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The Pysch Practice, Neuro/ Clinical Psychologists, Couple Therapists

London SW11 & West Wickham BR4
07957988356 07957988356 07957988356 07957988356 Registered / Accredited
London SW11 & West Wickham BR4

About us

The Psych Practice was birthed out of a passion to see individuals, systems and organisations function at optimal levels. The team is a dedicated group of qualified Clinical Psychologists and Neuropsychologists. We offer a range of neuropsychological and psychotherapeutic approaches which include cognitive rehabilitation, short-term CBT, psychodynamic, compassionate focused, narrative and systemic therapy. These approaches will support you as you navigate through the tapestry of life, helping you grow and lay down new foundations.

​​CBT-This can help you manage your problem by changing the way you think and behave.
​​PSYCHODYNAMIC- This explores unconscious processes affecting relationships

SYSTEMIC FAMILY THERAPY (including narrative therapy)- This explores patterns of communication or behaviour detrimental to interactions and feelings within relationship groups and systems.​
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COMPASSIONATE FOCUSED THERAPY-This promotes wellbeing by facilitating the scientific understanding and application of compassion. It integrates techniques from CBT with social, developmental and neuroscience.

Our clinics are easily accessible and cover London and the surrounding areas, we also provide in-reach and out-reach services. Contact us for more information.

Clinics: Clapham Junction, Bromley, Tooting (St Georges' Hospital), Surrey and Kent.

Training, qualifications & experience

Dr Ndidi Boakye is the founder of The Psych Practice. She completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Salomons in 2008 and subsequently went on to specialise in Clinical Neuropsychology. She completed an MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Nottingham in 2012, and went on to obtain the Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology QiCN in 2014. She is over 11 years qualified and works as a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust in the Community Neurorehabilitation team, three days a week. She is also Lead Psychologist for Couples and Family work at the Wolfson at Queen Mary's Hospital at Roehampton, St Georges' University Hospitals Trust and works in the private sector, working with common mental health problems and Neurological conditions.

Dr Boakye has a special interest in working in cognitive rehabilitation, with distressed couples, adjustment issues, vocational rehabilitation, issues of diversity, supervision and process issues in team working. Her main therapy modalities include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Systemic and Psycho-dynamic psychotherapy.

Her team includes qualified Clinical Psychologists, Trainee Psychologists and Assistant Psychologists. All trained in working with common mental health problems.

Dr Boakye has a strong interest in research and has contributed to the field of psychology. Over the years, she has co-authored articles and book chapters. She has also been an invited speaker at national and international conferences and workshops. Examples of publications are highlighted below.

PUBLICATIONS & CONFERENCES:

Newby, Palmer, Boakye, Johnson & Maddicks. (2019). Putting conversations centre stage: systemic working in acquired brain injury contexts. In: Yeates & Ashworth (Eds.), Psychological Therapies in Acquired brain Injury. (pp. 132-153). London and New York, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.

Boakye et al. (2019). All Change: An Inpatient Service’s Experience of a new Stroke Clinical Neuropsychology Delivery Model, British Medical Journal-Open Quality 2019.

Boakye, N., Betteridge, S. & Corrie, S. (2019). Just the two of us, A Case Series of Behavioural Couples Therapy in Neuro-rehabilitation: A pilot service initiative. Division of Neuropsychology Conference. British Psychological Society.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Psychological Sciences
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Behavioural Couple's Therapy
  • Foundation in Systemic Therapy
  • Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors

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Registered / Accredited

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.

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

BPS

British Psychological Society

British Psychological Society

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Neurological conditions

Medically unexplained symptoms

Physical Health conditions

Vocational issues

Racial trauma

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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Fees

£120 p/h for common mental health problems

£145 p/h  for couple work

£165 p/h for neurological difficulties

£100-£120 for supervision

The Psych Practice is registered with all the major insurance companies such as AXA, Bupa, Vitality, and Cigna.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income

76A Battersea Rise
London
SW11 1EH

West Wickham
BR4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

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Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

We work with individuals who have experience communication difficulties.

Availability

Monday to Friday: 5pm-9pm

Saturdays: 10-2pm

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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