Counselling in London

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Photo of Gity Monsef Webb, Psychotherapist in London, England
Gity Monsef Webb
Psychotherapist, BPC
Verified
Verified
I am a highly qualified trauma informed psychotherapist who believes we all have the potential for healing and growth. I understand that significant life events can profoundly impact your well-being, keeping you in negative behaviour patterns that significantly reduce your quality of life. Together we will focus on the psychological roots of your emotional suffering through self-reflection and self-examination. We will try to make sense of your experience, discover new ways of resolving old conflicts and create the opportunity for change.
020 3838 0901
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London W1T
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Sílvia - Meneses Bueno
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Most of us, will, at some point, and for various reasons, experience emotional, psychological or spiritual challenges which can impact and limit the quality of our lives. I am a BACP Registered Counsellor & Psychotherapist, experienced in working with adults of all ages, sexual orientations, and cultural backgrounds. According to your needs, I will draw on different schools of Psychology, such as, humanistic, psychodynamic, attachment theory and/or transpersonal, to provide either short-term-focused counselling/therapy or longer-term in-depth therapy.
020 3929 3470
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London NW3
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Photo of Imma Sorrentino Ricciardi, Counsellor in London, England
Imma Sorrentino Ricciardi
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Maybe you are struggling with an addiction and feeling trapped, and would like to find a way out. Or maybe you are in a relationship that isn’t good for you. You would like to be more assertive. You might be feeling depressed or anxious and would like to experience more joy in life. Perhaps, you are at a difficult place with your marriage, fighting all the time and would like to feel connected again. Maybe you have everything in life nevertheless you aren't happy. Or you might feel affected by the pandemic, and you realised there is something that needs to be addressed. I would love to help you!
07403 936980
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London W5
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Photo of Felisha Penelope DUSSARD, Psychotherapist in London, England
Felisha Penelope DUSSARD
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Verified
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Welcome! I am an integrative counselling psychotherapist with experience in helping people to manage various challenges that can arise in life. Often times we can find ourselves living in sustained emotions that influence our thoughts and behaviours. These subsequently affect our future and quality of life. Are you wanting to find a balance in your perspectives and looking for life enhancing outcomes? Would you like to better understand your behavioural patterns and attachment style? Or maybe you are feeling stuck and would like to explore your untapped potential.
020 3856 3523
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London SW16
Photo of Ekaterina Gosachinskaia, Psychotherapist in London, England
Ekaterina Gosachinskaia
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified
Verified
A solution-oriented therapist of emotional states. I always work with the roots of the problem and my clients get permanent results. It’s never just talking. I work with behavioural patterns, beliefs, and deep trauma.
020 4538 6264
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London WC2H
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Photo of Caterina Fadda, Psychotherapist in London, England
Caterina Fadda
Psychotherapist, MA, BPC
Verified
Verified
Hi, my name is Caterina Fadda, I am a Psychotherapist specialised in working with the 0 to 25 age group as well as their parents/carers and families. I’d like to encourage you to get in touch if you have been experiencing difficulties with your mental health and/or emotional well-being. Past distressing/traumatic experiences may have affected your development, behaviour, functioning and/or the ability to engage with and appreciate relationships and life in general.
020 3535 6758
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London W10
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Stephen Smith
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Everyone has times when things aren't going the way we might like. We can find ourselves anywhere from, a bit grey and unhappy, to, extremely dark and depressed, overwhelmed, stressed and spun out. Talking to someone can help. I work with individuals and couples and have a comfortable, safe and confidential practice in Dartmouth Park, North West London in between Tufnell Park and Archway N19 and work online from home in NW6. I take genuine interest in my clients, like to engage openly and talk in a straightforward way, developing a strong working relationship, showing empathy and building trust. I am also a counsellor at UCL.
020 4538 2332
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London N19
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Photo of Stacey Thomson, Psychologist in London, England
Stacey Thomson
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
If you are struggling with anxiety, depression or other emotional difficulties which may be related to trauma or difficult life experiences I have knowledge and skills to help you understand these in your own personal context. We will discuss what you would like to be different and work together to set goals. I use my knowledge of range of therapies to devise an individualised intervention especially for you, and with you.
020 4538 1242
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London N16
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Susan Reilly
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
It's entirely reasonable for us all, at some point, to be anxious and confused by life, challenged by relationships, family life and or the direction of our career. Life can be difficult, there's no denying that, you just don't have to suffer in silence. Really, the only qualification in seeking therapy is to be a normal human being. I could go on 'selling' the benefits, but ultimately I assure you, if you try, things will change, and quite possibly for the better.
020 3962 2497
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London SW4
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Photo of Sophie Amoni, Psychotherapist in London, England
Sophie Amoni
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified
Verified
I am committed to providing psychotherapy in a non-judgemental ,safe and confidential environment . I work with IFS ( Internal Family System ) and EMDR .I am experienced therapist with many years of helping clients making sense of their emotions and difficulties .I am an LGBTQ+ , POC & Poly friendly therapist .Psychotherapy provides a safe, regular, reliable and confidential space n which to explore life's problems and past traumas . Change becomes possible and a range of different choices can be made. We can see how the past impacts the present and work with compassion and acceptance towards healing .
020 3962 2345
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London SE1
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Photo of Elaine Rose Benardout, Counsellor in London, England
Elaine Rose Benardout
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Maybe you would like to understand your inner feelings and accept yourself more. Sometimes we feel depressed, sad or anxious. We may experience relationship problems (at home or work) or lack of self confidence. Childhood experiences impact our beliefs and can affect our feelings and actions. We all need coping skills for dealing with situations. Through building a trusting relationship in a safe, non- judgemental environment, I can help and support you in addressing your fears, make the right choices for you. In developing self esteem you can growth within and find contentment. ‘It’s the relationship that heals’ (Yalom)
