John Jeremiah Ahearne, Couns.Dip, Cert.Psych, MBACP London Counselling and Psychotherapy
Angel Islington, Holborn & Harley Street

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Integrative Therapeutic
Counselling and Psychotherapy (L-CaP)

Psychotherapist, with clinics in Angel Islington, High Holborn, West End, Oxford Street & Marylebone. 
Face-to-Face & Online Sessions for Adult Individuals/Couples



I am a qualified therapist with clinics Angel Islington, High Holborn, West End, Oxford Street & Marylebone W1U. I am committed to providing counselling, psychotherapy and talking therapy in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment. I work with individuals and couples using an open-ended approach or for an agreed period to enable you to enhance your lives and live them more fully.

“Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.”
– Sigmund Freud

I understand that seeking out therapy might be a difficult decision for some, but firmly believe that when an individual makes that step, it is because they are ready for change and growth. Using my training and knowledge, I will work with you towards a better awareness of yourself and yourself in relation to those around you.

Nothing you say will shock me and everything you say is always confidential.

Together we will recognise and explore patterns in yourself and others, what your triggers are and where those patterns may have originated. I do not believe in immediate fixes, rather that most issues are relational problems.


It's about the relationship we have with a problem that causes us pain; how you react to a topic, person or life event that causes upset in your personal and/or professional life.

Click here to learn more about my approach, and here for sessions and fees.

Please call me on 07549 165 155 if you have any questions or if you want to make an appointment, or you can email me here



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”The fact that grief takes so long to resolve is not a sign of inadequacy, but betokens depth of soul.”
– Donald Winnicott



Some words that might begin to describe what you feel, are experiencing or want from therapy:

Abandonment, Addiction, Adler, Attachment, Anxiety, Anger, Angry, Asian, Bereavement, Berne, Binge-eating disorder, Bipolar Disorder, BPD, Black, Bowlby, Brief Dynamic Therapy, Bulimia nervosa, Bullying, Bullies, Cancer, Coach, COVID, Change, Chancery Lane, Counselling, Counsellor Islington, Covent Garden, Chemotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Complex, Counselling, Moorgate City, C.B.T., Depression, Disabilities, Dissociative, Divorce, Domestic violence, Eating disorders, Emotional abuse, Existential, Farringdon, Fat, Family issues, Feeling sad, Financial, Freud, Gaslighting, Gay, Grief, Gow, Growth, Guilt, Guilty, Holborn, Heterosexual, Healing, Historical, HIV/AIDS, Holborn, Homophobia, Humanistic, Islington, Jung, Klien, Klein, Loneliness, Low self-confidence, Low self-esteem, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Miscarriage, Palliative, Paranoia, Passive-aggressive behaviour, Past, Personality disorders, Physical abuse, Psychotherapy, Porn, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Postnatal Depression, Psychosis, Prejudice, Redundancy, Psychodynamic therapy, psychotherapy, Race, Racism, Radiotherapy, Relationship problems, Harley Street, Rogers, Sadness, Self-harm, Separation, Short-term, Sex problems, Sexual abuse, Sexuality, Sex and Love Addiction (S.L.A.), Situational problems issues, Sleep, Straight, Stress, suicidal ideation, Intent, Suicidal thoughts, Survivor, Therapy, Trans, Transphobia, Transpeople, Psychotherapy Chancery Lane, Holborn, Transactional Analysis, High Holborn, Trigger, Triggered, Triggering, Victim, Vicarious Trauma, Holborn, Work-related stress. Islington, Angel, Holborn, Chancery Lane, Four Courts, Grays Inn, Counselling Islington N1, Harley Street.

If these words above resonate with you in such a way that you feel you might need to process a life event that is past or present; or simply that something has been bothering you, then do get in touch.

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The Process

The process is something like this:

- we have an initial 15 odd min telephone call

- you tell me a little bit about what is going on for you and why you have reached out for therapy

- I tell you a bit about what I can offer you as a therapist

- if by the end of the telephone consultation we are both happy to go ahead we move to looking at both our diaries to agree a weekly day/time-slot for each week for in person at Holborn, High Holborn/Chancery Lane, Harley Street or Islington, online or hybrid sessions

- I offer a once weekly model - which can be short term therapy e.g. 3 to 5 months or long term therapy which is 6 months to open ended.



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If you feel you need to speak to somebody, you are probably ready for therapy. Send an email through this website or call/text the number provided, and I’ll get back to you ASAP.

Currently offering zoom and face-to-face talking therapy, counselling, counsellor and psychotherapy services in Angel N1, Islington, EC1V, Farringdon, City of London, St Pauls, High Holborn, Grays Inn, Lincoln’s Inn, Four Courts, WC2, EC4, Covent Garden, Chancery Lane, Holborn WC1 and WC1V and Harley Street W1G.

Islington Counselling Therapy Room:

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Holborn, High Holborn & Chancery Lane Counselling Therapy Room:

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Books of interest;

Object relations & relationality in couple therapy
- James L. Poulton
The Independent Mind in British Psychoanalysis - Eric Rayner
The Body Keeps the Score - Bessel van der Kol
Mentalizing in Psychotherapy - Carla Sharp; Dickton Bevington; Peter Fonagy
Games People Play - Eric Berne (Transactional Analysis)
Psychoanalytic Ideas series - Vol 1, Psychosis (Madness) & Vol 2, Perinatal Loss & Breakdown
Psychoanalytic theories: perspectives from developmental psychopathology - Peter Fonagy & Mary Target
Transactional Analysis in Psychotherapy: The Classic Handbook to its Principles - Eric Berne
Understanding Trauma: A Psychoanalytic Approach - Caroline Garland
The Unconscious at Work - Anton Obholzer
In Therapy - Susie Orbach
Mad, Bad and Sad - Lisa Appignanesi







Please call me on 07549 165 155 if you have any questions or if you want to make an appointment, or you can email me here


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