Compassion Focused Therapy London


If you have been looking for a Compassion Focused Therapy London? Or maybe another therapeutic approach, like Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or Acceptance and Commitment Therapy? 

Balanced Minds can provide you with different types of therapy to choose from according to your needs. Our warm, empathetic, and experienced therapists provide individual, group, couples and family therapy through a variety of evidence-based modalities.

compassion focused therapy london

Our therapists are specialists in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), but are also skilled in delivering a variety of other therapies, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

CFT stands for Compassion Focused Therapy, and it’s at the heart of what we do.

 Initially developed by Professor Paul Gilbert, Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) has been growing as an effective integrated psychological therapy that can help with a vast range of life difficulties, alleviating emotional distress and other mental health problems. If you are looking for a compassionate form of therapy, London-based or remotely, this innovative approach may work well for you.

Compassion Focused Therapy London

How to organise a therapy session in London


Please book a therapy session with us by completing our secure self-referral form. One of our team will subsequently respond to you via email with options for arranging an initial assessment appointment, as required.

For more information on the therapy we offer, please see our frequently asked questions: FAQ’s.



Our therapists are fully covered by the major health insurance companies.

The duration time of assessment and therapy sessions is 50 minutes and details of fees can be found here. We also offer a limited number of concessionary slots for those on low wages. Please enquire about our concessionary availability via the self-referral form.  

Online sessions


In the event we are not in capacity to provide you with a session in-person, or if you are unable to commute to one of our offices, you can still access our therapy. London-based clinicians still offer online therapy session via a number of online platforms such as Zoom and Skype, or by telephone.

If this is a requirement or option for you, simply indicate your preference when you complete the self-referral form.

Who we work with


Most of our work is catered towards helping adults (16 years old+), however several of our clinicians are experienced in helping children, adolescents and families. Additionally, we also provide couples and relationship therapy.

We provide various workshops and training for professionals, the general public and organisations.

What can we help you with Compassion Focused Therapy London
  • We have a therapy clinics in Holborn
  • We regularly run workshops and courses in London 
  • We have therapy room hire space available in London  

London Office


Our London clinic is located at:

LABS Hogarth House – 136 High Holborn, London WC1V 6PX

To contact our London offices, please email:

All our Compassion Focused Therapy London clinicians are highly experienced, well trained and receive regular supervision. They have all received specific training in Compassion Focused Therapy, and are supervised by specialist CFT practitioners. 

If you feel that you’re not ready to start your therapy journey, we also have other evidence-based options that might be useful. We have self-guided online self-compassion courses which research have found to significantly reduce psychological distress and increase wellbeing. We also have the self-compassion app and a variety of other self-help options (e.g. audios, books etc). Take a look at our self-help page for more details, along with our live 8 Week Compassionate Mind Training (CMT) group courses.