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About me

Everyone has to deal with setbacks or problems. When you can't reach a solution, it is helpful to seek professional help.

The practice offers support for adults,
adolescent and children:

  • Attention and concentration difficulties
  • Anxiety issues (generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, phobias,
  • Depression / feeling sad
  • Lack of confidence / low self-esteem
  • Stress and stress symptoms
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Burn-out
  • Sleeping problems
  • Work, study or school related problems
  • Educational or learning difficulties / parental issues
  • Social problems
  • Obsessions (thoughts / actions)
  • Unwanted habits (e.g. thumb sucking, nail biting)
  • Unexplained physical symptoms
  • Tics
  • Bereavement / loss
  • Relationship issues

Initial consultation:

To determine the problem, I offer an initial consultation (without any obligation). This meeting will take 60 minutes. We will discuss your problem and decide together the most appropriate treatment. Should treatment somewhere else be more appropriate we will discuss this with you as well.

If you want to know more how therapy could help you, please send your contact details and I'm happy to answer questions and get to know you over the phone.

Training, qualifications & experience

Eva Galestien is a Psychologist / Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Counsellor in Fulham and has over 12 years of experience as a psychologist in the field of (cognitive behavioural) therapy both in primary and specialized mental health care. The knowledge and experience she has gained over the past years ranges from a broad scale of psychological issues (felt by well-balanced persons) to substantial psychological and psychiatric disorders. Eva lives since 2015 in London and offers in her private practice Counselling & Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in English and Dutch.

She graduated as Master of Science in Psychology at the University of Leiden (the Netherlands). Following this academic degree she successfully completed a 5 year Post Master in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).


Professional registrations United Kingdom:

  • Cognitive Behavioural therapoist, BABCP
    Membership number BABCP: 170464
  • Counsellor & Psychotherapist, BACP
    Registration number BACP: 194263
  • Graduate Member, BPS
    Registration number BPS: 411895

Professional registrations The Netherlands:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, VGCt
    Registration number VGCt:  010243

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.


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.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy


Private medical insurance

If you have private medical insurance please note that Eva Galestien is registered with most companies who will reimburse the fees. Please contact your private insurer to see how they are able to assist and what the requirements are for funding (e.g. getting a referral from your GP). Should you require help in this, please let us know.

Aetna Global Benefits Provider
Aviva Provider
AXA PPP Healthcare Provider
Cigna Healthcare provider
VitalityHealth Provider
WPA Provider

Self payment appointments
If you don’t have private medical insurance you can also pay for the appointments yourself. In that case you don't need a referral from your GP and you can make directly an appointment.

We accept debit and credit card payment (Visa, Mastercard, Maestro and American Express). Credit card payments come at a surcharge of 2%.

Cancellation Policy

If you're unable to attend an appointment, please cancel at least 24 hours in advance by telephone. Otherwise you will be fully charged for the appointment.

Further information

Target audience:

The consultation is focussed on adults and young adolescents. This practice is not suitable for crisis prone persons that require 24-hour attention. That also applies to any serious addiction problems, psychosis, aggression problems and / or comprehensive psycho-social problems (such as severe debt or homelessness).

20 Cristowe Road

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages English and Dutch.


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


Tuesday- Thursday: 9am- 5pm.

Types of client

Young people
Employee Assistance Programme
Eva Galestien MSc - Experienced Psychologist/ Cognitive behavioural therapist

Eva Galestien MSc - Experienced Psychologist/ Cognitive behavioural therapist