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About me

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. I work with children, young people and their families, providing support for a range of difficulties, including anxiety and depression. I have specialist experience supporting families when a child has a life-threatening or life-limiting physical health condition, across inpatient and outpatient settings; including adjustment to diagnosis, procedural anxiety, body image, self-esteem and identity difficulties, cognitive difficulties, eating difficulties, and bereavement support.

I hold expertise in a range of therapeutic models, including Cognitive behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness and Systemic family therapy; drawing on these models in their purest forms and working integratively to incorporate the most helpful approach to fit YOU.

It is not easy meeting a complete stranger and sharing some of your most difficult thoughts and experiences in a way that might be quite new for you. As a warm and empathetic individual, I aim to create a genuine, transparent, collaborative space in which you can be heard, as a strong foundation on which to base our talking and work together to move forward.

Training, qualifications & experience

Dr Gabriella Haeems BSc, MSc, DClinPsych, has worked in the NHS since 2012 providing support for individuals and families, across the lifespan. Dr Haeems currently works in the NHS with children and young people with cancer and their families and has co-authored publications and research within this area.

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (2015-2018) University of Southampton.
  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience (Distinction, 2012-2013) University of Reading.
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology (2009-2012) University of Reading

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

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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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Paediatric psychology

Health psychology

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

£100.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

Free 30-minute initial telephone call to explore hopes for support and to establish if this is the right support for you.

On-going sessions (up to 60 minutes): £100 per session.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
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Purley
Surrey
CR8

Type of session

Online
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Dr Gabriella Haeems

Dr Gabriella Haeems