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Hester Alison Ford ( Moy)
Psychotherapist, MA, HCPC-Art Therap.
Art Therapy is a readily accessible, gentle and effective form of therapy. It is suitable for individuals of any age who are experiencing a wide range of emotional and wellbeing challenges. You may be struggling with personal or family relationships, work related stress, mental health, past childhood trauma, loss, bereavement, identity, addiction issues; or be a very concerned parent reaching out for help for your child or teen who's additional SEN's, mental health, behaviour, school/ social difficulties, adverse childhood experiences are requiring a sensitive, creative and nuanced approach to their support and treatment.
020 4524 3170
Dr Connie Geyer
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Do you feel stuck in unhelpful life patterns or encounter challenges in your relationships or work? Are you trying to come to terms with loss or other difficult life events? I am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Supervisor with 15+ years’ experience of treating the whole range of teen and adult mental health difficulties in the NHS and private practice. I enjoy working with clients from a wide range of backgrounds. I offer a non-judgmental, collaborative space to help you improve your self-understanding, relationships and coping skills; work through trauma; and re-build resilience and hope for the future.
020 8138 9538
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
I have more than 20 years experience working in Child and Adolescent mental health services with children and families with a wide range of difficulties including autistic spectrum conditions, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), adoption, depression, anxiety, behavioural issues and eating disorders.
I am a highly experienced Family and Systemic Psychotherapist who works with families, couples and individuals. Currently I am working on-line. I specialise in child-related issues but I am also very experienced in working with adult families where there are relationship issues or unresolved difficulties from the past. My work with couples, often with a female colleague, is often when there is a desire to improve the relationship and rediscover some of the joy that may have been lost.
020 3835 3540
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
I am a Clinical Psychologist specialising in the psychology of children and their families. Referrals are very much welcomed for those in need of support for any type or combination of psychological issue. I have worked very successfully with child and adolescent sleep difficulties, schooling problems, anxiety, low mood and low self- confidence, behavioural difficulties, fluctuating emotions, reduced concentration, and diagnosable common mental health problems.
020 3962 2108
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Family life can be full of drama, from adolescent struggles to parental conflict, from family feuds to experiences of love and loss. When families are faced with problems and experience difficulties in their relationships, self-help is often the first natural response. However, sometimes, self-help is not enough and can lead families to feel stuck. It is at this point that it can be beneficial to access professional help. My name is Pooja Bhambra, I am a UKCP registered systemic family psychotherapist. My approach to working with families is to see each member as an individual, who is influenced by multiple contexts.
020 4538 2514
I am an integrative counsellor/psychotherapist specialise in counselling children, adolescent and parents. I help children of all ages cope with their emotional distress through the use of play, art, creative therapy, mindfulness and CBT therapeutic techniques. I also offer guidance to parents and provide them with the necessary knowledge and tools needed to improve their relationship with their children and deal with their possible changes. My aim is to provide a sensitive and confidential space for you to be open and explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviours so you can develop a better understanding of yourself and others.
020 4538 5292
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, BACP
I work with a variety of issues including self-esteem, anxiety, depression, marital/relationship problems, stress, work related issues, addictions, teen problems and many more.
We all need help from time to time, and you shouldn't be embarrassed for asking for it. I am a down to earth and compassionate person, who understands what it is like to need a boost. In my years I have truly heard it all, and my biggest goal is to empower rather than judge my clients. One of my favourite quotes comes from Marisa Peer who explains that “to be happy you have to make peace with your past, love the present and feel so excited about the future”. No problem is too big to solve and I have witnessed counselling change the lives of so many people and I know I can help change yours too.
020 4538 2847
Psychotherapist, MBACP Snr. Accred
My speciality is EMDR and I work for the NHS and (other settings including adolescent , drugs and alcohol, physical health and private practice) have done so full time for the last 25 years so.
I focus on changing your trauma (s)/issues (large and small ) which ultimately changes your perceptions and your life. For the better. Most people don't realise what trauma is or how it can dominate or even just highly influence how you think, respond, behave or do or not do in your life. Every decision or choice goes through the filter of experiences and if they happen to have been negative or bad experiences it doesn't bode well for a successful or happy life. So change them. www.westendtherapy.org OR 0746 9738 588.
023 8214 8380
Jackie van Roosmalen
I am an analytic Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist with more than 20 years experience in the NHS, both in-patient and CAMHS settings, and in independent practice. I work with young people of all ages and with parents. As well as my analytic ACP training I am trained in somatic approaches to addressing anxiety, stress and trauma and have a special interest in the most effective treatments for alleviating what gets in the way of feeling happy, secure and confident. I am a supervisor of psychologists and psychotherapists who work with young people. Please visit my website for more detailed information: www.vanrosetherapy.co.uk
020 3962 2195
Tiffany Psychotherapy Ltd
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
BABCP accredited psychotherapist in Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapy. Specialising in anxiety disorders, depression, trauma, PTSD, multiple/complex trauma. DBT psychotherapist specialising in personality disorders. EUPD/BPD presentations. Emotional regulation difficulties. Clinical supervision for qualified and trainee CBT therapists. Holistic psychotherapist incorporating mindfulness techniques, schema therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy. Specialising in child and adolescent mental health. Attachment and trauma focused approach.
