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About me

Developing and securing your wellbeing is the framework of our work. Your therapy can feel like training that helps you to detach pragmatically and compassionately from problems and their influences.

I am proficient in and specialised to work with the following NICE recommended therapies.

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy,
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy,
  • Mindfulness-based stress relief and cognitive therapy,
  • Body feedback therapy.

I have trained and worked in the NHS, in the private sector and with charities. I am also a lecturer of Psychology at the University of London.

My therapy is pragmatic, skilled and effective in delivering sustainable and measurable change. I believe therapy is only worthwhile when it makes a long-lasting change for the better.

See what my previous clients said about our work and meet me via Skype or Zoom. I speak fluent English and German...and yes, I am one of these highly efficient and organised Germans :)

I am specialised in the following areas:

  • chronic pain
  • enduring mental health difficulties
  • anxiety and panic
  • dyslexia

Training, qualifications & experience

My accreditation:

I am a fully HCPC accredited Practitioner Psychologist, speciality Counselling Psychology.


DPsych in Counselling Psychology, Doctor of Psychology, Regent’s University London 2015 – 2019

BSc Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London 2010 – 2013

MA Creative Writing, Oxford Brookes 2009 – 2010

Insurer recognition:

I am being recognised by the following insurers: AXA PPP healthcare, VitalityHealth, Aetna Global Benefits.

My further training and qualifications:

Autogenic Training, Teacher Training; IEK Berlin, Germany

FAB – Functional Analytic Psychotherapy, ACT now, Dublin, Ireland

RFT – Relational Frame Therapy and Theory, Mindfulness Training Ltd; London

CBT – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre

MBSR – Mindfulness-based stress relief, Teacher Training I & II; Bangor University, UK

MBCT – Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, Teacher Training I & II; Bangor University, UK

ACT – Acceptance and Commitment Therapy I & II, Mindfulness Training Ltd; London

CPCAB Level 3 Counselling Certificate; Lambeth College, London

SMART Addiction Recovery Group Facilitator; UK&USA

Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy; Institute of Mental Health, Sri Lanka

Assistant Psychologist Training Course - Psychometric Testing (Oakfield Psychological Services)

Human Brain Anatomy Course (Neurocourses UK, UCL)

ADOS – Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Trainings Course (Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Chronic Pain

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Mindfulness

Photos & videos


You can expect to pay £99 per 50-minute online-session session. Special arrangements can be made for our first meeting and block bookings. At times I have some places available for a special concession price of £75, ask me.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income


I offer face2face online therapy mainly. If you prefer a more traditional setting, let me know. Please email me as I cannot answer your call when being with a client. Thank you.

Further information

Follow me on Instagram @Dr_U_Psychologist or on Facebook @Dr.U.Psychologist for weekly videos and insights. For you to use, download and share. And for your access to my monthly webinars. Enjoy.

Hemel Hempstead

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages German


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

I am working online

Types of client

Young people
Older adults


Dr Ute Liersch,  HCPC & BACP

Dr Ute Liersch, HCPC & BACP