Dr Siobhan Commins

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Clinical Psychologist and Accredited CBT and EMDR Therapist
Limited availability
Limited availability

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London, Greater London, SE1
Limited availability
Limited availability

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

About me

It is common for people to become stuck, overwhelmed or dissatisfied with aspects of their lives or relationships. At these times it can be beneficial to talk through what your struggling with and how you would like it to be different with a trained professional.

Clinical Experience
I am a Senior Clinical Psychologist and accredited CBT and EMDR therapist with 9 years post-qualification experience.

I am a warm and experienced clinician providing confidential, tailored and evidence-based therapies aimed at helping you to feel better and get back on track. I specialise in working with adults with a wide range of difficulties who would like support to understand themselves better and advice on how to improve their wellbeing and quality of life. I can help you to understand how your difficulties may be being maintained and support you to make lasting change in the areas important to you.

I draw on a variety of different therapeutic models and techniques depending on the difficulties you would like help with.

These include:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (including Trauma Focused CBT)
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Mindfulness, and
  • Psychosexual Therapy.

Getting started:
Please feel free to contact me by email. We can then speak to see if your hopes for therapy may be complemented by what I can offer. I will aim to get back to you as soon as I can to answer any queries you may have and let you know my availability. ​If I am not able to offer you help at this time or feel that what you are looking for lies outside my area of expertise, I will endeavour to signpost you on to alternative services.

Next steps:

1. Assessment

We will arrange a time to meet and discuss in more detail what you are struggling with and what you would like to work on. The assessment process usually takes 1 to 2 sessions depending on the nature of your difficulties. Following this we will agree some initial goals for therapy, that we can review regularly to check we are on the right track.

2. Therapy sessions

We will plan a course of sessions together to work through your difficulties and help get you get back on track. The number and frequency of sessions can be flexible, depending on what you would like to work on and your goals for therapy. Together we will plan things you can do between sessions to help maximise your progress. When you feel back on track, it can be helpful to plan a booster session(s) to help you stay on track.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London (DClinPsy)
  • ​BSc Hons Psychology, Royal Holloway, University Of London.

Experience:

I have 12 years experience providing psychological assessment, therapy and support to individuals and couples. I have worked in a variety of specialist mental and physical health services specialising in anxiety disorders, trauma, peri- and postnatal care, sexual difficulties, Autism and a range of chronic health conditions.

Memberships and Accreditations:

  • I am registered with the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC).
  • I am a eligible for Chartered Membership as a a Clinical Psychologist (CPsychol) with the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • I am accredited as a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).
  • I am an EMDR UK & Europe Accredited Practitioner.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BABCP
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

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.

HCPC
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
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.

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Executive Coaching

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Fees

£135.00 - £160.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Sessions cancelled with less than 48 hours notice will be charged at the full rate.

When I work

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Afternoon
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I offer sessions online during office hours on a Tuesday and Thursday and face to face on Mondays.

Further information

I am happy to offer a free initial phone call if you would like to discuss your hopes for therapy or treatment options further before arranging an initial assessment.

11 Marshalsea Road, London, Greater London, SE1

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

Online
Phone

I am an experienced supervisor, currently providing clinical and professional supervision to qualified CBT therapists and Clinical Psychologists.

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Dr Siobhan Commins
Dr Siobhan Commins