The Awareness Centre is one of the largest clinical institutes in London and we provide counselling, psychotherapy, psychology, psychosexual and relationship therapy, psychiatry and coaching. 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.
TAC provides NHS counselling to GP surgeries in Lambeth and to HMP Brixton, working in partnership with the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) and NHS England. We also offer free, low cost and private counselling, psychotherapy and psychology at the centre.
Michaela McCarthy is the Managing Director of TAC. She is a qualified Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Psychosexual & Relationship Therapist, Addictions Specialist, Trainer and Clinical Supervisor.
The clinical psychiatry service at TAC is provided by the Sloane Court Clinic in Chelsea. Dr Howells and his team of psychiatrists and clinical psychologists work with a range of issues. Some of the psychologists work at TAC.
The Awareness Centre offers a wide range of complementary therapy workshops. These courses are open to professionals who wish to extend their training as well as to complete beginners perhaps looking for a career change
TAC has a team of experienced practitioners who provide clinical supervision. Our supervisors have trained in many different approaches of counselling, psychotherapy, psychology and psychosexual and relationship therapy.
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The Awareness Centre runs a varied programme of part time self-development workshops and courses for clients, offering both the opportunity for personal growth and also to meet like minded people.
The Awareness Centre offers BACP and COSRT endorsed CPD Seminars and a wide range of training, courses and workshops for therapists wanting to develop their expertise and skills in their clinical practice.
TAC offers the largest Clinical Placement, both short and long term, in South London. We recruit therapists from established training institutes in London. This training placement is like an internship as we prepare you for employment.
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