Italia Rosapane

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BA Psych, MA Clin Psych, PGDip Counselling, MA Psychotherapy
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London N21 & N3
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Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Do you feel lost and disconnected from yourself and people around you and you do not know why? Have you lost a sense of purpose or hope, and feel you are lacking control over your own life? Are you repeating the same patterns in your life and find it difficult to change them? The idea of therapy can be daunting, and it can be scary to open up to someone, but you made the first step. I am here to work together with you. I provide a safe and non judgemental space offering empathy, creativity, integrity and compassion.

I will help you explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviours so you can develop a better understanding of yourself and of others.  I will listen to you without judgment and help you explore your thoughts and emotions.

I will meet you where you are at, being aware and sensitive of the cultural and social context and complexities where you come from and tailor our sessions to your needs. I provide a confidential, consistent and reliable service to individuals with a wide range of different difficulties, including anxiety, depression, self-harm, sexual abuse, trauma and PTSD, identity and gender difficulties, suicide ideation, bereavement, relationship difficulties, stress, chronic illness, and neurodiversity.

My approach is integrative, and I use different theories of psychotherapy in my work. In support of our sessions, I use various creative mediums in order to help clients access feelings that are difficult to express verbally.

I strongly believe that our personal history shapes the way we are now in the present. Therapy can be a tool to understand more about yourself, and how your own personal history impacts your present. Therapy will help you to cope and make sense of what has happened to you, to not make your past influence negatively your present, to move forward and create a different narrative. Therapy is a courageous but worthwhile step towards living the life that you want to.

Since 2013, I have been working with children, young people, adults and families. I believe that the relationship between us will be an important factor for change. For this reason, I will go at your pace: I will give you time to feel comfortable with me, you will never be forced to share more than you feel comfortable sharing, and certainly not before a degree of trust between us is in place. 

I will create the conditions for you to feel safe and able to take risks by disclosing and discussing sensitive issues. That includes being able to give me honest feedback on how you feel about your therapy and how we are working together.

I am a Chartered psychologist (Divisions of Counselling, Clinical and Educational Psychology), a counsellor and a Child Adolescent and Adult psychotherapist. Being aware of the importance of the system where each individual lives and the mutual influence between individual and systems (family, school, society, etc.), I am currently undertaking an additional training in Systemic Family Therapy. I am passionate about the fields of psychology and psychotherapy, and have studied for many years in order to increase my knowledge and expertise. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Postgraduate diploma in Systemic Family Therapy (ongoing) - King's College London
  • MA in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapy - Middlesex University (Terapia)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapy and Counselling - Middlesex University (Terapia)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills - CPPD Counselling School
  • Postgraduate diploma in Family Mediation -IRMEF Institute of Family Mediation of Rome
  • MA in Clinical and Educational Psychology - University of Rome La Sapienza
  • BA in Psychology - University of Caserta Luigi Vanvitelli

Experience

Apart from my private practice in North London, my previous and current professional experience includes:

  • Working in a NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.
  • Therapeutic Lead/Counselling Manager at a secondary school.
  • Working closely with safeguarding teams, local authorities, crisis teams, social services, psychiatrists, and other professional bodies.
  • Working alongside NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).
  • Running therapeutic groups around different difficulties, including neurodiversity (ADHD/ASD), parenting, bereavement, anxiety and anger management.
  • Counselling at a charity that works with children, adolescents, families, and adults.
  • Counselling at Victim Support.
  • Counselling at various schools in London.
  • Psychological assessment and support for children and young people.
  • Working in the counselling service of a university.
  • Working in different psychiatric hospitals in Italy and Greece.

Member organisations

BPS
British Psychological Society (BPS)

British Psychological Society

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£75.00 - £120.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Further information

Professional bodies

  • Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society - Divisions of Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology and Educational Psychology.
  • Accredited as a Psychologist with the Italian Psychological Society (2013)
  • BACP Registered Member (MBACP) 
  • UKCP (awaiting for graduation in June 2024 for full membership)
  • AFT (Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice - trainee)

Winchmore Hill Clinic of Osteopathy & Natural Health, 925 Green Lanes, London, Greater London, N21 2PB

17A East End Road, Finchley, London, N3 3QE

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations

Key details

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Additional languages

Italian

Italian and English

Online platforms

Google Meet
Microsoft Teams
Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
Italia Rosapane
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