Matthew Stiff MBACP MBPsS

Matthew Stiff MBACP MBPsS

London
EC1R

Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2

01865 589900

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London
EC1R

Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2

01865 589900

About me

I am an experienced psychological-therapist specialising in cognitive-behavioural, humanistic and integrative approaches to working with my clients. I bring warmth, empathy and a collaborative style to my work, enabling clients to discuss their problems and what they hope to achieve in therapy.

I offer general counselling for the treatment of a variety of common problems, including anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, phobias, bereavement, loss, addictions and eating disorders.

I have particular special interests and expertise in eating disorders, addictions, bereavement and loss.

I practice in Oxford and Central London (Farringdon). It is sometimes possible to undertake home-visits within Oxfordshire and Central London, as well as Walking Therapy sessions. I am also able to provide online support via Skype or phone to supplement face-to-face sessions.

Having previously worked as a middle and senior manager in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, I bring real-world understanding of the experiences and pressures of life that can lead to psychological distress or act as a block to fulfilling potential.

Training, qualifications & experience

,I have an MSc in Psychology and an MSc in Counselling Psychology and am currently writing up my thesis in completion of a doctorate in Counselling Psychology at City University.

In addition to my core person-centred, cognitive-behavioural and psychodynamic training, I have received specialist training inĀ  Bereavement, Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for eating disorders (CBT-E) and Behavioural Couples Therapy for addictions.

Since 2010 I have worked in hospital and community settings as a psychological therapist, in both the NHS and charitable sectors, working with clients with addictions, eating problems, depression, anxiety, phobias and experiences of bereavement and loss. I am actively engaged in research into the experience of men with eating disorders and am contributing to a pioneering initiative to facilitate mental-health support at a community level.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also provide Behavioural Couples Therapy (BCT), aimed at supporting relationships where one partner is recovering from an addiction. BCT is currently the only couples therapy endorsed by NICE.

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Fees

Fees are charged on a sliding scale, depending on time and location. Please enquire for more details.

Maps & Directions

London, EC1R
Oxford, OX2

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

Monday to Fridays 08:00-19:00 Appointments at weekends by arrangement. Home visits may be possible, although additional charges will apply. Please enquire.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
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