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Pearliecare
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
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When you accept yourself for who you are, you are able to greatly enhance your life. Let me support you through this process to be heard. I work with children, adolescents and adults with anxiety, relationship issues, depression, panic disorders, anger issues, bereavement and loss, and many other issues. Let's talk, I provide the space and safety for you to explore anything that might be challenging you. I am emphatic, insightful and non-judgemental. My aim is to build a therapeutic relationship with you to enable you to explore thoughts and emotions which can promote personal growth.
07449 494702
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Barnet EN5
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Shira Freeman
Psychotherapist, MA
Verified
Verified
I am a CBT Psychotherapist with over 20 years experience working with adults, children/adolescents in England and abroad. Using solution- focused strategies from CBT and ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness), I have successfully treated many clients with various forms of anxiety, OCD, depression and life crises. I offer both short and longer term therapy in a safe, non-judgemental and supportive space. The areas I specialise in are: anxieties - GAD, phobias, panic disorder, social anxiety, test anxiety, health anxiety, OCD, trichotillomania, self-esteem, life changes, and depression.
020 4538 0922
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Barnet EN5
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Maria Kontos
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I am here to help you explore your distressing feelings and create positive change in your life. I provide a safe, confidential, non judgmental environment to work through any difficulties you may be experiencing that aims to help you feel heard, acknowledged and understood. Guiding you with empathy and compassion to provide you with the insights you need to help explore your emotions. Counselling can be an extremely powerful tool to help us become more aware of who we are and gain a better understanding about our relationships with others and the situations we find ourselves in.
07479 277641
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Barnet EN4
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Ruth Dines
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Hi and welcome. I know how daunting it can be to start therapy but we can work together to explore your current difficulties, looking at them through a new lens so you have greater insight and perspective. By building a warm & trusting relationship with you I can enable you to feel heard and understood, make sense of your feelings or maybe understand why you are not feeling, gain greater insight into your inner emotional world, accept those parts of yourself you may not like, help you to manage difficult people and teach you how to turn off your inner 'critical voice' so you become more forgiving and kinder to yourself and others.
07480 803461
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Barnet EN5
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Farya Barlas
Psychologist, CPsychol
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I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist registered with British Psychological Society(BPS). I am also an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS) I offer therapy to individuals and couples in Central and west london. Being a counselling psychologist means that I have worked with people experiencing a broad variety of difficulties and dissatisfactions in their daily lives to enhance their emotional well-being. I am professionally trained in providing short term counselling, including CBT, and long term psychotherapy. My practice is based in SW11 near chelsea, pimlico, victoria, vauxhall.
020 3984 7600
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Barnet EN4
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Sema Bedran
Psychologist, GMBPsS
Verified
Verified
I am a passionate and relatable therapist who can provide help and support with various issues. I offer therapy to individuals, couples and families for relationship challenges and parenting struggles. I can help with issues and distress you encounter including but not limited to anxiety, depression, self-harm, grief, identity and immigration, anger management and life cycle transitions (pre-marriage and marriage counselling, parenting, menopause, and retirement).
020 3835 4837
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Barnet EN4
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Maria Oratis
Counsellor, MA, MBACP, MBACP
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I understand that there can be times when it may feel difficult to cope with what life brings. These feelings could be anxiety, depression, anger or grief and they can be overwhelming and confusing. I am here to listen to you in a confidential and non-judgmental space where you can feel safe to talk and where we can explore together to make sense of what you are feeling. My goal is to create a safe and supportive therapeutic environment.
07700 374298
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Barnet EN5
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Emma Wilkinson
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified
Verified
Emma is a psychotherapist, counsellor, life coach, supervisor and trainer. Because of coronavirus I am changing how I work. I am seeing clients online rather than face to face. Obviously this is a hugely anxious time and people need emotional support more than ever. I am offering 50 minute sessions online as well as half hour sessions which will be lower cost because of the shorter duration. This is a difficult time and it’s important that we contain our anxiety so we can be loving neighbours, parents, partners and colleagues. Sessions will be aimed at resourcing you and finding ways to be more peaceful.
07866 781116
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Barnet EN5
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Dr Andrea Oskis
Psychotherapist, PhD, MUKCP
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1 Endorsed
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1 Endorsed
We come to therapy for all sorts of different reasons. Perhaps the most important thing to say is that there is no single, “right” reason. You might come to therapy because things have happened to you, such as a death, a divorce or a loss of something else, like a job. Or perhaps you have specific symptoms or feelings of depression, anxiety, stress, anger, low self-esteem or a lack of confidence. Or you may be experiencing issues in relationships, with people or with other things, e.g. food. Or it may be the case that you can’t pinpoint what’s wrong, things just don’t feel right and life simply isn’t going the way you expected.
07403 942909
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Barnet EN5
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Kelly Rahaman
Counsellor, MBACP
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There may be a host of reasons why you are considering counselling at the moment. Perhaps you are feeling anxious, depressed or having difficulty processing past experiences? Maybe you have realised that you keep repeating the same self-defeating patterns and getting the same negative outcomes? Or perhaps you want to build your self-confidence and find the power to change and be the person you want to be...? Life can can feel overwhelming and challenging but you have the ability to make profound and lasting changes, and I would love to help you.
020 3994 2902
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Barnet EN5
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Julie Nesbitt
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified
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Sometimes we lose our way a little in life. Perhaps there are aspects in your life that are causing you anxiety, distress, or preventing you from moving forward? In a world full of uncertainty we can often feel overwhelmed, fearful and unsure where to move next. Redundancy, illness, relationship issues, depression and anxiety can often leave us feeling unsafe and lost, and sometimes we just need a helping hand in working through these emotions and patterns in order to start to make sense of the world and ourselves again.
