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About me

I am a chartered counselling psychologist, and UKCP registered psychotherapist with experience in working with adults of different ages and life challenges, including relational challenges, psychological pain, physical health problems, acquired brain injury or disease. My practice is influenced from three axons, philosophical perspectives on a meaningful life, specialist clinical knowledge on and experience with mental suffering and contemporary scientific knowledge about the mind and brain.

In addition to my psychotherapeutic practice, I am also an academic conducting research at the interface between mind, body and social relationships.  I lecture internationally on these subjects and I have published extensively in these areas. Currently I am a Professor of Psychodynamic Neuroscience at University College London.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • UKCP registered member
  • HCPC registered member
  • BPS registered member
  • Doctorate in Existential Psychotherapy
  • PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience
  • MSc in Neuropsychology
  • MSc in Theoretical Psychoanalysis

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

UKCP

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Physical illness
  • Brain injury or disease

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy

London
NW6

Type of session

In person
Katerina Fotopoulou

Katerina Fotopoulou