Yolanta Belay

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MA, Accredited MBACP
Available for new clients
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London, W11 4TA
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a fully qualified, accredited psychotherapist and counsellor who holds MA in Psychology and Psychoanalysis. I also completed three years training and qualified with a diploma in psychodynamic psychotherapy and counselling. Over the last twenty years, I have worked in a variety of education institutions in London as well as in my private office at w11psychotherapy.co.uk in Notting Hill.

My expertise includes dealing with psychological difficulties which relate to personality disorders, including BPD (EUPD) and other conditions such as ADHD and OCD. I use psychodynamic and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy combined with Mentalisation -based techniques to help clients to learn how to regulate high emotional vulnerabilities such as fear of rejection, social anxieties, extreme emotional swings, impulsivity, chronic feelings of emptiness, rage and depression.

It is important that we work together on identifying and setting therapy goals. By taking a collaborative approach, I can help you to build trust and ensure that you feel empowered and invested in wanting to get better.  In time, it is possible to modify your emotional responses and increase your confidence in dealing with distressing situations, resilience and build a life experienced as worth living and happy. 

In addition to an experience, competence, and common sense, I use humour, warmth, and empathy to create a sense of ease and comfort in sessions. I always follow the principles of confidentiality and congruence, valuing individual difference, and finding one's own path.

I am an accredited member of BACP, and I strictly follow its ethical framework. Online sessions available.

Training, qualifications & experience

Masters in Psychology
Masters in Psychoanalysis
Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling and Therapy
BACP accredited member

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Therapies offered


£80.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

Starting from £80 per session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

late evening and weekend sessions are also available

online sessions available

international clients are welcome 

41 Baseline Studios, Whitchurch Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 4TA

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
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Online platforms

Google Meet


Yolanta Belay
Yolanta Belay