Dr Harriet Garrod - Counselling Psychologist
I am an experienced BPS chartered Counselling Psychologist and HPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist recognised by Bupa, Axa PPP & Cigna with special interests in anxiety, trauma, domestic violence, addiction and depression. I have worked in psychiatry with adults and children extensively within clinical, forensic and community settings with the private sector and the NHS.
I additionally write for Adventure Bike Rider magazine, formerly wrote for Scarlet and currently also supervise CBT trainees at Birkbeck College, London. I lecture psychologists and non-clinicians in mental health and criminal justice agencies regarding high risk offending and risk managment.
I work in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Person-Centred Approaches and Existential modalities of treatment for couples, individuals and groups.
I am a Clinical Supervisor and provide reduced rates for supervision and personal therapy for students on BPS accredited training programmes.
I can provide assessments and treatments with reports upon request for employment tribunals and divorce.
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained at Regents College, London Metropolitan University, Middlesex University, City University, the University of Derby and Rose Bruford College.
My qualifications are: Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (Regents College), Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (London Met), Postgraduate Diploma in Legal and Criminal Psychology (Middlesex), Masters (Rose Buford), BA Hons (Derby).
Training - received & qualified in: HCR 20, RSVP, P-SCAN, PCL-R, START, CBT, GAD-7, PHQ-9. CORE-10, BDI, Clinical Interviewing, Psychodynamic, Existential Approaches.
Experience - 14 years psychiatric experience in clinical, forensic and community settings. Within this, 6 years experience of individual therapy and group therapy, addictions, primary care and 18 months forensic, medium secure patients, trauma, PTSD, EDU, self harm, domestic violence.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Living with Long Term Illness
Co-Dependence & Toxic Relationships
Recovery from PTSD
Ex-forces adjustment to civvi street
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Couples counselling
I am professionally registered with Bupa, Cigna & AXA PPP.
I offer concession fees at a 50% discount for Armed Forces & Ex-Forces, Under 18s, OAPs and the Unemployed!!
Full Fees are as follows:
Individual Initial Assessment, with clinical interview and risk assessment 1.5 hours £175
per face to face session, 50 minutes £100-£125
Couples per session £200
Email Counselling £50
Telephone Counselling £60
Negotiable sliding scale for low income and unemployed.
Report writing services: £500-£700 (depending on individual cases & assessments) 24 hours turnaround
Professional Individual Clinical Supervision £140 per two hour session
Professional Group Supervision £200 per two hour session
Trainee Counselling Psychologists' Individual Therapy £50 per session
Trainee Counselling Psychologists' Individual Clinical Supervision £100 per two hour session
Trainee Counselling Psychologists' Group Clinical Supervision £120 per two hour session
You can contact me on 07760 557229 - if I am unable to reply right away, please do leave a message and I will return your call as soon as I can.
You can also contact me me via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Mondays, Some Early Evenings & Saturday Mornings
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I am also a clinical supervisor and can offer supervision within a CBT Psychodynamic and person centred capacity.View supervision profile