Dr Lea Getu
I am a psychotherapist/counsellor who has 16 years experience of working with clients. I have a private practice and also work as a Primary Care Counsellor. I work with all various counselling issues but my specialised area is Trauma and Child Sexual Abuse. I have also taught Psychotherapy and Counselling at Regents University for 8 years and I am a staff member there. I am also affiliated as a counsellor with Ruskin College, Oxford.
Training, qualifications & experience
UKCP Accredited and Registered.
Professional Member of School of Psychotherapy and Counselling in Regent’s College.
PhD in Psychotherapy 2019 Regent’s University
Master of Arts degree in Psychotherapy and Counselling (Merit), Regent’s College.
Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent’s College.
Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling Skills, Institute of Counselling.
Advanced Certificate in Counselling and Family Therapy (Distinction), University of the Nations.
Certificate in Understanding Trauma, Tavistock Clinic.
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have special training to work with refugees.
I have limited availability.
I have wide intercultural experience and I am fluent in English, Finnish and Swedish.