Rosalind Simpson Individual and Couples psychotherapist and Supervisor
Hello. My name is Rosalind Simpson. Are you feeling stuck? I offer talking therapy to help resolve anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties and sexual problems. I offer a flexible approach tailored to your individual needs and goals. I offer individual and couple therapy and psychosexual (sex) therapy. This means that I am able to provide counselling for relationship issues such as arguing or cheating as well as for sexual problems like porn addiction, or difficulties having sex.
Although my main modalities are Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT),
I adopt an eclectic stance -tailoring my approach to what will support each client.
Specific issues may include 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, Dispareunia, 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.
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 have experience working in CAMHS with adolescents and also provided supervision to therapists working in CAMHS. Issues included self-harming, eating disorders, low self esteem, bullying, depression, anxiety and Phobias. I have also worked in school settings at Place2Be.
I offer low-cost supervision for individuals and groups. I have a post-graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling so can work with any modality. I also offer supervision for Psychosexual (Sex) and Relationship Therapists and Supervusion for Couple Therapists. I am happy to accept students and qualified therapists.
Training, qualifications & experience
I trained in Person-centred counselling originally and later in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic 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 registered with the BACP 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 accredited with CORST as a Psychosexual and Couples Relationship Therapist. I have a postgraduate diploma in supervision for individuals and groups.
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 at The Grove Psychotherapy Practice in Wimpole St, W1 as well as my own private practice City Dynamic Therapy in Shoreditch, Hackney as well as working with clients world wide on Skype.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizotypal personality disorder
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Couples counselling
My fees are £95 per 50 minute session for individuals and for couples. (£150.00 in Wimpole St). I currently have some availability for therapy or supervision on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Haggerston and on Fridays at The Grove Psychotherapy Practice, 4 Wimpole St, London, W1G 9SH. Tel 07948872907.
Individual Supervision is £50.00 per 50 minute session and Group Supervision (minimum three persons) £35.00 for 90 minutes.
i accept self-referrals as well as referrals from other health professionals. You can call me on 07948872907 initially. We would arrange a mutually convenient time to meet for an initial assessment. 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.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I am available weekdays and evenings by appointment. My last appointment is 9.00pm and my first appointment is 6.00am. Please ask about lower cost therapy and concessions.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I am a qualified supervisor for all modalities and also for Psychosexual (sex) and Couple Therapy.