Erica Newman

Erica Newman

Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07400 011 701

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Therapist - West Hampstead

West Hampstead NW6
07400 011 701
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  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

Thank you for looking at my profile. I've worked for over 25 years in mental health in the NHS and private sectors. My style is warm, relational and non-judgmental.  I work with people from diverse backgrounds, all experiencing unique personal challenges and struggles, who are trying to find a way through to a better place. 

Over time I can help you to develop new insight and understanding of yourself and your relationships. You'll begin to feel freer to make choices about how you interact with the world around you, more comfortable in your own skin.

Working psychodynamically means we can explore, creatively, the difficulties you're facing; look below the surface at patterns that might have helped you cope in the past but are less useful now, whilst recognising that current difficulties really matter.

Sessions are at the same time every week. You may want to come for a short, limited time, or for open-ended therapy, once weekly or more often. There is no agenda and no homework.

I offer an initial consultation of fifty minutes – you can see how you feel with me. If I don't think I'm the best person to work with you, I'll always suggest other options. I care deeply about my work and am registered with three professional bodies.

The location is less than five minutes walk from West Hampstead tube, Thameslink and Rail Stations (London Overground). The room is comfortable, spacious, and on the ground floor of a residential property, with a discreet entrance.

Fees: I aim to offer affordable therapy. We would discuss the fee in the first meeting, before any commitment is made. Fees average between £70-£85. I charge £70 for the initial consultation.

If you think I may be able to help, please do contact me. 

I look forward to hearing from you.

Practice description

During the Covid 19 pandemic I'm offering Online and telephone sessions, hoping to return to sessions in the room by mid-late July. 

Please contact me by email or phone to discuss. 

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, 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

Jungian, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling