Richard Backes, FPC, MBACP, BPC Reg.
My consulting room is at 25 Margaret street, W1W 8RX, 5 minutes from Oxford Circus tube station.
Training and background
- Professional counselling training at Westminster Pastoral Foundation (WPF) in London
- Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling - WPF
- Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Studies - University of Roehampton
- Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist - BPF
and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
I provide both open ended and time limited counselling
I have specialist experience in working with long term illness
I work as a counsellor for a national charity taking referrals from the NHS
I work for employee assistance programmes providing counselling to people in city based companies
I am registered with Aviva and Bupa Health
My background includes working in the private sector, local government and charities
I charge between £50 and £65 per session
I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) which has a Code of Ethics and a complaints procedure. Of central importance to my work is respect for confidentiality and work to ethical standards. I am also a member of the Foundation for Psychotherpapy and Counselling