Dr Nancy Hakim Dowek
I am a trained existential psychotherapist practicing in London; I am currently working at the Dilemma Consultancy, and in my private clinic in North West London. I am also currently working with a number of Cancer support charities (Paul’s Cancer Support Centre, Breath Cancer Haven).
In my doctorate research project, I explored the lived experience of the bi-rooted migrant as such focused on themes such as migration, identity, home, belonging, transitions and choices.
I believe that every change in life may challenge our sense of self-rootedness and as such this research is relevant to many experiences of change or desire to change.
I am particularly interested in existential themes relating to experiences which confront us with our freedom of choice, our life choices and circumstances in past, present and future, and the growth it entails when we take ownership of it.
How to make a initial appointment: Please call me or send me an email, after an informal phone chat we will arrange an introductory session by the end of which we will decide if and how we will like to work together on a regular basis.
Training, qualifications & experience
DProf. - Doctorate by Professional Studies in Existential Psychotherapy And Counselling, Middlesex University & New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling.
Existential Psychotherapist - Clinical training in Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling New School, of Psychotherapy and Counselling & Middlesex University.
PG Dip - Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis (Masters level 7).LCCH & West London University
CPPD in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy - CBH Practitioner Diploma (Masters level 7). LCCH & West London University
CPPD Practitioner Studies - Practitioner Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis (Masters level 7). LCCH & West London University
PG Cert- Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Hypnotherapy (Masters Level 7). LCCH & West London University
MA in Comparative Homeopathy in Worked Based Learning Studies. Middlesex University
Classical Homeopath, Israeli College of natural health science
Studies in classical homoeopathy.
Tel Aviv University, Faculty of the Arts
Cinema and Television Studies.
Languages: Fluent English, Hebrew, French
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Identity, migration, home
My fees vary between £65 and £70 depending on settings and personal circumstances.