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About me

Welcome to my profile.
As a psychotherapist and Counsellor I assist and support clients to explore and clarify feelings, thoughts and behaviours that might be causing distress, anxiety, low self-esteem or ongoing sadness. Together we can reflect on current concerns, identify issues and unhelpful patterns and consider more beneficial and empowering strategies to deal with life challenges. My approach is integrative, incorporating psychodynamic, existential and humanistic modalities.

I am experienced in working with a variety of issues and backgrounds and I abide by the UKCP code of ethics.

Offering help with:

Anxiety
Depression
Trauma and PTSD (EMDR and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Trained)
Relationships
Negative Thoughts
Low Self-esteem
Anger
Loss and Bereavement
Life transitions
Addictions
Unresolved Childhood Issues

I practice from Highgate in N6


You can also view my website at www.insightstherapy.co.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

I graduated at Regents University of Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology. I hold a Post-Graduate Diploma and an Advanced Post-Graduate Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling and I am an accredited member of UKCP (The United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy).

I also studied at Sach International School of Psychotherapy and Hypnoanalysis and I hold an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy and Hypnoanalysis.

I have received additional, specialised Training in Trauma at Naos Institute obtaining a Diploma in Trauma Therapy and further training at the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute where I completed: Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defences and Traumatic Memory and Advance Trauma training for Complex Trauma and Dissociative disorders.

My experience varies from private practice as well as managing schemes and projects for mental health organizations.

Member organisations

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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Agoraphobia

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Existential therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

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Fees

Additional information

Sliding scale £ 80.00 to £90.00 depending on individual circumstances. Concession Fees sometimes available

Availability

days and evening

83 Highgate West Hill
London
N6 6LU

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults

Languages offered

Italian

Italian

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

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Cristiana Battistuzzi UKCP Reg

Cristiana Battistuzzi UKCP Reg