Rosalind Simpson

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Accredited Psychosexual (Sex) Psychotherapist and Supervisor
Available for new clients
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London, N16 8HR
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello. My name is Rosalind Simpson. I am working face to face in Dalston Kingsland, Hackney, London and worldwide on Zoom. I offer a flexible approach tailored to your individual needs and goals. I work in an open ended or time limited way. You can refer yourself or come through your insurance company. I work with most issues and offer individual and couple therapy as well as psychosexual (sex) therapy.  This means that I am able to provide counselling for anxiety and depression, phobias, addiction, abuse, bereavement and relationship issues such as communication issues, arguing or cheating as well as for sexual problems like difficulties having sex or lack of desire. I am a sex positive therapist and happy to work with issues involving polyamory, sexual identity, kink, consensual BDSM. I understand that it is very important to feel comfortable with your therapist and so I offer a free 15 minute Zoom consultation to discuss your requirements.

Although my main modalities are Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for trauma. For couples and throuples I may use my Gottman or Imago training as well as Attachment informed therapy. I have a post-graduate diploma in sex and relationship therapy and many years of experience in using evidenced based practice.
I adopt an eclectic stance -tailoring my approach to whatever will support you as a client.

Your specific issues may include struggling with everyday problems such as stress at work, sleep issues, communication difficulties, divorce and separation, infidelity, OCD, PTSD, Phobias, Social Anxiety, Gender dysphoria, impaired or inhibited sexual arousal (SID Sexual Interest Disorder), erectile dysfunction, rapid ejaculation (previously called premature ejaculation), retarded ejaculation, Peyronie's disease, Orgasmic disorder, Vaginismus, Dyspareunia, Vestibulitis, Peri and post-menopausal difficulties, Pregnancy and birth trauma, fertility issues, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Priapism, fetishisms, Sexual orientation confusion, Gender dysphoria, penis size issues, performance anxiety, sexual phobia, sexual addiction, porn addiction, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) survivors of abuse, chronic pain, long term health conditions such as auto-immune illnesses, cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I can help with all of these.

As you can see my experience is wide and varied.

I have worked with clients from multi-cultural and diverse backgrounds and am accustomed to working with challenging issues in a calm and non-judgemental way, providing a safe space for clients to explore their issues and achieve their full potential. I am a sex positive therapist

I am happy to work with adolescents and have experience working in NHS IAPT services and in CAMHS with disordered eating, anxiety, self harming, social anxiety and low self esteem.

I am an accredited supervisor and offer supervision for individuals and groups face to face or online. I have a post-graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and am psychodynamically-trained so can work with any modality. I also offer supervision for Psychosexual (Sex) and Relationship Therapists and Supervision for Couple Therapists. I am happy to accept students and qualified therapists and supervisors as well as those working in medical or caring professions.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained in Person-centred counselling originally and later in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic Therapy. I then achieved a post-graduate diploma in psychosexual and relationship therapy.

I have a business background and worked in healthcare for nearly thirty years. 

I hold a BSc (Hons) in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic Therapy   (which is accredited with BACP) from Birkbeck, London University and am qualified and accredited with the BACP and UKCP as a psychotherapist. I also have the post graduate London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship therapy (which is an accredited course with COSRT) and am senior accredited with CORST as a Psychosexual and Couples Relationship Therapist and with UKCP. I have a postgraduate diploma in supervision for individuals and groups and am accredited with COSRT as a psychosexual and couples supervisor. I have training in Imago therapy and Gottman relationship therapy.

I have done extensive training in trauma (including sexual trauma) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at Southbank University. I am trained in CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy).

I have worked as a therapist in NHS including IAPT and CAMHS, at a leading mental health charity, an addiction centre, and an educational establishment with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, and stress-related illnesses as well as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, phobias, Panic Disorder, sleeping difficulties, relational difficulties, long-term health conditions, terminal illness, bereavement and loss, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Health Anxiety, Social Anxiety, low self-esteem and Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD) and am now working in my own private psychotherapy practice City Dynamic Therapy in Dalston Kingsland Hackney as well as working with clients worldwide on Zoom.
I offer a solid caring experience bringing all my training and experience to the therapy room. I seek to empower you and help you get your needs met. Yes, I am highly trained, experienced and qualified but above all else, I offer you an experience of being listened to and understood.

Member organisations

BACP
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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I work with individuals and couples and polyamorous groups.

I am a sex-positive psychotherapist happy to work with LGBTQ+and open to working with kink and consensual BDSM as well as transexual and gender issues.

Fees

£125.00 - £200.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Health Insurance/EAP

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

Additional information

My fees are £125.00 per 50-minute session for individuals and £195.00 for couples. On my website (www. citydynamictherapy.co.uk) you will find therapists offering lower rates. Please contact me in the first instance if you are interested in lower-cost therapy with any of these therapists. I accept all major insurance providers including AXA, AVIVA, BUPA, WPA, Cigna Healix and Vitality.

I currently have some availability for therapy or supervision face to face in Dalston Kingsland, Hackney, East London face to face and online by Zoom. I offer daytime and evening appointments. I am available worldwide on Zoom.

Tel 07948872907 for a free 15 minute initial Zoom or telephone consultation to discuss your requirements.

Individual Supervision is £60.00 per 50 minute session and £75.00 for 1.5 hours and Group Supervision (maximum three persons) £45.00 for 90 minutes.

When I work

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I am available weekdays and evenings face to face in Dalston Kingsland, Hackney and online worldwide by appointment. My last appointment is 9.00pm and my first appointment is 8.00am

Further information

Getting Started
I accept self-referrals as well as referrals from other health professionals, solicitors and insurance companies. You can call me on 07948872907 initially. I offer a free 15-minute telephone or Zoom consultation. Following this, we would arrange a mutually convenient time to meet for an initial assessment on zoom or face to face. This normally takes 50 minutes and will give you a chance to decide if you would like to work with me.
If you decide to come to me for therapy we would normally meet once a week for 50 minutes at the same time and in the same place face to face in Dalston Kingsland, Hackney or on Zoom but this is flexible.

The therapy is open-ended and you decide when you want to finish but I ask that you agree to have a final session so that we can sum up the work we have done together and have a proper ending. If you prefer to work on a particular issue in a time-limited way, we can agree on a set number of sessions or a block booking which can be extended if you wish.  I also offer single-session therapy if that is appropriate.

Initially, we will discuss your previous experience or expectations of therapy and what you wish to focus on and work out some goals for the therapy together.

If you are looking for couple therapy, I will involve both of you from the beginning. I consider the relationship between you as my client and I would not normally see you separately. I am an accredited psychosexual and relationship psychotherapist. I am have also done Imago and Gottman training. 

I am a sex-positive psychotherapist working with LGBTQ+ and consensual non-monogamy relationships as well as relationships that involve more than two people and consensual kink and BDSM.

3 Boleyn Road, Dalston Kingsland, Hackney, London, N16 8HR

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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Additional languages

On my website you will find qualified therapists working in other languages-online only at present

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I am accredited with BACP and UKCP and COSRT.

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