Ia Tollstam

I currently divide my time between working in private practice and co-running a Student Counselling service in Higher Education for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students.

-I also work as a supervisor for other practicing therapists; both trainees and experienced counsellors and psychotherapists.

In addition to providing Crisis Interventions and Critical Incident support within organisations, I am also a Consultant Supervisor for another therapy team which provides support projects for businesses and organisations.


Along with my private practice, where I see individuals both short- and long term, 1 -3 times per week, I have many years experience of working psychotherapeutically within

-Not-for-profit organisations such as ‘The Medical Foundation for the care of victims of torture and organised violence’ and Women's Centres.

-Staff support in both public and private sector organisations,

-Running and working in student counselling services at the University of Bedfordshire, the Royal College of Art, The London School of Economics and the Courtauld Institute of Art.

I have also many years experience as an on site Critical Incident responder, in both private and public sector corporate organsiations and offer consultancy and supervision to other organisations offering critical incident support.

My private practice is based at non-domestic premises in Harpenden and in The Muswell Hill/ East Finchley area of North London, with free parking available in both locations.

Professional Training Qualifications and Memberships

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling

  • MA degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy

  • Post graduate certificate in Clinical Supervision from the British Psychotherapy Foundation

    I am committed to uphold my continued professional development and have post grad certificates

    from various recognised institutions such as The Tavistock & Portman trust.

   I am registered and accredited by The BACP, whose ethical guidelines I adhere to and I hold a Senior

   Associate Membership with APPCIOS - The Association for Psychodynamic Practice and Counselling

  in Organisational Settings.


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