Pamela Melliar

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Jungian Analyst, Art Psychotherapist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Canterbury, Kent, CT4
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I was employed within the NHS as a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor for 17 years. I have also been a visiting lecturer in psychotherapeutic studies at Goldsmiths College, London University, and Roehampton University.

I have been in private practice since 2011 and can offer verbal psychotherapy, art therapy and Jungian analysis. While verbal psychotherapy can lessen emotional distress, art therapy may be helpful for those who find it difficult to express themselves through words or access their feelings.  Jungian analysis in particular, values the unconscious, the source of our true inner self, and tries to understand its influence on current difficulties and challenges. The conversations in sessions may range round many things, such as life story and influences, hopes and fears, dreams, practical problems of the moment or creative self expression. 

If you want to know more I generally offer a free introductory session, which will give you an opportunity to ask questions and help you get a sense of whether you feel comfortable with me. We will also begin to explore what you would like to get out of therapy or analysis. It will then be up to you to decide whether you want to work with me and how long you want to come for. I usually see people on a weekly or twice weekly basis and regularly review the progress we make.

My consulting room is located in SE4 2BH. There is free parking available. I am within easy walking distance from Brockley and Crofton Park rail stations.

Training, qualifications & experience

I completed my training as an Art Psychotherapist with Goldsmiths College in 2000. Up to 2017 I worked full time as a therapist and clinical supervisor in the Prison Service and various NHS Adult Mental Health Services. I have been in private practice since 2011 and am HCPC and BACP registered. From 2012-2021 I trained with IGAP (Independent Group of Analytical Psychologists) and am a qualified Jungian Analyst, registered with UKCP and member of IAAP (International Association of Analytical Psychologists).

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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UK Council for Psychotherapy


£50.00 - £80.00
Free initial in-person or online session

Additional information

My fees range from £50 - £80 depending on personal circumstances. 

When I work

Availability given on enquiry.

Canterbury, Kent, CT4

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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Pamela Melliar
Pamela Melliar