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Hannah Rapp

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Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
Children | Teenagers | Students | Young Adults

BACP Registered
 

Therapy Offered

I have 10 years of experience working with children & young people in educational and therapeutic settings.

I trained in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Counselling at the University of Cambridge.

I am a BACP registered therapist.

My private practice is based in South London.

STUDENTS &
 
YOUNG ADULTS
18-25
CHILDREN &
TEENAGERS
3-17
CHILDREN &
TEENAGERS
3-17

One-to-one therapy & counselling
£65 per session

  • Talking, play and art-based

  • Weekly in-person sessions

  • SEN inclusive

STUDENTS &
 
YOUNG ADULTS

18-22

One-to-one therapy & counselling

£65 per session

  • Online or in person

  • Short or long term

  • LGBTQ+ friendly

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Location

Herne Hill Space

135 Dulwich Road, SE24 0NG

  • Around the corner from Herne Hill station

  • Close proximity to Dulwich, Streatham and Brixton

 

 
 
Approach

Individually Tailored

Integrative therapy informed by humanistic, arts-based,

psychodynamic, attachment and neuroscience theories.

 

Developmentally Appropriate

Therapy adapted depending on age and development.

Neurodiversity Affirming

Accepting and validating neurodiversity (autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia).

LGBTQ+ Friendly

Positively welcoming gender and sexuality diversity.

Creative Arts

Encouraging creativity to support self-expression.

 

Mindfulness

Informed by my personal interest in mindfulness.

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Benefits of Counselling

Counselling offers the consistency of a regular time to process emotions within the context of a trusting relationship with an adult. I believe that all children and young people deserve to feel valued and supported. Building emotional health through childhood and adolescence can help provide the foundation for long-term wellbeing. 

Counselling is bespoke and unique to each individual. Some of the benefits may include:

 

  • Feeling heard and less alone

  • Creating coherent narratives about difficult experiences

  • Helping feelings become more manageable

  • Building self-esteem and positive sense of self

  • Promoting regulation of the nervous system

  • Improving emotional awareness and communication

  • Developing emotional resilience 

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Specific Concerns

I offer support for specific issues and long-term challenges including:

 

  • Worrying and anxiety

  • Low mood and depression

  • Low self-esteem

  • Bereavement

  • Loss

  • School transitions

  • Bullying and friendship issues

  • Self-harm

  • Stress

  • Challenges at school

  • Significant life events

  • Family conflict

  • Having a sibling or parent with high needs

  • Difficult feelings, thoughts or memories

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About

I am a professionally qualified counsellor, dedicated to supporting and empowering youth. I have been working with children and young people for 10 years in a variety of settings, including as a:

  • Counsellor in primary, secondary and SEN schools

  • Senior practitioner in a therapeutic arts charity

  • Teaching assistant in mainstream and SEN classrooms 

  • Carer for young people with significant disabilities 

  • Co-founder of a mindfulness community group for families

  • Facilitator of mindfulness courses and retreats for teens

Education & Training

University of Cambridge

  • Masters (Distinction), Child & Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Counselling 

  • PGDip, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Counselling

 

University of Massachusetts Amherst - USA

  • BA Psychology

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BACP Registered Member

When looking for a therapist, it is important to find a suitably qualified professional. As a registered member of BACP, I have completed extensive accredited training and abide by rigorous ethical standards that safeguard and support the best outcomes for my clients.

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Contact

Update Sept 2022: Apologies, I am at capacity and am not currently accepting new clients.

Thank you for your message.

Fees:

£65 per 50-minute therapy session.

Occasional bursaries available. 

To enable a meaningful therapeutic relationship to develop, I offer a minimum of 6 sessions.