Monica Sala Online Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Monica Sala (MSc.)

UKCP accredited, Integrative Psychotherapist (MSc.) with over 25 years experience, encompassing on and offline private practice, NHS surgeries and running workshops on diversity issues.

Founder of UK Online Counselling (est. 2010).


English, Italian, French, Spanish

Post Graduate Education

MSc. Integrative Psychotherapy
2001 Middlesex University

Diploma Integrative Psychotherapy
1995 - 2001 Metanoia Institute

Fundamentals in Counselling and Psychotherapy
1994, Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education (CCPE)

BA (Hons.) Psychology
1986-1989, University of Reading

Accreditation and Membership

United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP)

Metanoia Institute (London)

The Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO)

Online Therapy Institute (OTI)
Member and website verified


Private Psychotherapy Practice
2010-Present, UK Online Counselling

Peninsula Primary Care (later Outlook South West)
2004-2009, Primary Care, NHS Counsellor

Private Psychotherapy Practice
2003-2007, Face to face and telephone counselling, including EAP work, Cornwall

Awareness Partnership
2003-2005, Project Manager; consultations/facilitation in Slovakia (Roma) and Cornwall County Council (Focus groups / Gypsies and Travellers), Private Psychotherapy

European Multicultural Foundation (EMF)
2001-2003, Project Author and Manager - ulticultural Awareness in the Community

Private Psychotherapy Practice
1995-2001, Short and long term psychotherapy to clients from the BBC, London

The King's Fund (
London, January to August 2000, In-House Counsellor

Additional Training

Working Therapeutically Using Chat Rooms
2010, Online Therapy Institute (OTI)

Working Therapeutically With Email
2010, Online Therapy Institute (OTI)

The Online Therapeutic Relationship
2010, Online Therapy Institute (OTI)

Ethical Considerations for Online Counselling
2010, Online Therapy Institute (OTI)

Certificate in Online Counselling Skills
2009, Online Counselling and Supervision Training (OCST)

Workshop on Phone Therapy
2008, Outlook South West

EMDR parts I and II
2008, Alexandra Richman, London

Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Primary Care
2005 Centre for Stress Management, London

Life Coaching Training
2003-2004, The Coaching Academy

Conflict Resolution Intensive
2003, Process Work Institute, London (Jean-Claude and Arlene Audergone)

Process Oriented Conflict Resolution Training
2003, Process Work Institute, London, (Arnold and Amy Mindell)

Chaos Theory and Process Oriented Psychology
2002, Process Work Institute, London (Max Shupbach)

Transcultural Therapy
2001, Metanoia Institute (Colin Lago)

Stranger in a Strange Land
2001, Regents College, London

Spirituality and Psychotherapy
2000, UKAPI, London

Introduction to Intercultural Therapy
April-July 1997, Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre, London

Doors to Therapy Paul Ware Workshop
1997, BAC, London

Understanding and Experiencing Group Process,
1997 Metanoia Institute, London (Todd Butler)

1997, Marie Curie Edenhall, London

Understanding Depression
1997, BAC, London (Mary Parker)

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