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I am currently seeing clients face-to-face on Thursdays and Fridays near Clapham Junction, SW11.
If you would like to discuss other options, feel free to get in touch as I may have some flexibility for face-to-face in Clapham North, SW4, and Wimbledon, SW19.
About me and my therapy practice
Welcome, I am Maria Ángeles, an integrative counsellor based in South London.
Looking for therapy is the first step in an extraordinary journey of self-awareness, self-care, transformation and growth, and I would be honoured to share the journey with you.
I believe in co-creating a curious, safe and non-judgemental space where you can feel seen, heard and held. I am supportive and challenging with the aim of empowering you.
With a bilingual upbringing and continued bond to other languages, I am highly appreciative of what and how we communicate, verbally and non-verbally. And with lived experience in Spain and the United Kingdom, I bring an understanding of culture, traditions and community, and the significance of family background, change, loneliness, life transitions, adaptation and acceptance.
My background in education provides a strong foundation in therapy to encourage self-knowledge, resilience, elicit inner wisdom and develop autonomy. It also enables me to have an appreciation of social pressures, expectations, and the importance of building nurturing and meaningful relationships.
As an integrative counsellor, I work alongside you to facilitate exploration of the feelings, thoughts and behaviours, past and present, that have brought you here today; how they impact your life and how they manifest in your relationships with others.
I understand that each person is unique and so, I work according to your needs to help you gain insight and a better understanding of who you are and what you are experiencing; and, ultimately, explore together what it means for you to live more authentically and meaningfully.
I draw from different approaches; mostly, Person-Centred, Psychodynamic and Gestalt. I can also offer solution-focused therapy, and I like to use creative tools on occasion if you believe it can support the work and you are open to it.
Having worked within short-term settings in the NHS and longer-term, I can offer short or long-term therapy which is understanding of your circumstances and supportive of your needs.
As a registered member of the BACP, I work within its ethical framework and continue to attend training and supervision to keep my practice informed and my clients safe.
If you want to know more about working with me, feel free to visit my website: https://www.honest-therapy.co.uk/
My first session
I offer a 30-minute initial consultation free of charge, either on the phone or on Zoom, that you can book via email. It is an opportunity to ask any questions about the process of therapy and working together.
During the initial consultation, we will look at the circumstances that have brought you to therapy, and what you would like to get out of the experience. If you decide you want to work with me, we can discuss further sessions and how we might work together moving forward.
What I can help with
ADD / ADHD, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Cancer, Cultural issues, Depression, Identity issues, LGBTQ+ counselling, Loss, Neurodiversity, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Stress, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Brief therapy, Creative therapy, Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis
Clients I work with
Adults, Older adults
How I deliver therapy
Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work