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Psychodynamic Psychotherapist. BPC.

About me

I offer open-ended psychodynamic/ psychoanalytic therapy either online or in person in a comfortable private setting. You may be feeling suicidal, depressed or  anxious and be struggling to understand what underlies your feelings.

This kind of therapy is based on the idea that what we experience as a conscious difficulty in the present may point to an unconscious problem with roots in the past. Psychotherapy will give you a space in which we can think about what you are struggling with.

I have many years experience both in the NHS and privately and would be happy to help you decide whether this type of work is what would help you most at this time.

Call me or send an email if you would like to explore further. I usually suggest meeting for an initial consultation to give you time to explain what you are looking for and for us to think about whether I am the right person at this time.

I am based in central Wokingham. I can see people once, twice or three times a week.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained at the Tavistock Clinic in London and am registered with the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC). I am fully subscribed to their code of ethics. More information is available on my website: suzanneskrimshire.co.uk

I have many years of experience both in the NHS and privately and would be happy to help you think about the best direction for you at this time.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BPC

British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.

BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Psychoanalytic Council

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Psychoanalytic Council

Fees

Additional information

Initial one hour consultations are £50

Regular session fees begin at £55

Further information

I am also available for supervision. Do get in touch to discuss further.

27 Crutchley Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1XD

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults

Key details

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Additional languages

French

Online platforms

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