About me

My name is Panos and I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist. I offer short- or long- term psychological therapy to adults and I specialise in evidence-based psychological therapies (CBT and psychoanalysis). My aim is to provide a confidential space where you can share your experiences without fear or shame. Together we will examine the origins of your difficulties, what keeps them going, and how you want to address them. I will listen to you carefully, help you clarify your situation and together we will think about possible ways forward.

Suffering can be found in many different forms. Sticking to labels and standardised therapy procedures will usually not get us far. Therapy is a highly individual process and ought to privilege difference.

In the first few sessions we will discuss about your circumstances, current or past and what changes you wish to make. I will be attentive to potentially unconscious patterns that emerged early on or recently for you and highlight links between important parts of your life. If we decide to continue to work togetherI can then help youunderstand for yourself what seems to be at the core of your suffering and how to move forward with meaningful and resilient action.

You decide how long therapy lasts: it may take weeks, months or even years, depending on how deep you wish to go in finding new ways to cope, to relate, and to enjoy.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over eight years of clinical experience in NHS services, charities and private practice. Currently I work as a specialist psychologist for the Maudsley Eating Disorders Outpatients service.

  • British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Member (CPsychol) since January 2016.
  • Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC) registered Practitioner Psychologist since July 2015.
  • Doctorate of Psychology (DPsych), Counselling Psychology, City University London, February 2015.
  • British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Registered Member (MBACP) since January 2014.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BPS

British Psychological Society

British Psychological Society

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

BABCP

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK.

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists.

BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Fees

From £65.00 to £95.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

EAP/Health Insurance Providers

  • AXA PPP
  • Aviva

Additional information

An initial consultation is paid only if we decide to have further sessions together, otherwise it is free of charge.
Sessions cost between £65.00 and £95.00 (“sliding scale”) depending on your financial circumstances and this can be agreed upon starting therapy.
Each session lasts approximately 50 minutes.
Therapy can be once weekly but we may meet more frequently if we agree that this may be more productive.
I have a 48-hour notice cancellation policy. If we can reschedule the session within the next 7 days you won’t be charged, but I will insist to not miss a session as a result so we can keep the momentum going. Holidays and emergencies are obviously an exception.
You can also pay for your sessions through AXA Health if you are insured.

Availability

I am still accepting new clients and I am offering phone and video sessions remotely.

Please contact me for availability details.

Further information

For an initial session (an assessment) you can call me on the phone listed or send me an email. During the first session we can talk about what you want to get out of your counselling or therapy and which issues you wish to address.

Firstbase
Albert Buildings
49 Queen Victoria Street
London
EC4N 4SA

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Additional languages

Greek

Dr Panagiotis Bouzianis

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