Dr. Tanya McDonnaugh DClinPsy, CPsychol, BSc Psychology, (HCPC, BPS)
I am a chartered Clinical Psychologist (CPsychol), registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
I completed my Clinical Psychology training at UCL (University College London) and have eight years' experience working in the NHS and local authority settings in adult and child mental health, including: teams for fostered and adopted children, child and adolescent mental health services, adult community mental health teams, occupational health services, and trauma services.
My goal is to create a safe, non-judgemental and nurturing environment where you or your family can get to where you want to be.
I am experienced in assessing, formulating and treating a variety of psychological, behavioural and relationship difficulties, big and small.
Training, qualifications & experience
Tanya is experienced in assessing, formulating and treating a variety of difficulties including anxiety and depression in a non-judgemental, safe and accepting environment. Using a range of theoretical approaches, such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Systemic Therapy, Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT), and Attachment based therapies.
- BSc Honors Psychology
- AFT (Association for Family Therapy) level 1 accreditation
- DDP (Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy) level one
- MBT - a (Mentalization Based Therapy)
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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.
British Psychological Society
British Psychological Society
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
My particular areas of interest and expertise include:
- Attachment and relationship difficulties
- Family therapy
- Low mood
- Anxiety and worry (e.g. social anxiety, OCD, panic attacks, phobias)
- Trauma and loss
- Issues around fostering and adoption
- Developmental trauma
£100 - £195
Before booking an appointment I offer a free 15 minute telephone consultation so that we can discuss your concerns and work out if the services I offer are appropriate for your needs.
I am registered with a number of private health insurers including WPA, AXA PPP Cigna, Healix, and Vitality.
Please contact your health insurance company to check that they cover what you are requesting. You are welcome to contact me if you have any queries.