Eva Galestien MSc - Psychologist/ Cognitive behavioural therapist and Counsellor

Eva Galestien MSc - Psychologist/ Cognitive behavioural therapist and Counsellor

48 Lexham Gardens
W8 5JA

07561 561065

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48 Lexham Gardens
W8 5JA

07561 561065

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 50 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 (36) is a Psychologist / Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Counsellor in South Kensington and has over 9 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 (experienced by chronically traumatized persons). 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


Accredited register membership



Initial consultation for new clients:

  • Free 20 minutes no-obligation telephone consultation

Follow up sessions:

  • Tuesday - Thursday (10am - 4pm): £55 per appointment*
  • Tuesday - Thursday (9am- 10am; 4pm- 6pm): £60 per appointment
  • Saturday (10:00am - 2:00pm):  £70 per appointment

An appointment last 50 minutes and takes place at pre- agreed time slots.

Private medical health insurance

Your private health insurance policy may be able to pay for your sessions. 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.

Self payment appointments

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.

I 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).

Maps & Directions

London, W8 5JA

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Dutch


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Tuesday- Thursday (9am - 6pm), Saturday (10am - 2pm)

Types of client

Young people