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Individual and Couple Counselling and Psychotherapy in Finchley and Elephant and Castle

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I am committed to providing counselling and psychotherapy, where you can explore the issues troubling you. I provide individual and couples Counselling and Psychotherapy to clients from all genders, faiths and cultural backgrounds. My practice is sensitive to cultural issues, sexual diversity, racial diversity and disabilities.

I am qualified to practice as a Counsellor, Couples Therapist, Mindfulness Teacher in the NHS as well as in private practice in Finchley, N3, North London and Elephant and Castle, SE1, South London . I specialise in working with Couples To visit my Couples Therapy page please click here.
I specialise in working with issues of self esteem, self criticism and low confidence.
As a Black Counsellor and Therapist I have a particular interest and experience in working with issues clients from the Black diaspora and minority ethnic communities, who may be experiencing difficulties such as trauma, cultural identity, racism and internal stress and conflict both individually and in their relationships.

I work with both individuals and couples on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period, with the aim of enabling you to enhance your life, improve the quality of your relationships and to support you in living your life more fully. I will support you to become aware and change patterns of thoughts and behaviours that no longer serve you and to increase your capacity to live your life to the full.

Below is a selection of just some of some issues and difficulties that I am experienced in helping clients with:

  • Identity issues (Race,cultural/sexual/gender)
  • Stress
  • Bullying at work
  • Racial/sexual/disability/ discrimination
  • Relationship and sexual difficulties with Couples
  • Cultural differences causing conflict in relationships
  • Relationships affected by depression (Couples Therapy for Depression)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Trauma
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Redundancy
  • Confidence and Self Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Issues with food Compulsive/binge eating, restricted eating
  • Clients working in the Performing Arts and Media
  • I teach Mindfulness skills for maintaining your well being and stress reduction.

    Finding a therapist you are comfortable working with is essential. For this reason I offer a free 30 minute consultation, Following this we can meet at my practice room in Finchley in North London N3, or my practice room in Elephant and Castle, SE1 to discuss your concerns and goals and to see if I am the right person for you to work with.. As your counsellor and therapist I am committed to support you through your difficulty with all the skills I have acquired over the years in a safe and confidential therapeutic space for us to work together.

    My practice in Finchley is opposite Finchley Central tube station and within easy reach of North London including Barnet, Whetstone Totteridge, Wood Green and Bounds Green. My practice in Elephant and Castle is 5 minutes walk from the tube station, within easy reach of South London, London Bridge, Westminster, Kennington and Waterloo.

  • Free initial 30 minute telephone or face to face consultation
  • Evening and Weekend appointments available
  • Click here to start your journey and first step to recovery.
  • If you are experiencing a crisis or suicidal thoughts you can contact your GP, call the Samaritans 24 hour service on 116 123 or ring the emergency services for immediate attention and support.

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