Crystal Luk-Worrall

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HCPC reg, MA, PD
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London, Greater London, SW19
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Did you know 1 in 3 people who have experienced traumatic events will develop symptoms like flashback, insomnia and feeling as if they were reliving the trauma when exposed to triggers (NHS 2022)? This can be incredibly inhibiting. 

I am an EMDR therapist specialised in helping adopted young people and bereaved families. Having experienced loss myself, I understand the wish to hold on to the memories we shared with people who were once close to us. These memories, as difficult as they may be, form a big part of our identities. EMDR doesn’t ‘erase’ or ‘reduce’ our memories, but it takes the ‘harsh edge’ (as some clients put it) off these memories so you can live your life to the fullest while honouring your relationships and lessons from the past.

As a registered arts therapist, I integrate EMDR with creative resources. In sessions, you will be invited to revisit the difficult memories while engaging in bi-lateral movements, like eye movements, tapping, drumming, drawing, or even listening to music. This is to protect you from feeling overwhelmed while processing the traumatic memory so it can ‘talk’ to other memories and bring new meanings to your life. I also finish each session with creative exercises, like drawing or musical improvisation, to ensure that you leave the session feeling nurtured and grounded. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Clinical experience 

  • Music therapy & EMDR sessions for adopted children & young people through Adopt London South, Adopt London West & Adopt South
  • EMDR sessions for adoptive parents experiencing secondary trauma 
  • EMDR & creative therapy sessions for bereaved siblings and parents at Shooting Star Children's Hospice 
  • Group facilitator for mental health groups at CNWL NHS Trust 

Training & qualifications 

  • EMDR Europe Accredited Training at EMDR Academy
  • Children's Accelerated Trauma Treatment at Trauma Psychology 
  • MA Music Therapy at Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Merit)
  • Professional Diploma in Integrative Supervision at Irish Institute of Counselling and Psychotherapy (Distinction) 
  • Neurologic Music Therapy training at Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy 
  • Supportive Music and Imagery at Integrative GIM

Member organisations

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£75.00 - £105.00

Additional information

I am a registered provider for:

  • Adopt London South
  • Adopt London West
  • Moment-um charity
  • Ealing council
  • Wandsworth council
  • North East HongKongers Club 

If your funding party is not on the above list, I would be happy to liaise with them to explore funding options. 

When I work

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I generally work Monday - Friday 9am-6pm. If you feel like that we would be a good fit and my displayed availability doesn't match yours, please get in touch! 

Further information

I offer online sessions and sessions at my home studio in Colliers Wood SW19. My rates are £75 per 60-minute session or £105 per 90-minute sessions. 

For bereaved clients, I tend to recommend a block of 8 sessions, followed by a review with the prospect for more sessions if needed. For adopted young people, I ask for a minimum commitment of a block of 12 sessions. This is to allow time for the young people do develop a trusting relationship with me prior to trauma-processing and to allow enough reflective time after processing. 

Apart from EMDR, I am also an HCPC registered Music Therapist specialised in working with adopted children or young people who are not yet able to explore the challenges they face verbally. For more information, please see my Music Therapy website at

London, Greater London, SW19

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Sessions are offered online or at my therapy studio. The therapy room is located on the ground floor of the property with a small step at the front door. I can communicate in Makaton with pre-verbal/ non-verbal clients.

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In person

I support counsellors to incorporate creative tools in trauma work, to have a clear vision of their careers and to set up private practices.

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Crystal Luk-Worrall
Crystal Luk-Worrall