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Welcome to HQ Psychotherapy & Counselling

Situated in the heart of Dalston, Hackney, East London, HQ Therapy offers psychotherapy and counselling for a range of concerns. We work from four beautiful rooms situated over two locations each a 2 minute walk from Dalston Kingsland Overground. Click here for directions. 

Our registered, qualified counsellors and psychotherapists are trained in a variety of approaches. If you are new to therapy there is information on the About Therapy page explaining what therapy is and some of the reasons people seek it.  

See the Our Therapists page to read about the therapists that work at the practice. If you would like advice choosing a therapist, please click here.

If you are a practitioner and interested in joining the practice, please see Work From Here

Quote of the month...

'Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.' – Dalai Lama

Latest Article...

The Importance of a Mind-Body Approach to Eating Disorders and Recovery

Dr. Jenna Daku
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Our minds and bodies are deeply connected.  Tears well up in our eyes when we are sad, and tension builds in our muscles when we feel anxious or afraid. Perhaps the deepest connection of all, however, lies between our stomachs and our minds. For example, it’s been discovered that our stomachs have as many neuronal connections as a cat’s brain. Similarly, serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in positive mood and feelings of happiness, is primarily produced in our gut: which was unbeknownst to us until recently as well.  This helps explain why we often use the phrase “gut feeling” to describe […]

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