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About me

About me:

I offer an impartial, safe, and non-judgemental space for you to explore your emotions, feelings and thoughts. I will support you in a holistic way - by working with you, to better understand your frustrations and difficulties as well as your strengths and abilities. I aim to empower my clients during therapy to challenge unwanted behavioural patterns, thoughts or emotions and explore new possibilities and new ways of being.

Our sessions create a space where you learn new tools to manage your uncomfortable thoughts, feelings or behaviours, experiment with new ways of thinking and acting, or just a space to offload things that are too heavy to hold onto by yourself.

Where I work:

I practice at Kennington Osteopaths & Physiotherapy:
2-4 Cleaver Street
SE11 4DP
www.kenningtonosteopaths.co.uk.

Transport: 5 minutes walk from Kennington Station (Northern line), within close walking distance of Vauxhall (Victoria line) and Oval (Northern line). Buses: 3, 59, 159 stop nearby on Kennington Road, and 196 on Kennington Lane.  The 360 bus also stops on Kennington Road and Black Prince Road.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a MSc qualified Psychotherapist and Supervisor UKCP and BACP registered, and a graduate Psychologist with a Bachelor (Honours) degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil).

I provide psychotherapy to individuals and couples, supervision to professionals and training on a range of topics related to mental health.

Throughout my psychology and psychotherapy training I have worked at a wide range of agencies both in Brazil and in the UK, and have accumulated more than 15 years of practical experience of working with different client groups.

2017 – 2018                       The Gestalt Centre
                                           Diploma in Clinical Supervision

2015                                   University College London/Anna Freud Centre
                                           Diploma in Children and Young People CBT – IAPT

2010 – 2014                       Metanoia Institute/Middlesex University
                                           MSc in Gestalt Psychotherapy

2006 – 2010                       Metanoia Institute/Middlesex University
                                          Diploma In Gestalt Psychotherapeutic Counselling

1999 – 2004                       Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil)
                                           Psychologist/British Bachelor (Honours) degree in Psychology

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Fees

Additional information

£75 each 50 minute session. - I offer a free 30 minute initial session.

Insurance Registrations:

AXA PPP: TB01731

Cigna: 207942

2-4 Cleaver Street, London, UK, SE11 4DP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Additional languages

Portuguese

Supervision

In person

I provide  individual and group Gestalt Psychotherapy supervision for experienced practitioners as well as trainees.

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