UKCP Reg. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist
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I am a qualified psychoanalytic psychodynamic psychotherapist working in private practice with individual adults, I am registered with the UKCP. In conjunction with my private practice, I offer assessments for psychotherapy, and clinical supervision. I am able to offer sessions both in person and remotely via Zoom, Skype, FaceTime or Telephone.
Reasons for seeking therapy
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As a graduate psychologist, I began my professional life working with people experiencing severe mental health problems. I undertook further training in psychoanalytic psychodynamic psychotherapy, qualifying in 2002. Alongside my private practice I also run a residential therapeutic community (TA) for individuals living with various forms of emotional distress.
Areas of work
Some of the difficulties that I have treated in my psychotherapy practice include: Relationship difficulties, identity problem, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, borderline personality disorder, abuse of many kinds, eating disorders, self-harm, trauma of many kinds, sexuality, loss and bereavement.
Training, qualifications & experience
1993-1996 BSc Psychology with Women Studies.
1997-2002 Psychoanalytic Psychodynamic Psychotherapist.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
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
My fees: £65