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About me

I am a psychoanalytic psychotherapist with 25+ years experience in mental health. I worked for 20 years in the NHS as a Consultant Adult Psychotherapist, carrying out assessments, treatment and supervision of honorary psychotherapists and junior doctors. I also have a private practice seeing clients from once to four times weekly, and supervise counsellors and psychotherapists.

Training, qualifications & experience

BSc. Social Psychology
MSc, Social Policy and Social Work Studies C.Q.S.W.,
Certificate in Psychotherapy

Member of the Association of Arbours Psychotherapists
Member of the London Centre for Psychotherapy now part of the British Psychotherapy Foundation
Member of the Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the NHS
Member of the Multilingual Psychotherapy Centre
Registered with UKCP, ( United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) and with BPC,
(British Psychoanalytic Council)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.

BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Psychoanalytic Council

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Psychoanalytic Council


Additional information

I operate a sliding scale, £15 to £55 per session - agreeing a fee is part of the initial consultation.

Type of session

In person

Additional languages



In person

Psychoanalytic supervision.

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