Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD) Counselling in Hounslow

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Matthew Walters
Psychotherapist, PNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW4
I specialize in working with clients with GAD, OCD, Panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, health anxiety and phobias amoungst other things.
Hi, and thank you for taking the time to view my profile.I can help you with any emotional problem, but specialize with anxiety. I can offer face to face therapy in South West London, Feltham on zoom or telephone. I work mainly as a telephone and zoom therapist. I also work out of hours.
I specialize in working with clients with GAD, OCD, Panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, health anxiety and phobias amoungst other things.
Hi, and thank you for taking the time to view my profile.I can help you with any emotional problem, but specialize with anxiety. I can offer face to face therapy in South West London, Feltham on zoom or telephone. I work mainly as a telephone and zoom therapist. I also work out of hours.
020 3857 9586 View 020 3857 9586
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Gemma Jane Foster
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW4
I am a qualified counsellor and I work with adults, children and young people. I offer a therapeutic experience which is warm, calm, inviting and safe in a unique setting. There are many reasons people seek counselling, it may be that you have a sence of not quite being ok, anxiety and depression, diagnosed conditions like ADHD, relationship difficulties and much more. We work together to establish a way of working that will meet your own needs and situation. Counselling can help.
I am a qualified counsellor and I work with adults, children and young people. I offer a therapeutic experience which is warm, calm, inviting and safe in a unique setting. There are many reasons people seek counselling, it may be that you have a sence of not quite being ok, anxiety and depression, diagnosed conditions like ADHD, relationship difficulties and much more. We work together to establish a way of working that will meet your own needs and situation. Counselling can help.
07480 486850 View 07480 486850
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Avtar Gill
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW5
Working in the challenging field of addiction, mental health and forensic psychiatry for over 25 years and successfully counselling many people into recovery, I passionately believe that individuals have the inner resources to overcome their addictions and dependencies. I have not only witnessed this in others but have also overcome my own drug and alcohol addiction. Having underwent 6 months intensive rehab, I'm now over 27 years clean and sober and consider my main strength as working with a deep passion and belief.
Working in the challenging field of addiction, mental health and forensic psychiatry for over 25 years and successfully counselling many people into recovery, I passionately believe that individuals have the inner resources to overcome their addictions and dependencies. I have not only witnessed this in others but have also overcome my own drug and alcohol addiction. Having underwent 6 months intensive rehab, I'm now over 27 years clean and sober and consider my main strength as working with a deep passion and belief.
020 4538 4097 View 020 4538 4097
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Nimi Shallon
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW5
Psychotherapy offers the opportunity to explore the origins and roots of the difficulties you are experiencing in life today. We will work together to understand and untangle your feelings and behaviours, discovering a better understanding of the lifestyle choices you are making. This process will help you review your way of living, and the choices you are making. You will then have the opportunity to lead a more true and authentic life.
Psychotherapy offers the opportunity to explore the origins and roots of the difficulties you are experiencing in life today. We will work together to understand and untangle your feelings and behaviours, discovering a better understanding of the lifestyle choices you are making. This process will help you review your way of living, and the choices you are making. You will then have the opportunity to lead a more true and authentic life.
020 8016 3495 View 020 8016 3495
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Samina Latif
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hounslow TW3
I wonder if you have been feeling sad, stressed or anxious? Have these feelings been with you for a long time? Are you wondering when they will reappear? It’s like dreading what is around the corner and finding it hard to enjoy or feel good in the present. Other people look like they’re having fun but your world is a shade of grey. Things that you loved doing no longer give you happiness and it's hard to concentrate. At times it takes lots of energy to go out or spend time with people who care about you. Your confidence and ability to cope disappear as you become stuck and the people around you become as worn down as you feel.
I wonder if you have been feeling sad, stressed or anxious? Have these feelings been with you for a long time? Are you wondering when they will reappear? It’s like dreading what is around the corner and finding it hard to enjoy or feel good in the present. Other people look like they’re having fun but your world is a shade of grey. Things that you loved doing no longer give you happiness and it's hard to concentrate. At times it takes lots of energy to go out or spend time with people who care about you. Your confidence and ability to cope disappear as you become stuck and the people around you become as worn down as you feel.
01748 902463 View 01748 902463
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Nadine Hughes
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW4
Not accepting new clients
I am an Intercultural Integrative Psychotherapist with a holistic approach, embracing of culture and spirituality. I support in various challenges such as Abandonment, Addiction, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement & loss, Depression, Dissociation, Low self esteem, Identity, PTSD, Relationship problems, Stress, Suicidal ideation, Self harm and much more. I am adept at building genuine, empathic and productive therapeutic working relationships, with clients wishing to gain a deeper sense and understanding of themselves & to build on their inner resources. Counselling Foundation Tutor and Certified EFT practitioner.
I am an Intercultural Integrative Psychotherapist with a holistic approach, embracing of culture and spirituality. I support in various challenges such as Abandonment, Addiction, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement & loss, Depression, Dissociation, Low self esteem, Identity, PTSD, Relationship problems, Stress, Suicidal ideation, Self harm and much more. I am adept at building genuine, empathic and productive therapeutic working relationships, with clients wishing to gain a deeper sense and understanding of themselves & to build on their inner resources. Counselling Foundation Tutor and Certified EFT practitioner.
020 3879 4776 View 020 3879 4776
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SR Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW3
You may be experiencing feelings that are challenging and would like to explore them in a safe, non-judgemental, and confidential space. Reaching out for support can be daunting and it takes courage to seek help that you may need. Counselling can give you the opportunity to work through these challenges that you may be facing at your pace. I am an individual and couples qualified practitioner, with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) as an Accredited therapist offering over 12 years’ experience working with young people and adults. I am fully insured and hold a DBS to work with children and adults.
