L. Simmons

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Lee Anna: trauma recovery specialist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

London, SE18
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I provide EMDR therapy, counselling and art psychotherapy to help unlock feelings, aid communication, build understanding and promote healing from trauma. I am an accredited EMDR consultant with the EMDR Association UK and Europe. This includes the recent trauma protocol, groups, children and adolescents (accredited), the flash / blink technique, attachment informed and intergenerational work.

My background is in Art Psychotherapy (MA) and attachment based work, providing services for individuals, groups and organisations. I am experienced working with adults, children and adolescents at charities, NGO's, schools and privately, and in group supervision for clinicians both privately and in-house (Institute of Group Analysis qualified). I am also a rock climbing instructor (CWA, CWDI, RCI Mountain Training), which can be included in trauma recovery individually and in group work; with attention to the mind / body connection that trauma therapy centres around.

Training, qualifications & experience

Lee runs 'Social Art Therapy Ltd www.socialarttherapy.com, a small clinic in South East London and is partly based in Covent Garden www.EMDR.London. She uses EMDR & Art Psychotherapy to address specific blocks, phobias and past trauma. Lee has experience working in Adult Social Services in Greater London, a refugee camp and addiction centre in Lebanon, and primary, secondary and alternative provision schools in the UK and recently in Albania. She also supervises social workers and therapists.  

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£100.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Therapy can be held in intensive blocks, which are bespoke to each client, usually a mix or online and in-peson.

There is a sliding scale of £90- £130 for 50 minutes.

Individual £90 for 60 minutes
Group £50 per person online

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Trauma recovery work is bespoke to each client, often in short, intensive timeframes, over a whole week, or Thursday to Monday. 50 or 75 minute weekly EMDR is also available.

Further information

At present all regular sessions are taking place online, with some intensive trauma recovery work face to face.

Type of session


Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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In person

I am a trained and recommended supervisor by BAAT and hold a diploma in group supervision from the IGA (institute of group analysis).

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L. Simmons
L. Simmons