Richard Coltart

About me and my practice

PGDip (Level 7), Addiction Psychology and Counselling FDAP (accred.)

After over two decades spent in the hospitality industry, Richard found his way – via the Start2Stop Outpatient Programme – into recovery. He is familiar with the testing work environments which many clients have to face.

Richard is a counsellor at Start2Stop London and runs his own private practice. With a particular passion for 12-Step methodology, he has a robust understanding of the mechanics and psychology of addiction and is a proponent of Motivational Interviewing and Metacognitive thinking strategies. He also understands the importance of building a trusting and supportive alliance with his clients and creating a collaborative, integrative and meaningful recovery process with them.

He is currently completing a Masters in Addiction Psychology in Dual Process. Richard works with clients 121, offers family & partner sessions, facilitates groups and runs workshops.

Outline of offer and experience

Richard works with clients 121, offers family & partner sessions, facilitates groups and runs workshops. He can offer sessions in person, or via digital platforms where helpful or relevant.

List of specialist areas

Richards counselling is informed by, but not limited to:

  • motivational interviewing (MIE)
  • cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • 12-Step principles.

Contact details

Tel: 07900 913 957

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