Harley Street Counselling & Training • Therapists
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Tim Potter - MBACP (Accred) & Registered Counsellor - Member of the UK Chapter of Logotherapy
Recognised psychotherapist with: AXA PPP, Bupa, Aviva, Simply Health, Pru-Health, WPA, Allianz, Medisure.
Central London W1G, Tunbridge Wells TN4 & Rochester ME1
I offer empathy and compassion in a non-judgmental environment from private counselling rooms in Tunbridge Wells, Rochester and Harley Street, central London.
It is important to me that counselling is user-centred, which means that I include you when agreeing our work together. This places you in charge of what you would like to gain from therapy. Where appropriate I am able to integrate my approach to what is developmentally needed in the therapy work. I regularly monitor how clients experience counselling because this helps to keep focused on what we have agreed to do. This approach underpins my attitude to therapy regardless of approach.
As a counsellor, I work with common issues that affect wellbeing and can work in short-term counselling. I also work with more complex issues in long term in psychotherapy.
Originally, I qualified in Humanistic therapeutic counselling (Person centred therapy, T.A, and Gestalt) in 2000; with subsequent training in psychodynamic counselling and Self-Reparenting techniques. I have training in CBT, and have specific training using CBT for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Most recently, I have trained in Viktor Frankl's Logotherapy, obtaining the qualification of Diplomate clinician in Logotherapy. This has influenced how I practice as a counsellor.
I have 17 years experience in a therapy role, working from private hospital & private practice settings.
I have worked as an individual & group therapist, both at the Priory, and Cygnet Hospital, where I have worked therapeutically on the general therapy programme for anxiety and depression. I also have experience with Addiction Programmes, Eating Disorder Unit, Adolescent Unit and the Mother & Baby Unit for Postnatal Depression.
When working with addiction, I have gained significant experience working in alcohol counselling; and working with adult children of alcoholics, and codependency. I am familiar with the 12-step process of addiction recovery. Clients gaining support from A/A, Coda, O/A, SLAA, N/A and Al-Anon are welcome.
In addition to private practice, I am a reviewer and developer of exam papers and mark schemes for psychotherapeutic counselling studies Level 2 to Level 6, previously with AQA, and currently with AIM Awards.
I teach counselling at CPCAB Levels 3, 4 & 5 and have co-authored/co-facilitated a Diploma in Supervision for Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Allied Healthcare Professionals.
£70 (Daytime) & £80 (Evening) Tunbridge Wells TN4
£60 (Daytime only) Rochester ME1
AXA PPP - £85 per session in all locations.
Bupa - £60 per session in all locations.
All other insurers: £100 per session in all locations.
The fee is paid by the client at the time of the session. The client then claims back from the insurers using the receipt issued by the counsellor. This system excludes AXA PPP & Bupa because the counsellor will claim from the insurance company directly.
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Louise Harris MBACP (Reg)
Central London W1G, City of London EC2, Tunbridge Wells TN4 & Rochester ME1
Work Mobile: 07498 895026
I work collaboratively with you to discover which way of working suits your current needs.
Within the confidential space, you can feel able to explore your difficulties in-depth and begin to increase your self-understanding in order to bring change through counselling.
I was trained as a humanistic counsellor. This means that I am non-judgmental and the core of my practice is that I provide a friendly, down-to-earth, and safe space. I provide empathy and unconditional acceptance.
What matters to me is the client-counsellor relationship; many studies show that the counselling relationship is a major factor in the client's therapeutic growth.
I draw on knowledge of various counselling approaches to help reduce your psychological distress and enhance well-being. I'm able to bring in elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in a client-centred way.
I have experience working with people in recovery from addiction before working with Harley Street Counselling and Training.
I work with young people, adults, and older adults across a range of issues that arise in counselling.
I have experience working with a wide range of issues such as anxiety, PTSD, depression, bariatric surgery, substance misuse and addiction, self-harm, low self-esteem and confidence. Also, sexual and physical abuse, flashbacks, trauma, dissociation, loss, bereavement and relationship issues.
I practice in Kent and London. In Kent, I provide counselling in Tunbridge Wells and Rochester. In London I practice in the city opposite Liverpool Street station. I also practice from Harley Street, central London.
I have an extensive creative and media background before retraining as a counsellor. Studying A-Level Art in conjunction with a Diploma in Performing Arts has been a great aid in developing creative therapy. As not every person is able to speak out their feelings and thoughts freely.
After graduating with a BA (Hons) Degree in Writing. I went on to work with a leading corporation as a Web Producer for many projects and award-winning programmes which aided me to deal with people across all levels, interviewing and dealing with sensitive issues and situations.
Throughout embarking on the counselling academic journey, I enjoyed every learning process. I thrive on my passion for the therapeutic process, working with diversity and unconditional respect.
£60 (Daytime & Evening) Tunbridge Wells TN4
£55 (Daytime until 6pm) Rochester ME1