07401 706130
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Barnet EN4
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Vanessa Maier
Psychologist, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Verified
Whether you're seeking improved wellbeing, better tools to cope with stress, anxiety or depression, experiencing burnout or just ready to explore some changes that could bring you closer to the life you want to be living, Vanessa can support you in this process. Using an integrative approach resulting from over 6 years experience within various mental health settings, Vanessa now works with individuals experiencing both common and complex mental health difficulties. She has experience in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness and Creative methods and is trained in Process Oriented Psychotherapy.
020 3962 0425
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Noreen Mullally
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Hello, I'm Noreen a very warm welcome to you. Have you reached that point where you know something needs to change but you're not quite sure what? Let's see if we can start to make sense of things and bring you a bit more clarity and understanding. You can be safe in the knowledge that I have undergone a full and extensive training, I am qualified to deal with a range of presenting psychological issues. I am trained in major models of therapy including Person Centred humanistic, CBT, DBT, all of which are grounded in evidence-based practice. This means I can work Integratively, using researched techniques that work.
020 4538 4195
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Barnet EN5
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Paul Schofield
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
Verified
I know that seeking out a counsellor can be no easy task, and if you're reading this it's possible that you may have just had enough with feeling the way that you do. Sometimes we all need support in finding a way through, and in offering that support I bring the depth of my expertise and experience as a counsellor. I work with warmth, compassion and integrity, and a genuine desire to help a person tackle the particular difficulties facing them (see my video below). As a counsellor and psychotherapist I I have some 20 years experience in supporting clients of all ages and from diverse backgrounds.
01535 286026
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Barnet EN5
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Judith Herbert
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MUKCP
Verified
Verified
Therapy can make a difference - it can help you to carry on when you feel that life is impossible. Each of us has our own story to tell, and our own particular reason for choosing therapy. Perhaps you are finding it hard to cope with the end of a relationship? Or feeling the pain of raw grief at losing a loved one? You may have been living with painful feelings and thoughts for a long time, perhaps because of an unhappy relationship with parents or siblings - the effects of dysfunctional relationships can build up over years, affecting your self-esteem and confidence.
01992 660988
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Digna Patel
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
People reach out to me when they're tired of not feeling good enough. You may not know why you feel like you do and that's okay. Comparing yourself to others may make you doubt yourself. You may struggle to say "no" and worry about what people think. You may feel anxious and/or stressed and find it difficult to switch off properly. Constantly overthinking situations can be exhausting. You may want to find better ways of coping and feel more in control of life. Being more aware of your feelings and needs can help with communication. Putting in boundaries for yourself can improve relationships with those around you.
020 4538 1149
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Jenny Southall
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Welcome. I am a professional, insightful and experienced BACP-registered psychotherapist based in Barnet and Herts. I specialise in the fields of employment and education. | have 18 years experience working with both individuals and groups within private and public organisations including the BBC, the NHS, Government 'Back to Work' programmes and local primary and secondary schools. Counselling has helped my previous clients to: increase confidence; gain a greater understanding of themselves; improve their relationships with others; progress their career; learn to self-manage their mental health and live more fulfilling lives.
020 8106 4767
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Jeremy Young
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified
Verified
At certain life stages we may experience anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, feelings of a loss or meaningless, loss of direction or purpose, or difficulty with building meaningful relationships. I will work with you to identify what these symptoms mean and how they may be pointing you to discover a deeper sense of self. My approach is integrative and allows for self-discovery. My methodology offers focus, allowing you to explore and connect to a truer sense of who you are. I encourage you to develop a sense of curiosity to understand yourself more profoundly. We will work together, to support your needs.
01446 501473
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Rochelle Newington
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Taking that first step, seeking help with difficult feelings, thoughts or experiences takes courage and strength. Offering a non judgemental, compassionate and supportive space I commit to ensuring you have control of the pace and subject matter you bring, and to work with you to find new perspectives, build trust in your own judgement and a stronger sense of self. With experience in hospital, private residential units, charitable organisations and private clients, with adolescents, young adults and adults or varying genders, I work with long and short term clients.
020 4538 0457
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Gianina Ionela Ardeleanu
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
Verified
Hey! What brings you here? What hurts? What are your struggles? What keeps you stuck? Is it a relationship with a loved one? A parent, a child, a partner or a friend? Is it depression, overwhelming feelings of sadness, loss of joy, sleepless nights, no desire to get out of bed, avoiding friends or family members? Is it anxiety or panic attacks, intrusive thoughts, constantly worrying, creating worst scenarios? Is it a sense of not feeling good enough, comparing yourself to others in a negative light, second guessing your actions, feeling judged, having a sense that your existence is a waste of time?
020 3962 0971
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What type of mental health professional is right for me?
While most types of therapy have a lot in common, they also fall into clusters that share core features, such as cognitive therapies or psychodynamic approaches. It is important to seek someone who practices evidence-based therapy, meaning one or more forms of treatment that have been scientifically evaluated and tested, and demonstrate consistent improvement for a majority of patients.

If you are unsure about choosing the right therapist, psychologist, or counsellor, it might be useful to first learn more about therapy types and modalities.

How to find a therapist or counsellor in Barnet?
When looking to find a therapist, start by considering training and credentials. Studies also indicate that the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship the client develops with the therapist, is an important factor in their ability to work together to achieve the client’s goals.

What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Barnet specialise in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or counsellor who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

Can I afford counselling?
Yes. Most counsellors offer reasonable rates or will work on a sliding scale basis. Many accept health insurance. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the counsellor.