Counsellor based in Islington N1, N19 & Regents St near Oxford St, W1. Telephone & Skype Counselling Available
Hello there, welcome to my website.
I know entering into a counselling relationship can be a scary prospect, that's why I'm happy to offer you a free phone consultation. This would give you the opportunity to ask me any questions you may have and to see if you feel you can work with me.
If you feel I'm not the right person for you for whatever reason, I can always give you a recommendation to another therapist in your area. Please feel free to phone, text or email me to book a phone consultation. I will do my best to assist you.
When life is getting too tough, or you have problems you can't solve- whether at home or at work- it can really hold you back. Sometimes it feels like your on your own and have nowhere to turn. If you are reading this you have already decided to find someone to help you. I know some people will say "let the past stay in the past" However we can never truly "escape" the past. It lives on as the obstacles and challenges that we face daily.
I aim to offer a calm and confidential environment where you can explore concerns that are troubling you, without fear of being judged or criticised.
In a safe environment, thoughts and feelings can be explored and repeated patterns of behaviour identified, some of which may have a bearing on current problems.
Through the counselling process, a greater level of self awareness and confidence can be developed, leading to enhanced relationships and positive
I am an experienced counsellor, a qualified accredited member of the BACP, (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy). I have been in practice as a creative integrative psychotherapeutic counsellor in Islington, Hackney, Regents Street & Barnet for 14 years in a variety of different settings for local authorities, drug and alcohol services, bereavement agencies,and educational services.
I now work full time in private practice. I provide clinical supervision for teachers, substance misuse services, prisons substance misuse teams, infant death charities, service user representatives and therapists. I offer training to local authorities on a number of different subjects such as creative ways of working, telephone counselling, social & ethical issues, getting the best out of clinical supervision, boundaries and listening skills.
I developed and manage Tracy Callaghan Counselling Project funded by Hackney Council. This service works with clients accessing treatment with Lifeline, Westminster Drug Project, Probation, Hackney Carers, ARC NHS alcohol service, Orbit and the SAU special addiction unit at the Homerton hospital.
I am a Lecturer at City & Islington College, teaching upto level 6 in Counselling. I teach counsellors to be clinical supervisors, counselling and understanding substance misuse.
For four years I was the Senior Counsellor for the largest substance misuse agency in London. I was the therapeutic part of Hackney Star Bright specialist team, a service provided by Hackney DAAT to provide access to specialist group work and parenting support, especially where this forms part of a child protection or child in need plan.
I'm a therapist that sees other therapists because my BS meter is good.
I am a member of LPCP 'London Psychotherapists and Counsellors Partnership' We are a group of experienced therapists motivated to pursue and provide opportunities for continuing professional development.
I am an Islington based counsellor working with clients that are suffering from stress and depression due in part, to living in the centre of London,
through to those who have faced multiple trauma.
I have a wide experience in the field of addiction, whether it be substance misuse, alcohol, sex, cigarettes, food, exercise, shopping, work etc....To some extent we all have addictions but are yours destroying your life? Or those around you?
I am very interested to work with people who have Ehlers- Danos Syndrome, (EDS) Hypermobility (HM)
Are you having problems sleeping? Need some help?
Have the recent celebrity stories in the media about Childhood sexual abuse brought up unbearable thoughts and feelings for you?
I work in a sensitive, caring way due in part to my own personal and professional experience of childhood abuse. I also have extensive training in
the field of survivors of childhood sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
Together we can work to create a personal plan of work which best suits your requirements. Whether it be exclusive talking therapy or a combination of talking plus creative therapeutic approaches.
I offer an open grounded jargon free approach.
I do not use any 'therapeutic methods' without explaining them and gaining your consent first.
Do you feel stressed? Are you suffering from depression? Do you want to make changes in your life? Have you got an addiction that is getting out of control? Is your sex life getting you down? Do you have a phobia? Are you in need of pain management? Do you want someone to talk too?
Unfortunately people don't come with instructions, are you having trouble understanding yourself, your partner or others. Or maybe you are a couple that just don't seem to understand each others point of view? Feel free to contact me, I will do my best to assist you.
I offer confidential counselling:
I work with:
WPA Health Care Provider
Contact me if anything is unclear or to book a first session, either by email, pressing the email link on this page or by telephone.
My consulting rooms are based in convenient locations across Central London.
I practice as a counsellor using acupuncture in Islington's Liverpool Road N1 1LA, just behind the Business Design Centre, Upper Street, 5 mins from Islington Green, just a short walk from both the Angel Tube & Highbury tube station's.
I practise hypnotherapy and counselling in Archway Upper Holloway N19 5SS Islington, 5 minutes from Archway tube station and counselling & Life
Coaching in Regents Street W1, West London, very near Oxford Circus tube station.
I offer telephone and Skype counselling. I also offer group/ couples and family therapy on Skype.
Having a Skype counsellor/ hypnotherapist maybe helpful for you, if leaving your home is difficult and /or for those of you that would prefer to have therapy in the comfort of your own home.
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