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Relationship Counselling ~ London W1 & EC1

We are a professional partnership of relationship counsellors and therapists based in London, providing one-to-one therapy to help you to work through problems in your romantic and personal relationships.

While they can be a great source of love, enjoyment and support, at some point in our lives we all experience difficulties in our personal relationships with family, friends, and romantic partners. Misunderstandings or disagreements can escalate into persistent feelings of tension and discontentment that sometimes require an impartial sympathetic third party to help us navigate through.

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EXCELLENT LOCATIONS

Relationship therapists based in London W1 & EC1 with great transport links

FORWARD LOOKING

A forward-looking, solution-focused approach to relationship counselling

FULLY REGISTERED

House relationship therapists registered with the Health & Care Professions Council

POSITIVE CHANGE

Sharing a deeply held belief that positive change is possible for all our clients

LONDON W1 & EC1

RELATIONSHIP COUNSELLORS AT THE HOUSE

Dr Stephen Higgins
Chartered Psychologist

Steve completed his doctoral training at the University of East London. He is a chartered psychologist with wide NHS experience working across mental and physical health services. He has particular expertise in providing support for people who present with anxiety disorders, depression, relationship difficulties, chronic fatigue and trauma.

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Dr Gill Deane
Chartered Psychologist

Gill qualified as a psychologist in South Africa and underwent further training in Gestalt Psychotherapy at Metanoia Institute. Since chartership in 2001, she has held senior positions in the public, private and charity sectors. Gill works across all presentations of depressive and anxiety conditions, and has particular expertise in eating disorders and sports’ psychology.

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Dr Lucy Mabbott
Chartered Psychologist

Lucy completed her doctoral training at Roehampton University with further training in CBT at the Institute of Psychiatry and Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy at the Anna Freud Centre. She is a Chartered Psychologist who alongside her private work practices in a Perinatal Mental Health Team in West London. She has particular expertise in depression and anxiety.

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James Álvarez PhD
Chartered Psychologist

Jim completed his doctoral training at New York’s Columbia University and has extensive experience in delivering evidence-based psychological services to a wide range of individuals. A published author, he is also a registered Occupational Psychologist and has successfully led several corporate change projects, delivering benefits to thousands of employees.

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Dr Erin Miller
Chartered Psychologist

Erin completed her professional doctorate at City University London, later to be invited back as a lecturer and supervisor on the same course. Now concentrating on private practice, Erin has considerable experience in the public sector, as an NHS psychologist and within a number of national charities.

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Dr David Gracey
Chartered Psychologist

Alongside his private work, David has worked in the NHS for over 10 years, with various groups including families and older adults. As a researcher he has published in numerous academic journals. He is a chartered psychologist who completed his doctorate at the Institute of Psychiatry.

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Dr Lou Monaco
Chartered Psychologist

Lou is a chartered psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society who trained and worked in the US before moving to London in 2009. He was appointed Adjunct Professor at City University, New York, and has continued teaching in the UK as a visiting lecturer at London Metropolitan University.

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Dr Helen Mann
Chartered Psychologist

Helen completed her doctoral training at Christchurch Canterbury University. A chartered psychologist with extensive NHS experience as lead psychologist at the East London NHS Trust. Helen has also held various research and teaching roles, and pursues a keen interest in the arts.

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Silvia Miranda CPsychol
Chartered Psychologist

Silvia completed her training at the Institute of Psychiatry and City University. She is a chartered psychologist who alongside her private work, practices in NHS primary care at London's Maudsley Hospital, and at GP surgeries. She has particular expertise in trauma and eating disorders.

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Dr Simon Whalley
Chartered Psychologist

Simon completed his doctoral research at Regent's College in London where he currently lectures. He has worked in adult mental health within the NHS and a number of community organisations. He has particular expertise with social anxiety, panic and addictions.

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