- Phone number
- Flexible hours available
- Wheelchair accessible office
- Concessionary rates
Monday 8am - 8pm
Tuesday 8am - 8pm
Wednesday 8am - 8pm
Thursday 8am - 8pm
Friday 8am - 8pm
About me and my therapy practice
I am an accredited psychodynamic counsellor/psychotherapist. I have been working in private practice in North London since 2011. I am also a BPC (British Psychoanalytical Council) accredited DIT (Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy) practitioner. DIT is a short term model, (16 sessions) recommended by NHS Nice guidelines for anxiety/depression. I have worked in various settings from a busy GP practice to an addictions unit. I regularly attend critical incidents as a critical incident consultant. I also worked in a crisis unit whilst I was training to be a therapist. This was an invaluable experience as I was at the cutting edge of mental health issues. I used to work in the media industry and decided to retrain to become a counsellor in 2003. My approach is psychodynamic this involves exploring patterns in behaviour as well as finding ways to connect with subconscious processes. I adopt a solution focused approach when working in the short term. I have a great deal fo experience offering brief therapy and am an EAP affiliate with various organisations. I am a recognised health insurance practitioner with Bupa, AXA, Aviva, Vitality, Cigna and Pru Health
I work in North London at Bickerton House. Parking is available outside. The building is well maintained with toilet facilities.
My first session
Sessions last 50 minutes. The initial meeting is an opportunity for us both to see if we feel we can work together. It can also help us to determine whether the work needs to be short-term (6 to 12 weeks) or long-term (open-ended). This first meeting sometimes involves a great deal of information gathering.
After the initial meeting there is no obligation to continue. If we agree to continue, we would then discuss fees, and choose a regular time slot.
What I can help with
Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Eating disorders, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues
Types of therapy
Brief therapy, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Solution focused brief therapy
Clients I work with
Adults, Couples, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Trainee, Young people
How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited