I offer counselling, psychotherapy and coaching for individuals, families, couples, groups and organisations seeking to gain deeper insights about themselves and their relationships with others.
My therapeutic approach is solution focused and deeply rooted in the understanding of my clients’ individual and systemic issues and difficulties.
I help my clients to understand their behavioural patterns and feelings in order to develop individually tailored strategies for change and psychological well being.
I am an experienced Psychologist and psychotherapist working at the Priory Hospital as well as in private practice. I am also an accredited mediator and a qualified EMDR therapist.
I am accredited by the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), HCPC and i am a member of the British Psychological Society (MBPSs). I work to the code of Ethics and Practice of the UKCP and the BPS.
I offer a non-judgmental relationship in a safe and confidential environment where issues and concerns can be openly discussed and treated.
My areas of expertise include:
- Stress at work and at home
- Career issues and development
- Job loss and re-orientation
- Mid-life crisis and existential issues
- Relationship issues and divorce
- Relationship and couples counselling
- Coaching & leadership development
- Panic attacks and agoraphobia
- Specific phobias
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Training, qualifications & experience
Johanna is an experienced chartered Counselling Psychologist (CPsychol). She is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
- B.A., M.A., P.h.D., Certificate in Counselling
- Adv. Diploma in therapeutic Counselling, MBACP, MBPsS
- Accredited Mediator
- Trauma and EMDR therapist
Registered / Accredited
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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.
UK Council for Psychotherapy
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.
As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.
UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
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