Tracey Simpson provides a caring, open and safe space for clients to talk. Tracey provides a confidential and non-judgemental space, to allow clients to have a voice. Tracey’s approach is warm, empathetic and utilises several ways of working relative to each client. Using empathy, she helps clients in navigating their thoughts, emotions and feelings and draws on their own inner resources to enable them to develop resilience and move forward. Tracey recognises the significance trust plays in supporting change. Tracey uses an Integrative model approach that’s based mainly on Psychodynamic and Person-Centred theories. By using this approach Tracey understands that everyone is different and all clients come to therapy with a variety of needs.
Tracey has a background as a Teacher, with a number of years working with vulnerable young people. Working in education, Tracey developed skills to support vulnerable young people to make positive life changing decisions, developing new coping mechanisms to be able to pick themselves up. Tracey has an interest and experience in anger management, and conflict resolution. She has a clear understanding of the impact work related stress and anxiety, and how this can impact on relationships. Her work includes supporting clients with panic attacks, anxiety disorders, guilt and shame. She also supports young adults within South London schools.
Tracey is an integrative counsellor and is registered as a member of the BPS. She works within The Awareness Centre’s NHS Counselling Service in Wandsworth. Tracey is currently working towards a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.