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Paper Boat ImageAV therapy associates is the collaboration between Anna Foakes and Vivienne Osborne, Independent therapeutic counsellors. They provide professional, confidential, safe and effective counselling to adults, children and young people in London, Colchester and throughout Essex. We are experienced therapists who provide a comfortable and professional environment where clients can feel secure to explore and develop, helping you to move forward in your lives. We provide therapeutic counselling that you can rely and depend on with excellent results for our clients.

Anna in London and Vivienne in Essex provide Counselling for self- esteem, confidence building, relationship issues, work and career issues, anxiety and depression, plus much more. Vivienne also provides counselling to children and young people. Anna runs facilitated support groups for individuals going through divorce and separation issues.

Anna and Vivienne are committed to helping you overcome obstacles in your life. We will help you to achieve your goals or aims by providing you or your child/ young person with a quality service. Our direct, yet compassionate and considerate approach will allow you to reach your highest potential.

Our Services:

Individual Counselling

Children and Young People


We all struggle with problems at some point in our lives. AV therapy associates can help you discover your personal strengths and enhance your ability to move forward and overcome your problems or issues that you wish to work on. To find out more about therapeutic counselling and how we can help, we trust you will find this information helpful. Depending on your requirements, counselling, cognitive behaviour therapy or facilitated group work, please explore to discover what we can offer you.

Anna and Vivienne are glad you have found them; you can contact them through the contact page on this site, filling in the form, or call/ text on their mobile numbers.

Anna is registered with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and has an enhanced DBS for working with adults and young people. Anna works with individuals on a one to one basis in private practice, educational, healthcare and workplace settings as well as running support groups for those with relationship issues.

Vivienne is registered with British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is also a member of British Association of Social Workers (BASW) and has an enhanced DBS for working with adults, children and young people. Vivienne works with adults, young people and children in private practice, schools and other educational settings.

Whatever you need support with, AV therapy associates are looking forward to welcoming you in London and Essex. We look forward to hearing from you.

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