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Shannon Ownhouse
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
London WC1A
Hi, I'm Shannon. I have 12 years experience as a registered Clinical Psychologist (HCPC) and 20 years experience in the mental health field. It may be that you have a diagnosed mental health problem that you need to address, or maybe you are seeking a diagnosis? It may be that you don't suffer from a diagnosable mental health condition but experience significant difficulties in your relationships, at work, regulating your emotions, parenting, etc. I offer a safe, non-judgemental and collaborative space in which to explore your difficulties and develop strategies to make the changes you desire.
Hi, I'm Shannon. I have 12 years experience as a registered Clinical Psychologist (HCPC) and 20 years experience in the mental health field. It may be that you have a diagnosed mental health problem that you need to address, or maybe you are seeking a diagnosis? It may be that you don't suffer from a diagnosable mental health condition but experience significant difficulties in your relationships, at work, regulating your emotions, parenting, etc. I offer a safe, non-judgemental and collaborative space in which to explore your difficulties and develop strategies to make the changes you desire.
020 3879 1947 View 020 3879 1947
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Trauma Focused Therapist/Counsellor
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
London WC1A  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Hello, my name is Joss. I'm a specialist Trauma Therapist and Psychotherapeutic Counsellor. My 20 years of experience includes working with Complex Trauma, PTSD, Childhood and Adulthood Abuse, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Relationship Issues, Low Self-Esteem, Fears, Phobias, Addiction and Life Transitions. I offer a compassionate and non-judgemental safe space where you will feel listened to and valued. I can support you with immediate day to day stabilisation, whilst also working on a deeper level to help you to heal past traumas and underlying issues.
Hello, my name is Joss. I'm a specialist Trauma Therapist and Psychotherapeutic Counsellor. My 20 years of experience includes working with Complex Trauma, PTSD, Childhood and Adulthood Abuse, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Relationship Issues, Low Self-Esteem, Fears, Phobias, Addiction and Life Transitions. I offer a compassionate and non-judgemental safe space where you will feel listened to and valued. I can support you with immediate day to day stabilisation, whilst also working on a deeper level to help you to heal past traumas and underlying issues.
01992 927916 View 01992 927916
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Dr John Kenneth Pates
Psychologist, PhD, CPsychol
Verified Verified
London WC1A
Are you underperforming in competitions, unable to control your emotions, and focusing on your fears? I can help you. My name is Dr John Pates. I am a Chartered, HCPC-registered Sports Psychologist with 20 years of experience working with some of the top athletes in the world. I have coached 100s of athletes with astounding results. My resume includes 4 World champions, 5 Major winners, 300 tournament winners and the 2014 Ryder Cup team. I have also coached elite athletes from more than 15 different sports.
Are you underperforming in competitions, unable to control your emotions, and focusing on your fears? I can help you. My name is Dr John Pates. I am a Chartered, HCPC-registered Sports Psychologist with 20 years of experience working with some of the top athletes in the world. I have coached 100s of athletes with astounding results. My resume includes 4 World champions, 5 Major winners, 300 tournament winners and the 2014 Ryder Cup team. I have also coached elite athletes from more than 15 different sports.
07943 810069 View 07943 810069
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Dmitry Novikov
Psychotherapist, PhD, MUKCP
Verified Verified
London WC1A
Quite often we have no adequate words to name how we feel, and we may get lost in familiar but unhelpful or hurtful patterns of relationships and behaviours. I offer people who are hurt, worried or isolated with their thoughts to jointly explore ways how to change these patterns.
Quite often we have no adequate words to name how we feel, and we may get lost in familiar but unhelpful or hurtful patterns of relationships and behaviours. I offer people who are hurt, worried or isolated with their thoughts to jointly explore ways how to change these patterns.
020 8049 3058 View 020 8049 3058
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Amanda Watson
Psychotherapist, PsychD
Verified Verified
London WC1A  (Online Only)
I offer psychotherapy and counselling to individuals and couples/partnerships of all sexual orientations with a supportive and non judgemental approach. I work from an integrative perspective using a range of theories and strategies to suit the specific needs of the client and I specialise in Psychosexual and Relationship issues. I have a 25 year background in Education and Teaching. Please check out my website: www.amandalisawatson.com
