Dr Alice Greene
As a medical doctor and psychotherapist with over 25 years experience, I see individuals and couples from many different backgrounds, dealing with a wide variety of personal and professional issues – particularly generalised anxiety, relationship issues: bereavement and loss, depression, anger management; marital problems, work place issues, and adapting to overwhelming life changes. I am registered with the UKCP. My background has been in holistic non-drug approaches to health and healing for many years.
I also teach short (8 week) courses in 'Autogenic Training' – a wonderful self-help tool for profound relaxation and stress management - particularly helpful for anger, mild depression, anxiety, insomnia and a wide variety of medical and psychological conditions.
In a 2015 survey of people who learnt AT with me, they said they really valued the skill of autogenic relaxation – allowing them to feel in control, and empowered and value themselves more highly.
"This experience has helped me understand my past, deal with my present and look forward to my future’; focus and resilience, and tools to to deal with stress; control of anxiety and anger; clear thinking; better decision making; dealing with people and situations more effectively; empowering; feeling happy again; better sleep; ability to switch off after work; lower stress levels; relaxation; self kindness; connecting to people with empathy and compassion; enjoying life more; improved family relationships; positive attitude; peace of mind."
Training, qualifications & experience
I have been a psychotherapist for over 20 years having trained with the Psychosynthesis & Education Trust and The British Autogenic Society, and am registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). I am also a Reconnective Healing Practitioner.
I am also registered with the General Medical Council as a qualified medical doctor and run a holistic practice in Harley Street, W1. Having studied, practised and taught classical Homeopathy for 25 years, I am an elected Fellow both of the Faculty of Homeopathy and also of the British Autogenic Society, and have taught Autogenic Training for profound relaxation and stress management for over 25 years.
"I enjoyed being able to talk openly about myself in a space where someone really listens to you... It is so hard to actually talk to people more and more as I find everyone has so many stresses in their own lives... I like being able to have discussions about who I am and push myself into looking at what is really lying under the surface...Making the decision to come was the best choice I made in months....Once I took the first step to really try and help myself, the rest started to all fall into place...I will definitely come back again if I need help....
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Most of us are attracted to having fulfilling relationships,enjoying good health, achieving our potential, coping with the peaks and troughs of life and being open to experience joy, intimacy and love.
Psychotherapy offers a safe and confidential opportunity to explore the ways we inhibit fulfillment of our potential, by narrowing our experience of life or making choices that are in conflict with our life aims.
These inhibitions appear in the form of anxiety, depression, frustration at work, or in a relationship, an inability to cope with change, eating disorders, a life crisis or illness, a sense of loss or grief, lack of self esteem, or a sense of hopelessness and isolation. People choose therapy for many different reasons.
If you are feeling invaded or overwhelmed by painful or unhappy thoughts or feelings from the past, or find yourself repeating the same old behaviour patterns and can't seem to change despite the resources of family, friends or work colleagues etc... then it may be helpful to explore the issues troubling you in greater depth through therapy in a confidential and professional setting. The therapeutic relationship is an very creative and insightful one which, through care and challenge, provides an extrordinary opportunity for real change and growth, healing and renewal.
I offer confidential therapy sessions in a warm, quiet, supportive environment at my Harley Street practice. After meeting for an initial assessment, typically we would arrange to meet for an hour a week, for at least 8 sessions, and review our time together at the end to decide whether to continue with further sessions or end there.
I see clients for both short term and long term therapy depending on need. I also offer a short, structured 9-week stress management and relaxation course.
My fee is £120.00 for individuals; £140 for couples, payable by cheque, cash or direct bank transfer arranged on the day. (Regret credit or debit cards not accepted)
For people in genuine financial difficulties, I am willing to negotiate a proportional discounted rate.
For all booked appointments, unless at least 24 hours notice of cancellation is given, the full fee will be charged if the appointment is missed.
Having meditated and trained in spiritual disciplines, and taught adults for over 30 years, I am comfortable to discuss any matter of a spiritual nature and how this may interface with the psychology of human growth and development.
I also offer Reconnective Healing Sessions
Reconnective Healing opens our energy field to vibrate in resonance with light, information and energy present within a whole new spectrum of healing frequencies. This helps create optimal balance by bringing emotional stability, increasing mental strength and revealing our natural inner wisdom. During the session, the body rests comfortably on a flat couch, fully clothed. The reconnective healing takes place through the energy fields surrounding the body – but without physically touching it. Although neither a treatment nor a therapy, its beneficial effects usually come about in a simple, fresh – and often completely unexpected – way.
Reconnective Healing sessions are held in quiet comfortable rooms in Harley Street, London W1. There are five tube stations nearby for easy access. To book your hour, please phone me personally on 07815 763 570. The fee of £120 is payable in advance by cheque, cash or bank transfer. I very much look forward to meeting and working with you in this way.
Please see www.dralicegreene.com for more details
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 am to 6pm. Outside these hours, appointments via Skype by personal negotiation only.
Types of client