You may be experiencing feelings that are challenging and would like to explore them in a safe, non-judgemental, and confidential space. Reaching out for support can be daunting and it takes courage to seek help that you may need. Counselling can give you the opportunity to work through these challenges that you may be facing at your pace. I am an individual and couples qualified practitioner, with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) as an Accredited therapist offering over 12 years’ experience working with young people and adults. I am fully insured and hold a DBS to work with children and adults.
01494 341268 View 01494 341268
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Sadia Karmalkar
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW3  (Online Only)
Hi I am Sadia, a Therapist, however, I am first and foremost a human being - something I really try to allow to come across during sessions. I know seeking support for your mental health can feel like a step into the unknown, so if you are looking for the right support tailored to your unique needs and to just make sense of things that are just perhaps not making sense right now, then get in touch. We can work together to put your knowledge of yourself you and what I know about CBT, to find a way to take steps forward in the next direction your life wants to go in.
Hi I am Sadia, a Therapist, however, I am first and foremost a human being - something I really try to allow to come across during sessions. I know seeking support for your mental health can feel like a step into the unknown, so if you are looking for the right support tailored to your unique needs and to just make sense of things that are just perhaps not making sense right now, then get in touch. We can work together to put your knowledge of yourself you and what I know about CBT, to find a way to take steps forward in the next direction your life wants to go in.
01329 759698 View 01329 759698
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Nisa Shah
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hounslow TW3
I work with a unique combination of eastern and western approaches. I provide a safe, supportive, and warm environment in which you can explore and find your own way and insights into your life.
I work with a unique combination of eastern and western approaches. I provide a safe, supportive, and warm environment in which you can explore and find your own way and insights into your life.
07481 343882 View 07481 343882
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Simi Shallon
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW5  (Online Only)
I work with all kinds of people and all kinds of issues. From mild anxiety to domestic abuse. Whether you are male, female, young or old. What matters most is that you want to invest this time and space for yourself and for your own healing. I can help you recognise any destructive patterns which don't serve you well and how you can break these patterns. If you would like to understand yourself or your relationships better, we can work together to get you the answers you are looking for. My aim is to help you see and harness the power you already have within you, so you can take back control and keep moving forwards.
I work with all kinds of people and all kinds of issues. From mild anxiety to domestic abuse. Whether you are male, female, young or old. What matters most is that you want to invest this time and space for yourself and for your own healing. I can help you recognise any destructive patterns which don't serve you well and how you can break these patterns. If you would like to understand yourself or your relationships better, we can work together to get you the answers you are looking for. My aim is to help you see and harness the power you already have within you, so you can take back control and keep moving forwards.
020 4538 3457 View 020 4538 3457
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Katie Baker
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW3
We all develop ways to protect ourselves, even when they don't serve us well. If you feel you want to create new ways of being to replace the armour that no longer serves you, we can make that journey together. If you feel that you're not living to your full potential or that you're never really heard, supported or understood, if anxiety is ever present, you don't need to be alone as we can explore all this together. If your mind is an endless cycle of thoughts keeping you awake at night, expressing your thoughts in a safe environment can bring them into the open for you to examine from a different perspective.
We all develop ways to protect ourselves, even when they don't serve us well. If you feel you want to create new ways of being to replace the armour that no longer serves you, we can make that journey together. If you feel that you're not living to your full potential or that you're never really heard, supported or understood, if anxiety is ever present, you don't need to be alone as we can explore all this together. If your mind is an endless cycle of thoughts keeping you awake at night, expressing your thoughts in a safe environment can bring them into the open for you to examine from a different perspective.
01748 902452 View 01748 902452
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Yohani de Silva
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW3
Are you looking for therapeutic conditions of understanding, acceptance, genuineness and warmth - a safe place for you to explore your inner feelings and help you find the changes you seek? I am here to help you to empower yourself, to make the right choices and decisions but ultimately you are in the driving seat to make whatever changes to help you overcome your distress and cope positively.
Are you looking for therapeutic conditions of understanding, acceptance, genuineness and warmth - a safe place for you to explore your inner feelings and help you find the changes you seek? I am here to help you to empower yourself, to make the right choices and decisions but ultimately you are in the driving seat to make whatever changes to help you overcome your distress and cope positively.
020 3826 1812 View 020 3826 1812
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Nakita Jangra
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW3
Whatever may be troubling you, I can help. Our lives are impacted by our history, culture, social circumstances, friendships and a whole host of other factors. These aspects condition us to respond and interact with people and situations in our lives in very particular ways. My work with you would be to understand your life from your unique perspective and help you get in touch with a more resourced part of yourself, which is beyond the psychological and social conditioning, to help you overcome any difficulties or challenges you may be facing.
Whatever may be troubling you, I can help. Our lives are impacted by our history, culture, social circumstances, friendships and a whole host of other factors. These aspects condition us to respond and interact with people and situations in our lives in very particular ways. My work with you would be to understand your life from your unique perspective and help you get in touch with a more resourced part of yourself, which is beyond the psychological and social conditioning, to help you overcome any difficulties or challenges you may be facing.
020 3871 8591 View 020 3871 8591
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Jack Reardon
Psychotherapist, BACP
Verified Verified
Hounslow TW6
I offer long-term and short-term psychotherapy and counselling for a wide range of issues. One of the hardest choices can be finding a therapist. I have an Integrative approach to Psychotherapy, this means I integrate an approach that is suitable to you. I have experience with; addiction recovery, anxiety, depression, trauma, compulsive behaviour, relationship difficulties/or lack of relationship, low self-esteem, childhood abuse, dissociation, suicidal thoughts, anger, self-harming/destructive thoughts and behaviour, amongst others.
I offer long-term and short-term psychotherapy and counselling for a wide range of issues. One of the hardest choices can be finding a therapist. I have an Integrative approach to Psychotherapy, this means I integrate an approach that is suitable to you. I have experience with; addiction recovery, anxiety, depression, trauma, compulsive behaviour, relationship difficulties/or lack of relationship, low self-esteem, childhood abuse, dissociation, suicidal thoughts, anger, self-harming/destructive thoughts and behaviour, amongst others.
01748 901307 View 01748 901307

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Ian Nethersell
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Feltham TW13
I work with clients on many issues including depression, anxiety, self-worth and anger management and have a special interest in the field of addiction and dependent behaviours and other coping strategies like self-harm, eating disorders and OCD.
I am an integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor and offer a safe, confidential, non-judgemental space for you to discuss how you are feeling, enabling you to identify and work through those things that are troubling you in your life. The sessions and direction of therapy will be led by you. This can be short-term solution focused work, or more open ended where you can explore your life experiences to see how your past is affecting your present. We can also work on dysfunctional and distorted thought patterns, allowing you to discover new ways of being. Together we can identify the tools you need to flourish.
I work with clients on many issues including depression, anxiety, self-worth and anger management and have a special interest in the field of addiction and dependent behaviours and other coping strategies like self-harm, eating disorders and OCD.
I am an integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor and offer a safe, confidential, non-judgemental space for you to discuss how you are feeling, enabling you to identify and work through those things that are troubling you in your life. The sessions and direction of therapy will be led by you. This can be short-term solution focused work, or more open ended where you can explore your life experiences to see how your past is affecting your present. We can also work on dysfunctional and distorted thought patterns, allowing you to discover new ways of being. Together we can identify the tools you need to flourish.
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Bianca Clarke
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Feltham TW14  (Online Only)
I can help you to overcome difficulties such as low mood, generalised anxiety, OCD, health anxiety, social anxiety, phobias, PTSD, stress, low self esteem and more.
Hi, I'm Bianca, a CBT therapist and owner of MindkindCBT. Do you feel depressed, anxious, just not feeling quite right in yourself? As you are reading this you have already taken the first step in seeking support which can feel difficult to do but is a huge step on your journey to wellness. I offer a warm, friendly and compassionate safe space for you to gain a greater understanding of your difficulties and guide you through techniques and life skills that will push you towards your goals, increase your sense of wellness and allow you to be the person that you wish to be. Therapies I deliver are CBT and EMDR, inc Somatic EMDR.
I can help you to overcome difficulties such as low mood, generalised anxiety, OCD, health anxiety, social anxiety, phobias, PTSD, stress, low self esteem and more.
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Tara O'Donoghue- Homebased Talking therapy
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Isleworth TW7
I am a Senior Psychotherapist, specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) and Compassionate Focused Therapy (CFT). Specialities include assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders, such as OCD, BDD, body image, phobias and depressive episodes. I work with you to understand family systems and break cycles. Previous positions at the Maudsley Hospital include head of the OCD/BDD anxiety unit, working alongside Prof D Veale. Team leader of the national outpatient unit and chairperson of the BABCP committee in the Isle of Man. I can also offer intensive treatment homevisits.
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Matthew Frank Gould
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Twickenham TW2
I am experienced working with evidence based treatments for anxiety, depression, generalised anxiety, shyness, phobia, health anxiety and OCD.
Hi I'm Matthew, a qualified CBT, integrative and psychodynamic psychotherapist. My style is warm and free of judgement. You may have problems you cannot explain to a friend or family member and need a third perspective. I work with anxiety and depression, relationships, loss, abuse, betrayal, self-esteem, anger, or those who are stuck. Improvement comes from insight, understanding and acceptance but also from stepwise, practical change. If requested I can work in a more active and future focused way with the current advice, exercises and activities supported by the evidence base.
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Naomi Sherman Counselling & Psychotherapy
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hayes UB3
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Ellie Bennett
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Twickenham TW2
Reaching out and asking for help can be both scary and difficult. You may be struggling with things in your life and you don't know how to manage them. My aim is to provide a safe and confidential space in which you will be heard without the fear of being judged. Where you will feel accepted for who you are. As an Integrative Relational counsellor I blend different theories and approaches to suit you specific and needs. Together we will work side by side as you embark on your therapeutic journey.
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Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD) Counsellors

