Dr Rima Lamba CPsychol, Individual Therapy and Clinical Supervision
07928 730 705
Dr Lamba is the Founder and Director of Blue River Psychology. She is a fully qualified Counselling Psychologist, Chartered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Blue River Psychology is a counselling psychology led organisation providing private therapy to individuals experiencing emotional difficulties in their life.
Dr Lamba has a diverse portfolio of skills and knowledge having worked across a variety of clinical settings, including the NHS, higher education, voluntary/charitable organisations and the private sector. She has experience of working with people with mild, moderate and complex mental health difficulties, due to her work in various community mental health teams (CMHT) in the NHS. She also has experience of working in clinical health psychology and is aware of the psychological issues involved in the management of chronic diseases and health.
Blue River Psychology specialises in adult psychological care and the Founding Director of the organisation - Dr Lamba is skilled in working with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship problems, anger, stress, eating disorders and so much more. Dr Lamba is especially skilled in working with issues faced by members of the Black and Minority Ethnic communities due to her experience of working with diverse and multicultural client groups. She has extensive experience and knowledge on issues around racial equality, migration, culture and mental health. Dr Lamba is a staunch believer in gender equality and she specialises in women's health and mental well being, including eating disorders and maternal mental health (such as antenatal and postnatal depression).
Currently Dr Lamba works as a Clinical Lead and Highly Specialist Counselling Psychologist in a specialist NHS service with young people and adults presenting with severe and complex eating disorders.
***NOTE: I NOW OFFER ONLINE THERAPY. PLEASE EMAIL ME ON: firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss further.
I PROVIDE FACE TO FACE PSYCHOLOGY SESSIONS IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS, INCLUDING: CHORLEY, PRESTON and now LANCASTER.
Training, qualifications & experience
Dr Lamba studied a BSc Psychology (Hons) degree and then followed up with post-graduate training. She studied a Professional Doctorate degree in Counselling Psychology, which included real-life practical training experience for 4 years. In this time she completed 450 hours of client hours in clinical practice.
She has trained as an integrative practitioner and is able to use a variety of therapeutic models to help her clients. Her training includes: person-centred, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and Gestalt therapy. Dr Lamba continues professional development by attending training courses as a way of staying abreast of new therapeutic tools.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anorexia nervosa
- Attachment disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Dr Lamba provides clinical supervision in the various models of therapy.
Dr Lamba is also available for research supervision.
Dr Lamba is a member of the British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA).
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Compassion-Focused Therapy
Please contact me to discuss fees as they vary
Email is the best way to contact Dr Lamba at Blue River Psychology. She will endeavour to contact you back within 48 hours.
Dr Lamba also has a small private practice in Manchester.
Please email for more information.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Availability varies. I do offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments. Best to get in touch to discuss appointment times.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
As a Clinical Lead in an NHS team and Principal Counselling Psychologist I provide clinical supervision to team members from many different professional backgrounds, including: other Psychologists, CBT Therapists, Dieticians and Nurses.