MHL Individual Counselling & Therapy in Bromley

What is the difference between Counselling & Psychotherapy ?

Counselling is a brief treatment that would normally last for 6 – 8 weekly sessions, sometimes less, sometimes more, all dependent on the individual. These sessions would focus on the issues that the individual is currently concerned with, i.e. Work-related stress, Career Support, Family & Marital issues, Health concerns, Loss & Bereavement.

Psychotherapy is generally a longer treatment process than Counselling, and focuses on deeper-rooted problems. The current day to day effects that the individual may be experiencing, such as Anxiety, Confusion, Depression, Loneliness, Low self-confidence, Low self-esteem, Stress, Trauma etc, are often the result of something that may of occurred in the past, quite often many years ago.

What is Counselling / Psychotherapy for?

Counselling / Psychotherapy helps to increase, confidence, minimise stress and give a renewed sense of confidence and independence.


  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Coping skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Men’s Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual and Gender Identity
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Women’s Issues
  • Workplace Issues

Who is Counselling / Psychotherapy for?

Counselling and Psychotherapy is for people over 18yrs, regardless of culture, disability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation.

How can Counselling / Psychotherapy help me?

Counselling and Psychotherapy can help to achieve a sense of emotional balance and find meaning and purpose.

getting started with therapy and counselling

It can appear daunting when first considering whether or not to take that initial step and looking into the benefits that counselling could well provide. Rest assured, there is nothing to be worried about.

MHL Counselling, offers a supportive and considerate approach to each and every client. Firstly you will need to book an initial consultation, which will last about 50 minutes. This gives us a starting point to work out which avenue of therapy is best suited to you and the concerns that you have. After this MHL, will arrange for a convenient time for your first therapy session, where upon the process of gaining insight and resolving your problems can begin and continue on a weekly basis.

MHL Counselling provides professional counselling and therapy to anyone over the age of 18. We work on a completely confidential basis and you can find the details of our confidentiality agreement here.

Our 3 main areas are Individual Counselling, Couples Counselling and Psychosexual Therapy.

If you would like to book an initial consultation then please either contact us through the form on the right hand side or go to our contact section to find more details.

MHL is a member of the following:

accredited member of UKCP

As a registered member of the UKCP, Michelle abides by the UKCP codes of ethical practice

accredited member of bacp

As a Snr Accredited member of the BACP Michelle abides by the “BACP Code of Ethics & Practice” Registered Member 016201 MBACP (Snr Accred)

accredited member of cosrt

As an Accredited member of COSRT Michelle abides by COSRT codes of ethical practice.
Accreditation No: 2529
Supervisor Accreditation No: 646

advanced accredited member of pink therapy
As an Advanced Accredited Gender, Sex, & Relationship Diversities Therapist of Pink Therapy Michelle abides by Pink Therapy codes of ethical practice.
online and telephone counselling certified

Online & Telephone counselling Certified Counsellor Badge

clinical supervision face to face and online counselling certified

Clinical Supervision certified for face to face and online counselling badge