Ali Bushell

Ali Bushell


Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - London

London E1
Sessions from £50.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary Rates

About me and my therapy practice

If you want to book an introductory session please check out my website for access to my up to date calendar - just find a convenient time and email me to request it, I'm happy to help. Based in Aldgate East / Whitechapel / Liverpool Street.

Deciding whether you can work with someone in what can be an intimate and vulnerable relationship like that of the client / therapist is something that needs to be considered and must feel right to you. Having had eight years of therapy myself with several counsellors and psychotherapists I definitely appreciate being apprehensive of contacting someone for the first time, and wanting someone to help me soon. I know what it’s like to be in your shoes. 

So what can I say to help put you at ease? What kind of person am I? The easiest way to describe it would be to simply say that I’m a good listener - people feel like they can talk to me, but also that they want to. I’m non-judgemental, curious and interested to know what is happening for my clients and I don’t look to place labels on them or pathologise their behaviour. I’m highly able to understand and connect with the emotions of others, I’m open and transparent in my approach but also able to be analytical about what is happening too.

I also think it’s important for clients to have a space where they can simply be, to express their fears or other feelings they don’t believe can be shown elsewhere. Sometimes people just need to be able to take off whatever mask they feel they need to wear in the world so that they can be seen, accepted and understood. I do my best to make my clients feel comfortable so that when they are challenged it feels like someone trying to help them, not like they are being criticised, judged or attacked.

What I can help with

Addictions, OCD, Self-harm, Abuse, Anxiety, Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Trauma, Cultural issues, Identity issues, Men's issues, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Relationships, Sex-related issues, Anger management, Redundancy, Stress, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Integrative, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited