Counselling and psychotherapy in North West London

Hampstead Counselling Service, founded in 1988, offers counselling and psychotherapy in Hampstead and North West London and is committed to being accessible to anyone - regardless of personal or financial circumstances.

We offer a professional service for personal and relationship development. Whatever your problems, our qualified and experienced counsellors and psychotherapists offer professional help with care, understanding and complete confidentiality.

Counselling provides a safe place for you to explore your feelings about anything that may be troubling you. We are experienced in helping clients with:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Family and Relationship problems
  • Work-related difficulties
  • Personal growth and development
  • Sexual problems.

    Referrals to a counsellor can be self made, or may come through the medical profession, e.g. your doctor.

    Appointment times: Monday to Friday, daytime and evenings.

    Sessions usually take place weekly, and will be arranged at a convenient time for you and your counsellor.

    Based in North West London, our counsellors work in the Hampstead, Belsize Park, Gospel Oak, Golders Green and Swiss Cottage areas. All are easily accessible by public transport.

    Sliding scale of fees, based on income.

    V A C A N C Y

    Hampstead Counselling Service, a charity composed of a small group of therapists, is looking to recruit a new paid counsellor/psychotherapist. HCS is a low-cost service and applicants must have the resilience and experience to work with complex client presentations with fortnightly group supervision. Candidates must be BACP Accredited or UKCP Registered or eligible for either status within six months of joining.

    Counsellors are paid 17 per session. It is expected for counsellors to organise their own room from which to practice in a location which is convenient for our North London clients. HCS will help to cover the costs of the room up to an arranged hourly limit.

    Mandatory Group Supervision followed by a clinical team meeting takes place fortnightly on Friday mornings. Candidates will be expected to commit to seeing at least four clients with at least two in the evenings after 6pm.

    Application deadline: 20th May.

    To apply, please send a statement of interest and your CV, including your client hours to date, to: [email protected]


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