Dr Payal Tomlins


Psychology, Psychotherapy


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Specialises in

  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Behavioural Couples Therapy
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Counselling
  • Family Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Schema focused therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT

Bupa specialist

  • Family Therapy

About me

Dr Payal Tomlins (Ally) is an experienced senior Clinical Psychologist. She works in the NHS and has a thriving private practice that operates globally. She has won numerous national awards for designing innovative mental health services and patient safety. She was the recipient of the 2020 Private Healthcare award for her clinical psychology services. Ally is an experienced clinical supervisor on the clinical psychology training courses for UCL, UEL, Royal Holloway and Surrey Universities.

Ally works with individuals, couples and families. Her approach is solution focused and flexible. She specialises in designing a therapeutic solution that is bespoke to each person she works with to get the most meaningful outcomes for her clients.

Areas of interest

Mood disorders (anxiety, depression, bipolar affective disorders)
Work related stress & imposter syndrome
Low confidence and self esteem issues
Bereavement, grief and loss
Psychological issues around transitions
Menopause and mental health
Pre and post natal psychological issues
Dementia and neurological conditions

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Eating disorders
  • Gynaecological disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Oncology
  • Pain management
  • Psychophysiological disorders
  • Physical disability
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (>50)

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