Luiza Neumayer

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CPsychol, Supervisor, EMDR & EFT Couple Accredited Therapist
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London W1U & Amersham HP7
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello and welcome

I’m here to help you find the inner strengths and resources you need to unblock what’s troubling you and move on with life. I’m a chartered psychologist, qualified in Jungian psycho-dynamic counselling and experiential psychotherapy, working with individuals and couples.

My clients tell me I’m warm and insightful – which is good, because my main aim is to offer a welcoming place where you feel it’s safe to open up. With every client, I believe it’s important to build a strong, trusting relationship so you feel willing and able to consider making changes. I am offering a safe space for reflection where healing takes place.

My way of working is relational, experiential and reflective. I give you the chance to work through difficult emotions and traumatic life experiences in a deeply personal way, with an experienced helping hand at your side as you grow stronger and heal.

Where to find me?

My office is based on 17 Nottingham Street, very close to Baker Street tube station or Marylebone train station. I also offer private counselling services online (via Zoom) and telephone – whatever works for you.

How did I get here?

Before training, I worked as the CEO of a charity for children diagnosed with terminal and critical illnesses. The therapeutic relationships I built with children and their parents helped me develop a great sense of patience, perseverance, compassion and belief in the human capacity to heal.

To help me help you, I’m immersed in my own therapy, as well as in continual professional development. My knowledge of many approaches keeps enhancing my expertise and experience. In turn, that means I understand how to help you with a wide range of difficulties, from anxiety, depression, communication and relationship issues to isolation, bereavement and loss or trauma.

My main teacher has been my attachment traumatic wound  - getting to know it, feeling and processing the pain and all other complicated and intense feelings related to it - with patience, awareness and compassion. Working with my own trauma helped me understand a lot about complex relational trauma and what it does to the body, heart and mind. 

Working with individuals

The process of psychotherapy can last for a few months, or continue for several years. It all depends on what you need. I take the time to get to know your personal circumstances and understand how you feel, so we can work together in the most effective way.

I offer counselling and psychotherapy to help with a wide range of issues:

Depression, including post-partum
Phobias (such as fear of flying, public speaking, enclosed spaces, insects and more)
Panic attacks
Addictions (alcohol, smoking, gambling)
Difficulty handling conflict
Communication and relationship issues
Feeling isolated
Bereavement and loss
Eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, obesity)
Guilt and shame
Attachment disorders (including developmental and pre-developmental trauma)
Psychosomatic disorders (which affect both your mental and physical health).

I am an AEDP and ISTDP Certified therapist, an EMDR Accredited therapist and Brainspotting certified therapist. I have also trained in Somatic Psychology.

I am training in IFS Therapy (Internal Family Systems; Level 1) and in DBR (Deep Brain Reorienting), a trauma focused approach developed by Dr Frank Corrigan. DBR is a cutting edge trauma technique which addresses attachement trauma stored in the body. You can read more about here:

I am also training to become a certified supervisor (CSTD London;The Centre for Supervision and Team Development), attending courses led by Joan Wilmot and Robin Shohet.

My essential mode of supervision is relational, integrative and experiential, inviting supervisees into a safe, creative space of reflexivity and contemplation. I use an eclectic approach, underpinned by Hawkins and Shohet's 7-eyed model, combining experiential ways of accessing therapeutic change, person-centered, attachment based therapeutic approaches, as well as body-focused approaches, emotion theories (regulation and healthy processing) and transformational studies.

I offer a limited number of low cost services to supervisees. 

With Couples

Being a partner in a contented couple takes love, courage, vulnerability and above all, communication.

I am a Certified Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist with the International Centre for Clinical Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy.

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is a type of couples counselling. It has been applied with great success to couples struggling with problems in their relationship. It helps you and your partner to create a secure bond, by showing you fresh ways of interacting with and relating to one another.

Research studies find that 70-75% of couples receiving EFT move from distress to recovery and approximately 90% show significant improvements.

I am also training in IFIO (Intimacy from Inside Out). This a model of couples therapy that draws primarily from the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model of psychotherapy, but also includes aspects of psychodynamic theory, systems thinking and neuroscience. It is an experiential model born out of a desire to carry the concepts of IFS into a relational setting and to use the intimate relationship itself as a vehicle for growth and healing of the individual, as well as the couple.

It is a non-pathologizing approach that helps people make sense of their life experience in a safe and collaborative way.

 ​Ongoing relationship counselling sessions last for 50 minutes.

I offer extended sessions - eg: double sessions or more for those who find weekly commitment difficult (children, job, out of London)

To find out how working with me could help you and your partner build a deeper, happier relationship, please get in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience


- Member of British Psychological Society – Chartered membership (CPsychol 438949)

- Accredited Member of HCPC (PYL 36686)

- Registered Member of BACP (00921852)

- Registered Jungian Psychotherapist with Romanian Association of Analytical Psychotherapy (13889)

- Certified EFT Couples Therapist: Member of BEFT Centre, ICEEFT

- Certified AEDP Therapist: Member of AEDP Institute

- Certified AB-ISDTP Therapist: Member of AB-ISTDP London, UK

- EMDR UK Accredited Practitioner - Member of EMDR UK and Ireland Association

- Certified Brainspotting Therapist - Member of Brainspotting UK Association

I am also training in IFS (Internal Family Systems) therapy and in Deep Brain Reorienting (DBR) with Dr Frank Corrigan, Somatic Psychology and Polyvagal Theory (Deb Dana) for treating Complex Trauma.

I am training to become a Certified supervisor with The Centre for Supervision and Team Development (CSTD London), attending courses led by Joan Wilmot and Robin Shohet.

AEDP is a new therapy approach which has roots in interpersonal neurobiology, attachment theory, emotion theory and affective neuroscience and body-focused approaches. Based on neuroplasticity, it facilitates healing traumatic events through undoing of aloneness and in-depth processing of difficult emotional and relational experiences.

ISTDP (Intensive Short Dynamic Psychotherapy) - Intensive Short term Dynamic Psychotherapy is a cutting edge therapy model, with a strong evidence base. It is a highly effective form of individual psychotherapy designed to get to the heart of the matter quickly, and resolve issues fast. The approach is emotion focused; a relational therapy that can address a wide range of ongoing problems or symptoms.

I have started an additional Master's Programme in Advanced Clinical Practice in Psychotherapy and Counselling at The Minster Centre in 2022 in order to improve my skills in my profession.I offer private counselling services online (Zoom) for individuals and couples.

I am registered with Axa, Aviva, Vitality and Cigna insurance companies.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.


£140.00 - £180.00

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Cigna
  • Vitality
  • WPA

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

17 Nottingham Street, London, W1U 5EW

Flat 1, Coleshill House, Tower Road, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 0LB

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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


Luiza Neumayer
Luiza Neumayer