Joanna Dreher

Joanna Dreher

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - London

London W1W
Sessions from £70.00


  • Flexible hours available


Please contact me with regards to my availability.

About me and my therapy practice

I am an experienced counsellor, life coach and NLP Practitioner, working with private and corporate clients. Educated to Masters degree level, my approach combines the therapeutic benefits of counselling with the more solution focused approach of coaching allowing  my clients to have a fully immersive experience.

 Sometimes what stops us from moving forward is something related to our past and without therapeutic resolution of that issue, growth will not be as transformative. Counselling tends to deal with past and present issues and coaching helps us move forward to future related goals. Clients often remark that they like the mix of the two approaches as they feel that the conversation can be more dynamic as opposed to traditional therapy. 

I enjoy helping people explore their inner world in order to make changes in their outer world. I use visualisation, mindfulness, story telling and metaphors to help my clients make sense of theirselves. This deep inner exploration allows for clients to understand why they act and think in the way they do and how they may wish to change that. I help clients find confidence, heal past trauma, recover from mental health issues, be more productive and transform their lives.  I am experienced with working with clients from the arts - musicians, actors, artists, TV and film professionals and for people looking for help with anxiety and self esteem. Through my interest in yoga, meditation and spiritual practice I can also help people with issues around their beliefs and religion. 

I am also a Director of a company that offers workplace wellbeing support to corporations. I have worked with the Amy Winehouse foundation helping young women recovering from addiction. My particular interests lie in the role of the critical inner voice, personal growth, self-confidence and neurodiversity.  As 21st century humans, most of us are living from the neck up and my approach can also involve a move to a greater feeling of embodiment. 

Practice description

I offer face to face appointments in Nassau Street, W1 on Tuesday from 2pm to 9pm. Sessions are £85 per 50 minutes

I also work online via zoom Tuesday am, Wednesday 8am-7pm, Thursday 8am-7pm and Friday 8am-2pm and 50 minute sessions are £70

My first session

My first sessions always involves me listening to why the client is coming to see me, what they would like to achieve in the sessions and how we would work together in the future.

I believe the success of therapy happens under the umbrella of a good client - practitioner relationship. Therefore I believe it is important that clients can speak with me in order to see if I am the right 'fit' for them. Therefore I offer a free 30 minute consultation either face to face or via telephone or online.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anxiety, Bereavement, Business coaching, Career coaching, Cultural issues, Depression, Development coaching, Executive coaching, Health related issues, Infertility, Leadership coaching, Life coaching, Loss, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Emotionally focused therapy, Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Jungian, Neuro linguistic programming, Person centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Psychosynthesis, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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

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