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Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, DIT, MBACP (Accred)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London, NW2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I use psychodynamic and psychoanalytic approaches to therapy in a space that is confidential and empathic. We will work together to understand the core issues that you bring up to help you deal with them better and progress in your life.

This process involves uncovering patterns, making links, and gaining insights to become more aware of what is really going on in yourself. The next stage would be to process this material and help you contain it, even when it seems that things are not going to get resolved. By gaining understanding and developing your capacity and ability to manage, choices start coming forth that have been absent before. One starts gaining degrees of freedom and becomes more able to govern their life than be governed by uncontrollable external or internal dynamics. It is a process that takes time and commitment.

I provide Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) which combines psychodynamic, mentalization, and attachment underpinnings applied in a more structured way over 16 sessions. It is helpful for interpersonal and relational difficulties.

In short-term supportive therapy or counselling, we focus on particular issue(s) that are problematic for you that we can work on within a limited number of sessions. We will try to gain an understanding of the problem and explore what would help you move forward. 

Locations available

  • Willesden Green NW2
  • Southwark SE1
  • Online: Google Meet

Current availability:

  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays: selected hours.
  • Other availabilities can be discussed.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a background in business and nursing studies. I subsequently trained as a counsellor and psychotherapist. I have worked in the NHS secondary care service, offering long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy, and am currently working in the NHS Talking Therapies Service, offering short-term counselling in addition to private practice.

Relevant Studies

  • Trainee Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist at the Guild of Psychotherapists, 
  • MA in Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT)
  • Mentalization Based Treatment (MBT)

Experience

  • Private practice.
  • Refugee and Asylum Seekers Service since 2019
  • NHS Talking Therapies Service since 2015
  • NHS in primary and secondary care settings, 2011-2015.
  • Volunteer counsellor at Coventry Migrant and Refugee Centre 2014.
  • Samaritans 2009.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£70.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Sessions are 50 minutes.

An initial telephone consultation is free.

I offer concessions for low-income groups and key workers.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Mainly Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Other availability can be discussed.

Willesden Green, London, NW2

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Google Meet

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am a trainee supervisor offering low fee supervision

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