UK Council for Psychotherapy

UKCP

Accredited Psychotherapist

British Association for
Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP

Accredited Counsellor London

Counselling in London
Central London, Camden, Kings Cross, London NW1
Glen Gibson - Dip. Counselling, MA Psychotherapy, Dip. Psychotherapy
mBACP Accredited Male Counsellor, UKCP Registered Psychotherapist

therapy@counselling-london.org.uk 020 7916 1342

Central London Counselling in Camden - Homepage

Find a counsellor - Counselling near me. As a counsellor in London I use the words counselling London, counselling in Camden Town, counselling Kings Cross (King's Cross) or counselling in London, and also counselling Camden or counselling in Camden. I also provide counselling in North London (counselling North London), near Kings Cross station. Being a London counsellor, as many other counsellors in London, I also offer London counselling services and counselling in Islington (counselling Islington). I am a trained and experienced therapeutic counsellor central London or psychotherapeutic counsellor central London and I tend to use terms like "counselling psychology London", "psychotherapeutic counselling London" & "psychotherapeutic counselling London", "therapeutic counselling London" interchangeably. I am accredited in these and I am happy to discuss differences between counselling, psychology, psychotherapy & talking-therapy with you. Misspellings of the words "London counsellors" & "counselling London" are numerous. Many people use the American spellings "counselor in London" & "counseling London" - with a single "L". Other common terms include "councillor in London" & "councilling London", alongside their American equivalents "councilor in London" & "counciling London", which do not relate to counselling and are terms used for local authorities, e.g. LB Camden, London, Kings Cross, etc. Find a counsellor in central London, Camden Town, near Kings Cross.

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One purpose of this counselling London website is to offer a detailed resource,
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Why People Seek Counselling London, Face-to-Face / Online

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My Approach, Role

Working at your own pace In my London counselling practice in Camden, I aim to bring clarity, creativity and sensitivity to my work with warmth, humour and maturity. With my passionate beliefs of self-determination and responsibility, in the counselling I offer fresh insight in an affirming, supportive and jargon-free way, checking with you if what I'm saying, resonates and fits. Having an impartial perspective in the counselling I usually work both intuitively and with knowledge, experience, understanding of what brings you to counselling. I recognise people can't simply be reduced down to a diagnosis, symptoms or issues. Viewing the counselling as a joint exploration, in my London counselling practice based in Camden, Kings Cross, I value the humanity in us all and acknowledge our own resources, qualities and strengths alongside our frailties, limitations and vulnerabilities.

Counselling London, Counselling Central London, Counselling North London, Counselling Camden - Counselling Psychology - Why people seek counselling - find a counsellor in central London, Camden, Kings Cross, NW1

Initial Counselling Meeting In the beginning my role as a counsellor is to get to know you, understand who you are, listen why you have come, why you are the way you are, what you might need. I usually ask a lot of questions to find out about you now and what brings you to counselling, a little about your past, to find out how counselling can help alongside considering not only any underlying issues but also how you may want to live your life to your full potential. (See also Aims & Benefits Of Counselling & Psychotherapy London)

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

In the counselling I value each person's uniqueness and respond in an individual way to your circumstances (see also Flexible Counselling Approach), and at the same time appreciate the interconnectedness of what we human beings hold in common - that beneath our differences are fundamental shared experiences and central concepts, that creativity, the human heart and suffering are universal.

Feeling Comfortable With Counsellor I welcome, value and respect people's diversity, uniqueness, autonomy. My counselling experience in London includes working with men and women, old and young, who are straight, bisexual, lesbian, gay, whatever our sexuality, skin colour, people of many nationalities and cultures (see also Being In London), those who are religious, hold spiritual beliefs, atheist and agnostic. As well as the Camden, Kings Cross, central London counselling practice location, what clients value the most in the London counselling service is being comfortable with the counsellor and being in a collaborative relationship.

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The Counselling Considers

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Arranging Initial Counselling Meeting

Counselling London, Counsellor London, Counselling Psychology - find a counsellor in central London, NW1, Camden, counselling Kings Cross

Entering Into Counselling Counselling can be bewildering at first, with a confusing number of professional counselling bodies, modalities and jargon. I will do my best to respond to your questions about your situation and why you have come in order to assess your central needs and what will best help you. Usually by the end of this initial meeting (based in Camden, near Kings Cross, central London), there is a sense whether counselling is suitable and we feel comfortable working together, then further counselling sessions can be booked. The initial counselling meeting can be arranged:

  • By Telephone 020 7916 1342 - if no one is available to speak to you, please leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as possible
  • By Email therapy@counselling-london.org.uk - please say a little about why you are seeking counselling and your central issues

About The Counsellor

My Experience In Counselling I am a male counsellor and psychotherapist based in central London, Camden Town, close to Kings Cross. My interest in counselling developed in 1982. I was drawn to it because it was described as a psychology of the soul. In my Camden, central London counselling practice I bring together over 25 years experience of working with people as a counsellor and psychotherapist, both in the voluntary sector and privately. I have realised that deep and lasting change is possible at any stage. I value listening to people's life stories and acknowledge and aspire to share what I have learnt from others.

My Counselling Training & Qualifications I have completed 5 years in-depth, both academic and experiential, practical training in psychosynthesis counselling and psychotherapy (pioneered by Roberto Assagioli) at The Institute of Psychosynthesis in London validated by The Middlesex University in London, I have the following qualifications:

  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Diploma in Psychotherapy
  • MA in Psychotherapy
Counselling in London, psychotherapy in Camden, counselling Kings Cross - internal dialogue, self-beliefs, mind as an iceberg

Counsellor Accreditation As a fully qualified counsellor and psychotherapist I adhere to the counselling codes of practice and ethics and hold registration with the main UK counselling and psychotherapy professional and regulatory bodies, namely:

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Accessing My Counselling London Practice

Location My London counselling practice is based in central London, Camden Town (find a local Camden map here) and can be easily accessed from Kings Cross and Euston (West End, London W1, WC1 and WC2), Hampstead and Belsize Park (London NW3), Kentish Town (London NW5), Islington (London N1), Westminster and City of London (WC and EC).

Public Transport My London counselling practice has a range of easily accessible and frequent rail services, London Underground, bus services to and from Central London. The closest London Underground is Camden Town Tube on the Northern Line (see Transport For London). The local London National Rail Stations are nearby, including: Camden Road, King's Cross, St Pancras and Euston rail stations (visit National Rail) are situated in the London Borough of Camden.

Parking Meter parking is available adjacent to my counselling practice in Camden, Central London.

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