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Philippa Smethurst
Registered Psychotherapist in Hither Green

Registered Psychotherapist Philippa Smethurst

Consulting Rooms (by appointment)

Full address provided upon booking, Manor Lane
Hither Green
SE12 8LP

General Availability

  • Weekday Daytimes
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekends


Professional Titles

  • UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist
  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Senior Accredited (MBACP Snr Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist
Engagement rate - 20% of enquirers became verified clients


Counselling and Psychotherapy in Hither Green, London

  • Individual 55 - 50 minutes
  • Couple 70 - 50 minutes
Payment Methods Accepted: Bank Transfer, Cash, Cheque
Languages: English

Issues Covered

  • Anger
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Depression
  • Relationship Problems


  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Therapy



More Detail

Over 18 Years Post-Accreditation Experience

Hello. I'm Philippa Smethurst. I'm a senior accredited counsellor and psychotherapist - I help individuals and couples with their emotional health. I have private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist.

What to Expect

An introductory assessment appointment helps you to see if you feel comfortable with me, discuss what troubles you, ask questions, understand confidentiality, and determine if therapy may help you. Please use a contact option on the right to book an initial assessment appointment in Hither Green, London.


Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You decide which issue concerning your childhood and/or adulthood you explore. The objective of counselling is to help you to speak about a difficulty and discover a solution which is right for you.

Humanistic Therapy

Humanistic therapy centres on valuing you. It considers you as a whole person and emphasises your unique development. Humanistic therapy aims to help you realise your freedom.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the difficulties you confront. It explores your thoughts, feelings and relevant events in your history. Psychotherapy intends to help you change or discover appropriate methods of managing.

Clinical Qualifications

  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Senior Accredited (MBACP Snr Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist since March 2010 (Accredited since April 1998)
  • UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist since August 2001
  • UKCP Accredited Training
    Integrative Psychotherapy
    Metanoia Institute London (UK)

I abide by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), the Code of Ethics of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and the Code of Ethics of the Metanoia Institute London.

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Hither Green, Lewisham, Blackheath, Catford, Bellingham, Mottingham, Grove Park, Kidbrooke, Honor Oak Park, Charlton, Brockley, Downham, Greenwich, Eltham, Westcombe Park, New Cross, Deptford, Forest Hill, Isle of Dogs, New Cross Gate

Nearest Train Stations

  • Hither Green (0.3 miles)
  • Lee (0.4 miles)
  • Ladywell (1.1 miles)
  • Kidbrooke (1.2 miles)
  • Lewisham (1.3 miles)
  • Catford Bridge (1.4 miles)
  • Catford (1.4 miles)
  • Blackheath (1.4 miles)
  • Grove Park (1.6 miles)
  • Bellingham (1.6 miles)

Nearest London Underground Tube Stations

  • Lewisham (0.8 miles)
  • Elverson Road (1.5 miles)
  • Deptford Bridge (2 miles)
  • Greenwich (2 miles)
  • Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich (2.2 miles)

Wheelchair access: Yes

Updated 02 November 2016