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About me

I offer ongoing psychoanalytic therapy in either English or French and welcome individuals and couples. I also offer clinical supervision. In my practice, I rely on a very dialogic approach which seeks to suit and appreciate each individual in his or her specificity and uniqueness. Because of my own bilingual and multicultural background, I am especially interested in cultural diversity and have extensive experience working with clients from more marginalised backgrounds (whether in terms of nationality, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or socio-economic status).

Training, qualifications & experience

I am originally from Paris, France, where I began my training as a psychoanalyst and was actively involved in psychoanalytic circles (Espace Analytique, Association Psychanalytique de France). After moving to the UK a few years ago, I joined the Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis where I completed my psychoanalytic training.

I have worked in a variety of institutional settings including the NHS and Islington MIND. I am the founder and clinical lead of the Psychosis Therapy Project, a specialist therapy service for people experiencing psychosis in the community.

I am a member of the UKCP, of the Council for Psychoanalysis and Jungian Analysis College  (CPJA) and of the College of Psychoanalysts UK (CP-UK). I am also a leading translator in the field of psychoanalysis.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

These are some of the areas I have a special interest in:

  • Anxiety, depression and emotional distress
  • Career issues, workplace issues and work relationship problems
  • Cultural issues, exile issues, homesickness
  • Family problems, mothering, bereavement
  • Phobias and compulsive behaviour
  • Psychosexual issues
  • Isolation, hopelessness and helplessness
  • Specialist areas: Psychosis, Schizoid Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

Additional information

£45-£65 for individuals

£100 for couples

Availability

I currently do not have any availability for new clients.

Further information

Je vous invite à me contacter si vous êtes francophone et souhaitez entreprendre une psychanalyse ou une psychothérapie en français.

9 Avenue Road
Leamington Spa
Warwickshire
CV31 3NW

Psychosis Therapy Project
The Mind Hub
48 Despard Road
London
N19 5NW

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

Languages offered

French

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

Experienced supervisor with a psychoanalytic orientation offering specialist knowledge in the area of psychosis and complex trauma

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Dorothée Bonnigal-Katz MA, UKCP, CP-UK, CPJA

Dorothée Bonnigal-Katz MA, UKCP, CP-UK, CPJA