- Phone number
- Flexible hours available
About me and my therapy practice
Hello, my name is Julia, I am an integrative counsellor / therapist working with children, young people and adults in schools, non-profit organisations, community services (in partnership with NHS Trusts) and the private sector.
There might be many reasons why people seek support to improve their emotional / mental health; feeling lost, bereavement, anxiety, depression, past traumas, to name a few. The process of counselling / therapy with its safe and contained environment offers a path where those difficulties can be explored, creating meaningful long-lasting life changes. My integrative approach, underpinned by psychodynamic, humanistic, attachment and systemic theories, is employed through talking, creative and play therapy in a warm, caring and approachable way that can be adapted to each client’s needs.
Above all, I believe that compassion, willingness to be present and genuineness are the essential ingredients of a good therapeutic relationship, which facilitate the conditions where psychological shift can occur.
Counselling takes place in a comfortable and informal setting, just 12 minute’s walk from Clapham South or 15 minutes from Balham. Parking is free except for 10:00 - 12:00 on weekdays.
The room is equipped for creative and play therapy.
I also offer online and over the phone sessions. I prefer to use the platform Zoom that complies with GDPR regulations.
An initial phone consultation is offered free of charge, so I can assess your needs and create a personalised plan. You could also email me any enquiries and I will reply within 24 hours.
My first session
On our first session ( online or face to face) I will ask you about how are you feeling in general, mentally and physically. We will also discuss in more depth your concerns and your goals. This assessment will help me to inform about how best to work with you. We will make a therapeutic plan together and sign a work alliance contract (confidentiality, safety, data protection etc).
What I can help with
Abuse, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Trauma, Women's issues
Types of therapy
Integrative, Person centred, Play therapy, Psychodynamic, Systemic
Clients I work with
Adults, Children, Families, Older adults, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling