Monika McIntosh

Monika McIntosh

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - LONDON

Sessions from £65.00


  • Flexible hours available

About me and my therapy practice

I work as a Child, Adolescent, Parent and Adult Psychotherapist and Counsellor. I am fully registered member of BACP and UKCP. For the last few years I worked as a Psychotherapist for Local Authority alongside my busy private practice. I am deeply aware that each child and adult brings to therapy a story that is unique to them. As a result, I use an 'integrative' approach. This means that I draw on many different theories to tailor a bespoke therapy service to meet each person’s specific needs. I integrate a variety of different modalities such as psychodynamic, humanistic, systemic and cognitive behaviour therapy. I often use creative mediums such as arts, sandtray and play as they can facilitate communication of emotions that are often unconscious or difficult to express verbally, especially in the work with children and adolescents. I am also qualified in EMDR which is NICE recommended treatment for trauma related issues. 

My qualifications:

• MA in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Counselling

• Foundation Level Certificate in Family Focused Practice

• Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Child And Adolescent Psychotherapy

• Postgraduate Certificate in Observational Study and Child Mental Health

• Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theoretical Perspectives in Psychotherapy

• Certificate of Higher Education in Psychology at Birkbeck University

• Theraplay (level One and group)

• Working Systemically with Family Violence and Attachment Dilemmas, Risks, Safety and Resilience

• Trauma-Focussed Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Young People (PTSD)

* EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)- specialised treatment for trauma and PTSD

* Diploma in Therapeutic Life story work (with Richard Rose)

What I can help with

Phobias, Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Trauma, Asperger syndrome, Cancer, Disability, Health related issues, Cultural issues, Identity issues, Self esteem, Sexuality, Spirituality, Women's issues, Adoption issues, Child related issues, Infertility, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Redundancy, Stress, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Creative therapy, EMDR, Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Play therapy, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Relational, Systemic, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Families, Organisations, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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