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Psychotherapy Stoke Newington | CBT, Depression, Anxiety, Anger Management, Relationship Advice


Psychotherapists in Stoke Newington, N16 Hackney

 Kathy Parsons  - existential, adlerian counselling 
 Chuey Loh  - core process
 Julia Bueno  - integrative (humanistic)
 Niki D  - existential, humanistic
 John Slade  - existential, humanistic
 Ruth Ilson  - integrative, humanistic, gestalt             

London Psychotherapy


 Ruth Ilson 
Osbaldeston Road
Stoke Newington
London N16 6NJ
Tel: 07734 881042
Website: www.ruthilson.co.uk

Why therapy?

Many of us encounter difficulties and challenges in our lives. Often, we can address them on our own or with the support of friends. However, there are times when life events become overwhelming. You may become aware of certain repeated, destructive patterns in your life but feel unable to prevent them from happening - it can seem as if your choices have been taken away and you feel powerless. At times like this psychotherapy can help you to become aware of how and why these patterns originated. It also supports you to look at the part you play in creating and perpetuating them - for this is the part that you can change.

Although understanding the past is an important part of the therapeutic process, actual change can only happen in the present. Change means choosing to do things differently and that can seem very risky and frightening. Psychotherapy will help you develop a stronger sense of yourself so that you can contain that anxiety, take back the power that you give away and create the life you want.

As an experienced therapist I can help you to heal your past, live your present, and create your future.

Please go to
www.ruthilson.co.uk to find out more about the different aspects of my practice.

About me

I have worked as a psychotherapist and counsellor in the Stoke Newington, Hackney and Islington areas since 1998. I hold a postgraduate diploma in Integrative Humanistic Psychotherapy, a Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling, and an MSc in Psychotherapy.

I am registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) and adhere to their Code of Ethics and Good Practice. I have personal indemnity insurance and receive regular professional supervision.

I believe that the wide range of people I have counselled – the different problems and situations that we have worked through - informs and enriches my current therapeutic work with all my clients.

Please visit
www.ruthilson.co.uk for further information.

 Julia Bueno 

Stoke Newington practice
Tel: 07956 476 808
Email: julia@juliabueno.co.uk
Website: www.juliabueno.co.uk

Psychotherapy Stoke NewingtonI am an experienced UKCP registered Integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor, working in Stoke Newington, N16.

I imagine, reading this, that you are feeling something that is getting in the way of things. Maybe you are sad, angry, anxious, low, lonely or feeling something that makes it difficult to like yourself or others. Sometimes we don’t have the words to describe what we are feeling, although we do know we want to feel better.

My experience has shown me that talking through these things with someone trained to hear them (and respond to them) in a particular way can often be hugely helpful. It won't “cure” you, and cannot erase a painful past, but it can equip you to move on with greater ease, and even with a greater potential for further positive change. I have particular interest and experience in helping people turn down the volume of a loud inner critic.

I have worked as a psychotherapist for the NHS, Higher Education and for the charitable sector, and I now currently combine private practice with writing. I also supervise other therapists.

 John Slade 

Stoke Newington N16 and Hoxton N1 practice
Tel:07999 717 312 or 020 8533 0022
Email: john@eastendpsychotherapy.co.uk

I am an experienced psychotherapist and counsellor, UKCP registered since 1993.

I have been in practice in Stoke Newington N16 for eighteen years, based for much of that time at the Burma Road Practice. I have recently established a second consulting space in Hoxton, Shoreditch N1.

I offer integrative and cognitive counselling and psychotherapy to individuals and couples, for depression, stress, anxiety, panic and more.

I can help with anger management, work-related or relationship problems, self-esteem, confidence and assertiveness. I am experienced in working with addictive and compulsive behaviour.

My style is optimistic, sympathetic and interactive, focused towards positive change.

In addition to my private practice I worked for many years as a counsellor in NHS Primary Care (GP practices) as a member of an organisation offering brief cognitive and solution-focused therapy. I have ten years experience as a clinical supervisor of other therapists and counsellors, within organisations and independently. I trained in Integrative psychotherapy and then group psychotherapy at the Minster Centre in London.

I am pleased to be included on the list of therapists at n16health.com. For more information about me please visit my own website,
www.eastendpsychotherapy.co.uk,or contact me by phone or email. I will respond in person, and will do my best to answer any questions you have, with no obligation for you to proceed further.
 Chuey Loh 
Stoke Newington & Golders Green Practice
Mobile: 07951 036381
Email: cyloh@btinternet.com

Therapy is a way of exploring the possibilities that we can heal from wounds of the past. It helps to understand and clarify our experiences of life relationships. Sometimes issues arising from these relationships cause feelings of unsatisfactoriness and even despair if the potential to change is obscured. We cannot change the past but we can alter our experience of the past.
Through giving close attention to experiences in the present, we can relate to past conditioning and sense into embodied intentionality.
I have worked on the NHS and in private practice for many years with a complexity of conditions including anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship difficulties, PTSD and personality disorders.
As a UKCP registered Psychotherapist and Supervisor, I bring together an integrated approach that focuses on developing awareness of mind and body. Mindfulness is part of this integration as the practices enable the embodied process of coming to know the self in relationship.
I trained with the Karuna Institute in Devon where the practice of psychotherapy is informed by Buddhist psychology. I was also a tutor in the MA programme at the Karuna Institute from 2008 to 2012.
I am currently working on my doctorate researching on the interface between psychotherapy and Buddhist teachings.
If you have one or more concerns please don't hesitate to get in touch by calling me on 07951 036381 or email cyloh@btinternet.com

 Kathy Parsons  MA UKCP BACP Reg., Dip IIP

55a Stoke Newington Church Street London N16 0AR
Tel: 020 7249 6122
Email: kathy@kathyparsons.co.uk
Website: www.kathyparsons.co.uk

Therapy can be a time and place for two people to meet and talk with the aim that the client may move towards a more fruitful and meaningful existence.

With an MA in Existential Psychotherapy and Diploma in Adlerian Counselling, Kathy offers therapy sessions for individuals who are experiencing difficulties and problems with living.

The existential approach to therapy is fundamentally philosophical; it is an approach that tries to avoid preconceptions and prejudice in favour of attempting to understand and describe the individual and unique world of the client. Indeed, it is an approach that does not necessarily try to facilitate change - though change often occurs - but rather helps the client come to terms with life and all its contradictions.

The existential approach eschews a formalised technique of therapy, preferring to focus on one that is questioning of your individual circumstance.

If you would like to discuss the possibility of psychotherapy in london, or feel like you would like to arrange an initial - without obligation - session to meet and discuss whether this is for you, then please do not hesitate to contact me.

There are fuller details at Kathy's own website:

 Niki D  (MA, UKCP, MBACP)

Bloomsbury, WC1
Dalston, E8
Tel: 0790 1926 400
Email: info@nikidtherapy.co.uk
Website: www.nikidtherapy.co.uk

I have 20 years experience working as a counsellor and psychotherapist, am qualified to MA level and registered with UKCP and a member of BACP.

I work with adults and teenagers in private practice. I have also worked in prisons, women’s refuges, homeless agencies, schools, rehabilitation centres and crisis services.

My approach to therapy is from an existential humanistic perspective, which prevents people being judged and stigmatised. Instead this approach allows a dynamic exploration of meaning, values, dilemmas, thoughts and feelings. I am involved, encouraging and challenging in my work as a therapist in order to help you make the most of your sessions and move forward towards your own therapy goals.