JLJ Counselling

Whether you've been struggling for a while, or if an unexpected life event has hit you hard, taking the time to talk, process and reflect can help with perspective, equipping you with the tools and mechanisms to make the changes that allow you to move forward.


All of us go through periods when things get on top of us, and our normal strategies for coping are not enough. It takes courage to seek help, but in doing so you are taking a first step towards change.

I work with individuals to make sense of their world, and couples to untangle the psychosexual and emotional issues which are threatening their relationship.

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How I can help

Counselling can help with feelings of loneliness, unhappiness and hopelessness and if you are looking for more meaning in life. You may be wanting to relate to others more easily, dissatisfied with work, concerned about a family member, suffering from illness, facing a crisis or a significant change, or just looking for understanding and support.

I am a qualified humanistic counsellor,  our sessions will start with us exploring what is going on for you right now, and how it is impacting on you and your relationships. We'll look at ways to cope with difficult thoughts and feelings, before going on to consider the experiences which lie beneath. 


I can help with a range of issues which may present because of painful experiences from the past or difficulties in the present and fears about the future. Counselling can also help with psychosexual issues, including loss of desire, sex/porn addiction and adapting to change.

I also work with couples, it's within a safe, nurturing environment that as individuals we reach our fullest potential, but over time all relationships will be tested; through loss, infidelity, conflict - all of the messy stuff that life throws at us. 

Therapy room in Ewell
Therapy room in Ewell

Parking available, 12mins from Ewell East

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Therapy room at Tudor St
Therapy room at Tudor St

Spacious, 4min walk from Blackfriars

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Waiting area/reception at Tudor St
Waiting area/reception at Tudor St

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Therapy room in Ewell
Therapy room in Ewell

Parking available, 12mins from Ewell East

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How it works

The most important factor in determining the usefulness of counselling is the relationship between the counsellor and the client. Finding the right person is key. 

The first step is to arrange a cost-free no-commitment phone, online or F2F session typically lasting 15-30 minutes where you can talk about what is troubling you, and we can discuss ways in which I may help. For couples I offer an initial session at 50% of normal fee.

I work out of three locations: Ewell (KT17 3EU), Blackfriars (EC4Y 0AY) and Clapham (low cost sessions through an agency, The Awareness Centre)


Fees vary according to location, in Ewell sessions cost £50 for individual clients and £80 for couples/polyamorous. In the City sessions are £80/£120.  For information about The Awareness Centre, please visit their website and enquire direct to them.


I have received two Covid vaccinations, plus a booster, and I ask that unvaccinated clients inform me before sessions commence. I perform lateral flow tests daily when seeing clients F2F and sanitise the therapy room according to Covid-19 standards. 

I am registered by the BACP and abide by their ethical framework. As part of my ongoing professional development I am also undergoing further, specialist training in psychosexual and relationship therapy. I am student member of COSRT.

If you are new to counselling and would like to find out more about the process, or not able to commit to regular sessions I offer a one-off 'Walk and Talk' session, 90 or 120mins in duration. Please email for more information and availability.

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Jill is kind, sincere, a great listener and very supportive. She’s also down to earth, realistic, with a sense of humour . Jill was that friendly face, warm
hearted person I could sound off to for an hour every week and I will miss our chats. She helped me enormously.

Client A, Purley.

I came to Jill when I was in a particularly difficult period in my life, from spending a year in Lockdown after graduating university I found myself really struggling and feeling overwhelmed. Jill helped me build the confidence to start creating the foundations for my future self - I made leaps and bounds in my professional life while attending these sessions. She also helped with personal family issues by providing me with a confidential safe space to talk without judgement. Compared with previous counsellors I found Jill's relaxed and more familiar approach effective as it made me feel able to open up about my issues.

Client B, Epsom

A man in my mid-sixties, this was my first experience of psychotherapy and I wasn't quite sure what to expect. My porn addiction was seriously threatening my marriage of 40years. During weekly sessions with Jill over a few months I was able to see the bigger picture as to why I was doing this. My wife, though deeply hurt, was supportive of me seeking professional help, and as a result my home life has improved immensely with a more intimate relationship with my wife. Being lucky enough to have chosen the right therapist has turned my life around.

Client C, Ashtead

 
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How to contact me

1 Howell Hill Close, KT17 3EU
22 Tudor Street, London, EC4Y 0AY

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