I work with people who suffer from depression, trauma, eating disorders, anxiety-related issues and those who just can't work out why they feel so unhappy, confused or helpless. I help people with obsessive and compulsive issues and work with people who face a suicidal crisis. I further have experience in working with addictions, eating disorders and psychiatric conditions such as Bi-polar, Personality Disorder and OCD.
Furthermore, I work with people who survived terrifying and brutal experiences, faced abuse and/or mental health problems and struggle to continue to live their lives. I undertake both short-term focused projects as well as longer-term work.
Training, qualifications & experience
MSc Integrative Psychotherapy.
Metanoia Institute and Middlesex University.
Registered / Accredited
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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
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Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
First Consultation: £70.00
Ongoing one-to-one sessions: £55 - £95
Sliding scale for students, unemployed and people on low income.
Over the past 15 years I have gained experience in the NHS working at the Maudsley Hospital, St Thomas Hospital and Victim Support Lambeth where I saw people in weekly one-to-one psychotherapy sessions.
In my practice I am very interested in the social and political as well as the personal reality. I believe in challenging negativity and discrimination around race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religious beliefs and socio-economic background. As a German speaker living in London I bring my own personal experience and an acute awareness of how social exclusion operates on both personal and social realities.
I am a member of the IARPP (International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy) and the Relational School UK.