Dr Harriet Lane
I am a highly specialist Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist with over 14 years experience of working therapeutically with children, young people and families. For the past eight years I have worked in NHS CAMHS services as a psychotherapist, and continue to do so. I trained at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust and am accredited with the Association of Child Psychotherapists, the professional body for child therapists in the UK. The doctoral training is highly specialist, rigorous and a minimum of six years.
My therapeutic approach is influenced by child development research, psychoanalysis and attachment theory. I am also trained in offering Story Stem Assessment and Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy. My NHS experience has equipped me with a large number of approaches to treat a variety of problems.
I am experienced in treating a wide range of emotional and behavioural difficulties. I provide a variety of support such as consultation and assessment in addition to brief, medium and long-term therapy. I offer individual child and parent sessions in addition to family work. Throughout my career I have offered teaching, training and consultation to a wide range of professionals.
I have a special interest in adoption and Looked After Children and have undertaken research about supervised contact for children in care. I am a registered therapist with a number of local authorities and provide therapy through the Post Adoption Fund.
I am an approachable and creative therapist and aim to create a safe space where complex feelings can be understood.
Training, qualifications & experience
2015: Professional Doctorate in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust)
2011: Postgraduate Diploma in Psychoanalytic Infant Observation (The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust)
2006: Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapy Studies (Kent University)
2005: Social Psychology BSC Hons (Loughborough University)
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Children’s learning difficulties
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have a special interest in working with issues related to adoption and am registered as an approved therapist with a number of local authorities.
Fees vary depending on location. Please contact me for details.
I work in Denmark Hill and Crystal Palace.
I offer a free 15 minute phone consultation to discuss whether it’s worth meeting for an initial session and to answer any questions you may have.
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