Vera Kong

Vera Kong

Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

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Therapist - London

London SW19
Sessions from £66.00



Counselling sessions are usually 50 mins in duration. 

About me and my therapy practice

I provide relational therapy with a focus on the integration of our bodily, emotional and thought-based processes. What does this mean in practice? It means that, without us being aware, some experiences can create a deep-seated imprint on our psyche. It is therefore my belief that therapy which pays attention to all three spheres (physical, emotional and cognitive levels of being) can substantially support us in moving forward and fostering resilience and inner balance.

I am a qualified Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and fully certified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist, which means that I am trained in holistic, body-mind-spirit encompassing approaches. At its baseline, my practice follows humanistic philosophies and is trauma-informed.

This means that in my role as a counsellor, I do not tend to take an 'expert' stance and instead hold the belief that most human beings are naturally oriented towards growth. In this vein, therapy, can be seen as a co-operative process in which we can explore, untangle, and resolve life blocks or constricting patterns together. 

Practice description

I offer face-to-face counselling sessions in South West London (SW19), as well as online therapy sessions utilising Zoom.

I have both NHS and private practice experience which has led me to provide psychotherapy for a range of symptoms and mental health matters (e.g. depression, relationship problems, grief, and anxiety).

In addition to this, I have specialised in providing therapy for the mental health impacts of complex trauma, sudden loss, and family estrangement. I also have experience in the therapeutic exploration of the impacts of adverse childhood experiences, as well as issues that can arise in relation to sexual orientation (e.g. coming out and internalised shame).

In the past I have worked for a local Women's Centre, The Samaritans Charity, and therapy groups for people who experienced traumatic bereavements.

My first session

Going into therapy can seem daunting, so please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about how the process would work. I provide short-term and long-term counselling for a variety of mental health matters.

To start your counselling journey, simply get in touch via this listing and arrange an initial consultation in which we can explore if we would be a 'good fit' and also look at what it is that has led you to reach out.

The initial consultation is offered at a reduced rate (£35) and can take place online or in person.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, LGBTQ+ counselling, Loss, Menopause, Mood disorder, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Phenomenological, Psychodynamic, Relational, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Organisations, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited

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