Dr. Peter Meades

Counselling and Psychotherapy

Sometimes we need a little help to face certain problems, challenges or difficulties in life.


Peter Meades

UKCP reg. & IPTUK accred. Psychotherapist

Psychotherapy is a talking therapy. It’s a non-judgemental space where it’s possible to really be heard and understood, to explore different experiences and to increase awareness of what’s going on for us, and our relationships with others. Ultimately, engaging in the process can help us to live more authentically, more fully in the present.

I‘m an integrative therapist with a doctorate in psychotherapy, and a broad training background in various other approaches (e.g. cognitive behavioural therapy, compassion focussed therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy).

I have extensive experience mostly in the NHS and private practice but also in the third sector.

I take an inclusive, non-pathologising view of gender and sexuality and recognise the broad range of gender, sexual, and relationship diversities (GSRD).


Even though there are many different types of psychotherapy, when looking for someone to work with, one of the most important things to help you know who to choose, is that you feel really comfortable talking to them, and feel heard.

I take a pluralistic perspective and have an interest in a range of different theoretical and practical ideas. I recognise the importance of evidence-based practice as well as practice-based evidence.

Experienced therapists draw on a range of theoretical and technical ideas depending on what you’ve said you want to get out of the work.

I am registered with both the UKCP and IPTUK.

I work full-time in the NHS during the week so my availability for private work is normally in the evenings, Monday to Friday.

I work is with adults 18+, individually, and either digitally (video) or face-to-face.

Education and Training
2021- ongoing
University of Wales, Cardiff
Doctorate In Psychotherapy
D. Psych (Prof.): Middlesex/Metanoia, London
2012 - 2019
2008 - 2010
M.A. Consultative Supervision
University of Wales, Newport
M.Sc. Integrative Psychotherapy
Metanoia, London
2001 - 2005
2001 - 2005
Clin. Dip. Psychotherapy
Metanoia, London
Post-qualification training
2017 /18
Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) Accredited Practitioner Training: Part B
NHS/Surrey University IPT Centre
Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) Accredited Practitioner Training: Part A
NHS/Surrey University IPT Centre
Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT).
CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) Core Modules
NHS/Oxford Cogntive Therapy Centre
CAT (Cognitive Analytic Therapy) Introduction
Solution Focussed Therapy: BRIEF Therapy And BRIEF Supervision.
Coaching For Performance
NHS Senior Clinical Leadership Programme
CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) DoH Core Competencies
Published Articles
Meades, P. (2015) (Book Review)
Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care: a practical guide. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling Vol. 43, Iss. 1, 2015.
Meades, P. (2009) Sexual Minority Therapy
An Introduction to the Basics. The British Journal of Psychotherapy Integration. Volume 6, Issue 1 pp.6-14

I am a member of Metanoia, registered with the HIPS section of UKCP, and accredited with IPTUK.



The fee for the initial appointment is fixed at £75 payable in advance via bank transfer. For all subsequent sessions I operate a sliding scale between £70 and £100 depending on circumstances.


Sessions are 50 minutes.

Payment by cash or direct bank transfer for face-to-face and digital (video) appointments.

Professional Registration

I have full professional registration with the UKCP and adhere to their professional code of ethics, as well as that of the UKCP Member organisation, Metanoia. I am also an accredited IPT therapist with IPTUK.

Useful links

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UK Council for Psychotherapy Interpersonal Psychotherapy UK


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Office Address

London SE17 3EE,

Approximately 10 minutes walk from Kennington underground station or 15 minutes walk from Elephant and Castle station.

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