Luka Hadrych

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DBT Therapist, Individual and Couple Therapist
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London Bridge SE1 & Islington N1
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About me

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I'm an experienced psychotherapist and intensively trained dialectical behaviour therapist with genuine passion for supporting people in building meaningful lives and relationships. I enjoy working with individuals, couples and groups in-person and online via Zoom. As part of my commitment to support people in breaking out of stuckness and chronic suffering, I was trained and supervised in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Radically Open DBT (RO-DBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples and individuals, psychedelic-assisted therapy and body-oriented/somatic approaches. 

I see therapy as a collaborative, heart-centred process which aims to free you from emotional suffering and to raise your confidence to cope with life's challenges in new, creative ways. I work in an invitational, non-judgemental and gently challenging way. 

When formulating your difficulties, we will explore the interplay between your emotional wellbeing, early experiences and the environments and relationships you're currently in. My practice is trauma-informed and I am skilled in a number of psychological disciplines and evidence-based practice to reduce self-harming behaviours and impulsivity, and to improve people's capacity to regulate and safely experience emotions and enhance relationships. 

I am the founder of Mind-Reframed, a specialist team supporting people who are highly sensitive and experience difficulties in regulating their emotions, including those whose difficulties get described in medical circles as "borderline personality disorder" or "complex trauma". Since 2015 we have been providing the intensive ‪programme in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy as developed by Dr Marsha Linehan for self-harm and intense emotionality. Along with my trusted colleagues I share Dr Linehan's vision to make compassionate and scientifically valid treatments available to people with complex emotional difficulties. More about us at www.mind-reframed.com/aboutus. 

We currently provide eight DBT skills groups each week which can be attended in King's Cross, Angel or Online on Mondays at 5:45pm, Tuesdays at 4pm and 6pm, Wednesdays at 3:30pm and 6pm, Thursdays at 5:30pm and Saturdays at 10am or 12:15pm.

Mentalization-Based Therapy is another twice weekly programme we offer which is of particular relevance to those who would like to identify and work through thinking and behavioural patterns of relating to themselves and others that no longer serve them.

I have also continued my professional development in couple counselling and have special interest in supporting couples in regaining or enhancing their emotional intimacy. The approach I have found particularly transformative is based on Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, pioneered by Dr Sue Johnson. 

Contact: 07891901607 or preferably email me.

Training, qualifications & experience

Core Academic Qualifications

  • MSc in Clinical and Community Psychology, University of East London
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Roehampton University
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Bangor University
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy, University of East Anglia
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Psychological Wellbeing Practice - Low Intensity CBT, Canterbury Christ Church University

Further Specialist Training

I have specialised therapy skills, including post-qualification intensive training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Radically Open DBT (RO DBT) and Mindfulness. 

  • Intensive Training and Expert Supervision in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (training acquired from British Isles DBT Training Team who are the sole licensed provider of DBT training in the UK and expert supervision Dr Heidi Heard who is a senior DBT clinician affiliated to the Linehan Institute Behavioral Tech, LLC)
  • Externship and Advanced Core Skills Training in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples (Levels 1-4 out of 4) with Dr Scott Woolley and Dr Zoya Simakhodskaya, The International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy for Individuals (Trauma-Focused): Levels 1-2 out of 2 with Dr Sue Johnson and Dr Leanne Campbell, The International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)
  • Intensive Training in Radically Open DBT for difficulties associated with excessive self-control, such as anorexia nervosa, chronic depression and anxiety, isolation and loneliness, forming and maintaining relationships, perfectionism and obsessive compulsive personality, by the treatment developer Professor Thomas Lynch and the Radically Open Ltd Team)
  • Certificate in Teaching Mindfulness (MBCT and MBSR), Mindfulness Scotland Ltd
  • Mentalization-Based Treatment, Anna Freud Centre
  • Narrative Exposure Therapy for Trauma, Vivo International and Institute for Psychotrauma
  • Certificate in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy, Integrative Psychiatry Institute
  • Level 1 and 2 Training in Psycho-Somatic Bodywork and Integral Trauma Facilitation, NEO Emotional Release Institute

Experience

I have provided psychological support to people experiencing various forms of distress in primary care and specialist NHS services, charity and community settings and independent practice since 2008. Between 2012 and 2017 I worked at a specialist "personality disorder" service in the NHS where adults who were given the diagnosis of "emotionally unstable personality disorder" (EUPD) were supported with Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Prolonged Exposure for Post-Traumatic Stress. For a number of years I also conducted the eight-week Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Depression programme in the NHS. Along with my colleagues at Mind-Reframed we have successfully supported over 500 private clients with similar difficulties since 2015. I also provide couples therapy, run personal development retreats and I'm working towards certification as a NEO emotion release practitioner. 

Member organisations

BACP
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Fees

£100.00 - £135.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

  • Face to face and online individual sessions:

£100-£135 per session

  • Couple therapy:

£100-135 per session

  • DBT skills classes:

£85 per skills group

  • MBT Group Therapy:

£80 per 90-minute session

Further information

Training and consultancy
I offer peer consultation and training to individual therapists and teams interested in adding DBT and behavioural interventions to their psychotherapeutic work.

Luka Hadrych is also registered with Counselling Directory.

89A Long Lane, London Bridge, London, SE1 4PH

Brighter Spaces, 2A Prebend Street, Angel, Islington, London, N1 8PT

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations

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Luka Hadrych
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