Dr Anindita Sarkar/RAPS.Solutions
Life can be difficult at times and as adults we can feel so overwhelmed by our problems that we cannot see the flowers blooming in-between the weeds. This is also true for children, young people and the challenges they face growing up.
Royal Arsenal Psychological Services (RAPS) was founded in 2015 by Dr Anindita Sarkar BSC (Hons), MSc, DClinPsy, CPsychol. RAPS is a comprehensive psychological service based in Royal Arsenal (Greenwich), providing expert assessment and treatment for children and adults of any age who are looking to improve their emotional wellbeing and want to work out a solution to their problems.RAPS is a high quality, compassionate, safe and ethical service offering focused interventions to help overcome these difficulties.
RAPS offer supervision, teaching and training to mental health professionals. Consultations, teaching and training is also offered to education, social care establishments and other agencies, tailoring the sessions to the specific needs of the target group.
There are many advantages of using RAPS.
• Qualified senior clinical psychologist with doctoral level of training.
• Ability to follow evidence rather than being welded to a particular model.
• Psychological services offered quickly with very little waiting time.
• Properly insured and supervised.
• Protection offered by professional (HCPC and BPS) registration.
Telephone: 07801 366837
Web Address: www.raps.solutions
Facebook: Royal Arsenal Psychological Services on Facebook
102, East Carriage House
Royal Carriage Mews
Saturdays/Sundays 11am to 6pm
Mental Health assessments
Adults and Parents of children wishing to get a comprehensive assessment of their child's developmental needs (including autistic spectrum conditions, ADHD and global developmental delay) are offered an assessment without a long waiting list, concluding with a report that can be taken to schools and school SENCO.
Anxiety (including, panic, phobias and OCD)
Depression and Low Mood
Emerging Personality Disorders
Psychosis (Relapse Prevention)
School/College-based difficulties (e.g., examination/college or school stress, peer relationships & attendance)
Illness adjustment/stress relating to physical health problems
Adaption to life events and transitions (e.g., the arrival of new baby; challenges of new parenthood; divorce; infertility; menopause; bereavement and retirement).
The impact on children of family disputes and arguments
Difficulties managing anger and frustration
Emotional/Mental difficulties in relation to neuro-developmental conditions
Emotional/Mental difficulties in relation to learning disabilities/difficulties
If you are experiencing any other difficulties, Dr Anindita Sarkar would be happy to discuss these with you on the phone to see whether RAPS can help or give you information on where to seek appropriate assistance.
Training, qualifications & experience
Dr Anindita Sarkar is a senior, experienced clinical psychologist working in the NHS since 2001 with a wealth of experience of working with mental health, behavioural problems, neuro-developmental and learning disabilities across the life span. Since 2010, she has specialised in child and adolescent mental health and neuro-developmental conditions alongside adult work.
Moreover, as a senior clinical psychologist since 2012, she delivers a wide range of evidence-based treatments in accordance with National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE), which enables her to work flexibly and tailor to individual (child, adolescent and adult), family, school, work needs.
Furthermore, she is an experienced supervisor and has considerable leadership, service development, teaching and training experiences.
She is chartered with the BPS and registered with the HCPC. She is also registered provider and part of a number of leading health insurers’ practitioner networks – Aviva, AXA PPP Healthcare, BUPA International, BUPA UK, Vitality Health and WPA. As a member of these organisations she works according to their professional guidelines and codes of ethics. You can check these on their websites.
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Areas of counselling we deal with
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Gender dysphoria
- Hearing voices
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
Other areas of counselling we deal with
ASD, ADHD, Learning disabilities and difficulties
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Initial therapy assessment sessions, which can be up to 90 minutes, are £120-170, thereafter therapy individual sessions are £95-110 per session. Typically, on-going sessions are scheduled weekly/fortnightly. Payment of the initial therapy assessment is due in advance of the assessment, by either cash or electronic bank transfer. Block payments of four to six therapy sessions is preferred and due in advance of the therapy block by electronic bank transfer. Individual sessions of therapy can also be done and payment of the session is due in advance of the therapy session arranged, by either cash or electronic bank transfer. Skype Sessions can also be requested to those living further way.
Please note RAPS is committed to working in a socially inclusive way, thus where possible Dr Anindita Sarkar will offer reduced fees for those unable to afford standard rates. If you require a service at a reduced rate please contact her to discuss this.
Specialist Assessments offered -
Cognitive Assessments are £800.00.
Assessments for Autism Spectrum Conditions are £2000.
Assessments /screening for ADHD £1000.00
Assessments for Autism Spectrum Conditions and ADHD are £2500.
Payment is due at the beginning of these specialist assessments either by electronic bank transfer or cheque.
School/ other professional meetings are £100 per hour (including travel time) plus travel costs.
Different fee scales apply to agencies, insurance companies and private healthcare schemes. If you are claiming through a private healthcare provider you may need to check whether you need a referral from your general practitioner or a psychiatrist. Usually, we would be able to claim the cost of the sessions direct from the provider.
Please note that RAPS operate a 48 hours cancellation policy otherwise full fees will apply.
Supervision and Counselling:
Dr Anindita Sarkar has considerable experience as a professional supervisor to clinical psychologists, counselling psychologists, counsellors, nurse therapists, primary mental health workers, therapeutic trainees, psychiatrists in training and medics. Dr Anindita Sarkar also has CYP IAPT enhanced supervision training.
When possible, RAPS offer reduced fees for self-funded trainees. If you require a service at a reduced rate please contact Dr Anindita Sarkar to discuss this.
Payment is due in advance of each session either by cash or electronic bank transfer.
Teaching, Training, Consultancy and Supervision offered to educational, work, social care establishments and voluntary agencies tailoring the needs to specific target groups e.g., managing anxiety and low mood, understanding self-harm, understanding eating disorder and working with autism, ADHD, sexuality, how to make referrals to NHS services etc.
Please contact Dr Anindita Sarkar by phone 07801366837 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your particular supervision, consultancy or training needs.
Maps & Directions
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Weeknights and weekend appointments offered
Types of client
Supervision & training
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