Ms Giovanna Reitano

Counselling, Psychotherapy

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Applied Relaxation
  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy

About me

Integrative Psychotherapist, Existential-Analytic Psychotherapist, and Psychotherapeutic Counsellor.

Clinical experience: short and long-term counselling and psychotherapy with adults and children in NHS hospitals (Psycho-Oncology, Health Psychology/Haematology, Paediatric Psychology, Pain Management, Occupational Health, and Oncology & Haematology clinics), and in community settings. Currently is working as an Oncology Counsellor and as a Staff Counsellor & Support Advisor in the NHS, and providing counselling to children and young people in the community.

Additional experience in working with performing artists.

Particular interest: Cancer, Bereavement, Chronic illnesses, Anxiety, Performance-related Symptoms, Trauma

Approach: Integrative (including Humanistic, Psychodynamic, CBT, and Gestalt psychotherapies), Existential Analytic.

Qualifications: MSc in Psychology, University of Roehampton; Msc in Counselling & Psychotherapy, University of Roehampton; Post Graduate Certificate in Systemic Practice Applications and Skills, Prudence Skynner Family & Couple Therapy Clinic, Springfield University Hospital; Post Graduate Certificate in Couple Work, Relational Change; Diploma in Gestalt, Institute for Groups and Communication, Linz, Austria.

Additional Training: Counselling Skills with Children, Rewind Technique (for Phobias and Trauma), Mediation, Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), Music/Sound Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Autogenic Relaxation

Educational Background: Music Performance (MMus Perf., Germany), Applied Theatre (MA, UK), Music (BMus Hons, Italy)

Areas of interest

Panic attacks
Cancer Counselling
Loss and Bereavement
Couple and Relationship issues
Occupational stress
Organisational changes
Work-related issues
Performance-related stress
Stage fright
Personal Development
Conflict Resolution
Mindful Relaxation

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Information for healthcare professionals

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

Procedures completed

  • AA808

    Counselling session - (1-5)

  • AA034

    Psychotherapy session - (1-5)

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