Female Counselling in Buckhurst Hill, ENG

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Julia Ellingham
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
We hear so much about the benefits of looking after our physical health but often forget our mental health is just as important. In the fast paced, stressful world we live in today, we face many struggles and often find our emotions can start to feel overwhelming. Counselling provides a safe space to talk through whatever you may be going through to help improve your wellbeing. I am a fully qualified Counsellor with a Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and I have experience of working with both adults and children.
We hear so much about the benefits of looking after our physical health but often forget our mental health is just as important. In the fast paced, stressful world we live in today, we face many struggles and often find our emotions can start to feel overwhelming. Counselling provides a safe space to talk through whatever you may be going through to help improve your wellbeing. I am a fully qualified Counsellor with a Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and I have experience of working with both adults and children.
07411 293719 View 07411 293719
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Patsy Florent
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
Do you want to be more present, authentic, and connected in your relationships? Are You Worrying that you're messing up your relationships? Noticing that your relationships elicit surprisingly strong feelings? Struggling with low self-esteem or feeling 'not enough? Coping with being overwhelmed by engaging in unhelpful behaviours? Feeling that you've tried everything; worried that nothing will work? You might think that you just have to learn to communicate better or be less 'this way and more that way'. You convince yourself that you should be able to stay connected by sheer will and behavior change. That's not how it Works...
Do you want to be more present, authentic, and connected in your relationships? Are You Worrying that you're messing up your relationships? Noticing that your relationships elicit surprisingly strong feelings? Struggling with low self-esteem or feeling 'not enough? Coping with being overwhelmed by engaging in unhelpful behaviours? Feeling that you've tried everything; worried that nothing will work? You might think that you just have to learn to communicate better or be less 'this way and more that way'. You convince yourself that you should be able to stay connected by sheer will and behavior change. That's not how it Works...
07480 487631 View 07480 487631
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Kelly Green
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Buckhurst Hill IG9
Hello and thanks for visiting my profile. My name is Kelly and I am experienced in providing therapy online and in person with children and adults. I specialise in working with anxiety, relationship issues, depression, trauma, self-esteem concerns, attachment difficulties, and with questions of identity. My therapy sessions offer a non-judgemental space for you to identify what you would like to change. Whatever you are going through we can explore together to help you make sense of your difficulties by considering your personal contexts and experiences.
Hello and thanks for visiting my profile. My name is Kelly and I am experienced in providing therapy online and in person with children and adults. I specialise in working with anxiety, relationship issues, depression, trauma, self-esteem concerns, attachment difficulties, and with questions of identity. My therapy sessions offer a non-judgemental space for you to identify what you would like to change. Whatever you are going through we can explore together to help you make sense of your difficulties by considering your personal contexts and experiences.
020 3893 2109 View 020 3893 2109
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Talking Therapy Time
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Buckhurst Hill IG9
Whatever the difficulty, dilemma, challenge or sorrow; you already took the first step towards healing and change by finding your way here. Counselling can help to process, make sense of and move past your struggles in a meaningful and empowering way. My way of working involves building on the therapeutic relationship and trust with you, in aim to sensitively navigate through the labyrinth of experiences in your life and mind. I facilitate a non-judgmental environment to explore and validate your thoughts, feelings and emotions, and cultivate self-development/awareness towards the values that are in line with authentic self.
Whatever the difficulty, dilemma, challenge or sorrow; you already took the first step towards healing and change by finding your way here. Counselling can help to process, make sense of and move past your struggles in a meaningful and empowering way. My way of working involves building on the therapeutic relationship and trust with you, in aim to sensitively navigate through the labyrinth of experiences in your life and mind. I facilitate a non-judgmental environment to explore and validate your thoughts, feelings and emotions, and cultivate self-development/awareness towards the values that are in line with authentic self.
020 3835 2686 View 020 3835 2686
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Turning Point Counselling Service
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
In my practice I offer a safe space to explore what ever my client is feeling overwhelmed by. My method is Humanistic Integrative where we consider together how they are feeling as a whole and the effect their worries are having on their body. We will look at ways together to improve their life going forward.
In my practice I offer a safe space to explore what ever my client is feeling overwhelmed by. My method is Humanistic Integrative where we consider together how they are feeling as a whole and the effect their worries are having on their body. We will look at ways together to improve their life going forward.
020 3962 1670 View 020 3962 1670
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Abigail Louise Andrews
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
Confidential, warm and friendly. I work with those experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, the effects of abuse and other issues. My aim is to help support clients in bringing back the happiness, confidence, normality and strength to their lives. I operate my private practice in Buckhurst Hill, offering both individual, couples and family counselling. Using the person centred approach I aim to build rapport with my clients and empathise with them using a compassionate and nurturing style.
Confidential, warm and friendly. I work with those experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, the effects of abuse and other issues. My aim is to help support clients in bringing back the happiness, confidence, normality and strength to their lives. I operate my private practice in Buckhurst Hill, offering both individual, couples and family counselling. Using the person centred approach I aim to build rapport with my clients and empathise with them using a compassionate and nurturing style.
07403 935119 View 07403 935119
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Dr Hannah Whitehead
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
I specialise in working with children, young people and young adults experiencing anxiety and/or trauma. I support parents and carers alongside work with their child. I work creatively and playfully when appropriate and if welcomed. I feel it is important to get to know each person as a unique individual and build on their strengths in our work together. I work integratively, drawing upon several therapeutic models including CBT and EMDR, depending on what feels appropriate. My team can also offer support with needs including long-term health conditions (diabetes, CFS/ME, asthma), psychosis, self-esteem and anxiety (see my website).
