Andrew Matthews | Accredited Counsellor | Broadstairs | NCS

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From the 15th of May 2023, we will officially be changing our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS).

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Andrew Matthews

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS19-07556

Location: Broadstairs

I am a highly experienced BACP-Accredited therapist with a master's degree in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy.  My private practice based in Broadstairs continues my work in London helping people overcome difficult and challenging situations.

Whether your concern is recent, long-standing or an isolated event, I offer a confidential and non-judgemental environment where you are free to be yourself and express your genuine thoughts.​​

I tailor my approach to you and the issue at hand. This style of working celebrates you as a unique individual whilst focusing on those aspects of your life that you feel need attention.​

I work with a wide range of difficulties including struggles with addiction, compulsions, depression, shame, guilt and burnout.

My principal areas of interest are:

Relationships --- Issues concerning infidelity, trust and/or behaviour with partners, family & friends.
Anger -- Investigating root causes and establishing coping strategies.
Anxiety --- Identifying underlining causes that are preventing you from leading a healthy life.
Self-Care --- Understanding personal needs and boundaries to improve self-awareness, self-esteem, self-worth and self-respect.
Perfectionism -- Examining reasons for obsessive/unrealistic goal setting, procrastination, fear of failure and inability to acknowledge being 'good enough'.

Well-being and happiness are possible. They sometimes just need the right professional support.

I embrace diversity.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Accredited Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (B.A.C.P.) who abides by the BACP Ethical Framework

    Accredited Member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS) who abides by the NCPS Code of Ethics

    Master’s Degree with Merit in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Roehampton, London

    Degree with honours in Psychology, Birkbeck, London

    Diploma with Merit in Applied Psychology, Birkbeck, London
  • What I can help with
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Emotional issues
    • Family
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Phobias
    • Public speaking: stage fright
    • Relationships
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Stress
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