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Stathi Anthopoulos
Registered Psychotherapist in Brixton

Registered Psychotherapist Stathi Anthopoulos

Consulting Rooms (by appointment)

Tunstall Studios, 34-44 Tunstall Road
Brixton
London
SW9 8DA

General Availability

  • Weekday Daytimes
  • Weekday Evenings
  • Weekends

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Professional Titles

  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist
  • UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist

Summary

Counselling, Psychology and Psychotherapy in Brixton, London

  • Individual £75 - 50 minutes
  • Couple £75 - 50 minutes
Payment Methods Accepted: Bank Transfer, Cash, Cheque, Paypal
Languages: English, Greek

Issues Covered

  • Anger
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Substance Dependence


Therapies

  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Counselling
  • Client Centred Therapy
  • Humanistic Therapy


Private Health Insurance Registrations

  • Aviva Health
  • BUPA
  • Simplyhealth



Gender

Male

More Detail

Over 6 Years Post-Accreditation Experience

Hi. I am Stathi Anthopoulos. I'm an accredited and registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I assist individuals and couples with their emotional wellbeing. I hold private and public sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus includes depression, relationship problems and self esteem, and the particular difficulties experienced by men and women.

What to Expect

An initial assessment meeting enables you to see if you are comfortable with me, discuss what worries you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and decide if therapy could help you. Please use a contact option on the right to book a preliminary assessment session in Brixton, London.

Client Centred Therapy

Client centred therapy focuses on understanding and accepting you. It facilitates your honesty around the worries you experience. Client centred therapy aims to help you find your own solutions.

Counselling

Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You decide which issue regarding your early years or adult life you discuss. An objective of counselling is to help you to speak about a difficulty and find a solution which is appropriate for you.

Humanistic Therapy

Humanistic therapy focuses on valuing you. It considers you as a whole person and prioritises your unique growth. Humanistic therapy seeks to help you recognise your autonomy.

Psychology

Psychology is interested in you and your thoughts, emotions and actions. It offers you psychological interventions and mental health support. The objective of psychological therapy is to help you alleviate symptoms.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the difficulties you face. It explores your thoughts, feelings and relevant moments in your history. Psychotherapy intends to help you develop or discover appropriate ways of coping.

Thoughts on Mental Health

Practising yoga for half an hour every evening can be very efficient in helping you relax, as well as clearing your mind and improving your concentration," he says. "The word 'yoga' has been interpreted to mean 'stillness of mind' or 'union', and it can support you to stay mentally stable in times of stress and anxiety, and to improve the connection between your body, soul, and the world around you.
Read More: How regular exercise can help boost your mood
Stigma is so harmful because it shames, ostracises, discriminates, and punishes people for being different. One way to deal with stigma - whether it stems from within or others - is to talk about your feelings with compassionate and trustworthy people. Reaching out to others can be very scary, but you can develop many resources to cope with your mental health condition. You may use these strengths to seek support from trusted family and friends. You may also enter into treatment with caring therapists, where you can work through and learn to better manage your issues (and the resulting stigma). Support from others can help you feel less alone, less ashamed, stronger, and more confident. Sharing your story can also help combat stigma because it educates others about mental illness and makes you more human, as opposed to something to be feared and ignored.
Read More: Time To Talk Day 2015: Ten things you can do to help combat stigma
The use of substances, despite their negative long-term effects on your health and wellbeing, carry the potential to help you discover and express parts of yourself that you previously had denied. If, for example, you were punished as a child for being 'loud' or 'naughty', you may have learnt very early on to suppress experiences of excitement and playfulness. You may have adopted a quiet, reserved 'good girl/boy' persona, becoming shy and socially withdrawn, feeling flooded with shame whenever you find yourself in a situation that invites playfulness, such as going out with friends. Alcohol and drugs can temporarily suppress such painful feelings of awkwardness or inhibition and leave you feeling happy, relaxed and confident. The trap you fall into when you become addicted to alcohol and drugs, is that you think that this is the only way to experience such personal change.
Read More: Therapists explain common causes of substance dependence
As children we all had a need to feel liked and appreciated. If this need was adequately met, you probably grew to like and regard yourself as a worthwhile individual. But, if you did not get enough loving attention, or if you received a lot of negative attention such as physical or emotional abuse or neglect, you may have grown up feeling inadequate. No matter what you achieve in life, you feel as if you are not good enough. You may develop a tendency to constantly seek affirmation from others in order to feel that you are a worthwhile person. And, even if you do get other people's admiration, any good feeling usually lasts only for a little while. This is because you have been alienated from what you yourself values and, instead, seek to fulfil other people's expectations.
Read More: Therapists explain common causes of self esteem problems

Clinical Qualifications

  • Master of Science
    Contemporary Person Centred Psychotherapy and Application
    Middlesex University London in collaboration with Metanoia Institute (UK)
    June 2013
  • UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist since February 2013
  • Certificate
    Person Centred Supervision
    Metanoia Institute London (UK)
    July 2010
  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist since February 2010 (Registered since February 2010)
  • Diploma
    Non Directive Interventional Psychotherapy and Group Facilitation
    Institute for Non Directive Psychotherapy and Research Thessaloniki (Greece)
    June 2007
  • Masters Degree
    Social and Clinical Psychology of Addictions
    Department of Psychology Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece)
    October 2004
  • Degree
    Psychology
    Department of Psychology Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece)
    November 2000

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

Brixton, Clapham North, Stockwell, Herne Hill , Clapham, South Lambeth, Streatham Hill, Camberwell, Oval, Balham, Clapham Common, Tulse Hill, Nine Elms, Vauxhall, Dulwich, Dulwich Village, West Dulwich, Battersea Park, Kennington, Pimlico

Nearest Train Stations

  • Brixton (0.2 miles)
  • Loughborough Junction (0.7 miles)
  • Clapham High Street (0.7 miles)
  • Herne Hill (0.9 miles)
  • Wandsworth Road (1.1 miles)
  • Denmark Hill (1.2 miles)
  • Battersea Park (1.2 miles)
  • North Dulwich (1.4 miles)
  • East Dulwich (1.6 miles)
  • Queenstown Road (Battersea) (1.6 miles)


Nearest London Underground Tube Stations

  • Brixton (0.1 miles)
  • Clapham North (0.6 miles)
  • Stockwell (0.7 miles)
  • Clapham Common (0.9 miles)
  • Oval (1.3 miles)


Wheelchair access: Yes

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