Jane Oakley

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PG Cert x 3 BA Hons Psychodynamic EMDR Equine
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Sidcup DA14
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a Senior Psychotherapist in an NHS Community Mental Health Team and I also have a private practice based in Sidcup, Kent. 

Someone recently said this about their therapy journey with me:

Thank you so much 😊 

My Therapy and EMDR Journey. 

I was stuck in a rut, stuck in a hole I couldn’t get out of or see a way out, going round and round in circles. I felt trapped with me and my intrusive thoughts.

Working with Jane in a mixture of talk therapy and EMDR, I was able to cut loose and develop a better and more conscious adaptive mind and way of thinking. 

In a safe, accepting and understanding space I was able to explore, deal and accept many emotions, feelings, and memories I never knew were there or why they were.

I feel I have crossed a bridge with a better understanding of my mind, feelings, emotions, and behaviours. I now have more capacity to deal with new relationships, and career paths and to be able to live in the present and enjoy life and appreciate even the smallest things (something that I was so oblivious to before).

I am excited for my future and what it has to hold. JL March 2024 

As a Psychotherapist, I am passionate about helping people overcome past experiences that are having an impact on them in the present and affect their decision-making and choices for the future.

I work with adults, adolescents, and children. I enjoy watching people develop and grow in their therapy, changing entrenched negative perceptions of self, helping people to gain new perspectives, face new challenges, and overcome fears.

I work with 3 therapy modalities offering a flexible approach to meeting individual needs for symptoms such as emotional regulation difficulties, anxiety, depression, eating difficulties, childhood sexual abuse, loss, relationship issues, and interpersonal difficulties and trauma.

  1. Psychodynamic Talking Therapy.
  2. Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy working alongside my wonderful herd of horses to provide an alternative way other than the therapy room.
  3. Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an amazing therapy tool that helps people to identify experiences and change perception, leading to healthier ways of thinking, feeling, and responding.

I offer a safe and confidential space and can work with all 3 modalities to provide a flexible and unique approach to help you overcome your difficulties. Please check out my website for testimonials and further information about me, my herd, and my therapy room space. 

Recently someone else said:

Dear Jane,

Thank you for all your kindness, hard work, and patience with me. You've made a huge difference in my life. I can't thank you enough. With very best wishes xx

If you think you would like to work with me. then I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Foundations of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (D58)
  • Inter-cultural Psychodynamic Psychotherapy qualification (D59): Tavistock and Portman Clinic 
  • LEAP Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy Level 5 Diploma - Crossfields Institute
  • EMDR - Pg Cert - Worcester University 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

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BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Psychoanalytic Council
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Psychoanalytic Council

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Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Vitality

Additional information

My fees vary according to which type of therapy is suitable but start from £70.00

Fees can be discussed during the free telephone conversation offered before a consultation.

Further information

I offer a free telephone conversation to see if we feel we can work together with a view to a fuller consultation and appropriate therapy to suit your needs.

Sidcup, Kent, DA14

Sidcup, Kent, DA14

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Jane Oakley
Jane Oakley