Counselling in London

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Photo of Mary-Claire Wilson, Psychotherapist in London, England
Mary-Claire Wilson
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I provide a warm and confidential space to support you in finding your own way. Often, to give voice to what's troubling you offers relief. We'll also discover and affirm your talents, achievements and strengths, as we travel the road to growth and evolution. I don't take the 'blank screen' approach, meaning I don't stare at you in silence. If I don't share my thoughts with you, the therapy is only taking place in my head. I value you for the unique individual you are. This kind of environment can be rare to find, and powerful to experience. Clients have said that they feel supported by me, and that they've gained fresh insights.
020 3835 5528
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London E11
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Adriana Gordon
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I am an experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist in Central London and Online, offering private therapy sessions for adults on a long, medium or short-term basis. I offer a warm, confidential and welcoming space for you, where you'll be able to discuss your problems and difficulties. You will feel respected, understood and valued; and we will work together towards the changes you want in your life. Please email me and we can have a brief conversation and book your first session.
020 3870 2414
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London EC3R
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Rita Ngozi Odumosu
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
As an Accredited member of BACP, I adopt high standards, attentively working with client issues , exploring, encouraging engagement and their ability to feel confident and safe. This is vital to aid client sense of trust in the therapist as well as transition into the work. Through exploration and understanding of key issues, I raise awareness and with joint effort of client and counsellor, resolve symptoms and achieve greater understanding and wellbeing. I work in a manner that ensures all clients are treated respectfully and equally regardless of race, gender, religion, presenting disability and issues.
020 3984 8871
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London W1U
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Tim Reynolds
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Talking things through can lead to change, giving new perspectives on your situation and increased sense of personal choice, with a richer connection to yourself and others. Nobody is exempt from finding life overwhelming, perhaps it can feel that anxiety or depression has reached unbearable levels. Do you want to explore your thoughts and feelings within the safety of a therapeutic relationship? Why Psychotherapy? In a safe and confidential space you can talk in depth and together we can explore whatever is troubling you, making sense of your distress.
020 3984 8214
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London W1W
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Working Through
Counsellor, MA, COSRT General
Verified
Verified
I work with people who might be struggling with sexual or relationship difficulties such as erectile dysfunction, rapid or delayed ejaculation, anxiety around sex, relationships and intimacy issues, sexual abuse or assault, sexual health issues, compulsive sexual behaviours, vulval pain conditions, vaginismus, dyspareunia (pain during intercourse), sexual orientation questions or insecurities, pornography issues, orgasmic or anorgasmic problems, sexual phobias or aversions, fears around lack of sexual experience, loss of desire, affairs, marital break ups, open relationships, kinks, bdsm, polyamory, addictions, codependency, trauma.
020 8103 5619
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London EC2M
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Becky Sarah Burnett
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Verified
Verified
I've worked for many years supporting people suffering with eating disorders, body image issues, anxiety, depression and various addictions. My extensive experience has shown me that these symptoms are often a response to distressing or painful situations which can come from all areas of life, perhaps difficult relationships, grief or troubling events. I meet each person where they are at and together we work on finding the unique approach and interventions needed. I bring lots of creativity to the space, this might be through using art, images, play or music, but also understand that sometimes just talking might be what you need.
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London SE19
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Michelle Dykstra
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
Verified
My approach is psychoanalytic, with an emphasis on the meaningful relationship between the patient and the analyst, who curiously engage with the painful problem, symptom, or difficult behaviour. Both client and therapist work together to make valuable improvements to the client’s emotional world, within a stable, consistent setting.
020 4538 4662
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London W1G
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Tom Evans
Psychotherapist
Verified
Verified
I believe that coming to therapy is a choice towards self-discovery and growth. Sometimes, starting this journey can feel essential and immediate, and others, it may come from a feeling of being frustrated, stuck or lost and you could be hesitant. Key to this journey being therapeutic is the relationship between you and your therapist. I work in partnership with my clients to build a safe space of mutual respect, trust and acceptance. I am here to offer you a supportive, confidential space to validate your experience non-judgmentally and to walk beside you to make sense of it together.
020 7870 1263
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London E10
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Alizen Wall
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I believe that the 3 most common reasons leading people to seek therapy are Anger, Sadness & Belief System. This belief system could be one you were taught by somebody else or one you have created that is not serving you, for example feeling that you are not enough or that you are unloveable. I offer safety and support with the unbearable. I provide guidance in your discovery and unpacking of baggage. I use creative methods: art, body work, play therapy and nature.
020 8138 0517
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London SW11
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Photo of Wilson Gallego Hoyos, Psychologist in London, England
Wilson Gallego Hoyos
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
We tend to consider our sexuality when it’s not how we expect it. Feelings of shame, inadequacy or guilt permeate how we see ourselves and affect our relationships. We wonder about professional help and who to go to, should we go on our own or with our partners? I am a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years of experience and a sex-positive stance. I have an MSc and PhD from University College London, where I taught in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Currently, I am interested in sexual, relationships and LGBTQ+ issues.
