Hilary Lester Psychotherapy and Counselling
in Dulwich, South East London


About Hilary Lester

I have trained as a counsellor, therapist and Jungian analyst.

I am a Training Analyst for the Society of Analytical Psychology, (Jungian analysts), and also a Trustee of the Society. I am also a Training Analyst for WPF Therapy.

I am registered with the British Psychoanalytic Council, and with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy, (UKCP). These are umbrella organisations working with the Government towards regulation of the counselling, psychotherapy and psychoanalytic professions.


I have experience in the following areas:

  • Initial exploratory sessions to discover what is happening for someone and what might be helpful (consultation and assessment)
  • Working with mental illness
  • Working with adolescents, young adults, couples and families
  • Working as a psychotherapist in the NHS
  • Offering counselling and psychotherapy to students in a University Counselling Service
  • Supervising counselling trainees and therapists and counsellors who are in private practice
  • Teaching on a Counselling Diploma training and teaching trainee analysts
  • Working in a therapeutic community
  • Writing and publishing in professional journals
  • I have many years’ experience in working with all age groups, cultures and sexual orientations


I have long experience of working with a wide variety of psychological problems, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bereavement
  • Infertility
  • Coping with physical illness and disability
  • Exploring sexual orientation
  • Spiritual issues
  • Releasing creativity
  • Life change
  • Facing terminal illness

My Location

Therapy sessions take place in my consulting room in Dulwich, South East London

By car I am reachable easily from New Cross, Deptford, Greenwich, Lewisham, Catford, Penge, Beckenham, Brixton, Streatham, Camberwell and of course East and North Dulwich. (West Dulwich is 5 minutes by car).

My nearest main line stations are North Dulwich (15 minutes pleasant walk), Forest Hill (10 minute bus ride on busy route) and East Dulwich (ditto).

Buses 12, 176 and 185 will bring you to within a couple of minutes of my consulting room.

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