Zoe Hawton

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Tailored Therapy for Creatives and Tech Employees
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London E15 & Manchester M1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

In today's dynamic technological world, it's easy for the lines between our digital engagements and emotional states to blur. Standing at this junction, I blend a heartfelt passion for understanding the nuances of the human spirit with the expertise of 19 years in therapeutic practice. I'm here to offer support, whether you're navigating personal challenges, seeking guidance in mindfulness, or just need a conversation to gain clarity. My approach encompasses a unique blend of therapeutic modalities—from cognitive-behavioural therapy and trauma-informed care to mindfulness practices. Furthermore, I specialize in areas like GSRD (Gender, Sexuality, and Relationship Diversity) and neurodiversity, ensuring each session aligns closely with individual needs.

Recognizing the diverse preferences of today's world, I provide both virtual and in-person sessions. Whether you prefer the accessibility of online therapy or the intimate setting of face-to-face interactions, I aim for flexibility.

Throughout my years, I've collabarated closely with creatives and tech professionals, gaining a deep understanding of the unique pressures and challenges faced in both the artistic and digital realms. Yet, I firmly believe that the essence of therapy transcends industries—it's about fostering human connection, fostering understanding, and sparking transformation. No matter the challenge at hand, I'm here to walk beside you, offering insights and strategies to light your way.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have experience as an N.H.S. specialist practitioner and work as a consultant and supervisor.

Clinical Qualifications in Counselling

  • Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy  since 1996
  • registered member of B.A.C.P on line register
  • registered EAP provider
  • D.B.S checked ( formally police checked for safety)
  • GDPR registered
  • Diploma Counselling
  • Diploma Supervision
  • Diploma CBT therapy
  • Diploma Professional Life Coaching
  • Diploma Creative Arts
  • Foundation Understanding and working with complex trauma
  • EMDR practioner
  • Comprehensive Professional Development in:

    Advanced Trauma Therapy Techniques
    Specialized Phobia Treatment
    Addiction Interventions
    Therapeutic Approaches to Sexual Abuse
    Child Therapy Modalities
    Supervisory Skills and Practices
    Group Therapy Dynamics
    Addressing Childhood Sexual Abuse
    Managing Dissociative Symptoms
    Diagnostic Testing and Evaluation

In an age where digital transformation and creative innovation are the norm, our emotional and mental landscapes constantly adapt and evolve. My therapeutic approach mirrors this dynamism. I view therapeutic methods as essential tools, each chosen to match the unique intricacies of an individual's life and the challenges they face. Especially for those in tech and creative sectors, I offer a tailored approach built on respect for your personal choices, beliefs, and the distinct pressures inherent to your field.

The foundation of my method lies in support and challenge. Our goal isn't just to endure life's stresses but to actively navigate them with purpose and resilience. Rather than simply addressing surface-level symptoms, we'll work collaboratively towards long-term, positive transformation, leveraging the strengths and resources you already possess. More often than not, our reactions to external events—rooted in our interpretations and sometimes outdated reflexes—cause our distress. Our journey will be one of self-discovery: learning to pause, introspect, and consciously respond. By examining how past experiences shape our present reactions, we aim to redefine those responses, paving the way for a more harmonized existence.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

How to Access the Service: Reaching out is straightforward. You can text, WhatsApp, or email for an initial touchpoint. Each fifty-minute session is priced at £50, payable through internet banking for your convenience. Once you've made initial contact, I recommend a brief phone review of what you hope to address and your objectives. If it feels right for both of us, we'll schedule a test session and, subsequently, dive into our ongoing therapeutic journey.

When I work

I understand that life can be unpredictable, and so I offer flexibility in how we engage. Whether you're looking for a one-off session, a short course, or more extended support

Further information

Stratford Workshops, Burford Road, London. E15 2SP


Piccadilly House, 49 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2AP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

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