HEART & MIND KENSINGTON

HTB Onslow Square
44 Onslow Square, Kensington, London SW7 3NX
United Kingdom

APPOINTMENTS

Appointments are currently offered:

Monday: 8.00 - 21.00
Wednesday: 8.00 - 21.00
Thursday: 8.00 - 21.00
Friday: 8.00 - 21.00

SERVICES

Individual Counselling & Psychotherapy
Low-Cost Counselling Service

DIRECTIONS

The nearest tube station is South Kensington, providing easy access to the District, Circle, Piccadilly.

South Kensington (5 minute walk)

Brompton Road / Fulham Road, Westbound (HP), Eastbound (HM) Bus Routes: 14, 49, 74, 211, 345, 414, C1

 

Kensington Team

Below some of our health care practitioners, currently working in our Kensington location

SARAH ARMITAGE

Sarah is an experienced counsellor having practiced since 2009 in a range of settings including voluntary counselling agencies, a large London church and medical doctors practices. Her previous professional career was in community nursing and health care. Sarah has considerable experience working within diverse cultures and has lived in both the US and Singapore. The heart of Sarah’s counselling practice is to seek to offer a safe, empathic, collaborative, reflective environment where you may explore your struggles and concerns, whether these arise from mental health difficulties, painful past experiences, the challenges that life brings or a desire to grow in self-understanding. Sarah’s approach is holistic: consideration is given to your physical, emotional, cognitive, behavioural, relational and spiritual wellbeing, in accordance to your unique presenting issues and goals for counselling. As an integrative counsellor, Sarah adapts the approach to your individual needs, drawing on a wealth of resources and interventions, so that you may be equipped to move towards achieving your hopes for the future. Sarah is a qualified counselling supervisor, has taught counselling both within the UK and Asia and is currently in the final stages of a Masters qualification in Counselling.

Professional Counselling Qualifications:
BA (Hons) Counselling (1st Class)
Registered Member MBACP (Accred)
ACC Registered Accredited Counsellor


EBI UMOETUK

Ebi is a qualified and experienced BACP registered counsellor/therapist who has a diploma in integrative therapeutic counselling.

Ebi is warm and empathetic and she believes the fit between counsellor and client is fundamental to the therapeutic relationship. She aims to create a relaxed and safe environment, working together with clients to enable them to enhance their lives and live it more fully.

Ebi has experience of working with various agencies specialising in health issues and she has done extensive work with Grenfell survivors and has worked with clients from all walks of life including clients struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, grief, loss, addictions (food, drugs and alcohol, gambling, sex etc), relationship and interpersonal issues.


JANET MC GRATH

Rooted in a Christian worldview, Janet believes in the uniqueness of each individual with all the accompanying complexity of experience and being. We all benefit from time to time with focussed help in life’s experiences. Thus, her approach is individual, according to the needs of each person and working as holistically as possible. She provides a safe and confidential space to support each individual’s exploration of their problems and find positive ways forward.

Janet has experience working with people across a range of cultural, ethnic and relationship difficulties, working through loss and bereavement, depression and anxiety, life changes and deep disappointments, supporting parents in pain, and working with corresponding issues of faith and meaning in life. Using aspects of Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Person-Centred Therapy she engages in a working alliance with each client.

CLAIRE BRADLEY

Claire qualified as an integrative counsellor through Roehampton University and is a registered member of BACP. Her integrative training means she is able to draw on a variety of therapies and skills to meet the specific needs of each individual client. Claire believes in the importance of a good therapeutic relationship and  aims to create an accepting, confidential and non- judgemental space, in which she can work collaboratively with clients. Claire hopes to help her clients find positive ways to move forwards, as they explore their challenges and look at behavioural patterns and influences from the past.

Claire has worked with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, loss, trauma, addiction, sexual abuse and spirituality. She can offer short or longer term therapy.

Before training as a therapist Claire worked in finance and in the arts. She is committed to ongoing learning and is currently studying for a Masters in Therapeutic Counselling and Psychotherapy.


ANNA LLOYD

Anna aims to offer a warm, honest and non judgmental space where her clients can be listened to and feel heard. As a qualified integrative counsellor she uses different theories to underpin her work, meaning she can tailor her work to each individual client.

Anna believes that change can come from building a counselling relationship together that is collaborative, that our past influences us and for many this may be helpful to be explored, but not always.  She believes that clients generally know themselves and their route to wellbeing best and her role as a counsellor is often to help clients discover this.  She believes that each counsellor/ client relationship is unique.

Anna is a member of the BACP working within their ethical framework, has regular professional supervision and has a diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and a Certificate in Christian Counselling.  She also holds an Mphil in Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies and a BA (hons) in Theology.


LEIGH MC CULLOUGH

Leigh is an experienced, sensitive and insightful counsellor who endeavours to create a safe and supportive therapeutic relationship with her clients. By fostering a non-judgmental environment, Leigh helps clients develop self-awareness and the life skills necessary to experience positive change. Leigh’s integrative training means she will draw on different approaches to therapy to meet the needs of each individual. While working towards a client’s goals, Leigh will build on individual strengths and utilise personal resources. Leigh has experience working with a wide range of difficulties including, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, stress, eating disorders, spirituality and relationship issues. Committed to life-long learning, Leigh has over ten years’ experience in pastoral care and is currently in the final stages of a Masters qualification in Counselling. Leigh is a registered member of the ACC and works within the BACP Ethical Framework.


NIKKI MELLARD

Nikki is warm, empathic and offers a safe, supportive, honest and non-judgemental environment where her clients can feel seen and heard. At the heart of her practice lays her belief that the most important aspect of successful therapy is the unique relationship that is co-created between the counsellor and client.

Nikki is an integrative counsellor which means she draws upon a range of counselling theories/approaches - allowing her to work intuitively, creatively and flexibly and with a wide range of presenting issues. She believes that clients generally know themselves and discover their own journey to wellbeing. She works alongside her clients as they explore thoughts, feelings and behaviours and come to realise this for themselves. Nikki also understands how we can be unconsciously shaped by our past experiences and is able to help clients develop this understanding - should they wish.

Nikki is a member of the BACP and has a diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. Nikki is the Director of Options Wimbledon Pregnancy Resource Centre.