Dehra Mitchell

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MBACP (Accred.)
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London, W11 4AT
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

My approach to counselling and psychotherapy is based on psycho-dynamic thinking with a practical application of contemporary life. This means that, when appropriate, I will explore other approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Jungian principals.

I work to create an environment where difficult and painful experiences can be explored without judgment or fear of criticism.

With over 20 years experience, I welcome both couples and individuals and work with a culturally and ethnically diverse cross-section (including LGB), covering a wide range of issues. These include borderline behaviour disorder, adult survivors of sexual abuse, suicidal ideation, addiction, depression and attachment disorder.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Consultant Psychotherapist with over 20 years experience working with individuals and couples in private practice in North Kensington and with the Clinic for Dissociative Studies. I helped develop the course materials for the Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling for the Counselling Foundation in St Albans where I was Lecturer and Academic Tutor for six years, created and delivered Continuing Professional Development and training courses that include subjects such as bereavement, couples and sex, money and conflict resolution. I have contributed to Annalisa Barbieri's column in the Guardian discussing toddler biting and gender disappointment. In my private practice, I developed an interest in the effects of childhood trauma whilst working with individuals who presented with Borderline Personality Disorder. In 2017, following the Grenfell Tower fire, I worked with the North Kensington Law Centre to provide trauma support to residents of the tower and surrounding area.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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£120.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health
  • Aviva
  • Cigna
  • Vitality

Additional information

£120 per session

Sliding fees available according to individual situation

Further information

The office is handicap accessible with on street pay and display parking. By bus: 295 or 316, tube: Hammersmith and City line, Latimer Road station

Unit 18, Baseline Business Studios, Whitchurch Road, London, W11 4AT

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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Dehra Mitchell
Dehra Mitchell