Amy Alexander MBACP Psychotherapist in Muswell Hill
Hello and thanks for stopping by...As a therapist working in my community for nearly 2 decades I offer a seasoned and warm approach to the work we do together. I commit to long term and short term relationships with clients struggling with all sorts of issues from childhood trauma to anxiety. I work with clients to focus on managing difficult feelings, anxiety and panic, processing loss and working toward a peaceful mind.
My framework is Transactional Analysis, and I work in a relational style. Simply put we can explore the impact of early and current relationships on your sense of self and wellbeing. The interaction between therapist and client begins to highlight, clarify, and heal the pattern of relational problems.
Although the focus of my practice has broadened over the years, eating disorders and childhood trauma are my special interests. I treat a broad spectrum of eating problems such as:
- Binge Eating
- Yo-Yo Dieting
- Gastric Banding
I also help with people who have relationship problems, live with anxiety, chronic illness and pain, grief and loss. I also work with complex issues, such as dissociative disorders and abuse.
What to expect?
A session lasts 50 minutes, once a week. Sometimes it is useful to have two sessions a week in times of crisis, or going deeper into complex and difficult work. Our contract can be long term and opened ended or short term.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
I work with all sorts of difference, and am open to yours.
Training, qualifications & experience
I attended the University of Texas at San Marcos in 1991 and studied Sociology and Anthropology. I relocated to the UK in 1994.
In 2000 I achieved a Level 5 Post Graduate Diploma in counselling, and then went on achieve a Master Practitioners Diploma at the National Centre for Eating Disorders.
Currently, I am writing my dissertation in Transactional Analysis for an MSc given by the Metanoia Institute.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anorexia nervosa
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Child related issues
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
Individual Therapy 60 GPB
Couples 85 GPB
I have a few spaces for people on a lower income, please email me about availability.
I do not ask clients to stop self harming (vomiting, cutting, binging) whilst they are in treatment with me.
I do not weigh or measure clients.
Currently I have no space in the evenings for long term individual therapy.
I do have short term space for couples in the evening. Please contact me for further information.
Please note that I have a standard UK door, so I can move your wheelchair in or out. However, we may need to negotiate the 2 steps up to my home.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I work Tuesday to Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM. I have one space for a couple in the evening.
Types of client