Dr. Katy Filer Jackson DPsych(Health), CPsychol, MBACP(Accred)

Dr. Katy Filer Jackson DPsych(Health), CPsychol, MBACP(Accred)

The Brook Surgery
767 Finchley Road
NW11 8DN

07957219755 / 07957219755

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About me

Do you feel anxious, depressed or overwhelmed by life? Are you struggling with your health? Many people do. It’s nothing to be scared or ashamed of. But you shouldn’t have to put up with it. I have helped many hundreds of people regain a sense of control.

I am a fully qualified chartered psychologist, counsellor and hypnotherapist with 20 years’ clinical experience helping people overcome a wide range of physical and emotional problems. I have a strong background in holistic health.

I have a special interest in working with:

  • chronic & acute illness
  • stress management
  • women’s health & fertility
  • anxiety & depression
  • pain management
  • bereavement
  • insomnia
  • stop smoking
  • cancer
  • dental anxiety
  • exam stress
  • self esteem & confidence issues
  • domestic violence

This list is not exhaustive. if you have a concern that is not listed, please contact me to discuss in confidence.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a chartered psychologist, accredited counsellor and hypnotherapist. I have been working with clients for nearly 20 years both in NHS and private practice.

My qualifications include:

  • Doctorate in Health Psychology
  • MSc Health Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling
  • Certificate in Psychodynamic and Humanistic Counselling
  • Certificate in Cognitive-Behavioural Hypnotherapy
  • Mindfulness training

I work “integratively”. This means that I draw on a combination of therapeutic approaches to suit your individual needs.

This includes:

  • psychodynamic and humanistic counselling
  • cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • hypnotherapy
  • mindfulness
  • holistic approaches

These approaches can be combined and tailored to fit your situation and your personality, and can be applied to overcome a wide range of physical and emotional problems.

As well as working in private practice, I also work at Chai Cancer Care. I have also worked in Occupational Health at the The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, with women experiencing domestic violence and as a university lecturer.

My work as a counsellor & psychologist is strongly influenced by years of training and practice in Complementary Medicine and Chinese Medicine, and this sets me apart from other therapists. I strongly believe that the processes of mind and body are inter-related, and that our overall health is a complex web that includes our physical, emotional, spiritual health, lifestyle, relationships, social support & community.

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Insomnia, anxiety, exam stress, pain management, lifestyle changes, Stop Smoking, weight management

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Please contact me for more details about my fees.

Further information

I am registered with the following professional bodies:

  • Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Full registration with UK Health Profession Council (HPCP)
  • Accredited member of British Association or Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

Maps & Directions

London, NW11 8DN

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified