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- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
- Mindfulness based CBT
- Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
I am a chartered Clinical Psychologist running a private practice in north and central London for adults, adolescents and children. I qualified as a Psychologist in 2000 and as a Interpersonal Psychotherapist in 2015. I have over thirteen years experience working in NHS mental health services providing specialist psychological assessments and therapy to individuals across the life span. I managed, supervised and provided consultations to qualified clinical psychologists and other mental health professional.
Over the years I trained in various therapeutic modalities. My model of work is flexible and collaborative and therapies are tailored to individual needs, modern, time-limited and evidence-based.
Specialist psychological assessments provided include: cognitive, neuropsychological (including autism - children and adults), learning disabilities.
Please see my website for more detailed information.
Areas of interest
Depression (including Post-Natal); Low mood; Anxiety; Panic; Interpersonal and Relationship Problems; Work-related Stress and Burnout;Trauma; Bereavement; Loss; Adjustment Disorders; Low Self-Esteem; Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Neurological disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
PAST NHS POSTS:
East London NHS Trust
Senior Clinical Psychologist
East London NHS Foundation Trust
Talking Therapy Sevice
Adult Learning Disability Service
Oxleas NHS Trust
ASL Servizio ASSI - Milan, Italy
Interpersonal Therapy for depression
Trauma; Depression (including post-natal); Anxiety; Interpersonal and Relationships problems; Work-related Stress.
English and Italian
- Dr in Clinical and Community Psychology University of Turin - Italy 2000
- PG/Diploma in Psychoanalytical Observational Studies Tavistock & Portland and UEL 2004
- PG/Diploma in Interpersonal Psychotherapy with depressed Adoelscents University of Reading 2015
Details of entry to specialist register
- Interpersonal Therapist, 2015
Affiliations / memberships
Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Registered Practitioner with the health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Associate Fellow of the BPS (AFBPsS)
Member of the Division of Clinical Psychology
Registered Practitioner with Interpersonal Psychotherapy UK
Member of EMDR UK and Ireland
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.
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: laura.villa1