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I grew up and worked across Europe and North America. Living in diverse cultural contexts since an early age, I developed a keen sense of observation for the varied manifestations of human behaviour and a sensitivity for its less visible facets.
I spent the first part of my professional career working in high pressure corporate environments, from large cap companies to start-ups. These diverse experiences enabled me to appreciate how life's acute stresses can impact our sense of self and our relationships with others.
I began my foray in the field of mental health by volunteering as a Samaritan.I then trained to become a psychotherapist at Regent's University London, where I obtained an M.A (merit) in Psychotherapy and Counselling. I furthered my training at the Minster Center obtaining a Diploma in Advanced Clinical Practice. In addition to my private practice, I worked as a counsellor for the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust treating adults suffering from anxiety and depression. I am both BACP accredited and a member of the UKCP.
My approach to psychotherapy is integrative, or in other words, multi-disciplinary - this means that I may use, for example, CBT alongside psychoanalysis, depending on the presenting issues.
A lot has changed in the field of mental health treatments in recent decades and advances in the neurosciences has facilitated a convergence of traditionally ‘competing’ therapeutic modalities. I believe nowadays there is a recognition that despite differences in terminology, there are also many overlaps among the different therapeutic approaches which can be assimilated for the benefit of the client.
An integrated approach can be quite helpful for clients, particularly in a landscape populated by multiple functional titles (i.e counsellor, psychotherapist, counselling psychologist, psychologist) and treatment names (i.e CBT, DBT, TA, emotion-focused therapy, psychoanalysis, etc..).
All this means is that I tailor my approach to the issues presented and the goals of the client. The new relational experiences that arise within an empathic therapeutic setting can help modulate the rigidity of clients' maladaptive patterns of dealing with their immediate world.
Areas of interest
Depression; Anxiety; Low self-esteem; Relational Trauma; Anger; OCD; PTSD; Emotional Vulnerability; Bereavement; Parenting; Relationships at work; Divorce and Separation; Bullying; Feelings of Emptiness; Loneliness and Isolation; Self-harming; Suicidal Thoughts; Panic Attacks; Professional and Personal Growth
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Native or bilingual
- Italian - Native or bilingual
British Journal of Psychotherapy, The Two Analyses of Anne: The Seesaw, Disclosure, and the Third.
May 2022. Wiley & Sons Ltd.
- PG Dip Advanced Clinical Practice Minster Center 2020
- M.A Psychotherapy and Counselling Regent's University London 2019
- B.A Sociology Reading University 1997
- MSc Analysis, Design, Management IS London School of Economics and Political Science 1998
Affiliations / memberships
BACP Accredited: ID 375139
UKCP membership: ID 2011167248