Rosalind Simpson Individual and Couples psychotherapist and Supervisor
Hello. My name is Rosalind Simpson. I am working face to face in Dalston Kingsland,Hackney, London and worldwide across any media such as Zoom, Skype, or telephone! Are you feeling stuck or struggling to adjust? I offer talking therapy to help resolve adjustment, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties bereavement and loss, trauma, sexual abuse 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 you as a client.
Specific issues may include struggling with everyday 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, 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 NHS IAPT services, 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 am an accredited supervisor and 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 Supervision for Couple Therapists. I am happy to accept students and qualified therapists and supervisors.
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 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 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 registered with COSRT as a psychosexual and couples supervisor. I have training in Imago therapy and Gottman relationship therapy (level2).
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 world wide on Skype and 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 heard and cared about.
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.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
My fees are from £75 -£110 per 50 minute session for individuals and for couples. I currently have some availability for therapy or supervision online or face to face Tel 07948872907.
Individual Supervision is £50.00 per 50 minute session and Group Supervision (minimum three persons) £35.00 for 90 minutes.
Concessions offered for
i accept self-referrals as well as referrals from other health professionals, solicitors and insurance companies. 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.