I offer psychotherapy and counselling to individuals and couples/partnerships of all sexual orientations with a supportive and non judgemental approach. I work from an integrative perspective using a range of theories and strategies to suit the specific needs of the client and I specialise in Psychosexual and Relationship issues. I have a 25 year background in Education and Teaching. Please check out my website: www.amandalisawatson.com
020 4538 2359 View 020 4538 2359
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Alice Tew
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
London WC1A
Are you exhausted and overwhelmed by the rollercoaster of emotions you’re experiencing? Whether it's difficult family relationships or painful romantic relationships, I understand the shame and exhaustion that comes with never quite feeling good enough. If you have struggled with your mental and emotional wellbeing for a while and are losing that little spark of hope, I can support you to feel more in control and help you begin to develop healthy ways of managing situations that you find overwhelming.
Are you exhausted and overwhelmed by the rollercoaster of emotions you’re experiencing? Whether it's difficult family relationships or painful romantic relationships, I understand the shame and exhaustion that comes with never quite feeling good enough. If you have struggled with your mental and emotional wellbeing for a while and are losing that little spark of hope, I can support you to feel more in control and help you begin to develop healthy ways of managing situations that you find overwhelming.
01949 480409 View 01949 480409
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Neil Hammond
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
London WC1A
I run therapy clinic delivering adapted evidence based therapies for mental health difficulties associated with Autism. I have vast experience of working with adults with neurodevelopmental difficulties. I work using National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines adapted interventions which I’ve been developing as the lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Maudsley Hospital for the last 10 years. I am internationally known for these interventions and is regularly invited to teach and train others.
I run therapy clinic delivering adapted evidence based therapies for mental health difficulties associated with Autism. I have vast experience of working with adults with neurodevelopmental difficulties. I work using National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines adapted interventions which I’ve been developing as the lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Maudsley Hospital for the last 10 years. I am internationally known for these interventions and is regularly invited to teach and train others.
020 3962 1645 View 020 3962 1645
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Shirley Greenfield Psychotherapy And Couples Therapy
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
London WC1A
I am an experienced couple and individual psychodynamic psychotherapist, with additional qualifications and training in systemic approaches to working with individuals, families and organisations. I trained at Tavistock and Portman Clinic and at Tavistock Relationships, a world-renowned institution and specialist in relationship therapy. My aim is to help individuals and couples better understand themselves and their relationships, so they can have more supportive and fulfilling relationships. With therapy, both the couple and the individual can gain insight and grow – emerging strengthened by the experience.
I am an experienced couple and individual psychodynamic psychotherapist, with additional qualifications and training in systemic approaches to working with individuals, families and organisations. I trained at Tavistock and Portman Clinic and at Tavistock Relationships, a world-renowned institution and specialist in relationship therapy. My aim is to help individuals and couples better understand themselves and their relationships, so they can have more supportive and fulfilling relationships. With therapy, both the couple and the individual can gain insight and grow – emerging strengthened by the experience.
020 3910 6738 View 020 3910 6738
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Mihaela Rosca
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
London WC1A  (Online Only)
Hello! I am Mihaela, a registered integrative counsellor and coach specialising in working with loss and grief, life transitions and relationships, and working also with other presentations such as anxiety and depression. Clients who have worked with me say that I have helped them develop a greater sense of self-awareness, self-worth, empathy for themselves and others, and a greater ability to navigate life's ebbs and flows. Working with me, you can expect to deepen your understanding of yourself, the unique resources and skills you possess, how these might support you and what else you need in order to get where you want to go.
