I specialise in working with clients in a creative manner and utilising approaches that involve the imagination.

Additionally, I incorporate spiritual approaches and techniques if requested or needed.

Fees

Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Sliding scale is available depending on circumstances.

When I work

Currently not taking new clients 

Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8

Home Gardens, Dartford, Kent, DA1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

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