|Locations:||NHS Wandsworth, Low Cost Tooting|
Frankie Johnson believes that developing our self-awareness is fundamental if we are to achieve happiness and fulfilment we desire in our lives. He offers clients a space that is safe, supportive and non-judgmental where they can discover, explore and understand their thoughts feelings and behaviours. Frankie understands that this may take time and is aware the importance of working at his client’s pace to facilitate healthy, lasting and positive outcomes.
Working as an integrative counsellor who is informed by Psychodynamic theory Frankie has an interest in helping clients understand how their early relationships with parents, carers, family and peers shape how they relate to others and impact their current relationships. He also has experience of helping clients who have experienced low self-worth; identity issues, drug addiction and problems anger understand how they can be connected to thoughts and feelings that developed in early childhood.
For over 10 years Frankie worked as an External Service Provider in schools and Pupil Referral Units with young people from troubled backgrounds providing self-development programmes that enabled them to make positive life choices. He also delivered Global Awareness Days in schools to promote understanding of cultural diversity. As a result, Frankie has developed knowledge that allows him to work empathically with a wide range of client groups in a counselling environment. It has also cultivated his ability – as a person and counsellor – to respect and value our uniqueness and individual difference.
Frankie has a BA Hons degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Sociology / Social Psychology) and has completed his Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. He is working towards full BACP accreditation and attaining an advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling. Frankie works with The Awareness Centre low-cost counselling service in Tooting and NHS service in Wandsworth.