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Stephen Taylor Psychotherapist Clinical Nurse Specialist ACAT

Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2LR
07971 285809 07971 285809

About me

I am a senior clinical nurse specialist in psychological medicine and a psychotherapist trained in Cognitive Analytic Therapy and EMDR. I have thirty years experience as a clinician and I am happy to treat most mental health issues. My Ph.D. studies are in the field of compassion. I am also a member of Harley therapy and appear on their platform. In 2014 I received an award and Kensington Palace from the Depression Alliance for my work with depression and anxiety. In 2017 I became a Florence Nightingale scholar after visiting a psychotherapy unit in Melbourne, Australia. I was awarded a travel scholarship to compare different psychotherapy services and to see how we could improve access to psychotherapy within the UK. I am passionate about reducing stigma around mental health as I know from my own experience what it feels like to be depressed and anxious. Please feel free to just ring and chat if you have any questions about psychotherapy or mental health-related issues.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Registered Mental Health Nurse and I have a Postgraduate Diploma training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy from Sheffield Hallam University. I'm currently working towards a Ph.D. in the field of compassion and nursing I have extensive experience in the NHS and I now work in private practice in Richmond. I have worked for the MOD treating soldiers with PTSD. My last NHS post was at the Tavistock and Portman NHS trust as a Psychotherapist within primary care.

Member organisations


The Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy

The Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT) is a registered charity. They welcome members of the public, health professionals, ACAT accredited professionals, and anyone interested in finding out more about CAT. They list CAT practitioners.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • EMDR
  • Other therapies
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

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£70 per session and £80 for couples. I am also listed with BUPA, Nuffield Health as a provider.

Further information

I have a few spaces which I reserve for low fee clients. Please feel free to discuss these if required.

39 Lower Mortlake Road

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 Unspecified


I work from 10 am until 9 pm most days.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


Stephen Taylor Psychotherapist Clinical Nurse Specialist ACAT

Stephen Taylor Psychotherapist Clinical Nurse Specialist ACAT