Photo of Nimi Shallon, PsychD, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Nimi Shallon
Psychotherapist, PsychD, MBACP
Verified Verified
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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Avtar Gill
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Working in the challenging field of addiction for over 20 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 24 years clean and sober and consider my main strength as working with a deep passion and belief.
Working in the challenging field of addiction for over 20 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 24 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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Monica Balggan
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
My aim is to offer you a safe space to explore whatever may be troubling you in confidence. Whether you are facing relationship issues, work problems, low self esteem, stress, anxiety or just feeling unhappy, my role is to neither judge or give advice but to enable you to draw on your inner resources to feel empowered and in control of your lives. In order for therapy to take place, you must feel able to talk openly to the therapist and have a sense of a good enough connection with him or her. That's why, more than my skills and qualification, I trust my ability to reach out to you in distress and begin therapy.
My aim is to offer you a safe space to explore whatever may be troubling you in confidence. Whether you are facing relationship issues, work problems, low self esteem, stress, anxiety or just feeling unhappy, my role is to neither judge or give advice but to enable you to draw on your inner resources to feel empowered and in control of your lives. In order for therapy to take place, you must feel able to talk openly to the therapist and have a sense of a good enough connection with him or her. That's why, more than my skills and qualification, I trust my ability to reach out to you in distress and begin therapy.
07505 098188 View 07505 098188
Photo of Simi Shallon, MBACP, Counsellor
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
Photo of Curtis De Leon, MSc, MUKCP, Psychotherapist
Curtis De Leon
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
In a challenging and fast pace world we all need our optimum Self to deal with the demands of life; maintaining and keeping relationships, keeping up the functional aspects of our lives, pursuing dreams and interests, pleasure activities, being at ease when alone, and being comfortable in social settings - friends, events, education and work. Meeting the extra demands that life often presents - relationship breakups, divorce, loss of work, bereavement, mental health issues, loss of home and financial collapse, family turmoil or dysfunctionality, traumatic events, loss of health - requires a robust sense of Self, enabling change.
In a challenging and fast pace world we all need our optimum Self to deal with the demands of life; maintaining and keeping relationships, keeping up the functional aspects of our lives, pursuing dreams and interests, pleasure activities, being at ease when alone, and being comfortable in social settings - friends, events, education and work. Meeting the extra demands that life often presents - relationship breakups, divorce, loss of work, bereavement, mental health issues, loss of home and financial collapse, family turmoil or dysfunctionality, traumatic events, loss of health - requires a robust sense of Self, enabling change.
01748 901508 View 01748 901508
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duskin2dawn Counselling.co.uk
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Are you beginning adult life and struggling with anxiety, low mood or negative thoughts which affect you daily? Are you overwhelmed by a recent trauma or bereavement and struggling to make sense of it? Do you feel sad, confused, insecure and angry about life? Do you self harm, have body image issues or bouts of disorderly eating? I love the privilege of working with young people. I can help process and resolve your difficult emotional experiences. I specialise in working with young adults at the onset of their careers and those in educational settings from diverse backgrounds. I also work with older adolescents in college.
Are you beginning adult life and struggling with anxiety, low mood or negative thoughts which affect you daily? Are you overwhelmed by a recent trauma or bereavement and struggling to make sense of it? Do you feel sad, confused, insecure and angry about life? Do you self harm, have body image issues or bouts of disorderly eating? I love the privilege of working with young people. I can help process and resolve your difficult emotional experiences. I specialise in working with young adults at the onset of their careers and those in educational settings from diverse backgrounds. I also work with older adolescents in college.
020 4538 7543 View 020 4538 7543

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in TW5

< 10

Counsellors in TW5 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Self Esteem
100% Stress
83% Bereavement
83% Anger Management
67% Relationship Issues

Average years in practice

7 Years

Gender breakdown

67% Female
33% Male

How Counsellors in TW5 see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in TW5?

Search for nearby therapists or counsellors by inputting your city, 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 everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Most Psychologists in the directory are accredited members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and/or are registered in the Health and Care Professions Council (HPCP).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for psychotherapists and counsellors in the UK, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

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

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in the UK. Psychologists have earned a degree in psychology and many are members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and have completed a postgraduate qualification in a specialism. Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a psychology degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the BACP or UKCP, they are required to have completed a training course as well as clinical and supervision hours.

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.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the UK could be between £30 - £60 when seeing a counsellor and £60 - £150 and up when seeing a clinical psychologist. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The NHS Talking therapies programme offers free of charge counselling for common mental health problems like anxiety and depression. The service is available to anyone registered with a GP, though you do not necessarily need to be referred by your GP and can refer yourself directly to a Talking therapies service. The service will provide different solutions, including group and individual therapy, for a limited number of sessions which are generally up to six.

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.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online 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.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the BACP, the UKCP, or BPS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there has been participation in a criminal act or act of terror, or if there is potential or known harm to the client or others, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.