Patricia Boles Counselling & Psychotherapy


  • MA in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling (University of Middlesex)
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling (Minster Centre)
  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling (Minster Centre / University of Middlesex)

    I offer EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a psychotherapy process that enables people to heal from symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences, which can range from one off events to a pattern of emotional disturbances that have been affecting you since childhood. I am trained in CBT for Insomnia, so I can also help with practical techniques if you have difficulty sleeping.

Ongoing professional development

Cognitive Behaviour Training for Sleep problems and Insomnia
Psychodynamic approach to Addiction
Peri Natal Mental Health North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Alcohol Awareness (Phoenix Futures)
Specialist training: CBT, childhood sexual abuse, death and bereavement, trauma, self-harm and suicide, sexuality, sexual diversity, short-term work and group work at The Minster Centre

Professional memberships

Registered member of the BACP
Registered accredited member of UKCP


Prior to becoming a therapist, I had a successful career in advertising and marketing, and have experience and understanding of working in a challenging, deadline-led environment.
I have a particular interest in managing a balance between life and work, and stress and emotional wellbeing in the workplace. Aside from my private practice, I have worked within advertising agencies as an in house staff counsellor, a wellbeing service at St Charles' Hospital and in Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust at St Mary's hospital in Paddington as a staff counsellor, in their staff stress management service, dealing with issues both personal and related to the workplace.

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