020 3870 3217
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
I am a qualified Child, Adolescent , Adult and Family Psychotherapist, working in South West London. I offer confidential weekly psychotherapy for children, young people, adults and families, in a non-judgemental and supportive space, where clients can feel safe in expressing their feelings and experiences. Clients are encouraged to be their authentic selves and to explore both internal and external conflicts at a pace which suits them. I have an integrative approach and so I am able to offer therapy based on the individual needs of clients. Approaches I use include, Psychodynamic, Systemic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
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Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Melissa has a background as a Special Needs Teacher working for ten years in mainstream schools supporting children with specific learning difficulties, in particular ASD, ADHD, Dyslexia and OCD. As a Child and Adolescent Integrative Psychotherapist she uses a variety of techniques and methods, such as art, play, symbol, metaphor and various media, to help children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with their emotions or behaviour. Melissa recognises that children and adolescents sometimes struggle to put their feelings into words and therefore supports her clients to express their feelings safely in different ways.
I am a qualified and registered Integrative Counsellor with many years experience working with those suffering from anxiety, depression, stress, adolescent issues, trauma, anger management, relationship problems and much more. I offer solution focused short-term counselling or long-term open ended psychotherapy. I work in a supportive, caring and non-judgemental manner and offer a safe space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings.
Tricia Di Pino
Psychotherapist, MA, BPC
I have an in-depth understanding of Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service(CAMHS).
I am a child and family psychodynamic psychotherapist, with over 20 years’ experience working with parents and children. I undertake short and long-term psychotherapy, parenting guidance, communication work and assessments. I cover a range of emotional and psychological difficulties with expertise including: General anxiety, Separation anxiety, Family Difficulties/issues, Parental separation, Sadness, Stress and worry, Low self-esteem, Bereavement and loss, Anger and behavioural difficulties, Sleep Feeding Attachment difficulties, Depression and low mood, Trauma, Abuse, Difficulties at school – including bullying
020 4538 9082
Dr Stephanie Doig
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Hello, my name is Stephanie, I'm a Clinical Psychologist specialising in working with children, teens, young adults and their families. I have 13 years + experience in the NHS working in a range of services including Child and Adolescent Services (CAMHS). I completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology at Newcastle University followed by a Masters at New York University and finally my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of East London. I have also been a lecturer in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) at Masters level.
020 4538 9441
Dr Didem Altay
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Areas of expertise include early childhood trauma, traumatic stress, anxiety, adult counselling/therapy, play therapy, child/ teen counselling, family counselling and child-parent relationship.
Feeling stuck, overwhelmed, or helpless? Do you feel lost or not sure know how to cope with life’s difficulties and negative feelings? I can support you and/or your children, and family to get better and grow.
020 3962 0475
Reaching out for support on mental health and emotional well-being issues for your child or teenager may feel like a daunting experience. In the same way, being a young adult and searching for the right mental health professional to share your feelings and concerns with, feels difficult as well. However, it is the right choice. We can work together in a way that best suits you or your child’s needs and create a safe space for self-reflection and self-discovery. I am a fully qualified integrative child and adolescent counsellor for children and young people and a qualified primary teacher.
020 3657 3310
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I work as an adolescent and adult Counsellor based in East London. As well as my own private practice, I work in schools, universities and in the domestic abuse sector with victim-survivors of domestic abuse. I am a fully registered BACP member and integrate a variety of different therapeutic modalities, including person-centred and humanistic therapy, body therapy, art/play therapy, mindfulness and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to meet each person’s specific needs.
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Psychotherapist, MA, BPC
I am a child, adolescent and family psychotherapist working in the charity sector and in private practice across North and West London. I offer individual psychotherapy to young people aged 11-25 and consultations with family members or carers. You can view my full website at www.bdunn-psychotherapy.com/
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Is your child or teen going through a difficult time? Are you feeling at your wits end as a parent? Contact me for a FREE consultation to explore how I can support your family! I am a Child Counsellor, Parent Coach and Teen Life Coach and offer online sessions.
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What does therapy for teenagers look like?
When a therapist works with a teenager, the pair will talk about what the teen is struggling with and explore solutions, which may involve interpersonal skills, coping strategies, medication, or lifestyle changes related to sleep, diet, and exercise. Different therapists employ different modalities, but most involve a combination of conversation and skill building.
How long does therapy for teenagers generally take to work?
There’s variability in teenagers’ experiences and challenges; some may begin to improve from therapy within a few weeks while others may take several months or longer. Teens can discuss their progress with their therapist periodically to assess how they’re improving and any changes to the treatment plan that could potentially accelerate that progress.
How do you encourage a teenager to go to therapy?
It’s helpful to express your concern and love while framing therapy as an opportunity to explore a tool that could help improve their life; just like they practice baseball or dance, now they can practice their emotional skills. Give your teen control over the process where you can—maybe by weighing in on choice of therapist and signaling that therapy involves confidentiality, so a parent need not know all that is discussed in sessions.
How do you prepare teens for therapy?
You can prepare your teenager for therapy by describing what the process will look like and setting expectations for timeline, if requested. You can explain that the first session may begin with an assessment phase, that they can describe their experiences but that the therapist will ask questions too, and that it may take time to feel comfortable opening up. Ask how they’re feeling about the process and answer any questions calmly and supportively.