Patrick Bates, UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist

Patrick Bates

London SW7
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Patrick Bates, UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist

Patrick Bates

London SW7
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My Approach

I am a psychotherapist, specialising in Family, Couples and Child Psychotherapy.

I work with families, children and adolescents where there are relationship difficulties, as well as mental health challenges. I also offer parenting support, and behavioural strategies for children and teenagers. 

I also specialise in couples therapy, using an emotionally focused approach. I have experience working with couples who are facing difficulties in their relationship, working through communication challenges and emotional distress. Additionally, I support couples who are considering separation where children are involved. 

I aim to provide a warm, safe and confidential space to talk about family life, individual experiences, or anything that might be causing pain or distress.

About Me

I have worked for over 10 years with children and families in the NHS, where I practice as a Team Lead and Senior Family Therapist.

I offer a free 30 minute telephone consultation so that we can discuss a therapy tailored to your specific needs. It also gives you the opportunity to get to know me. Having a good rapport and relationship with your therapist is an important part of therapy and leads to better outcomes.

I work with

  • Children and young people
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Individuals

Special Interests

Like all UKCP registered psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors I can work with a wide range of issues, but here are some areas in which I have a special interest or additional experience.

I specialise in family and couple relationships. Whether you’re experiencing difficulties in your relationships at home, a break down in communication, or you’re struggling with mental health challenges, I can offer a safe space to work through these concerns.
I work with children and adolescents who have mental health issues. This may include anxiety and depression, as well as other presentations such as anger and isolation.
Parenting can be extremely fun and rewarding, but also challenging. I specialise in working with parents who have children or adolescents who might be struggling with their behaviour and emotions.

Types of Therapies Offered

  • Family and Systemic Psychotherapist
  • Family Therapist
  • Systemic Family and Couple Psychotherapist
  • Systemic Psychotherapist

What I can help with

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Couple Issues
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Parents
  • Relationships
  • Separation
  • Step Families
  • Stress
  • Telephone Counselling

Types of sessions

  • Face to Face - Long Term
  • Face to Face - Short Term
  • Home Visits
  • Online Therapy
  • Telephone Therapy

London Office

27 Emperor’s Gate
London SW7 4HS

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My fees start at £100 for a 1 hour session

London Office

20 Great Portland Street
London W1W 8RQ

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Starting from £100

UKCP College

  • College of Family Couple and Systemic Psychotherapy (CFCSP)

Working with Children

For more information about therapy for children and young people, visit our info page.
Patrick Bates

Patrick Bates

London SW7

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