Hello! I am Mihaela, a registered integrative counsellor and coach specialising in working with loss and grief, life transitions and relationships, and working also with other presentations such as anxiety and depression. Clients who have worked with me say that I have helped them develop a greater sense of self-awareness, self-worth, empathy for themselves and others, and a greater ability to navigate life's ebbs and flows. Working with me, you can expect to deepen your understanding of yourself, the unique resources and skills you possess, how these might support you and what else you need in order to get where you want to go.
020 4538 0536 View 020 4538 0536
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Samreen Bhaidani
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
London WC1A
I have over fifteen years of experience working as a counsellor and now as a counselling psychologist (in training). I have extensive experience of working in the NHS, MIND, Off the Record and students. I offer a calm safe space where together we can find clarity on what has brought you to seek counselling. At times it can be very confusing and frustrating when we can't make sense of our emotions and often feel stuck or overwhelmed. I work collaboratively, cultivating a mindful and inquisitive approach to understand how clients construe their inner reality and life experiences, which paves the way for more fulfilment in daily life.
I have over fifteen years of experience working as a counsellor and now as a counselling psychologist (in training). I have extensive experience of working in the NHS, MIND, Off the Record and students. I offer a calm safe space where together we can find clarity on what has brought you to seek counselling. At times it can be very confusing and frustrating when we can't make sense of our emotions and often feel stuck or overwhelmed. I work collaboratively, cultivating a mindful and inquisitive approach to understand how clients construe their inner reality and life experiences, which paves the way for more fulfilment in daily life.
07818 370768 View 07818 370768
Photo of Azemina Dani, MA, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Azemina Dani
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
London WC1A  (Online Only)
Each of us face times in life when we experience difficulties which can lead us to feel anxious, stuck, or depressed. I offer a safe and confidential space for you to share thoughts, emotions and life experiences. I aim to always create a warm and collaborative environment going at your pace in which you can express yourself without fear of judgement. I have a gentle yet sincere approach which has the ultimate aim of unlocking your own resources to help you to achieve your potential and lead a more fulfilling, healthy, and satisfying life.
Each of us face times in life when we experience difficulties which can lead us to feel anxious, stuck, or depressed. I offer a safe and confidential space for you to share thoughts, emotions and life experiences. I aim to always create a warm and collaborative environment going at your pace in which you can express yourself without fear of judgement. I have a gentle yet sincere approach which has the ultimate aim of unlocking your own resources to help you to achieve your potential and lead a more fulfilling, healthy, and satisfying life.
01733 530206 View 01733 530206
Photo of Marie Maynard Morgan, MA, MBACP Accred, Psychotherapist
Marie Maynard Morgan
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
London WC1A
“Express your thoughts and I will hear you, see and most importantly believe you. There will be no judgement, just gentle exploration, to process anything holding you back.” I work in a very different way to most therapists. Feel troubled, stuck, lost or just struggling, reach out, contact me for a free session, see how we get along. I will teach you successful journalling, guide you to feel empowered, to make significant, life changes, towards becoming your own therapist. I will help you to develop deeper insight and awareness, prioritise your own needs, feel empowered, set boundaries, move forwards with strength and authenticity.
“Express your thoughts and I will hear you, see and most importantly believe you. There will be no judgement, just gentle exploration, to process anything holding you back.” I work in a very different way to most therapists. Feel troubled, stuck, lost or just struggling, reach out, contact me for a free session, see how we get along. I will teach you successful journalling, guide you to feel empowered, to make significant, life changes, towards becoming your own therapist. I will help you to develop deeper insight and awareness, prioritise your own needs, feel empowered, set boundaries, move forwards with strength and authenticity.
01273 037747 View 01273 037747
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Karina Godwin Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
London WC1A  (Online Only)
Know thyself is an ancient aphorism that encourages individuals to explore and gain a deeper understanding of themselves. The phrase dates back to ancient Greece, where it was inscribed on the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. At its core, know thyself is a call to introspection, self-awareness, and personal growth. It encourages you to look within, explore your thoughts and emotions, and gain insight into their motivations, values, and beliefs. By knowing yourself, you can better understand your strengths and weaknesses, make more informed choices, and live a more authentic and fulfilling life.
