Maggie Jamieson (UKCP Reg.) Counselling and Psychotherapy Fleet Street, CENTRAL LONDON EC4

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Need some space to talk...?



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Are you...
. . . having relationship or family difficulties?
. . . feeling anxious or down?
. . . finding it hard to come to terms with a bereavement or loss of some kind?
. . . struggling to adjust to a life transition (retirement, illness, divorce)?

Maybe there's no time in your life to stop.., take a breath..., look around..., reflect on or absorb what's going on for you.

No space to pause...., gather yourself together in one place... start to make sense of things...

Perhaps you've been soldiering on for some time whilst, underneath it all, feeling unhappy or anxious, uncertain what to do or who to turn to. Speaking with friends or family can be really useful and might be all that's necessary for most of the time, yet sometimes that might not be so easy. This is when meeting with a professional psychotherapist or counsellor, someone from outside your family and social group, can be helpful by bringing a fresh perspective and insight to whatever is troubling you, whether it's something recent that's been upsetting or you've been worried and unhappy for quite a while.

Meeting with a psychotherapist or counsellor gives you a dedicated time and space to talk in confidence, a place where you'll be listened to without judgment and taken seriously.
In therapy sessions I'll encourage you to slow down, pause and reflect on the path of your life thus far. This brings you a wider perspective on who you are and may also reveal how experiences from the past continue to impact your life, your behaviour, relationships and choices now. The broader viewpoint helps you to focus and understand yourself and current difficulties with more clarity and depth, knowing yourself better builds resilience and self-confidence. Psychotherapy and counselling support you to self-reflect, find your own solutions and re-gain equilibrium and confidence.
I think we all have far more inner resources than we realise and the experience of feeling listened to and understood can help us tap into these hidden strengths, enabling us to discover our best path forward.



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UKCP Registered Psychotherapist in Central London


I'm a fully qualified UKCP Registered Psychotherapist (link to UKCP Register - Maggie Jamieson). I trained in psychotherapy at Metanoia Institute and gained an MSc. Integrative Psychotherapy (Middlesex University) in 2014. Prior to this I studied Psychology at Birkbeck College (University of London) and have a BSc.(Hons) Psychology (2007), I'm a graduate member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS). Please follow this link About me for more information about my training and qualifications.

I offer counselling and psychotherapy near St. Paul's cathedral in Central London and also online. My counselling room near St. Paul's is easily reached by public transport. The nearest stations are St. Paul's (Central line), Bank (Central line, Northern line and DLR), Holborn (Central line, Piccadilly line), Blackfriars (District, Circle, mainline station), Temple (District, Circle), Chancery Lane (Central), City Thameslink (mainline station). I'm also not far from Southwark, Covent Garden, Waterloo, Cannon Street.



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Online & face to face appointments

I offer both online and face to face appointments. Please visit Availability, fees & terms for details.



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My Approach

We're all unique and shaped by our particular life history so I tailor my work in response to each individual and their needs.

Providing a safe ground for you to stand on I offer both support and challenge:

  • I'll encourage you to be curious about yourself, to reflect on your life story and look with compassion (not self-criticism) into whatever is troubling you.
  • Draw your attention to the different ways we experience and make sense of our lives – physical, emotional, cognitive, psychological, spiritual. This holistic approach can reveal aspects of your self that you may have overlooked or even been unaware of. Greater self awareness builds confidence.
  • Share my reflections and thoughts and offer a fresh perspective.
  • I'll suggest strategies you can use in daily life to support you (e.g. to help reduce anxiety). I also bring mindfulness techniques into my work (please see Client Resources)

    Counselling & Psychotherapy offer a safe space where you can pause and gain a deeper and broader understanding of yourself and your life. Becoming more self-aware enables you to tap into your strengths, see your life and relationships more clearly, live more wholeheartedly and more consciously choose your path ahead.

    For more information about counselling/psychotherapy and what happens in the first session please go to What is Counselling/Psychotherapy? .

    Being mindful, present and aware deepens our understanding of our self and others, increases our ability to focus as well as making life and relationships more meaningful



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    My experience

    I have over 13 years experience as a psychotherapist and been in private practice since 2014. Over the years I've worked with people bringing a wide range of concerns to therapy, for example:
    anxiety, panic attacks, depression, bereavements & loss, family or relationship difficulties, divorce, low self-esteem, lack of confidence, infertility and IVF, unresolved issues from the past, trauma, abuse, identity issues, work-related problems, long term illness or injury, navigating life transitions (e.g. ageing, retirement, illness or injuries), student concerns (e.g. exam stress & worry), eating disorders, social isolation and loneliness.
    I'm also experienced in working long term with trainee psychotherapists, counselling psychologists and counsellors from training institutions from across London, both in person and online.
    Please visit About me for further information about my training and experience.

    Bereavement Counselling
    I'm particularly skilled and attuned to working in this field and was a bereavement counsellor in an NHS hospice for over 5 years. My experience includes working with people who've suffered traumatic bereavements such as sudden deaths, accidents, suicide, death of a child.
    Sometimes a death may have occurred many years ago but you might feel it still needs to be spoken about and given more attention, in this situation psychotherapy can help you to think about what happened and understand better the impact on your life since.
    Please visit my page Bereavement Counselling for further details.



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    Counselling and Psychotherapy in Central London EC4 & Online

    I'm a Counsellor & Psychotherapist and am usually based in Fleet Street, City of London EC4 which is close to St. Paul's cathedral. Here I work from a quiet, dedicated counselling room in a discreet location. There are excellent public transport links close by and it is easily reached from most areas in Central London. The nearest stations are St. Paul's (Central line), Bank (Central line, Northern line and DLR), Holborn (Central line, Piccadilly line), Blackfriars (District, Circle, mainline station), Temple (District, Circle), Chancery Lane (Central), City Thameslink (mainline station). I'm also within easy reach of Southwark, Covent Garden, Waterloo, Cannon Street.

    I offer online sessions using Zoom and face to face sessions in Fleet St. Please visit Availability, fees & terms for more details.

    To contact me then click on the buttons on this website for phone or email. If you phone and I'm unavailable, please leave a voicemail and I'll call you back as soon as I can. I aim to respond to all inquiries within 24 hours (Monday - Friday).

    You can also find me listed on the following Professionally Accredited Counselling websites:
    UKCP Register - Maggie Jamieson
    Metanoia Institute
    Counselling Directory
    Psychology Today



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