Julie Telvi

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Systemic, Couple and Family Psychotherapist UKCP registered
Available for new clients
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London, NW7
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I have 18 years of experience in NHS working with clients and their partners and families. In the last  four years I have been working with clients who want to explore their stories and make sense of their relationships, through my online private practice.

Some people who have had painful experiences in their past  suffer from mental health problems most commonly anxiety and depression as well as low self-esteem . This is usually because the effect of these experiences on the person's sense of self as well as on their significant relationships have never been explored or discussed . However, not everybody develops mental health symptoms and find it useful just  to understand their relationship patterns so that they could make more informed decisions regarding their future relationships.

The type of therapy that I offer is aimed at people  who seek to make sense of their difficulties by  exploring their generational stories, family values and personal experiences to bring an awareness to how these might have played out in their life transition stages, as well as in their relationship to others. These can be processed individually or in  couple or family sessions.

In that context, an added value of family therapy is creating a safe space for family members  to talk about family issues  and to express difficult thoughts and emotions and understand each other's experiences while building on family strengths.

I work with individuals, couples and families with adult members . My therapy style is collaborative and flexible recognizing the fact  that life is dynamic and needs and circumstances can change during the course of therapy.

I have lived in three different countries where I experienced being a minority personally which equipped me with  the understanding the struggles of individuals who have a quieter voice.

Training, qualifications & experience

I attended the Tavistock Centre where I studied Systemic and Family Psychotherapy at the diploma level. Following that, I carried on with my training at the Institute of Family Therapy where I obtained MSc in Systemic and Family Psychotherapy.

Immediately after my qualification, I worked at Hackney Social Services for three months as a family therapist. Subsequently, I worked at Barnet Enfield Haringey NHS Trust within the Enfield Adult Mental Health Services for fourteen years. During that time, I also worked at City and Hackney Adult Mental Health Services for five years. In both of these jobs I worked as a Systemic and Family Psychotherapist where I offered individual, couple and family therapy to adults as well as having carried out assessments.

I also supervised systemic psychotherapy trainees as well as trainees from clinical psychology .

I have taught at the University of Hertfordshire “Working Systemically in Adult Mental Health” and “Working Systemically with Individuals” as a part of the Systemic Module of the DClinPsy Doctorate level course.

Having lived in countries where cultural stories and ethnic identities are very different from each other, I developed a personal understanding of how the dominant belief systems impact on how we feel and behave. I also became very interested in how these factors play out in personal narratives as well as in couples’ and families’ relationship dynamics.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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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

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Refugee problems, domestic violence

Therapies offered


£80.00 - £90.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health
  • Vitality
  • Aviva

Additional information

From  £80.00 per session for individuals

          £90.00 per session for couples and families

Fees vary in line with the appointment time; evening slots being more expensive.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

I work with the below insurance companies:

Recognized by Aviva, AXA Healthcare ,Vitality Health  

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Julie Telvi
Julie Telvi