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About me

I understand that beginning therapy can feel nerve-wracking and exposing.

As your Psychologist, you can expect a warm, caring approach to creating safe and reflective relationships. I offer brief, focused therapy to build coping skills and overcome specific problems, or more in-depth work to build insight and release ingrained ways of being that are no longer helpful to you.

Working together.

I specialise in working with anxiety (including panic attacks), relationship difficulties, prolonged grief, low mood, depression and trauma (i.e. following an accident, attack, physical injury, or abuse, including in childhood). I work with people struggling with OCD, self-criticism, and those who feel stuck in a rut.

I have an interest in supporting people who are re-evaluating who they are and what they want from life, and am passionate about supporting people to tune into their values to live more personally meaningful, fulfilling lives.

Together, and at your pace, we can explore your experiences in a supportive, non-judgemental way to make sense of the problems you are struggling with. I would be happy to talk through your hopes for therapy, and any questions you may have.

I offer a free initial consultation over the telephone, for up to 20 minutes. This allows us to get a sense of the problems and briefly think through what would likely be a helpful next step - please get in touch to arrange this.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a BSc in Psychology, a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (six years university-level education and research), and further training in providing therapy, supervision and leadership. With over fifteen years working in mental health, I am experienced in drawing upon multiple effective, evidence-based approaches to provide individually tailored assessment and therapy for a range of difficulties.

Before private practice, I worked as a Senior Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Lead in the NHS. I am registered with the Health Care Professions Council, making sure I keep strict professional standards including having my own regular supervision, and keeping the highest level of confidentiality for all my clients.

I believe that mental health difficulties are meaningful and understandable reactions to painful life events and situations, and so these are best treated with compassion, curiosity and respect. In this way, we may not only overcome the problems, but gain a deeper understanding of ourselves, leading to a more balanced and enjoyable life.

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.

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

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

  • Feeling on-edge, panicky, breathless or afraid
  • Arguments, drama or break-ups with friends, family or partners
  • Negative thoughts about yourself
  • Feeling sad, lonely and down
  • Memories you can't seem to leave in the past
  • Feeling like you're destined to fail; humiliation, guilt, and self-criticism

Perhaps it's hard to say what's wrong, or why, but you've lost your spark and direction, each day is just going through the motions; you know there must be more to life than this. Please contact me to discuss how we might work together for a more hopeful future. 

I also offer bespoke training in a wide range of topics, for audiences from primary-age children to university students and professionals. Consultation is available to organisations, please get in touch for more information on this.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

From £80.00 to £140.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I offer a free initial consultation over the telephone, for up to 20 minutes.

Thereafter, I charge £110 for a 55-60 minute appointment, I am currently seeing all therapy and supervision clients online (Zoom or Skype).

Fees for training and consultation vary, and packages can be offered. Please contact me to discuss. I'm sorry but I don't accept insurance.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Weekday, evening and weekend sessions available (10.30am to 7pm). I choose not to keep a waiting list so, if I can see you, I can offer the first session quite quickly.

Norwich
Norfolk
NR2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
Dr Hannah King - Clinical Psychologist, BSc, DClinPsy, HCPC Reg.

Dr Hannah King - Clinical Psychologist, BSc, DClinPsy, HCPC Reg.