Olena Koziar

Olena Koziar


Registered Member MBACP

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Phone number
07941677458

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Therapist - London

London N3
07941677458
Sessions from £70.00

Features

Availability

I offer a confidential and safe space for you to discuss any difficult feelings or problems you may have. I currently offer individual online Zoom appointments and my availability is:

Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00

Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00

Thursday 9:00 - 17:00

This indicates my general availability, please contact me to discuss specific days/times I currently can offer.  

About me and my therapy practice

My journey into the world of psychodynamic therapy started around 20 years ago. I feel deeply passionate about what I do and I approach therapy with hope.

My therapeutic style is centred around respect and empathy, my aim is to help you alleviate your pain and become more aware of your feelings and patterns of relating to yourself and to others.

I am BACP registered member and specialize in individual therapy with adults, long term/time-limited once weekly. My education includes The International Institute of Depth Psychology (IIDP), a branch of the Eastern European Institute of Psychoanalysis in Kyiv, The Advanced Diploma (The Counselling Foundation, UK), Cruse Bereavement Care, I am a certificated bereavement counsellor and I adhere to the Code of Ethics of my professional body.

At times, we can become stuck in old habits, patterns, and fears that do not serve us anymore and get in the way of authentic and meaningful connections with ourselves and others, keeping us from feeling inner peace and happiness. I support clients with challenges: Personal Relationship Difficulties, Attachment Issues, Anger, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Depression, OCD, Feelings of Loneliness, Grief/Bereavement, Infidelity, Life Adjustment/Transition, Parenting, Self Esteem/Self Worth, Sexual Assault/Abuse, Trauma, Living with Chronic Illness and Disability, Living with Rare Illnesses.

Practice description

My job is to understand your life experiences and how they have led to your feeling unhappy, lost, or confused. Together we name the repeating and frustrating patterns, identify the conflicts behind the patterns, and address them. 

Psychodynamic therapy focuses on the conscious and unconscious parts of the mind and helps people gain insight into their lives and present-day problems and patterns. 

It helps understand why people may attract partners with similar characteristics, reenact the same kind of patterns, and play out the same fights over and over again.

The therapeutic relationship is central to psychodynamic therapy. It can demonstrate how a person interacts with their friends and loved ones. This look at interpersonal relationships can help people understand their part in relationship patterns. It may empower them to transform that dynamic and bring a meaningful and lasting change into their lives.


My first session

You will be offered an initial consultation which takes 50 minutes. During that time we will explore what support you feel you may need and decide whether counselling may be helpful to you.

Ongoing sessions are 50 minutes long, weekly.

My fee for the initial consultation is £70 pounds. The therapy session fee scale is from £70 depending on your life circumstances. Sometimes concession fee slots become available.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Cancer, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Disability, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Self esteem, Trauma, Women's issues

Types of therapy

Psychodynamic

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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

Languages spoken

English, Ukrainian, Russian