I specialise in working with children, young people and young adults experiencing anxiety and/or trauma. I support parents and carers alongside work with their child. I work creatively and playfully when appropriate and if welcomed. I feel it is important to get to know each person as a unique individual and build on their strengths in our work together. I work integratively, drawing upon several therapeutic models including CBT and EMDR, depending on what feels appropriate. My team can also offer support with needs including long-term health conditions (diabetes, CFS/ME, asthma), psychosis, self-esteem and anxiety (see my website).
020 3835 4012 View 020 3835 4012
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At a loss counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
I work specifically with bereavement and have had extensive experience within a hospice. I am passionate about counselling people through loss and I work with integrity, admiring all my clients who find the strength and courage to seek support. My natural way of being, together with my own life experiences enable me to work with sensitivity, understanding, deep compassion and empathy. I can help you to explore the overwhelming, mixed emotions that you may be experiencing, Sessions with me can often bring a mix of emotions; sometimes sadness, compassion, anger, reflection, guilt and resolve. I can help you to better manage.
I work specifically with bereavement and have had extensive experience within a hospice. I am passionate about counselling people through loss and I work with integrity, admiring all my clients who find the strength and courage to seek support. My natural way of being, together with my own life experiences enable me to work with sensitivity, understanding, deep compassion and empathy. I can help you to explore the overwhelming, mixed emotions that you may be experiencing, Sessions with me can often bring a mix of emotions; sometimes sadness, compassion, anger, reflection, guilt and resolve. I can help you to better manage.
020 3960 5143 View 020 3960 5143
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Hayley Phillips
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Buckhurst Hill IG9
It may be daunting for you to consider the first steps of counselling, but my aim is to help you to feel safe enough to talk openly about things you might find difficult and to provide a non-judgmental, safe and confidential place to start your journey. I can help you to clarify your thoughts, feelings & emotions so you may be better equipped to make more conscious choices that can improve the quality of your life and well-being. Whether it's addressing issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, trauma or self-esteem, my goal is to empower clients to develop effective coping strategies and build resilience.
It may be daunting for you to consider the first steps of counselling, but my aim is to help you to feel safe enough to talk openly about things you might find difficult and to provide a non-judgmental, safe and confidential place to start your journey. I can help you to clarify your thoughts, feelings & emotions so you may be better equipped to make more conscious choices that can improve the quality of your life and well-being. Whether it's addressing issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, trauma or self-esteem, my goal is to empower clients to develop effective coping strategies and build resilience.
020 3835 4768 View 020 3835 4768
Liz Start
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
Liz Start is a qualified Therapeutic Counsellor located in Buckhurst Hill practising in Person-Centred therapy with a Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. Liz has helped children, young people and adults to work through a variety of issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, confidence issues, bereavement, body image concerns, relationship issues, family problems, stress, and trauma. Liz believes the relationship between therapist and the client is fundamental to achieving positive outcomes.
Liz Start is a qualified Therapeutic Counsellor located in Buckhurst Hill practising in Person-Centred therapy with a Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. Liz has helped children, young people and adults to work through a variety of issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, confidence issues, bereavement, body image concerns, relationship issues, family problems, stress, and trauma. Liz believes the relationship between therapist and the client is fundamental to achieving positive outcomes.
020 4538 9867 View 020 4538 9867
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Esmée Rotmans
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
Are you curious about learning more about yourself and becoming more self-aware? Have you been struggling with identity, relational, or cultural issues? Are mental health challenges preventing you from fulfilling your potential? If you're looking to increase your self-confidence, deepen your self-understanding, or apply the insights you've already gained, I offer a safe and nurturing space for reflection, meditation, and heart-centered awareness. Whether you're uncertain about what you need or have clear goals in mind, I am here to support you.
Are you curious about learning more about yourself and becoming more self-aware? Have you been struggling with identity, relational, or cultural issues? Are mental health challenges preventing you from fulfilling your potential? If you're looking to increase your self-confidence, deepen your self-understanding, or apply the insights you've already gained, I offer a safe and nurturing space for reflection, meditation, and heart-centered awareness. Whether you're uncertain about what you need or have clear goals in mind, I am here to support you.
020 3002 6648 View 020 3002 6648
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Natasha McEwen
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
We’re naturally resilient, but it’s very hard to see ourselves sometimes when we’re stuck. Having another person to bounce things off of is freeing- it’s healing. So what does therapy look like? It’s usually a process of being heard, seen and cared about.  My role is in helping you tap into your own inner resources to find the answers that are right for you. I am a qualified Therapeutic Counsellor offering long and short-term work with adults. Counselling is a place where you can speak freely; you will also find humour, compassion and acceptance.
We’re naturally resilient, but it’s very hard to see ourselves sometimes when we’re stuck. Having another person to bounce things off of is freeing- it’s healing. So what does therapy look like? It’s usually a process of being heard, seen and cared about.  My role is in helping you tap into your own inner resources to find the answers that are right for you. I am a qualified Therapeutic Counsellor offering long and short-term work with adults. Counselling is a place where you can speak freely; you will also find humour, compassion and acceptance.
07727 729326 View 07727 729326
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Counselling with Louise
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
Thank you for looking at my page and a warm welcome to you.  Do you want someone to talk to who listens? Do you feel life is challenging or are you feeling anxious, sad, stressed, angry or maybe you feel like you're not coping with life and not sure why? I am a person-centered counsellor who will provide you with a safe space where we can explore your thoughts, feelings, concerns and any anxieties together at your own pace.   I offer short and long term counselling. I am available during the day, evening and weekends.  I work face to face in Buckhurst Hill, Barkingside and Harold Wood or online via Zoom or on the telephone.
Thank you for looking at my page and a warm welcome to you.  Do you want someone to talk to who listens? Do you feel life is challenging or are you feeling anxious, sad, stressed, angry or maybe you feel like you're not coping with life and not sure why? I am a person-centered counsellor who will provide you with a safe space where we can explore your thoughts, feelings, concerns and any anxieties together at your own pace.   I offer short and long term counselling. I am available during the day, evening and weekends.  I work face to face in Buckhurst Hill, Barkingside and Harold Wood or online via Zoom or on the telephone.
01708 987784 View 01708 987784
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Annmarie Wakeling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
Are you suffering with feelings around self esteem? You may feel uncomfortable talking about your feelings. Do you wonder if it is possible to feel better? Perhaps you feel unworthy of happiness. Counselling can help you to feel less anxious. You can start to feel better able to communicate with your partner, family and friends . You can feel that you deserve to be happy. You will be listened to.
Are you suffering with feelings around self esteem? You may feel uncomfortable talking about your feelings. Do you wonder if it is possible to feel better? Perhaps you feel unworthy of happiness. Counselling can help you to feel less anxious. You can start to feel better able to communicate with your partner, family and friends . You can feel that you deserve to be happy. You will be listened to.
07740 362857 View 07740 362857
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Fleur Hocking
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Buckhurst Hill IG9
I am passionate about helping people find a happier and more fulfilled way of life. You may be struggling with depression, anxiety, recent or past trauma or you may be concerned about your relationship, having difficulty communicating or dealing with the aftermath of an affair. I offer a compassionate, non-judgmental and safe place to explore whatever your difficulties are and work through these side by side. I draw upon different approaches to provide a bespoke service to each of my client's particular issues. I have extensive experience working for Relate and in private practice with individuals and couples.
I am passionate about helping people find a happier and more fulfilled way of life. You may be struggling with depression, anxiety, recent or past trauma or you may be concerned about your relationship, having difficulty communicating or dealing with the aftermath of an affair. I offer a compassionate, non-judgmental and safe place to explore whatever your difficulties are and work through these side by side. I draw upon different approaches to provide a bespoke service to each of my client's particular issues. I have extensive experience working for Relate and in private practice with individuals and couples.
07400 349407 View 07400 349407
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Louisa Levy
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
Louisa appreciates it may feel a little daunting to be here. As a qualified and experienced counsellor she is able to support with a range of issues including bereavement, depression anxiety, relationship difficulties and Autism. While exploring with you difficulties or changes life may present. Her approach is to come alongside you in a non-judgmental and empathic manner to work through these challenges together. In working in a flexible and integrative way we move towards your goals. Sessions are of a 50 minute duration.
Louisa appreciates it may feel a little daunting to be here. As a qualified and experienced counsellor she is able to support with a range of issues including bereavement, depression anxiety, relationship difficulties and Autism. While exploring with you difficulties or changes life may present. Her approach is to come alongside you in a non-judgmental and empathic manner to work through these challenges together. In working in a flexible and integrative way we move towards your goals. Sessions are of a 50 minute duration.
07481 341867 View 07481 341867
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Karen Bolton
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
I value the uniqueness of each individual experience and will tailor my approach to meet you where you are in your life – working with you so that you no longer feel stuck, unhappy or alone, reducing your anxiety, stress or depression and finding ways to make positive changes that improve your self-acceptance, self-esteem and personal confidence. We can work together so that you are able to address difficult past experiences and gain positive ways to manage your future thoughts, feelings and behaviour. I work with people who are neurodivergent, adapting my practice to ensure specific needs of autism and ADHD are met.
I value the uniqueness of each individual experience and will tailor my approach to meet you where you are in your life – working with you so that you no longer feel stuck, unhappy or alone, reducing your anxiety, stress or depression and finding ways to make positive changes that improve your self-acceptance, self-esteem and personal confidence. We can work together so that you are able to address difficult past experiences and gain positive ways to manage your future thoughts, feelings and behaviour. I work with people who are neurodivergent, adapting my practice to ensure specific needs of autism and ADHD are met.
07480 821478 View 07480 821478
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Dr Brittni Jones
Psychologist, CPsychol
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
I am a Chartered Psychologist, Doctor of Clinical Psychology, and therapist with over 10 years experience in mental health services. With previous NHS experience in a specialist hospital for adults with personality disorders, as well as at Great Ormond Street Hospital and psychotherapy services for adolescents and adults with mental and physical health conditions, I have the knowledge and professional experience to help with a wide variety of difficulties. I offer specialist assessments and therapy for children, adolescents, and adults.
I am a Chartered Psychologist, Doctor of Clinical Psychology, and therapist with over 10 years experience in mental health services. With previous NHS experience in a specialist hospital for adults with personality disorders, as well as at Great Ormond Street Hospital and psychotherapy services for adolescents and adults with mental and physical health conditions, I have the knowledge and professional experience to help with a wide variety of difficulties. I offer specialist assessments and therapy for children, adolescents, and adults.
020 3872 2631 View 020 3872 2631
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NOW Therapy | Angela DePastino
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
NOW Therapy is a contemporary & dynamic therapeutic service which sees you as an equal - a HUMAN being who's figuring life out in a messy, complicated world - not as someone who's broken and needs fixing. Whatever's going on for you, NOW Therapy can work with you. ​There's no time like NOW! Contact via Email or WhatsApp today.
NOW Therapy is a contemporary & dynamic therapeutic service which sees you as an equal - a HUMAN being who's figuring life out in a messy, complicated world - not as someone who's broken and needs fixing. Whatever's going on for you, NOW Therapy can work with you. ​There's no time like NOW! Contact via Email or WhatsApp today.
020 4538 5734 View 020 4538 5734
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Gill Ryan
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Buckhurst Hill IG9
I understand that undertaking Counselling can be daunting - uncovering difficult feelings can be overwhelming and painful. I strongly believe that every person should have the opportunity to live their best possible life and realise their true potential. This leads to improved relationships and a happier, more fulfilled life.
I understand that undertaking Counselling can be daunting - uncovering difficult feelings can be overwhelming and painful. I strongly believe that every person should have the opportunity to live their best possible life and realise their true potential. This leads to improved relationships and a happier, more fulfilled life.
07427 569070 View 07427 569070

