Ben McKie


PG Dip, Advanced Dip, MBACP, UKCP Registered, AHPP(accred), MNCP(Senior accred), UKPTS, ESTSS


Working with Ben is both an inward and outward journey, you will explore what lies within and what possibility is in the world around you. You will create time and space to find out who you are when no one wants anything from you.


Ben believes that development and growth are dependent on the quality of the therapeutic relationship and that working at relational depth facilitates real change that comes from within. His approach challenges the validity and realism of existing perspectives and schemas and encourages the adoption of new and creative viewpoints in order to facilitate change.


His style is holistic, values- based and emphasises the whole person. His purpose is to help people to move forward, achieve their goals and be congruent with their values.  His approach is based on positive psychology and Humanistic philosophy which promotes personal and professional development through self-awareness, contact, relationship and experience. He uses himself and the working relationship to enhance peoples capacity to develop and change.


Ben is an Integrative Psychotherapist with more than fifteen years’ experience in the field of change and development. He is a qualified Organisational Development consultant, Executive Coach, a certified Neuro Linguistic Programming practitioner and has studied Traumatology at post graduate level and has completed all levels (1,2,3) of EMDR training.


He is the clinical director of The Grove practice in London W1 and is a sector leader in high level personal development. He facilitates high impact radical change and leadership development programmes in Europe, the U.S and North Africa. Constructing residential programmes for groups and individuals that are bespoke, tailored to needs programmes to deliver optimum results. This is achieved by combining eastern and western philosophies and using a client focused relational approach. Ben has a great interest in people and their capacity to develop and change and aims to develop an authentic relationship with the client(s).



Coaching and Mentoring with Ben

Ben specialises in Executive Coaching and Mentoring helping leaders to have a positive impact on their organisations. Ben focuses on Business Coaching and Mentoring typically at Director, Partner, or Board level in Europe and the U.S. His approach is based on positive psychology and is solution focused. He uses his in depth knowledge and understanding of psychology to enhance the coaching experience and the clients capacity  to develop and change.


Ben is a registered provider with the following private health insurance companies: Allianz, Aviva, BUPA, Cigna, Pruhealth, Standard Life and WPA.


To explore therapy, coaching, mentoring or a residential programme with Ben please use the contact form.




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