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London W1W
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Florian-Jack Stewart
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I am a qualified person-centred therapist. I work with individuals who are straight, gay, queer, bi, asexual, questioning and all genders including cis, trans, intersex, non-binary, genderqueer and gender questioning people. There are no issues I cannot support you with. I have experience of a wide variety of different problems such as; anxiety, low mood, end of life, chronic illness, disability, parenting, break up, trauma, sexual abuse, addictions, low self esteem and relationship issues. The people I have helped have had feelings that range from mild upset or worry, through intense levels of distress and despair. 
020 8059 2257
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London SE16
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The Experience Therapy
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Welcome to The Experience Therapy. I am a qualified Person-Centred therapist who works to support clients in exploring their feelings and encourage them to move towards a deep sense of empowerment and positive change within themselves and in their life. I am a creative and open-minded counsellor and psychotherapist, who will work alongside you to reach your goals, whether that’s about putting yourself first, setting boundaries or improving your mood. You don’t have to go through your change alone. I welcome adults of all cultures and diverse backgrounds, ages, and sexual orientation.
020 3909 9629
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London SE13
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Jessica Bachmann
Counsellor
Verified
Verified
I help you reach a new level of depth and fulfilment in life by disrupting survival based patterns and trauma integration work. Step into a life you are meant to be living that are in line of your values.
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London SW10
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Fernanda Wagland
Psychotherapist, BPC
Verified
Verified
More often than not, the roots of emotional problems go deeper than normal awareness can reach, and my role is to enable you to identify, and focus on, some of the destructive ways of relating to yourself and others that might leave you feeling depressed, anxious or alone. ​ Together, we will create a safe and creative environment, which will help you to explore the different aspects of yourself – some which harmoniously coexist, and others that are at odds with each other.
020 3095 0465
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London SW1W
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Bernd Leygraf
Psychotherapist, FNCS
Verified
Verified
I am a Consultant Psychotherapist - the only one in my field - with a psychosexual and relationship therapy specialisation. I have over three decades of experience. I train medical consultants, therapists, supervisors and organisational consultants. I run a university accredited psychotherapy training and have done so since 1990.
01895 545667
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London W5
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Photo of Simon Ziff, Psychotherapist in London, England
Simon Ziff
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I am a qualified and experienced therapist. I specialise in helping my clients who are experiencing problems relating to drug addiction, alcohol dependency, anxiety, depression, relationship issues and childhood trauma and other addictions. I offer a warm and empathetic approach in a comfortable and intimate environment. Life can bring its struggles which, for many can lead to the above issues. The impact of our behaviour and anxiety often tips from being manageable to suddenly interfering with daily life, affecting you, your work and the people around you. If you can relate to any of these situations, then let me help.
07793 816181
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London N11
Photo of Justin Pryce, Counsellor in London, England
Justin Pryce
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Hello, my name is Justin Pryce. I am a BACP registered/qualified integrative counsellor. I believe my role as a counsellor is to offer a warm, confidential, non-judgemental space,where together we can explore your thoughts, feelings and the issues you might be experiencing. As an integrative counsellor, I can draw upon different skills and techniques (Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Transpersonal ) that may best support you and your personal goals.
020 3912 0867
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London N7
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Photo of Gemma Bullock, Psychologist in London, England
Gemma Bullock
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
Hello. I am a registered Clinical Psychologist based in South London. I have worked in psychological services for over 10 years supporting people with a range of psychological, emotional and relational issues. I specialise in working with adults experiencing difficulties due to anxiety, depression, and trauma, in the NHS and private practice. As a Psychologist, I am trained to use various evidence-based therapies and can tailor therapy to meet your needs.
020 3962 1256
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London SW17
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Photo of Charlie Maguire-King, Counsellor in London, England
Charlie Maguire-King
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I help people who are feeling lost, in pain and increasingly unable to cope. I work with people who suffer from debilitating anxiety, depression and trauma and all of the many manifestations these can have in your life such as alcohol and drug abuse, eating disorders and self harm, relationship difficulties, social anxiety, codependency and suicidal thoughts and feelings. Clients I see often, above all else, just want some peace of mind. This often comes alongside self acceptance, healthy relationships with friends and family and a satisfying work life balance.
020 8059 2172
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London SW18
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Lot 36 Agency
Counsellor
Verified
Verified
We understand that life can be challenging sometimes. With its setbacks, traumas, failings and tragedies our life experiences can impact us in several ways. Counselling provides a safe and confidential place where our lived experiences can be explored to provide greater understanding and insight into who we are as individuals. ​ True strength is not just determined by one’s ability to win or succeed but rather the capacity to persevere through hardships. Knowing that difficult periods or disappointments in life are finite but hope is infinite, will empower one toward their therapy goals.
020 3479 4034
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London SW6
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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 London?
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 London 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.