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”I AM NOT DEFINED BY MY SCARS BUT BY THE INCREDIBLE ABILITY TO HEAL."

LEMN SISSAY MBE

 

Welcome

SPECIALTIES

Currently offering hybrid appointments that include face to face and Zoom.

I value the courage and commitment that is needed to embark on a 1-2-1 therapeutic process. 

Our feelings are information and at times feel unbearable or overwhelming. In therapy, having a dedicated safe space will enable you to make sense of them.

As therapist John Bradshaw writes, "Anger is a boundary that guards us. Fear is telling us to go slowly and carefully. Sadness helps us complete things and recognise that life is a profound farewell. " 

ABOUT ME

Welcome, my name is Umaa Thampu and I am an accredited, ethical and independent Gestalt Counsellor Dip.Couns MBACP (Accred). Currently, I enjoy working in private practice and teaching Certificate course in Counselling Skills at The Gestalt Centre, London.

 

I am a facilitator of experiential work and thrive in group work that raises awareness and promotes living authentically.

My passion is enhancing people's well- being and to help make meaning. I offer you a space to be curious and creative. My approach enables you to connect to your internal wisdom, amplify mind - body connection and spot blocks that hinder the expansion of your potential. 

  • Relationship Issues 

  • Body stress and trauma

  • Healing the hurt connected to racism

  • Identity and sexuality

  • Understanding of shadism, colourism on self esteem

  • Anxiety  

  • Loneliness 

  • Suicide ideation

  • Grief work 

  • Exploring the impact of psychedelic experiences and preparing for a journey

FEES  

EXPERIENCE

I have over 10 years experience working in a diverse mix of professional settings such as social services, community based organisations and corporate settings. My role is to highlight how many options you have by offering a fresh perspective.

My practice is influenced by respecting ancestral indigenous practices, and Gestalt concepts. 

I am a member of BAATN (Black, African and Asian Network) and follow their core values which can be found here

I became a counsellor after being inspired by my own journey as a client. I am committed to continuing professional development and I adhere to the BACP Code of Ethics. 

 

Book an Appointment

If you would like to know more, get in touch and I aim to respond within 24 hours.

PHONE

07954 344 248

ADDRESS

The Psychosynthesis Trust, London Bridge

The Gestalt Centre, Kings Cross

E-MAIL

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