Philip Evans is a qualified and registered counsellor and psychotherapist and aims to provide a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space in which the client feels that they can address and explore their concerns, thoughts and feelings. He believes that building a trusting relationship with the client is the key to enabling the client to identify and understand what is troubling them and help them to find a more fulfilling way of living. Philip is mainly a person-centred counsellor but as an integrative counsellor he can draw on other ways of working such as CBT and psychodynamic to suits the needs of the client.
Philip has previously worked in several different fields and in various different countries and this diverse background gives him an understanding of difference and the life experience to provide an empathetic and non-judgemental space for the client.
He has experience of working with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds and a range of difficulties including, but not only, anxiety and panic attacks, depression, low mood, trauma and stress ,feeling overwhelmed, relationship difficulties and a sense of meaningless. He also specialises in working with LGBTQ issues such as coming to terms with your sexuality, coming out, victimisation and discrimination, rejection or judgement by family and friends as well as low self-esteem and self-loathing and the distress that these experiences can cause.
Philip is a person-centred counsellor working in private practice at The Awareness Centre in Tooting. He has a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and is a registered member with the BACP. He worked as a counsellor at the charity Turning Point. He can work with clients on a short-term or long-term basis.