020 4538 9459
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London N3
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Yingli Wang
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
My name is Yingli Wang. I am a self-esteem counselling specialist and a mother-daughter relationship connoisseur. In my self-esteem counselling, I help women overcome low self-esteem and self-worth issues, and transform “Not-Good-Enough-Syndrome” into your innate strength and resilience. I also work with relationship and family issues, which are often rooted in unresolved childhood trauma and unconscious relational pattern. In additional to counselling, I am a certified Mother-Daughter Relationship Therapist & Coach. I help women free up from mother wound and associated mother-daughter pain, so these women can forget a new path.
01372 235644
London SW11
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Sarah Rees
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I believe we can all benefit from therapy by giving ourselves time to focus. Psychotherapy has helped me know myself better. As a counsellor and psychotherapist I will listen to you carefully to discern the key areas of concern, and work with you to enable understanding and consider with you ways to bring about change.
020 3984 7584
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London SE8
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Sona Kaur
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Verified
I am a Clinical Psychologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square, London. I also currently run my own private practice in London. I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). I have experience working with a range of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD) and complex trauma.
020 4538 8166
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London WC1N
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Photo of Jonny Pollard, Counsellor in London, England
Jonny Pollard
Counsellor, UKCP Trainee
Verified
Verified
Therapy provides a safe, confidential space to explore how you see yourself and your relationships with others, a chance to explore your past and find a new way of being. People use therapy to find relief from feelings of being overwhelmed in the world, by starting to challenge old patterns of thoughts, feelings and behaviours. I am currently in the final stages of my MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy, and as such have contact with current theory, technique and supervision that will help you get the most from therapy.
020 3994 4309
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London E17
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London Bridge Counselling Stefania
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Having therapy can be a difficult decision, especially when you feel low, self-critical, lonely, anxious, not worthy of having this type of care for your own self. The power to feel better and release this pain is within you, and I can help you access it. Together we can learn the best way for you to reach and keep a good self-esteem and mental health. I offer a confidential space in which you can feel understood, cared for, free to talk about anything that you require. I also offer walking therapy sessions, in peaceful green areas in London. For some clients this has proven deeply beneficial, if interested please enquire.
020 4538 2214 x0044
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London SE1
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Photo of Sylwia Kowalska-Lewis, Psychotherapist in London, England
Sylwia Kowalska-Lewis
Psychotherapist, MA, UKCP Trainee
Verified
Verified
My name is Sylwia Kowalska-Lewis. I am a psychotherapist based in London. I care deeply about what I do, which is to facilitate positive, lasting change in every one of my patients. Life can be tough at times, and it can be difficult to know how to cope when our thoughts and feelings overwhelm us, whether that’s due to stress or anxiety caused by work or relationships, loss, childhood trauma or any number of other experiences that make up our lives.
01737 948388
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London SE25
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Photo of Ljiljana (Lila) Despotovic, Psychotherapist in London, England
Ljiljana (Lila) Despotovic
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified
Verified
Hello, I'm Lila, an Integrative psychotherapist and counsellor practising in south-east London and online. My aim is to help you make sense of your difficulties and find ways of overcoming them or managing them better and ultimately, to help empower you to make the changes that you want, in order to live more fulfilling and meaningful lives. I have over 10 years of professional experience, which includes work withing the NHS, charity and private sectors with clients from diverse backgrounds and with a variety of issues.
020 8154 5253
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London SE14
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Photo of Fi Howard, Counsellor in London, England
Fi Howard
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Hello. Sometimes life is just overwhelming - often we know what the root cause of the problem is and occasionally we don't.  Perhaps you have realised that coping on your own isn't working and talking to someone else could help. Whatever the reason you have landed on my page today, I hope it gives you an insight into what I do.   Having faced my own challenges and formed an authentic relationship with my therapist,  I experienced first hand the power of an empathic, caring, non judgemental and safe space to explore my feelings.  My aim is to offer a similar experience to you.    
01748 901562
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London SW14
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Gloria Simpson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I am a sex positive, GSRD, kink knowledgeable practitioner, focusing on LGBTQI, BAME/POC and Kink communities. A qualified Psychosynthesis Counsellor with over 25 years’ experience counselling adults. Specialisms include LGBTQI, BAME/POC, Kink/BDSM, Polyamory/Ethical Non-monogamy, Spirituality. Psychosynthesis is a transpersonal therapy combining Western psychotherapy with Eastern spiritual traditions, exploring the idea of a spiritual component to our existence. The work is holistic, looking at the whole person, not just the presenting issue. I work 1:1 with adult individuals.
020 3984 8382
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London WC1A
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How can I find a therapist in London?

Search for nearby therapists or counsellors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or postcode; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postcode into the search bar.

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Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online or over the phone can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counsellors are all licensed mental health professionals. In many countries, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counsellor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counsellors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

What type of therapist is right for me?

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counsellor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors. Many have been licensed by the country where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counselling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.