Dr Lisa Ahmad

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Chartered Clinical Psychologist EMDR UK & Europe Accredited
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London W1W
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About me

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist specialising in burnout, intense anxiety, perfectionism and imposter syndrome. I have 20+ years of experience within the NHS, the Military and the independent sector and have a successful independent practice. I am passionate about helping clients move towards change, psychological health and wellbeing. 

I am a specialist in working with high achievers, senior leaders and professionals who experience intense anxiety and burnout, often brought about by perfectionism, imposter syndrome and people pleasing.

If you are struggling to manage the overwhelm, I can help you overcome the blocks that are limiting you, and move towards a life that feels in line with who you are. One that is impactful, fulfilling and meaningful. My way of working is to help you to learn about how your unique brain works and to build on your strengths to feel connected again, both to yourself and to others, and to enjoy, love and laugh again. Change is always possible, I can show you how.

I work from a trauma informed model and draw on my extensive training and experience in psychology and coaching to find the best and most helpful way forward for you. I am an Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) accredited clinician and also draw on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) models to support my clients.

If you are ready to make changes, please give me a call and let’s see how we can work together. I am committed to helping you move in the direction you feel you need right now. Get in touch and let's see how I might be able to help you. Or if a call feels too daunting, email me and I will respond to you as soon as I can.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and I hold a Doctoral qualification in Clinical Psychology and have 20+ years clinical experience of a range of assessment and treatment approaches including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing therapy  (EMDR) and longer term psychotherapy work.

I am a full member of the Health Professions Council (HCPC) and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). I also hold membership with the Association of Clinical Psychology (ACP), and I am an Accredited EMDR Practitioner and Member of EMDR UK and EUROPE

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£240.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • WPA
  • Cigna
  • Vitality

Additional information

We are happy to accept insurance claims with insurers who agree to shared costs or able to cover full session fees.

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167-169 Great Portland Street, 5th Floor, London, W1W 5PF

Dr Lisa Ahmad & Associates, Clinical Psychology Practice, 167-169 Great Portland Street, 5th Floor, London, W1W 5PF

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Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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Dr Lisa Ahmad
Dr Lisa Ahmad