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Dr Sophie Dilley, CPsychol

Dorking RH4 & London SW13
07767087757 07767087757 Registered / Accredited

About me

I am a qualified and experienced Counselling Psychologist. I work with individuals (18 and older), and couples across the lifespan. I am able to offer both short and longer term therapy. I am currently offering online sessions, and have been using this in my clinical practice effectively.

I use a relational approach that focuses on developing a strong therapeutic relationship. Creating a space for empathy, trust, and congruence are important parts of this process, and central to how I work as a psychologist.

There are many reasons why someone seeks therapy, and I aim to provide a safe and non-judgemental space to explore the difficulties you may be experiencing.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a doctoral degree in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology from the University of Surrey. I also have a Masters in Psychology from the University of Westminster. I engage in ongoing training and learning to be able to provide the most up to date and appropriate psychological interventions.

The benefit of my training and experience means I am able to provide an effective, evidence-based therapy that is tailored to meet your psychological needs.

I use an integrative approach that draws on a number of therapeutic modalities to develop a collaborative and holistic understanding of distress.

In addition to my private practice, I work as a Counselling Psychologist in the NHS working with adults experiencing severe and enduring mental health difficulties. I also provide clinical supervision.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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Health and Care Professions Council

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy


  • Initial 15 minute telephone consultation free of charge
  • Individual sessions are £100 per hour
  • Couple sessions are £120 per hour

Please note that if a session is cancelled 48 hours before the session is due, the full fee is charged. No other charges apply.

Payment is expected in full before our appointment by cash or bank transfer. Monthly invoicing or direct debit payments may be arranged for ongoing clients if requested.

Further information

I am bound by the Code of Ethics of the British Psychological Society (BPS). I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and British Psychological Society (BPS) as a Chartered Psychologist.



Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


I am currently available to offer evening appointments (6pm - 9pm) Monday to Friday

Types of client

Young people
Older adults


Supervision available.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Dr Sophie Dilley, CPsychol

Dr Sophie Dilley, CPsychol