Dr Kirstie Fleetwood, PsychD CPsychol. HCPC and BPS registered.
50 Westminster Bridge Road
**Please note - from January 2017 I am taking a break from my private practice. I may be able to offer email and/or Skype therapy. Please contact for further information.**
I offer long term and short term face-to-face therapy with individuals, couples, families and children. I am trained in and have experience in a wide variety of therapeutic approaches, which can be tailored for your individual needs and preferences. I strive to create a warm, safe and empathic space where you will feel able to explore your current difficulties.
I have many years experience across both NHS and charity sectors, working in primary, secondary and inpatient settings. I have worked with a wide variety of mental health difficulties with adults, adolescents, and children from a range of cultural backgrounds. I have experience of working with a variety of mental health difficulties, such as: depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, eating disorders, obsessive or compulsive thoughts and behaviour, voice hearing, grief and bereavement, self-harm and addiction.
My area of speciality is in the field of trauma, such as those affected by abuse, assault, loss, domestic violence, disasters and war, including refugees, ex-military personnel and emergency service workers. Additionally, I have extensive experience working with a variety of family issues, with families, parts of a family, couples, children and adolescents, including using creative and play therapies. This is not an exhaustive list however. Please contact me to discuss your current difficulties and to explore how therapy can help you.
There may be availability for equine assisted therapy sessions (therapy using one or more horses, conducted from the ground). Please contact me for further information and availability.
Training, qualifications & experience
My qualifications include a Doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology. I am trained and have experience in a variety of therapeutic approaches. I work in an integrative way, utilising a combination of person-centred, psychodynamic, CBT, trauma-focused CBT, Mindfulness and systemic approaches, depending on the needs of the individual. I have also trained for two years at the Institute of Family Therapy and have a particular interest in working with families, couples and children.
I have worked in the NHS in a number of settings, including: primary care (IAPT), secondary care, family therapy teams, eating disorder units, and adult palliative care and child bereavement. I have also worked in a domestic violence charity for children and mothers, and a charity for ex-military veterans experiencing PTSD. I currently work in the NHS in a specialist CAMHS (children, adolescent and family service) part time.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Bulimia nervosa
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Couples counselling
- Equine therapy
- Family/systemic therapy
- Humanistic therapies
- Person-centred therapy
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Please contact me to discuss fees. Some concession prices are available for students, trainee therapists and those on a low income.
I work in a quiet, comfortable and well appointed room close to London Waterloo station.
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Type of session
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Please note from January 2017 I am taking a break from my private practice. I may be able to offer email and/or Skype therapy. Please contact for further information.
Types of client