Dr Ioanna (Joanna) Karaoulani-Lawson West

Dr Ioanna (Joanna) Karaoulani-Lawson West

West Bridgford


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About me

Mental Health Specialist

Counselling Services for Adults & Children.

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Areas of Counselling:

Child-related issues ,Family issues.

Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Self-harm, Trauma, Phobias, Bereavement.

Eco-therapy:Counselling in outer spaces.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a professional therapist for 18 years.

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, Division of Psychiatry, Medical School, University of Nottingham, UK
  • MSc in Counselling -University of Strathclyde, UK
  • BA in Psychology - American College of Greece
  • HNC in Person-Centered Counselling - University of Strathclyde, UK
  • HND in Person-Centered Counselling - University of Strathclyde, UK
  • HNC IN Emotional Intelligence & Self Esteem, University of the Aegean, Greece
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity, Kingston Maurward College, UK Alliance Psycho-Education Programme for Schizophrenia - Social Skills Training - Hellenic Neuro-psychiatric Clinic “Panagia Grigorousa”
  • Sexual Health Education & Training - Pan Hellenic Social Institution of Health Care
  • Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs, Harvard University, USA
  • Clinical Practices Guidelines and Resources for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment - Massachusetts General Hospital, Psychiatry Department, USA
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Massachusetts General Hospital, Psychiatry Department, USA
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Medical University of South Carolina, USA

Member organisations


Other areas of counselling I deal with

Eco Therapy - Depression & Anxiety

Trauma & PTSD - Emotional Healing through Clay Modelling


My fees are

£65 for assessment and for subsequent sessions.

£120 Home visits.

£100 for Eco-therapy (counselling in outer spaces).

Maps & Directions

West Bridgford, NG2 5HF

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Greek


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


Mon-Fri: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday: 2.00 pm - 8.00 pm

Sunday: 10.00 am - 8.00 pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults