Gisella Pereira

Gisella Pereira

Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07306 449250

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Therapist - London

London SE25
07306 449250
Sessions from £45.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

Life can be difficult and challenging; at times it can feel like an endless struggle. We may find ourselves repeating patterns and behaviours that prevent us from living a fulfilling and meaningful life. That feeling of not having a voice, of not being able to articulate our thoughts and feelings, instead they end up on a repetitive loop in our minds bringing a sense of disquiet and unhappiness. 

Counselling can offer the opportunity to find your voice with a sense of having been seen and heard. Beginning to speak about the things that cause you suffering is a very personal process that can raise a lot of painful feelings. I offer a confidential, non-judgmental and professional environment where you have the freedom to explore what may be troubling you. I will take the lead from you and allow you to proceed at your own pace. I do not provide solutions but will be alongside you recognising your needs and helping you to find your own answers. 

Practice description

My approach is relational and integrative, which means I believe in the importance of our relationship in shaping our work together. I draw on Psychodynamic theories and thinking in that it can be useful to consider how our past experiences and relationships have shaped our present. The therapeutic relationship can provide an empathic, genuine, stable and consistent setting in which to start the process of self-exploration allowing you to grow in self-awareness and self-acceptance. It allows for the possibility of change, of being able to recognise your uniqueness and of trusting yourself to know what it is that you need.

I offer short and long-term therapy through telephone counselling and via Zoom/Skype.

My first session

Once you get in touch, the first step would be to arrange a free 15 minute telephone consultation to discuss why counselling feels right for you at this time. It is also important for you to meet me and to discover if I am the right therapist for you. Collaboratively, we would work out the best way forward.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Telephone therapy