Nishah Dennison

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London, Greater London, SW19
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About me

Hi, I am a senior psychotherapist with 25 years of experience that includes: NHS Psychotherapist, NHS Public Health - Addictions, Director & Professor of Psychotherapy at Regents University, Clinical Director of Psychotherapy services within the private sector, Psychotherapist in Psychiatry and Professional Psychological Debriefing within the public sector.

Helping people feel better with a sense of progress, is important to me and because I have trained in a range of therapeutic approaches, I tailor my approach to suit your specific needs, history and situation.

I have helped people from all walks of life: business CEO’s, Directors and executives, lawyers, medical professionals, parents and students; particularly with anxiety, depression, ADHD, low self-esteem, family and relationship issues, trauma informed/PTSD, low confidence, bereavement and wide ranging career issues. Please visit my website for a more comprehensive list of issues worked with and further information.

Psychotherapy sometimes includes CBT and solution focused approaches, and I have found that some clients value the integration of proactive coaching at times, alongside a deeper identification and understanding of root causes.

My practice offers flexibility in terms of therapy duration and regularity, to suit busy schedules. You can opt for weekly or fortnightly sessions, with sessions starting from 8am and lunch hour options also available.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Psychotherapy (Regents University)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy (South Bank University)
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy (Middlesex University)
  • Certificate in Group Work (CCPD)
  • Story Stem Assessment Profiling - Attachment (Anna Freud Centre)

(Short Courses: Motivational Interviewing; Solution-focused; Psyche and Soma; Loss & Bereavement; Stress Management; Child Protection; Diversity; Safeguarding, Couples Sex Therapy; Addictions; Therapeutic Group Work; Family Constellations; Gestalt Couples).

I previously worked as Adult Psychotherapist at the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust; Adult Psychotherapist (Psychiatric Out-Patients) for the Winchester Alliance for Mental Health; Professional Debriefing and Training of counsellors for an Addictions Charity; Clinical Director of Psychotherapy services on the private sector; Public Health coordinator of addictions services with Tower Hamlets NHS Trust; and Director and Professor of Psychotherapy at Regents University. 

Member organisations

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Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

United Kingdom Association for Humanistic Psychology Practitioners (UKAHPP)

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The Association is made up of a number of different membership classes e.g. Associate Members, Affiliate Members, Full Members, each with different requirements for entry. Full Members may use the initials 'MAHPP' after their names, and have undergone a rigorous accreditation procedure relevant to their discipline.

All members of the Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners must commit to acceptance of the UKAHPP Code of Ethical Principles, the UKAHPP Code of Practice, the UKAHPP Ethical Review Procedure and the UKAHPP Complaints Procedure.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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UK Council for Psychotherapy


£95.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Additional information

I offer a Self Pay (non insurance) fee of £95. Please get in touch with any insurance queries, as insurer terms vary.

When I work

Sessions start from 8am and are available during the lunch hour, subject to availability.

Further information

I began my professional life as exhibitions manager at the Tate Gallery. Whilst managing teams there, I became interested in relational dynamics, embarking on four years of in-depth psychotherapy training. After this, I trained-taught thousands of people to become psychotherapists, during two further decades within further and higher education. Since 1998, I have maintained a busy private practice, and during this 25 year period, have worked with a wide range of people - from diverse backgrounds, professions and life experiences, both international and UK-wide.

I value and respect the enormous range of people that I get to meet and feel honoured to work within a profession that supports healthy relational interaction, meaningful life experiences, and the enabling of freedom from suffering.

Feel free to contact me with any questions you might have, including insurance queries; and feel free visit to my website to find out more about me and the work I do (range of issues I have worked with).

London, Greater London, SW19

Type of session


Types of client

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

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I offer Integrative clinical supervision for qualified psychotherapists and coaches.

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Nishah Dennison
Nishah Dennison