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Lee Anna: trauma recovery specialist

About me

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

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; HCPC, BAAT, EMDR UK and EMDR Europe approved therapist and IGA (Institute of Group Analysis) qualified group supervisor. I am also a qualified climbing instructor (CWA, CWDI Mountain Training), which can be included in trauma recovery and mind / body work.

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.  

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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From £60.00 to £110.00

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£75 (50 minutes)

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Sessions are usually on a weekly basis, at the same time on the same day whether online or face to face. Some trauma revovery work can be done in shorter, more intensive timeframes.

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

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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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