How long does OCD treatment take?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is often treated on a weekly or twice-weekly schedule, depending on symptom severity and the client’s preferences. Some clients may start to see a noticeable improvement in symptoms in as little as six weeks, but it’s also possible, especially in more severe cases, for treatment to take several months to a year before significant progress is made.

What happens if OCD is not treated?

Some people with OCD, especially those with mild symptoms, may find that they are able to adapt reasonably well to life with the condition, even if their symptoms never resolve completely. However, many people, particularly those whose symptoms are severe at the outset, find that their obsessions and compulsions grow more intrusive with time, making it harder to maintain relationships, hold down a job, or navigate the world successfully.

Are there medications for OCD?

Medication can be used to treat OCD. The class of drugs most often prescribed are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, which include fluvoxamine, fluoxetine, and sertraline, among others. In cases of treatment-resistant OCD, other classes of medication, such as tricyclic antidepressants or atypical antipsychotics, may be prescribed. Medication is frequently used in conjunction with therapy.

Can OCD come back after treatment?

Yes. Major life transitions, periods of stress, or other factors can cause symptoms to return or, if they were never fully eradicated, to ramp back up in intensity. For some, these relapses are brief and do not require additional treatment; identifying specific triggers and practicing the skills learned in therapy can help speed their course. For others, returning to therapy for a brief period can help address the underlying stress and strengthen coping mechanisms.