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Female Counsellors

Does it matter what gender my therapist is?

In general, this is not an important factor, as there is no relationship between a therapist’s gender and their efficacy. Some clients, however, prefer to see therapists of a particular gender, whether due to their own past experiences with men and women, or ingrained beliefs about how people of different genders think and behave. Exploring the roots of such preferences and considering what one wants to address in therapy can help someone determine whether their therapist’s gender truly matters to them.

Should I see a female therapist?

Many people—not just women—prefer to see a female therapist, either because they believe that a woman will be able to relate to their specific challenges (for example, sexism in the workplace) or because they imagine feeling more comfortable disclosing sensitive information to a woman. Such beliefs may not turn out to be accurate, however, and adhering too rigidly to a gender preference can at times hinder a client from finding the best therapeutic match.

Do therapists get specific training to help with women’s concerns?

Therapists are trained to provide care to clients of any gender. However, some therapists—both men and women—may pursue additional training in feminist therapy, gender-specific issues, or women’s mental health. Female clients may wish to ask prospective therapists whether they have received specific training in the client’s primary area(s) of concern, or whether they have worked extensively with women on issues similar to their own.

How can I inquire about a therapist’s experience in treating women?

It’s OK—even encouraged!—to ask a therapist directly whether and how often they have treated women in the past, or whether they have treated women dealing with the client’s most prominent concern(s). Competent therapists will be happy to share their educational background, preferred treatment modalities, and prior client experience to help an individual find the therapist best suited to their needs.