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About me

Welcome to my page!

I am a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural therapist, specialized in Rational Emotive Behaviour therapy (REBT), which is a leading CBT approach.

During this type of therapy you will learn how to change your unhelpful feelings and behaviours through exploring your thinking about past, present or future life events.

Rather than focusing on what is outside your control you will learn valuable tools and techniques on how to help yourself by changing what is within your control.

We can work together on relationship issues, self-esteem/confidence issues and emotions such as depression, anxiety, stress, anger, shame and guilt, jealousy and so on.

CBT is a time-limited therapy and often within 6-8 sessions you will see significant results.

My goal as a therapist is for you to leave therapy having built a tool-kit for life and having the confidence and know how to help yourself in the future and cope effectively with life's challenges. Ultimately, you will become your own CBT therapist.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc in RECBT(Rational-Emotive & Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), Goldsmiths University of London
Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Goldsmiths University of London

EMDR Europe Accredited Training (Part 1, 2 and 3)

General Certificate in Online Counselling, Counselling Online Ltd
PG Certificate in Coaching Psychology
MSc in Health Psychology, City University, London
BSc in Psychology, University of East London
BSc in Applied Biology, Kingston University, London

I have had more than 10 years working in mental health. I have had extensive experience working in Higher Education institutions (mainly universities) as well as an NHS mental health trust, a GP Surgery and a hospital.

I am also the Honorary Secretary and a Committee member of the Association of REBT in the UK, the Branch Liason for BABCP's REBT Special Interest group and a Fellow of Higher Education.

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.

BABCP

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK.

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists.

BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Motivation, procrastination, marital issues, conflict resolution, fear of rejection, fear of criticism, fear of failure, fear of judgement, social anxiety and shame, speaking in public, perfectionism, obsessive thoughts, obsessive behaviour, uncertainty, decision making, fear of confrontation, work-life balance, body image issues, self-esteem, self-acceptance and rigid thinking.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • EMDR
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Additional information

Fees are negotiable and will also depend on your individual circumstances and location.
I am happy to offer a FREE 15 minute phone consultation so we can talk and together decide the best way forward for you.

Availability

I offer morning & afternoon sessions on weekdays. Please email or text your name & number. Due to cold calls I do not respond to unknown numbers.

Further information

I can also offer online sessions and psychotherapy in Greek.

The London Psychiatry Centre
72 Harley Street
London
W1G 7HG

London
E15

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Couples

Languages offered

Greek

Eftychia Fay Kalapoda - Accredited CBT/EMDR therapist

Eftychia Fay Kalapoda - Accredited CBT/EMDR therapist