David Haacke (Snr accred) Senior accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist
Counselling for Central London and The City

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Counselling and Psychotherapy for Central and City of London: Registered Member MBACP (Senior Accredited) Counsellor & Psychotherapist offering counselling and psychotherapy in the city area of central London, close to London Bridge, Moorgate, Liverpool Street and The Bank.

Bishopsgate, Liverpool St, Moorgate, London Bridge, Bank:
75 King William Street EC4N 7BE
Initial fee is £50

City of London counselling and psychotherapy in Central London: I am a Registered Member MBACP (Senior Accred) counsellor & psychotherapist and UKRC Independent Practitioner working in the city area of central London between Liverpool St, Moorgate, London Bridge and The Bank, EC4, offering counselling and psychotherapy for a variety of difficulties including anxiety, depression, relationships, stress, anger, work-life balance, boredom, identity and personal development.

A senior accredited counsellor with 18 years experience in addition to a previous commercial career and with a good understanding of the difficulty in maintaining a work - life balance .

I have 18 years experience as a professional counsellor / psychotherapist working in central London and offer private and confidential counselling and psychotherapy to adult individuals working or living in the City / Bank / Moorgate / Liverpool Street / London Bridge area of central London who may have identified specific personal difficulties and / or want to understand more about themselves in order to allow choice, better work-life balance and movement in life. I practise in a traditional, face to face, psychoanalytically informed integrative style offering both empathy and rationale, gently challenging enough to promote real, lasting change facilitating stronger relationships at home, work and alone.

Keeping a healthy work life balance in a city as competitive as London takes courage and self-confidence. Keeping the treadmill going can leave you feeling unfulfilled and that your personal ambitions are being ignored while stepping down from it can leave you feeling judged that you can't keep up and that you're a loser! It's a lose - lose situation that can lead to burn out and depression.

Before my training as a professional counsellor 17 years ago I worked in central London as a trainer, coach and manager in a corporate capacity and have good, sympathetic experience of City life and understand the difficult work-life balance between a successful career and personal ambition.

Anxiety is a worry about how things are. If you attribute too much responsibility for how things are to yourself and ALSO worry about the outcome of your actions on others (particularly those close to you) then this is called guilt. (NB if instead you ALSO have no worries about the outcome of your actions on others then you're probably a psychopath and won't be reading this. ) But for most of us the closer you get to someone , the more important they become to you and so the more you worry about the outcome of your actions on them. This leads to a controlling relationship rather than a caring one. A sticky guilty spiral of confused feelings can develop and trap you. Eventually you are in a dilemma where in order to get away from your own guilty feelings you have to avoid the very people you are closest to. What was once a close manageable relationship has become too intense and destructive.
The purpose of counselling here would be to break this destructive cycle by helping to separate out what are your own feelings and responsibilities from what belong to others .

Counselling / psychotherapy in central London can help with:

  • anxiety / guilt
  • depression, loss of enjoyment, drive, enthusiasm
  • intimacy / relationship difficulties
  • boredom, creativity and motivation
  • low confidence, self-esteem or arrogance
  • stress, anger
  • work-life balance, ambition, burn out, personal development
  • home, identity and cultural differences
  • an ending, eg relationship, work, ambition, hope, life stage.

    The issues and feelings that counselling / psychotherapy can help with are too many to list but in the menu at the top of this page I have talked about a few of them. If you do not see the specific issue that concerns you but like the general style I write in, then please call or e-mail to see how we may work together.

    Professional Counselling / Psychotherapy in Central London City: a Registered Member MBACP (Snr Accred) counsellor / psychotherapist offering counselling and psychotherapy to individuals living or working in the city area of central London, close to Liverpool St, Moorgate , London Bridge and The Bank, EC4

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