We have more than 100 qualified, accredited therapists working with us, offering counselling, psychotherapy and psychology on a short-term and open-ended basis. If you’re looking for support, we can help you find the right therapist to suit your availability and your budget. You just need to call 020 8673 4545 and our friendly reception team will find you the right match. You don’t need a GP referral if you’re looking for a private therapist.
We aim to support the diverse community of London, helping to make therapy widely available. That’s why we also offer counselling at low cost if you’re on benefits or a modest income. We are also a private healthcare provider. Ask our reception team for more details when you call to book.
Our specialist services include addiction, anger management, bereavement, children and adolescents, couples, LGBT, multilingual and sex & relationships. We also provide coaching, psychiatry, speech & language clinics, and personal development workshops.
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.
Michaela McCarthy is the Managing Director of TAC. She is a qualified Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Psychosexual & Relationship Therapist, Addictions Specialist, Trainer and Clinical Supervisor.
The Awareness Centre in Clapham SW4 opened its doors to clients 10 years ago in March 2005. We asked Managing Director Michaela McCarthy to look back on her highlights of the last decade and how she combined her business and therapy skills to build a thriving centre. How did you start The Awareness Centre? WithRead more →
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 →
I am a UKCP-registered psychotherapist with a busy private practice in Clapham and Purley. I’m also an NHS clinical team leader. Looking back, I doubt I would have hit the ground running so quickly in my first year in private practice had it not been for my counselling placement at The Awareness Centre. If you’re aRead more →
Michaela McCarthy reflects on a decade of running The Awareness Centre in Clapham. It’s been ten years since I set up The Awareness Centre in Clapham SW4. What started out as a vision and a gut feeling has evolved into a thriving therapy centre helping hundreds of people feel better about themselves every week. That’s whatRead more →