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Richard Backes
Registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapist in West End

Registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapist Richard Backes

Consulting Rooms (by appointment)

25 Margaret Street
West End
London
W1W 8RX

General Availability

  • Weekday Daytimes
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekends

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Professional Titles

  • UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist
  • British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) Registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapist
  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Summary

Counselling and Psychotherapy in West End, London

  • Individual 40 - 50 minutes
Payment Methods Accepted: Cash, Cheque
Languages: English

Issues Covered

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Problems
  • Stress
  • Substance Dependence


Therapies

  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Psychodynamic Therapy


Gender

Male

More Detail

Over 8 Years Post-Registration Experience

Welcome. I am Richard Backes. I'm a registered psychodynamic psychotherapist and a registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I support individuals with their emotional wellbeing. I have private sector experience as a psychodynamic psychotherapist and a counsellor and psychotherapist.

What to Expect

An introductory assessment session helps you to see if you are comfortable with me, share what worries you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and assess if therapy may help you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an initial assessment session in West End, London, Southwark, London or Brixton, London.

Counselling

Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You decide which matter concerning your childhood and/or adult life you discuss. The objective of counselling is to help you to talk about a problem and find a solution which is appropriate for you.

Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic therapy focuses on the unconscious meaning of the issues you experience. It facilitates you in becoming conscious of aspects of your inner dynamics. Psychodynamic therapy seeks to enhance your self-understanding to give you options.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends psychodynamic therapy for anorexia nervosa, depression and substance dependence.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the difficulties you confront. It considers your ideas, emotions and significant moments in your history. Psychotherapy aims to help you change or discover appropriate methods of coping.

Clinical Qualifications

  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist since August 2015
  • British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) Registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapist since May 2012
  • UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist since October 2008
  • Advanced Diploma
    Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy
    Westminster Pastoral Foundation (WPF) Therapy London (UK)
    2007

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 British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC), the Code of Ethics of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and the Code of Ethics of the Westminster Pastoral Foundation (WPF) Therapy London.

Location Detail


My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Oxford Circus, West End, Fitzrovia, Regent Street, Harley Street, Bond Street, Tottenham Court Road, Soho, North Marylebone, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Street, Leicester Square, Baker Street, Marble Arch, Covent Garden, Park Lane, Green Park, Strand, Regents Park, Hyde Park

Nearest Train Stations

  • London Euston (1 miles)
  • London Marylebone (1 miles)
  • London Charing Cross (1 miles)
  • Camden Road (1.2 miles)
  • London St Pancras (1.2 miles)
  • London King's Cross (1.3 miles)
  • King's Cross Thameslink (1.4 miles)
  • London Victoria (1.4 miles)
  • Farringdon (1.6 miles)
  • London Blackfriars (1.7 miles)


Nearest London Underground Tube Stations

  • Oxford Circus (0.1 miles)
  • Bond Street (0.4 miles)
  • Goodge Street (0.4 miles)
  • Regents Park (0.5 miles)
  • Piccadilly Circus (0.6 miles)


Wheelchair access: No

Updated 24 November 2016

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