Dr Sam Spedding

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London, SW1W
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I am a psychologist who specialises in working with people anxiety, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress and the psychological management of long-term health conditions. I have previously worked in the NHS and private sector as a clinical lead in eating disorders and am currently a consultant counselling psychologist in an acute NHS trust in London. I work with people in a non-judgmental manner, provide a safe environment that facilitates psychological change and work collaboratively towards agreed goals.

I am able to work face-to-face and via video. I am also able to provide supervision for qualified clinical and counselling psychologists.

Enquiries are dealt with confidentially and promptly. I will aim to get back to you within 24 hours.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have done the following further professional training in eating disorders: cognitive behavioural therapy for eating disorders (CBT-E), interpersonal therapy (IPT) and the Maudsley model of treatment for anorexia (MANTRA); in trauma I have trained in cognitive behavioural approaches to psychological trauma and eye movement desensitisation and processing (EMDR); I have completed intensive dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) training for the treatment of emotionally unstable personality disorder; and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and mindfulness based therapy for common mental health conditions and the management of chronic pain.

I am registered with the Healthcare Professionals Council and chartered by the British Psychological Society. I am also a member of the BPS Department of Clinical Psychology's Faculty of Eating Disorders.

I received my doctorate in psychotherapeutic and counselling psychology from the University of Surrey. I also have a postgraduate diploma in psychology from the University of East London and an MA in classics at the University of Cambridge.

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£120.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

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

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am available on Monday evenings and Thursday afternoon's in SW1 near Victoria and Sloane Square stations.

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults

Key details

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Dr Sam Spedding
Dr Sam Spedding