For the last 18 years I have worked in adult mental health within the NHS, both in inpatient and community settings. My practice is underpinned by a variety of theoretic and philosophical influences. These include but are not limited to, psychodynamic, transpersonal, existential, Buddhist and object relations. My therapy practice is trauma informed and I access the unconscious using images to explore of strengths and challenges beyond the reach of words. I also believe that creative process help us to heal and have seen people discover themselves again and again through this type of therapeutic engagement. In addition to my... Continue Reading.
I have been working as a therapist with Child in Time since 2013 in primary and secondary schools. In 2018, I set up my own private practice in Friern Barnet, North London and also offer remote sessions. The therapy space is in a calm and nurturing setting, where children and young people can express their feelings in a safe and contained way. My online work includes supporting parents with a range of difficulties such as divorce, family breakdown, bereavement and mental health issues. I am also a Yoga therapist and work with children and adults, privately and in a small... Continue Reading.
I am an integrative child and adolescent psychotherapist and my approach is bespoke to the specific child, teenager or family. Parents are the experts of their children and I hugely value working together. Our goal is to understand the child or young person and to support you in your parenting. I started my career supporting children with additional needs in schools and developed a passion to find ways to truly meet children who are struggling. It was here that I realised the power of play and the arts to build a therapeutic relationship (I have a little mouse puppet to... Continue Reading.
I am an experienced and intuitive Art Psychotherapist who has been working therapeutically with children and families for thirteen years. In that time I have worked as a therapist not only for Child in Time within schools, but also for charities, the NHS and as a private practitioner. I have experience of working with a wide range of issues including bereavement, anxiety, trauma, separation, parenting and attachment. Since 2018 I have been developing expertise in parent and dyadic work, delivering parent consultations in schools and undergoing training in a dyadic art therapy approach, whereby parents and children are seen together... Continue Reading.
I manage therapeutic services in two London primary schools in Muswell Hill and in Tottenham. I support trainee psychotherapists who are doing their placements in school and I also work clinically with children. In the Muswell Hill School I offer a safe and confidential space for parents where we explore particular concerns in their family or life events which can include bereavement, parental mental health and family breakdown. My approach is warm, open and flexible and my hope is to be a nurturing and supportive partner during our sessions.... Continue Reading.
I offer an active listening, non-judgemental approach, that aims to identify strengths, work through and overcome challenges, and bring about improved overall well-being. I aim to provide a safe space for parents/carers to feel supported and where appropriate, set practical tasks that can help re-build relationships. In addition to having a Master’s degree in art psychotherapy, I also have a Mindfulness diploma, which may form part of the consultation sessions. To feel heard and listened to is an important part of forming and maintaining positive relationships. I have learnt this through many years of working with families, adults, young people,... Continue Reading.
I have over 20 years’ experience practising within private, public and charity settings offering consultations, 1-1 therapeutic support, groupwork interventions and confidential drop-in support for children, young people and families, supporting emotional wellbeing and mental health. I am skilled in formulating therapeutic interventions to facilitate deeper reflective thinking and healing processes, to manage relationships, experiences and explore vulnerabilities safely. As an Integrative, Humanistic practitioner, I draw on a wealth of experience, evidence-based practice and neuroscientific research, to build a healthier, cohesive sense of self and resilience. I have experience working with bereavement, relationship breakdown and stress, impacting on mental health,... Continue Reading.
I have been working with children and parents for over 20 years, starting as a primary school teacher, Montessori educator/trainer, and then as a child and parent counsellor in schools and in private practice. I trained in Europe and in California and lived and worked in London for nearly 20 years, also in California, New York and currently in the Middle East. I absolutely adore children and feel passionate about their well-being. Being a mother of two boys also gave me first hand experiences that parenting can be hard, exhausting, and also the most rewarding endeavour of all. My approach... Continue Reading.