Joe Moran | Counselling and Psychotherapy for Individuals and Couples in East London

Counselling & Psychotherapy

Counselling and Psychotherapy offers a supportive and dynamic context for reflection and self-inquiry. It can be a catalyst to stimulate change and growth, an opportunity to consciously address that which limits one’s life and relationships, a challenge to come to know one’s needs, and a resource from which to realise goals in daily life. It can also offer a space for quietude and healing.

Counselling tends to be shorter term or time-limited concerned with tackling specific issues or set of concerns, with psychotherapy offering a broader, more holistic approach addressing more deep-seated issues.


Individual therapy
Individual therapy is offered on a regular, weekly basis with the same appointment time and duration (usually 55mins) each week. Early morning, daytime and evening sessions are available. Sessions may be short term (from 10-12 weeks) or open-ended with agreed review points. At times, where appropriate, Joe offers twice-weekly or double sessions (1hr 40mins).


Couple Therapy
Joe’s approach to couple therapy is quite structured, drawing upon a range of communications tools and exercises to deepen or re-engage open dialogue. This offers the foundation from which the couple may work together to explore and address the challenges or conflicts that bring them to therapy.


Group Facilitation
Joe facilitates group work in professional and business contexts focused on leadership, innovation and organisational development. He also leads sessions addressing interpersonal dynamics and health and wellbeing.

About Joe

Joe Moran is a registered psychotherapist working private in East London. He works with couples and individuals offering short to long-term counselling and psychotherapy focused on the client’s needs and goals. Joe works with a varied client group with those from a range of social, cultural and professional backgrounds.

Joe is experienced in working with issues related to depression, anxiety, relationships, family, employment, career and personal finance, life crisis and life changes, loss and bereavement, sexuality and sexual identity, addiction and spiritual concerns. Joe uses an ‘integrative’ approach drawing upon humanist, psychodynamic, existential and transpersonal approaches in which he trained.


Joe Moran is registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the UK Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP). He trained at the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE) in West London, and holds a Masters (2006-08), Postgraduate Diploma (2001-04) and Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy (2000). He completed a Post-certification Diploma in Couple Therapy in 2013.

Joe worked in private practice at CCPE psychotherapy clinic (2002-10), Bloomsbury Therapy Centre (2010-13) and Terapia Consultancy (2013-2018). He moved to HQ Therapy Consulting Rooms in 2018 as his practice has expanded. Joe has worked professionally with adolescents in acute psychiatric settings and, whilst training, undertook a psychiatric attachment at Wonford House Hospital in Devon and was a Volunteer Counsellor at the Caravan Counselling Service in Piccadilly (2000-02).

Appointments & Fees

Appointments are offered at HQ Therapy Consulting Rooms in Haggerston, East London, located on Kingsland Road between Shoreditch and Dalston.

Individuals: £75 – £90 per 55-min session
Couples: £85 – £100 per 55-min session

Initial sessions
An initial session is an opportunity to explore the concerns bringing on to counselling or psychotherapy, a chance to see whether the therapist and client could work well together, timeframe and ways forward. Should an initial session not lead to working together, referrals to other counsellors and therapists are offered.

For couples, the first session will culminate in an agreement for an initial working period or an invitation for the couple to reflect upon whether working together would be a good fit. At an agreed times, there will be a review to consider completion or continuing on.

Contact & Location

Joe is currently on a research sabbatical until the beginning of July 2018. However, he is welcoming enquiries for appointments from 10 July onwards when he will be resuming work with clients.

To arrange an appointment or to enquire about counselling and psychotherapy please contact
Joe on 07775 938 298 or email your enquiry.

Joe practices at:
HQ Therapy Consulting Rooms
322c Kingsland Road
London E8 4DE
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HQ Therapy is situated in the heart of Haggerston, between Dalston and Shoreditch. Its beautiful, light and welcoming consulting rooms are just a 1 minute walk from nearby Haggerston Overground station and it is served by many local buses.