Know thyself is an ancient aphorism that encourages individuals to explore and gain a deeper understanding of themselves. The phrase dates back to ancient Greece, where it was inscribed on the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. At its core, know thyself is a call to introspection, self-awareness, and personal growth. It encourages you to look within, explore your thoughts and emotions, and gain insight into their motivations, values, and beliefs. By knowing yourself, you can better understand your strengths and weaknesses, make more informed choices, and live a more authentic and fulfilling life.
020 4538 8026 View 020 4538 8026
Photo of Jenna Ledward, BACP, Psychotherapist
Jenna Ledward
Psychotherapist, BACP
Verified Verified
London WC1A  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I offer an open hearted, compassionate, and confidential therapeutic safe space, to support you through any emotional and mental dis-ease you may be facing. My aim is to work alongside you and act as your guide to support you through the process of any difficulties you maybe facing and your therapy journey. I understand the challenges of exploring your internal world and feelings, and the strength it takes to make positive change. I believe that feeling safe is imperative to being able to work together, and therefore offer an empathetic and non-judgemental space for you to feel heard and supported.
I offer an open hearted, compassionate, and confidential therapeutic safe space, to support you through any emotional and mental dis-ease you may be facing. My aim is to work alongside you and act as your guide to support you through the process of any difficulties you maybe facing and your therapy journey. I understand the challenges of exploring your internal world and feelings, and the strength it takes to make positive change. I believe that feeling safe is imperative to being able to work together, and therefore offer an empathetic and non-judgemental space for you to feel heard and supported.
01392 321597 View 01392 321597
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Dr Pauline Chiarizia
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
London WC1A
I work with clients suffering from anxiety, low self-esteem, burnout, trauma, relationship difficulties (breakup/divorce/dating/family) and/or with clients going through major life transitions. I help my clients process painful experiences, address attachment issues, manage periods of stress and gain greater confidence in themselves. In addition, I am looking for 3 clients who would be interested in experiencing EMDR so that I may complete my EMDR training and certification. If you are struggling with a specific traumatic event in your life that continues to disrupt your life and you would like to try EMDR, please contact me.
I work with clients suffering from anxiety, low self-esteem, burnout, trauma, relationship difficulties (breakup/divorce/dating/family) and/or with clients going through major life transitions. I help my clients process painful experiences, address attachment issues, manage periods of stress and gain greater confidence in themselves. In addition, I am looking for 3 clients who would be interested in experiencing EMDR so that I may complete my EMDR training and certification. If you are struggling with a specific traumatic event in your life that continues to disrupt your life and you would like to try EMDR, please contact me.
020 3031 1167 View 020 3031 1167
Photo of Susi Halley, COSRT Accred, Psychotherapist
Susi Halley
Psychotherapist, COSRT Accred
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
London WC1A
If you are looking for a specialist therapist who can help you with issues related to sex and intimacy then you have come to the right place. I know it can be difficult opening up about issues related to sex, sexuality and sexual function and the impact this can have on you and your relationships. I am an accredited Psychosexual and Relationship Therapist with extensive experience working in the NHS and Private Practice. I have worked in sexual health for the majority of my career and it's my job to make you feel at ease straight away. I am hugely passionate about my work and helping you make the changes you desire.
If you are looking for a specialist therapist who can help you with issues related to sex and intimacy then you have come to the right place. I know it can be difficult opening up about issues related to sex, sexuality and sexual function and the impact this can have on you and your relationships. I am an accredited Psychosexual and Relationship Therapist with extensive experience working in the NHS and Private Practice. I have worked in sexual health for the majority of my career and it's my job to make you feel at ease straight away. I am hugely passionate about my work and helping you make the changes you desire.
020 8059 8388 View 020 8059 8388
