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The Awareness Centre is a Psychotherapy and Counselling Centre in Clapham, South London. We also provide coaching and run courses and workshops for both clients and therapists.

The Awareness Centre is one of the largest therapy centres in London. We offer counselling, psychotherapy, psychology, psychosexual and relationship therapy, psychiatry, coaching and speech and language therapy. We work with individuals, couples, families, children and groups. Our philosophy offers an holistic overview of many different approaches to therapy supporting the diverse community of London.

We accept self-referrals and referrals from community learning difficulties teams for both children and adults, mental health teams, probation service teams, substance misuse teams, GP’s, Nurses, Psychiatrists, and other professionals. We are also private healthcare provider.

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The Awareness Centre runs a varied programme of part time self-development and training workshops and courses for both clients and therapists, offering the opportunity for personal growth and discovery and the opportunity to develop expertise and extend training.

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Our Directors

  • Michaela McCarthy

    Michaela McCarthy is the Managing Director of TAC. She is a qualified Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Psychosexual & Relationship Therapist, Addictions Specialist, Trainer and Clinical Supervisor.

  • Kelly Garrett

    Kelly Garrett is the Clinical Director of The Awareness Centre. She is a qualified Psychotherapist and Counsellor, Relationship Therapist and Clinical Supervisor and a certified Coach.

News from The Awareness Centre

  • Two exciting part-time posts available at The Awareness Centre

    Two exciting part-time posts available at The Awareness Centre

    Would you like to work at The Awareness Centre? We currently have two exciting part-time posts available at our busy practice in Clapham, SW4. Practice Manager: We are seeking a professional, well organised and dynamic, UKCP, BACP or BPS accredited clinical Practice Manager. Do you have excellent interpersonal skills and a solid understanding of counselling and psychotherapy? DoRead more →

  • What scares one-to-one therapists most about training in couples counselling?

    What scares one-to-one therapists most about training in couples counselling?

    When it comes to training in couples counselling, it’s the C word that holds the biggest fear for one-to-one therapists: Conflict. Therapists who see individuals work with the story and perspective of that one person. With couples counselling, there are two stories to take into account. Therapists can feel anxiety about the conflict that canRead more →

Talking Therapy Blog

  • Couples: Don’t let conflict get in the way of communicating what you really want

    Couples: Don’t let conflict get in the way of communicating what you really want

    What do your arguments with your partner say about what’s really going on for you as a couple? Your partner hasn’t emptied the dishwasher when you asked to – You feel taken for granted. Your partner is on the sofa watching TV instead of putting up those shelves in the study – You feel like aRead more →

  • Make 2015 the year you look back to the future

    Make 2015 the year you look back to the future

    So, we’re a week into 2015 – the time-travelling year that Michael J. Fox visited in the 1980s film Back to the Future II. The movie envisioned many hi-tech, seemingly impossible things, like flying cars, power laces and hoverboards. But what many people remember from the movie was not the super-duper gadgets. It was theRead more →

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