Dr Steven Mayers

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London, SW15 1SY
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About me

I don't think people fit into boxes or can be reduced to labels and so I will meet with anyone regardless of how their distress manifests or what they're struggling with. I work with people to reduce their distress and achieve their potential. Over the past 20 years, I have developed an approach to therapy which is grounded in authenticity and empathy.


I can work with people experiencing relationship challenges, anxiety, low mood, psychosis and those with a history of trauma. I am creative, reflective and flexible in my work. I believe that people don’t fit into boxes and in order to support someone in a way that is useful, it is important to integrate different ideas and ways of understanding the individual’s experiences. Some of the ideas that I draw on are from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, systemic family therapy and Open Dialogue. I feel fortunate to work as a clinical psychologist and continue to value the opportunity to learn from the people I have been able to support. 


I completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Liverpool; my Master’s in Psychological Research Methods at Birkbeck College, University of London; and my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Leeds. I have experience working in a number of contexts with a variety of service user groups and professional teams in mental health, physical health and social care settings in the UK and Australia. I have recently moved back to London after six years living in Sydney. During this time, I have completed ongoing research, published a book for aspiring clinical psychologists and established independent practice. I have also facilitated forums when members of local communities can come together to discuss various topics from a psychological perspective.


I am a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in the UK and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in Australia.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - University of Leeds - 2016
  • Master's Degree in Psychological Research Methods - Birkbeck College, University of London - 2012
  • Undergraduate Degree in Psychology - University of Liverpool - 2007

Member organisations

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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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Areas of counselling I deal with

Therapies offered


£160.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

50 minute therapy sessions are £160 per hour.

I offer a free 15 minute initial phonecall to potential clients.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Hurlingham Studios, Ranelagh Gardens, London, SW15 1SY

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme


In person

I am available for supervision for people working in psychology, clinical psychology and psychotherapy.

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Dr Steven Mayers
Dr Steven Mayers