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Polly Bagnall

Accredited Counsellor

  • 3 Pond Cottages, Dulwich Village, London, SE21 7LE
  • Multiple times available +
    • Tue
      10am-4pm
    • Wed
      10am-1pm
  • Individual 60 Couple 85
  • 43% of enquirers became verified clients
  • 1 verified review 
"As well as being a good listener she is very proactive in helping me move forward in life after having a difficult past. She has taught me coping mechanisms and given me a stronger sense of self-esteem. Issues have been resolved with her help and ways of dealing with situations that aren't able to be changed. I highly recommend her."

What to Expect

An initial assessment meeting helps you to discover if you feel comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, understand confidentiality, and decide if therapy may assist you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an initial assessment session in Dulwich Village, London.

Art Therapy

Art therapy helps you express yourself through art media. You don't need art experience. An objective of art therapy is to help you imaginatively share what concerns you.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests CBT for
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Self Harm
  • Binge Eating
  • Bulimia
  • Anorexia
  • Social Anxiety
Cognitive behavioural therapy concentrates on how your thoughts (cognitions) influence your emotions and actions. It identifies and addresses negative ideas which perpetuate the problems you encounter. The aim of cognitive behavioural therapy is for you to experience healthier thoughts and feelings.

Counselling

(1 Review)
NICE suggests counselling for
  • Depression
Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You decide what issue regarding your early years and/or adult life you explore. An aim of counselling is to enable you to talk about a problem and find a way forward which is appropriate for you.

Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)

NICE suggests EMDR for
  • PTSD
EMDR guides your eye motions to affect how your mind processes information. The procedure attempts to reprocess your locked traumatic memories. The objective of eye movement desensitisation reprocessing is to desensitise your upsetting memories.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the problems you confront. It considers your thoughts, feelings and relevant events in your life. Psychotherapy aims to help you develop or discover appropriate methods of managing.

Therapy

  • Stress
  • Sexual Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Relationship Problems
  • Bereavement
  • Anger
  • Abuse

Qualifications

September
2006
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Senior Accredited (MBACP Snr Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Accredited since September 1997 and Registered since September 2013)
July
2006
Certificate
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
Alexandra Richman (UK)
September
1996
Graduate Diploma
Counselling
University of East London (UK)
August
1987
Diploma
Art Therapy
University of London Goldsmiths (UK)

Polly abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

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Anonymous, 42 from London, gave a review after 50 sessions

06 December 2017

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"As well as being a good listener she is very proactive in helping me move forward in life after having a difficult past. She has taught me coping mechanisms and given me a stronger sense of self-esteem. Issues have been resolved with her help and ways of dealing with situations that aren't able to be changed. I highly recommend her."

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Location Detail


My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Dulwich, Dulwich Village, West Dulwich, Tulse Hill, East Dulwich, Norwood, West Norwood, Forest Hill, Herne Hill , Upper Norwood, Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Streatham Hill, Anerley, Streatham Common, Brixton, Penge, Streatham, Brockley, Camberwell

Nearest Train Stations

  • West Dulwich (0.3 miles)
  • Sydenham Hill (0.5 miles)
  • North Dulwich (0.9 miles)
  • Tulse Hill (1 miles)
  • Gipsy Hill (1.1 miles)
  • West Norwood (1.1 miles)
  • Herne Hill (1.2 miles)
  • Forest Hill (1.3 miles)
  • East Dulwich (1.5 miles)
  • Sydenham (London) (1.5 miles)


Nearest London Underground Tube Stations

  • Brixton (2.1 miles)
  • Clapham North (2.6 miles)
  • Stockwell (2.8 miles)
  • Clapham Common (2.8 miles)
  • Clapham South (2.9 miles)


Wheelchair access: Yes

Updated 18 July 2018