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Wayne Mertins-Brown (MBACP), PG Dip. Con

Queen's Park NW6 & Harrow HA1
07803 938423 07803 938423
Queen's Park NW6 & Harrow HA1

About me

I am a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor working in various locations in and around the London area. I offer one-to-one, couples and group counselling. I work with an integrative/holistic approach, including principles such as Psychodynamics, Humanistic/Spiritual, Trans-personal and Mindfulness. I also practice Eco-Psychotherapy, as I believe we are each emotionally and spiritually impacted by the differing, ecological environments in which we live.

I specialise in matters of the heart relating to personal identity, difference and diversity, sexuality, phobias, bereavement, loss, mental and sexual abuse, generalised anxiety disorder, depression, issues of low self esteem, relationship issues and work-related anxiety, stress and/or depression. However, despite my years of training and experience, I believe what is absolutely fundamental to a client's personal improvement, is the open, honest, heart-to-heart connection and easy rapport created between us. That two-way 'relational' interaction is my focus. I believe it to be the place from where solid and consistent change is triggered, takes hold and then grows. It is the most important guiding principle in the way I choose to work.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold 'individual membership' with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), having obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling. I also have a variety of other therapy and personal development qualifications, including as a groupwork facilitator, specialising in working with issues of difference and diversity, as well as chronic illness and couples therapy.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Sexual identity
  • Bullying
  • Aging
  • Homophobia
  • LGBT
  • BAME
  • BME
  • Panic disorder
  • Feelings of sadness
  • Affairs
  • Betrayals
  • Family issues

Fees

One-to-one initial consultation: £50

One-to-one therapy sessions, thereafter: £75

Couples initial consultation: £75

Couples counselling sessions, thereafter: £95

A limited number of concessionary rates are available for those on low income.

Further information

I believe choosing the right therapist is an integral part in determining the potential success of the counselling experience. Therefore, I am happy to meet for an initial consultation, at a reduced fee of £50 (£75 for couples). So, let’s meet and see what the energy is like between us!

The Minster Centre
20 Lonsdale Road
Queen's Park
London
NW6 6RD

The Body Factory
105 Nibthwaite Road
Harrow
Middlesex
HA1 1TE

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

Mon-Sun 9am-9pm

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Wayne Mertins-Brown (MBACP), PG Dip. Con

Wayne Mertins-Brown (MBACP), PG Dip. Con