Patrizzia Ciaccio MBACP, BABCP
85 Wimpole Street
44 St.Vincent Drive
Patrizzia is a fully qualified Counsellor and Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and has been successful in achieving her Masters degree at Kings College London in Advance Practice in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).
The initial consultation involves taking details about your history,background and identify the problem areas. The number of sessions will depend on the nature of the problem. The number of sessions is a minimum of 6 sessions to experience the benefits of therapy.
I am able to offer a selection of psychological interventions -Counselling incorporating Cognitive Behaviour Therapy strategies, person-centred psychodynamic counselling, brief therapy intervention and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.
Alongside her NHS work Patrizzia is a fully qualified Complementary Therapist and offers Reflexology, Reiki and Indian Head Massage in her St. Albans and London clinics.
Patrizzia currently provides services for several health Insurances i.e. Bupa, Aviva,WPA, Pruhealth, Argent and Rehabilitation, Angel and Bowden, AxaPPHealthcare, Cigna and companies i.e. CBT Services Ltd and Work Stress Management,
Training, qualifications & experience
I am an NMC registered Mental Health Nurse with sound clinical knowledge, experience and skills in acute, rehabilitative and community psychiatry and as a Specialist Nurse in Drug and Alcohol Misuse within the NHS for 20 years. My career in the NHS gave me experience in working as a team member and working autonomously within the community setting.
I am a fully qualified MBACP accredited Counsellor with over 11 years and 2 years as a qualified BABCP provisionally accredited CBT therapist. My clinical experience incorporates working in a private clinic and within G. P. surgeries conducting risk assessments and mental health assessments and offering counselling for a wide range of mental health/emotional problems to clients from a wide range of religious, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds including ethnic minority groups.
I have offered therapies for a variety of problems for e.g.loss, grief, bereavement, anger issues, post-traumatic stress, abuse (physical, mental, emotional and sexual), relationship problems, anxiety disorders, depression, self-harm, confidence issues, low self-esteem, eating problems (e.g. bulimia), sexual orientation and drug/alcohol misuse.
Diploma in Counselling, Post Graduate Diploma Advance Practice in Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist, MSc Advance Practice in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Registered Mental Health Nurse, BSc(Hons) Nursing, Indian Head Massage (ITEC), Diploma in Reflexology, Reiki Healer (USUI)
Member of the following professional bodies:
Full accredited member of the BACP,Provisional accredited member of the BABCP,Member of the AoR, Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Bulimia nervosa
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: £75.00
Reiki* £20.00 (30mins) £35.00 (1hr)
Reflexology* £30.00 (30mins) £50.00 (1hr)
Indian Head massage* £30.00 (30 mins) £50.00 (1hr)
* St. Albans Only
Please see website for further details www.cbt4health.co.uk
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Type of session
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