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Dr Atkinson

Counselling in London

Dr Atkinson’s has been counselling in London for the past year and her approach is integrative and is tailored to suit you as an individual person with unique needs. Dr Atkinson offers both longer-term individual therapy for adults, whilst not forgetting shorter term clients also. Dr Atkinson is a fully qualified, accredited (HCPC, BPS) and experienced Clinical Psychologist.Dr Atkinson can help you explore the issues you are presenting with, but also helping you understand what is holding you back from leading a much more fuller life.

Dr Atikinson will generally use:Cognitive Behavioural TherapySchema TherapyAcceptance and Commitment TherapyEye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing which is very good at helping treat post-traumatic stress, obsessive behaviours, panic attacks, phobias and to process past experiences such as childhood trauma and abuse etc…Mindfulness is used to learn to disengage from unhelpful thought patterns which often maintain depression and anxiety, looking for a Marriage Counsellor London ?

Experience

Dr Atkinson’s Training qualifications and experience
Dr Atkinson is a clinical psychologist registered with the following:
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
chartered by The British Psychological Society (BPS)
Dr Atkinson’s training in clinical psychology is very extensive and involves both the completion of undergraduate and doctoral level training.
Dr Atkinson finished her undergraduate degree in Psychology

University of Bath, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
Dr Atkinson also has extensive working in the NHS gaining valuable experience.
Dr Atkinson completed all the training needed to supervise trainee clinical psychologists, and also has previous experience of supervising both psychologists providing a consultancy to non-psychologist mental health professionals

Training & qualifications

Dr Atikinsons’s post-qualification training includes:
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR Extra training)
Generic and Specialist Supervision Training (NES)
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Training (NHS Grampian)

Areas of counselling

Abortion
Anxiety
Body dysmorphic disorder
Career counselling
Depression
Feeling sad
Hoarding
Low self-confidence
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Personality disorders
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
Family issues
Hearing voices
Infertility
Miscarriage
Passive aggressive behaviour
Relationship problems
Panic attacks
Phobias
Physical abuse
Psychosis
Redundancy
Self-harm
Sexual abuse
Suicidal thoughts
Separation and divorce
Sexuality
Trauma
Affairs and betrayals
Bipolar disorder
Cancer
Dissociation
Emotional abuse
Generalised anxiety disorder
Low self-esteem
Postnatal depression
Pregnancy and birth
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Stress
Work-related stress
Abuse
Bereavement
Bullying

Therapy offered.

Humanistic therapies
Integrative
Cognitive and behavioural therapies
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
EMDR
Mindfulness
Other therapies
Solution focused brief therapy
Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
Behavioural therapy

Availability.

Weekday mornings, Tuesday and Thursday evenings

Fees.

In person assessment £180 per 50min
Adult Counselling £180 per 50min
Adult trauma Counselling £180 per 50min
Couples therapy £220 per 50min