Photo of Sarah Majid, MSc, GMBPsS, Psychologist
Sarah Majid
Psychologist, MSc, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
London WC1A  (Online Only)
Psychology and Sports have always intrigued me. I specialized in Sports and Exercise Psychology in 2016. I have competed as an international Judo athlete for India and won many national medals. I am experienced in supporting athletes individually and working with teams to improve their psychological skills as a unit. I have worked with young athletes who are breaking into the National level and also worked with professional and GB athletes. My clients range from 11yrs old to 55 years old in sports such as Golf, Tennis, Table tennis, Basketball, Football, Equestrian, Rowing, and many more sports.
Psychology and Sports have always intrigued me. I specialized in Sports and Exercise Psychology in 2016. I have competed as an international Judo athlete for India and won many national medals. I am experienced in supporting athletes individually and working with teams to improve their psychological skills as a unit. I have worked with young athletes who are breaking into the National level and also worked with professional and GB athletes. My clients range from 11yrs old to 55 years old in sports such as Golf, Tennis, Table tennis, Basketball, Football, Equestrian, Rowing, and many more sports.
0117 456 5197 View 0117 456 5197
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Laura Stannard -Sex & Relationship Therapy
Psychotherapist, COSRT General
Verified Verified
London WC1A  (Online Only)
Feeling confused about sex & relationships? Owner of a brain that works differently? As an AuDHD sex and relationship therapist, I specialise in working with individuals and couples on a range of difficulties and just so happen to be neurodivergent. My practice is rooted in empathy, respect, and a lived experience of neurodivergence.
Feeling confused about sex & relationships? Owner of a brain that works differently? As an AuDHD sex and relationship therapist, I specialise in working with individuals and couples on a range of difficulties and just so happen to be neurodivergent. My practice is rooted in empathy, respect, and a lived experience of neurodivergence.
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Bill Lee
Counsellor, PhD, MBACP
Verified Verified
London WC1A
Welcome. I am a qualified counsellor and chartered psychologist with years of experience working with individuals and groups. I offer psychotherapeutic counselling online and in Edinburgh and Southampton. Apart from counselling, I have over 27 years' experience of university teaching and research in psychology, which has enriched my practice. I can help with relationships, personality issues, cultural adjustment, identity, anxiety, bereavement, stress, gender, sexuality, self-esteem, life transitions and existential crisis.
Welcome. I am a qualified counsellor and chartered psychologist with years of experience working with individuals and groups. I offer psychotherapeutic counselling online and in Edinburgh and Southampton. Apart from counselling, I have over 27 years' experience of university teaching and research in psychology, which has enriched my practice. I can help with relationships, personality issues, cultural adjustment, identity, anxiety, bereavement, stress, gender, sexuality, self-esteem, life transitions and existential crisis.
0131 357 6226 View 0131 357 6226
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Dr Lorraine Haye
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
London WC1A
I am a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist with over 15 years of experience in mental and physical health services with a range of presenting difficulties. I also have specialist training and experience in providing neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation. I offer a free 15 minute telephone call as an opportunity to ask any questions to identify if we could work together. This can then be followed by a more detailed assessment appointment. After this regular weekly sessions can be arranged to work on your identified goals.
I am a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist with over 15 years of experience in mental and physical health services with a range of presenting difficulties. I also have specialist training and experience in providing neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation. I offer a free 15 minute telephone call as an opportunity to ask any questions to identify if we could work together. This can then be followed by a more detailed assessment appointment. After this regular weekly sessions can be arranged to work on your identified goals.
01707 954068 View 01707 954068

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Number of Counsellors in WC1A

100+

Average cost per session

£80

Counsellors in WC1A who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
86% Depression
84% Relationship Issues
83% Self Esteem
81% Stress
67% Trauma and PTSD
64% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

76% Aviva
70% AXA PPP
65% Vitality

How Counsellors in WC1A see their clients

71% In Person and Online
29% Online Only

Gender breakdown

69% Female
31% Male