Gemma Latimer: Gestalt Counsellor, Walthamstow, E17
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Gemma Latimer

Gestalt counsellor
Walthamstow E17
Verified
Limited availability

About Me

I know how daunting it can be to reach out for support, but the likelihood is that you're here because you're suffering in some way and want some help with that. I offer a warm, non-judgmental, creative and exploratory approach. I believe in the innate wisdom of the body and incorporate this into the way I work with clients, to help raise awareness of messages from the body.

I offer brief or long-term face-to-face therapy in Walthamstow to adults as well as telephone and online therapy. As a professionally qualified psychotherapeutic counsellor and BACP member I have experience with issues such as; anxiety, depression, loss, relationship issues, panic attacks, low self-esteem and trauma.

I believe we all have innate potential inside us and sometimes need help finding and awakening that energy. As a collaborative and authentic counsellor, I offer a safe and supportive space to explore and identify self-limiting beliefs, habits and help clients live their most satisfying version of themselves.

When clients contact me, they can expect to meet for an initial 50-minute consultation, exploring what brings them here and what they hope to get out of our work. There will be time to answer any questions about the way I work or the process of counselling. After the initial assessment, I encourage clients to take some time to decide whether I'm the right counsellor for them. If we decide to work together, we would decide if brief or long-term is the best option for you. Clients usually find weekly sessions most helpful but other options are also possible.

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Locations

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First Practice
Address
Hempstead Road
London
Walthamstow
E17 3RL

Online

I also provide my services online.

Issues often worked with

Anxiety
Bereavement
Depression
Family issues
Interpersonal relationships
Social communication
Trauma
Miscarriage
Panic attacks
Pregnancy
Self-esteem

Types of therapy

Gestalt

Therapy offered

In person
On video

Client groups

Adult

Fees

Initial assessment sessions and consecutive sessions are charged at £60. Sessions are 50 minutes. I operate a 7 day cancellation policy. Cancellations with 7 day’s notice will not incur a fee, otherwise the full fee is payable. My practice, unfortunately, is not wheelchair accessible and I do not offer couples therapy. Contact me to arrange an initial assessment.

Training and qualifications

After training for 5 years, I hold a Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling from Metanoia Institute and am a BACP member abiding by their code of ethics. Training in Gestalt, means I work person to person, observing the present moment with curiosity. Unlike approaches which focus on the individual working through issues, the Gestalt approach encourages working together through your problems as a shared exploration. With a background in the arts I have a particular interest in working creatively and experientially with clients, bringing experiences to life in the here and now.

Verified professional membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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