Emma Azzopardi Relational counsellor , E14

Psychotherapeutic Counsellor working with individuals and couples - both short and long term.

With so many therapists to choose from where do you begin? The quality of the relationship between you and your therapist is the cornerstone of successful therapy. My focus at the outset is to understand what may be causing difficulty for the client and to see if I might be somebody who the client can relate to. This is important in building trust between us. I work with many conditions and concerns, including anxiety, depression, grief, loss, relationship difficulties, trauma and identity issues.

Whether you are young or old, a couple or an individual, I offer a confidential, support and non-judgemental space in which you can explore your thoughts and feelings. I have a Psychodynamic approach to therapy. I draw upon Transactional Analysis and psychoanalytical ideas, with a particular focus on a relational approach to gently reveal insights and understanding as to why you do what you do and ways in which to move beyond painful and repetitive experiences. I am committed to ethical, non-discriminatory practice and welcome individuals and couples of all races, faiths and sexualities. I abide by the principles and ethics of the BACP and UKCP.I offer a choice of two locations in East London at which to see me - Canary Wharf and Bethnal Green.

Training and qualifications

MBACP - Membership Number 772529 UKCP Trainee RegisteredPost Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (3 years at the Metanoia Institute in London)Masters in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy - currently in progress/In advanced clinical training

Trained in Working with Addictions

My work includes long and short-term psychotherapy within private practice and the NHS with a range of issues, including but not limited to: relationship issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, sexual issues and bereavement.

I am a qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, in Relational Transactional Analysis from the Metanoia Institute London; one of the UK's leading training institutions, with a reputation for clinical and academic excellence.

Before setting up in private practice, I worked as a counsellor at a bereavement service in an inner London borough for 3 years.


Available on request


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