Dr Yolanda Renjifo is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist registered and accredited with the British Psychological Society (BPS), United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and the Health Professions Council (HPC). She is member of the European Society for Trauma and Dissociation.
She is very experienced in treating: eating disorders, trauma, phobias, obsessions, compulsions, depression, negative thoughts, low self-esteem, generalized anxiety, stage anxiety, panic disorder, body dysmorphia, addictions, relationship difficulties, bereavement, personality issues and abuse.
She provides counselling and psychotherapy within an integrative framework (Cognitive Somatic) that incorporates the fields of Ego States Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Sensorymotor Psychotherapy.
She has extensive experience of working with adults, adolescents and couples.
She carried out her doctoral research into the potential of clinical hypnosis within an integrative relational and developmental framework in the treatment of ego state dissociations in clients that had a history of trauma - and stressor - related disorders.
She is particular interested in the mind and body connection this has made her experienced in hypnobirthing. Assisting mothers to become ready for childbirth (before, during and after the birth). She is also experienced in assisting clients to manage anxiety when facing difficult medical procedures by using clinical hypnosis and EMDR.
Training, qualifications & experience
DCPsych Counselling Psychology & Psychotherapy
Clinical Hypnosis Dip.
Eating Disorders Dip.
Clinical Dip. Integrative Psychotherapy.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Practitioner Training
Registered / Accredited
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Health and Care Professions Council
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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British Psychological Society
British Psychological Society
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
My fee is comparable with other therapists in the area who have similar qualifications and chartered status. Please call me to discuss. Concessions are available.