Alice Seferiades, UKCP Reg. Psychotherapist & Supervisor

1A Netherhall Gardens
London
NW3 5RN

07780 586 315

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1A Netherhall Gardens
London
NW3 5RN

07780 586 315

About me

I am an Integrative Psychotherapist, in the NHS and in private practice in North London. I have over ten years of experience of helping adults find their way through a wide range emotional difficulties. I provide a safe, calm and respectful therapeutic space where we work at your pace towards your goals.

​Theories
I trained to be an Integrative Psychotherapist, gaining knowledge and skills in the main theoretical models of psychotherapy (Psychodynamic, Person Centered, CBT and Existential). I am able to draw on different theoretical models and techniques in response to my client’s preferred ways of working and individual difficulties.

​In practice
Individual psychotherapy is about creating a relationship where you, the client, can feel safe enough to express and explore your feelings, thoughts and experiences. Some of these may be very painful and difficult and others might even be outside your everyday awareness. You will choose what you want the focus of our work to be. I will listen and then help you explore, link and make sense of experiences and feelings. In my experience, this process often brings emotional relief, clarity and makes change possible.

My clinical experience
I have experience of working successfully with adults of different ages, cultural background and sexual orientation, who are experiencing distressing emotions, manifesting as depression and anxiety.

For some, a recent event may be a trigger, e.g.

relationship breakdown
bereavement
loss of a job
illness or accident
life stage transition

For others, these feelings are linked to old experiences or traumas, e.g.

relationships with parents
childhood abuse (verbal, physical, sexual, neglect)
sexuality
race & cultural differences
domestic violence
low self-esteem and low self confidence

Our first meeting
At our first meeting I will ask you to tell me a bit about what has brought you to therapy and how you hope therapy and I can help, and ask me any questions you may have. Most importantly, you will get a sense of me and what it would be like working with me. You will then be better able to decide if I’m the right psychotherapist for you.

If you decide to continue working with me, we will discuss fees and appointments, which usually take place weekly at the same time.

​Languages
I am bilingual in English and Greek and work in both languages.

Skype & Telephone sessions
We can discuss having Skype or telephone sessions for exceptional sessions (e.g. travel) within the context of ongoing face to face therapy.

Contact me
If you think you would like to work with me, you can call me or send me an email. I will call you for a short conversation to discuss any questions you might have and arrange a first appointment, if that is what you decide.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

  • MA in Integrative Psychotherapy & Counselling (City University & Regent's University)
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy (Regent's University)
  • Counselling for Depression (NICE NHS approved training)
  • Diploma in Integrative Supervision (The Minster Centre)

Professional Registration

I am registered with the UKCP, national register of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. This means that I meet their exacting standards, training requirements and agree to abide by their ethical standards.

The UKCP register is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, meeting the Authority’s demanding standards in: governance, setting standards, education and training, managing the register, providing information and complaints handling.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

UKCP

Accredited register membership

Fees

Psychotherapy and supervision sessions are available on Tuesdays.

All sessions are 50 minutes long.

For psychotherapy, fees are £65 per session.

For supervision, please contact me to discuss fees.

Further information

Please visit my website for further information.

Maps & Directions

London, NW3 5RN

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Greek

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Supervision & training

Integrative Supervision.

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