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Dylan Lopich - Chartered Clinical Psychologist - Victoria & Marylebone

London, SW1W 9TR
07985 624372 07985 624372 Registered / Accredited

About me

Hi, my name is Dylan and I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist specialising in adult psychotherapy.

I have 10 years experience in private practice working with people who who suffer from anxiety, depression, bereavement and loss, stress, trauma, disconnection, and relationship difficulties.

I offer a friendly and down-to-earth approach to therapy, providing a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space to talk. With training and experience in the main evidence-based psychotherapies, I am able to work in a flexible and collaborative way, tailoring therapy to the specific needs of the person I see.

Therapy with a focus on emotion
While therapies that focus on changing thoughts and behaviour can be helpful, there is a growing emphasis in psychotherapy research on the importance of working with emotion.

You may have had an experience where you felt as if you had a good intellectual understanding of a problem yet it was still difficult to change; intellectual insight is not the same as emotional insight.

Focusing on emotions in therapy, we would work together to put feelings into words, bringing clarity to emotions that are threatening, confusing or contradictory. A space to explore emotions can help you to better recognise problematic patterns in relationships, uncover meaning, and importantly, enable you to discover options that had not been clear before.

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional
I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Clinical Psychologist and as a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society, in the Division of Clinical Psychology.

I have training and experience in the main evidence-based psychotherapeutic modalities: psychodynamic, humanistic/person-centred and cognitive behavioural therapy. Integrating the theory and techniques of these different approaches enables a therapist to tailor psychotherapy to the particular needs of the client. This approach may take the form of intensive, time-limited therapy for someone experiencing intense distress, in order to help them regain a sense of emotional balance. At other times, integrative psychotherapy may involve medium to long-term work which is more explorative in nature, and may be better suited to understanding more deep-seated emotional difficulties and troubling relationship patterns.

Education

  • 2004 - BA in English and Psychology, University of South Africa
  • 2005 - Honours in Social Science, University of Cape Town
  • 2008 - Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, University of Cape Town

Clinical Experience

I trained Groote Schuur Hospital and Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital in South Africa, working in the Forensics, Acute Psychiatric and Inpatient Psychotherapy wards. For the past seven years I have worked in private practice specialising in adult psychotherapy.

Teaching and Supervision

I have supervised junior colleagues and taught postgraduate level courses in clinical psychology and psychotherapy.

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.

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

BPS

British Psychological Society

British Psychological Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also have a special interest in helping people who struggle with feelings of shame, an emotion which often plays a hidden but pervasive role in a wide range of psychological distress, especially depression and trauma.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

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Fees

£100 - £150 per 50 minute session

Courtyard Garden
142 Buckingham Palace Rd
Victoria
London
SW1W 9TR

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

7am - 6pm Monday to Saturday

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

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Dylan Lopich - Chartered Clinical Psychologist - Victoria & Marylebone

Dylan Lopich - Chartered Clinical Psychologist - Victoria & Marylebone