About me

I am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, an Adult Psychoanalyst and an Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapist. I have been working in combined NHS and private practice since 1993. I have extensive clinical experience with adults and young people with a range of emotional and psychological difficulties and severities.

I offer a confidential and private setting for self understanding and change using a psychodynamic approach. When considering psychotherapy it is often helpful to have one or more preliminary consultations before deciding whether it is an appropriate treatment. Occasionally, the therapy might be of short duration but generally speaking psychoanalytic psychotherapy is best considered as a longer-term treatment. I work with a flexible approach to frequency of sessions depending on need.

I also have extensive experience in providing clinical supervision and training to a range of healthcare professionals including doctors, psychologists and psychotherapists in both individual and group settings.

​Please contact me by email or phone to arrange an initial psychotherapy appointment.

Training, qualifications & experience

Psychology BSc first class honours University of Sheffield

Clinical Psychology MSc University of Leicester

Tavistock Clinic Qualification in Adult & Adolescent Psychotherapy

Adult Psychoanalysis qualification at British Psychoanalytic Society

Professional Membership

The British Psychoanalytical Society

The British Psychoanalytic Council

Practitioner Psychologist with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)              

Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) with The British Psychological Society

To verify my details you can visit the

BPC website: https://www.bpc.org.uk/register

and the BPS website https://www.bps.org.uk/lists/cpsychol/search

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

Therapies offered

  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Bridgetown Hill

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Type of session

In person
Home visits
John Wright

John Wright