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- Behavioural Activation (BA)
- Behavioural Couples Therapy
- CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Video & Telephone remote therapy sessions
I’m an independent practitioner, highly skilled Chartered Counselling Psychologist. I have 12 years post qualified experience treating common mental health conditions and psychological difficulties which create distress, discomfort and intolerance, resulting from the pressures and demands of daily living such as stress, worry, anxiety and depression.
Areas of interest
Depressive Disorders: Clinical, Recurrent,
Anxiety Disorders: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Generalised Anxiety Disorder(GAD), Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social Anxiety & Phobia, Specific Phobias, Health Anxiety
Eating Disorders: Bulimia Nervosa, Binge eating disorder. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) & Major trauma, Adult/Childhood Trauma and Abuse
Alcohol / drug dependency; Bereavement;
Adjustment difficulties/Disorder. Adoption
I am an experienced Perinatal Specialists with years of training providing therapy in SW19 + EC1V on:
Fear of childbirth / tokophobia,
Pre + postpartum anxiety
Maternal Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Breastfeeding support (for women who haven't been able to BF + feel distressed by this)
Couple work - adjusting to pregnancy, being parents, support with communication + reclaiming relationship, minimising conflict.
Current NHS consultant posts held
I provide Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness & Compassion Focused Therapy Therapy. I’ve gained experience in specialist psychological assessment & treatment across the full range of care settings (in/outpatient, community & primary care) within the NHS/private sector. SWLSTG NHS Trust, The Priory Hospital & Crisis Intervention Service at East London Foundation Trust.
My interest & specialism falls within the area of common & perinatal mental health. I’ve developed a group treatment for post-natal depression which has been extremely successful, evident in outcome measures. I will be running a series of one-day workshops in Wimbledon, SW19 and East London, EC1V aimed to provide practical skills to manage maternal mood by reducing fear and worry.
As a HypnoBirthing Practitioner I am able to provide expecting parents with a complete antenatal programme, focusing on a combination of education, hypnotherapy, self-hypnosis & deep relaxation successful in assisting women to achieve a more comfortable birth, particularly useful for those who feel anxious concerning pregnancy and labour. My work is underpinned by psychological theory & practice to manage your thoughts, feelings & behaviours.
I have a Post Qualification Certificate in Behavioural Couples therapy provided by Professor Don Baucom, Dr Michael Worrell and Professor Sarah Corrie at Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust’s Post Graduate Programmes in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- MSc, PPDip in Counselling Psychology London Metropolitan University 2006
Details of entry to specialist register
- BPS registered as a Applied Psychology Practice Supervisor, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
Chartered Counselling Psychologist, registered and accredited with the British Psychological Society (BPS). I am a member of the BPS's Division of Counselling Psychology, the Faculty of Perinatal Psychology and registered as a Applied Psychology Practice Supervisor. I am a Registered Psychologist with the Health Professions Council (HPC), UK and a member of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).
- 45 Central Street LONDON EC1V 8AB
- 16:30 - 19:30
- 07917 356570
- 45 Central StreetLondon
- 17:30 - 21:30
- 07917 356570
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.