Virginia Berkholz

Virginia Berkholz


Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07961853180

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Therapist - London Bridge

London Bridge SE1
07961853180
Sessions from £75.00

Features

  • Wheelchair accessible office

About me and my therapy practice

Counsellor to Individuals and Couples

I provide a safe and confidential space where feelings such as depression, anger, stress and anxiety can be expressed and explored and, in time, resolved. Emotional states arising from experiences such as abuse, neglect, loss, lack of bonding, conflict or difficulties of any kind can be understood while working toward healing, and the ability to live each day without old burdens or inner stress. It is imperative that you control the pace of this work so that it is right for you.

This process of allowing space for inner experience can enable you to strengthen trust in your own inner guidance and bring a new perspective. I believe that it is through self-understanding and recognition of our feelings, without judgement, that change can occur. Although this may at times be difficult, through understanding our inner world we can develop a more compassionate relationship with ourselves and therefore also with others.

I also work at Waterloo (SE1) offering either short or long term therapy. Following the initial introductory session, if you decide to continue I usually advise a commitment of a minimum of 6 sessions. This gives the counselling process the opportunity to develop. The length of the counselling (which is up to you) then becomes open-ended.

Further session fees can be discussed at the introductory session.

I hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling from the Psychosynthesis Trust in London; 

and 

a Diploma in Transpersonal Couple Counselling and Psychotherapy from the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE), also in London.

I have also trained in the Rewind technique for trauma and PTSD.

My fee at London Bridge is £75 for individuals.  For couples, the introductory session is £100 and further sessions are £110.

What I can help with

Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, Older adults, Trainee

How I deliver therapy

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

Therapist - WATERLOO

WATERLOO SE1
07961 853180
Sessions from £70.00

Features

About me and my therapy practice

Counsellor to Individuals and Couples


I provide online sessions by Zoom (preferably) or Skype during the COVID-19 crisis lockdown.  Fees for online sessions are reduced at this time to £70 per 50 minute session for individuals, and £90 per 60 minute session for couples.  Concessions may be available if your income has been affected during this difficult time.

I provide a safe and confidential space where feelings such as depression, anger, stress and anxiety can be expressed and explored and, in time, resolved.  Emotional states arising from experiences such as abuse, neglect, loss, lack of bonding, conflict or difficulties of any kind can be understood while working toward healing, and the ability to live each day without old burdens or inner stress.  It is imperative that you control the pace of this work so that it is right for you.

This process of allowing space for inner experience can enable you to strengthen trust in your own inner guidance.  I believe that change can occur through self-understanding and recognition of our feelings, without judgement.  although this may at times be difficult, through awareness of our inner world we can develop a more compassionate relationship with ourselves, and therefore also with others.

In working with couples my approach is to focus on assisting you to find what is happening within each of you that is in the way of mutual understanding.  As i am sure you would appreciate, this will involve how well you are able to hear each other, how safe it is to really say what you feel in response to each other, and whether it feels okay to express what you want.  Underlying all this are the messages we grew up with and those early experiences which form the basis of how open we are to emotional intimacy.


Practice description

During 'normal' times I work face-to-face in both London Bridge (SE1) and Waterloo/Lambeth North (also SE1) offering either short or long term therapy.  Following the initial introductory session, if you decide to continue I usually advise a commitment of a minimum of 6 sessions.  This gives the counselling process the opportunity to develop and enables you to more easily assess whether our way of working is right for you.  The length of the counselling (which is up to you) then becomes open-ended.

The first appointment gives you the opportunity to decide if I am the right counsellor for you, and for me to sense if our working together would be helpful for you.

Face-to-face Sessions:

Individuals:  London Bridge - £75; Waterloo - £80

Couples:  Introductory session £100; further sessions £110.  Frequency of sessions for couples can be weekly or fortnightly.

My first session

Qualifications:

I hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling from the Psychosynthesis Trust in London; and

a Diploma in Transpersonal Couple Counselling and Psychotherapy from the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE), also in London

I have also trained in the Rewind technique for trauma and PTSD.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

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