Stefania Santoro

Specialist in Stress • Depression • Anxiety • Trauma • PTSD • Dissociation • Addictions • Eating Disorders • Work Related Issues • Relationships Problems • Carers' Issues • Chronic and Enduring Mental Health Problems • Students • Physical Disabilities • Self-Esteem • Loss • Bereavement • Change in Career and Life Goals

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Biography


I am a fully qualified Professional Counsellor. Following the completion of a BSc (hons) Degree in Psychology, I obtained a BACP recognised Diploma in Counselling. I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and an Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society. I belong to the accredited register recognized by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care. I am currently working towards achieving full BACP accreditation by seeing clients in private practice.

Within my professional practice I demonstrate sensitivity to individual differences when working with clients of diverse ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation and cultural background, treating all people with unconditional positive regards and respect.

I work holistically with the individual, acknowledging the complexity of being human, as I believe that people are more than their diagnosis. I have the ability to work with clients with complex needs experiencing emotional and psychological unbalance.

I believe people have all the necessary resources within themselves to fully recover and achieve their goals in life. My role is to facilitate self awareness and inner exploration. Mindfulness is a key concept in my work with client. It is only by accepting ourselves fully for who we are that the changes we are longing for will occur naturally.

Member of

• Registered Member of BACP
• Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society

Approach to treatment

I use a holistic Integrative approach, drawing from a variety of psychological interventions such as Gestalt Therapy, Person-Centred Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) techniques, according to the specific needs of each client in any particular moment.

Languages spoken

• English
• Italian

Currently Practice

The Gestalt Centre, 15-23 St Pancras Way, London NW1 0PT & Itacha House 27 Romford Rd, London E15 4LJ

Therapy Types

Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, PTSD, Dissociation, Addictions, Eating Disorders, Work Related Issues, Relationships Problems, Carers' Issues, Chronic and Enduring Mental Health Problems, Students, Physical Disabilities, Self-Esteem, Loss, Bereavement, Finding Meaning and Purpose, Change in Career and Life Goals

Qualifications

• BSc (Hons) Degree in Psychology
• Certificate in Humanistic Counselling
• Diploma in Counselling
• BACP Certificate Of Proficiency
• Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society
• Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
• Certificate in Trauma Therapy
• Certified Practitioner in Coaching with Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Demographics of Focus

Young Adults
Students
Carers
Adults
Elderly