Natalie Englander

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Senior CBT Therapist specialising in Perfectionism Therapy
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St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3
Available for new clients
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About me

Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed by the pressure of trying to be perfect? If you're constantly striving to meet your high standards but nothing ever feels good enough, or you never feel satisfied with your achievements because you always think you should do better... It's a sign your perfectionism has become unhealthy. It's no wonder you're feeling anxious and stressed, and struggling with overthinking, procrastination, self-criticism and self-doubt! The good news is that all of this can stop, by learning how to manage your perfectionism properly - and that's where my therapy designed specifically for perfectionists comes in!

I'm an award-winning Senior Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and I specialise in offering online CBT for perfectionism. I've helped hundreds of perfectionists (including ADHD perfectionists) overcome anxiety, stop worrying, beat procrastination, and build self-confidence. I can help you shift your perfectionism from unhealthy to healthy so that you can feel more confident, calm and content.

I know what it's like when your perfectionism makes you feel like you're not good enough, but it doesn't have to be that way forever! With compassion at the core, therapy with me is warm, effective, friendly and productive. Get in touch with me today if you're looking for a safe and welcoming space for transformative growth and self-compassion to flourish.

Training, qualifications & experience

I've been a CBT Therapist for over 12 years, mostly working in the NHS as a Senior Therapist leading mental health services in London. I'm a BABCP Accredited therapist and supervisor, a British Psychological Society (BPS) registered member, and a trained Mindfulness (MBCT) Teacher.

I recently left my reputable job in the NHS as Deputy Clinical Lead & Principal CBT Therapist for a large Talking Therapies service in Hertfordshire, to continue my specialism in perfectionism and work with perfectionists full-time in my private practice. 

Education and Years in Practice
Training: PgDip Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, 2011-2013
Year I Began Practice: 2011 

Additional Credentials
- BSc Psychology degree from Newscastle University, 2008
- Certificate in Compassion Focused Therapy from Balanced Minds, 2017
- Mindfulness (MBCT) Teacher Training from Bangor University, 2018
- Mindfulness for Life (MBCT-L) Teacher Training from University of Oxford, 2021

Member organisations

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Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I specialise in helping perfectionists (including ADHD perfectionists) transform their perfectionism from unhealthy to healthy. You don't need to 'overcome' your perfectionism because it's not all bad, but you do need to learn how to manage it properly! You're in the right place if you want to stop feeling overwhelmed and anxious, and start feeling more confident, calm and content.

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£125.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Payments are made by card using the Stripe link in your invoice. I only work with self-funding clients and choose not to work with insurance companies.

When I work

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I offer online therapy sessions (Zoom) on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9.30am and 4.30pm.

St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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I'm a BABCP Accredited Supervisor with over 12 years of experience practicing as a Senior CBT Therapist.

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Natalie Englander
Natalie Englander