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Specialisms

  • Abuse

    Abuse / Sexual, Abuse / Physical, and Abuse / Emotional

  • Addiction

    Addiction / Video game, Addiction / Stimulant, Addiction / Social media, Addiction / Smoking, Addiction / Sex, Addiction / Prescription medication, Addiction / Pornography, Addiction / Other substance, Addiction / Opioid, Addiction / Love and romance, Addiction / Hallucinogen, Addiction / Internet, Addiction / Inhalant, Addiction / Gambling, Addiction / Drug, Addiction / Cocaine, Addiction / Cannabis, Addiction / Caffeine, and Addiction / Alcohol

  • Anger

    Anger / Passive aggressive behaviour, Anger / Anger management, and Anger / Aggression

  • Anxiety / stress

    Anxiety / Stress management, Anxiety / Specific phobia, Anxiety / Social phobia, Anxiety / Social anxiety disorder, Anxiety / Separation, Anxiety / Performance, Anxiety / Panic attacks, Anxiety / Health, Anxiety / Generalised, Anxiety / Financial, Anxiety / Death, Anxiety / Acute stress, and Anxiety / Agoraphobia

  • Conduct disorders

    Conduct disorders / Pyromania, Conduct disorders / Opposition defiance, Conduct disorders / Kleptomania, Conduct disorders / Intermittent explosive disorder, and Conduct disorders / Antisocial personality disorder

  • Depression

    Depression / Suicidal thoughts, Depression / Self harm, Depression / Seasonal affective, Pre and post-natal depression, Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), Depression / Major, and Depression / Dysthymia

  • Developmental disorders

    Developmental disorders / Learning disorder, Developmental disorders / Autistic, and Developmental disorders / Adhd

  • Dissociative disorders

    Dissociative disorders / Dissociative identity disorder and Dissociative disorders / Depersonalisation

  • Eating

    Eating / Weight management, Eating / Rumination, Eating / Restrictive food intake, Eating / Purging, Eating / Pica, Eating / Obesity, Eating / Night eating, Eating / Bulimia, Eating / Binge and over eating, and Eating / Anorexia

  • Education

    School/academic performance, Education / Learning difficulties, Education / Exam pressure, Education / Dyslexia, and Education / Boarding school concerns

  • Family

    Family / Conflict, Family / Carer support, Family / Blended families, and Family / Adoption

  • Grief / loss

    Unemployment / redundancy, Grief / Sudden loss, Grief / Loss of a child, Grief / Loss of a spouse, Grief / Loss of a parent, Grief / Loss of a pet, Grief / Complicated grief, Grief / Bereavement, and Grief / Anticipatory mourning

  • Health related issues (physical)

    Health / Vaginismus, Health / Tourettes, Health / Terminal illness, Health / Stillbirth, Health / Restless leg syndrome, Health / Psychosomatic, Health / Pregnancy and birth, Health / Pain management, Health / Miscarriage, Fertility / infertility, HIV / Aids, Health / Dyspraxia, Health / Disability, Health / Dementia, Health / Chronic illness, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Health / Cancer, Health / Brain injury, Health / Alzheimers, and Health / Abortion

  • Identity

    Women's issues, Identity / Sexual orientation, Identity / Racial identity, Men's issues, LGBTQ, Identity / Identity crisis, Identity / Gender identity, Identity / Discrimination, and Cultural / religious identity

  • Mood

    Mood / Hypomania, Mood / Disruptive mood dysregulation, Mood / Cyclothymia, and Mood / Bipolar disorder

  • Obsessive compulsive disorders

    Ocd / Trichotillomania, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Ocd / Hoarding, Ocd / Excoriation, and Body dysmorphia (BDD)

  • Personal

    Personal / Victim mentality, Personal / Sports performance, Personal / Spirituality, Personal / Mid life crisis, Personal / Manipulative behaviour, Personal / Life coaching, Personal / Life transition, Personal / Lack of focus, Personal / Jealousy, Personal / Guilt, Personal / Goal setting, Personal / Feeling lost, Personal / Confidence, Personal / Childhood related, Personal / Boundary setting, Personal / Bitterness, Personal / Shyness, Personal / Self esteem, Personal / Personal development, Personal / Nervous breakdown, and Personal / Motivation

  • Personality disorders

    Personality disorders / Schizoid, Personality disorders / Paranoid, Personality disorders / Narcissistic, Personality disorders / Histrionic, Personality disorders / Dependent, Personality disorders / Borderline, and Personality disorders / Avoidant

  • Relationships

    Relationships / Same sex couple issues, Relationships / Rejection, Relationships / Premarital counselling, Relationships / Peer relationships, Relationships / Parenting related, Relationships / Marriage problems, Relationships / Intimacy, Relationships / Doubt in relationships, Relationships / Cross cultural, Relationships / Communication difficulties, Relationships / Codependency, Breakups, divorce and separation, Relationships / Attachment issues, Affairs / infidelity, and Relationships / Abandonment

  • Schizophrenia / psychosis

    Schizophrenia / Substance induced psychosis, Schizophrenia / Schizotypal personality disorder, Schizophrenia / Schizophrenia, Schizophrenia / Psychosis, Schizophrenia / Hallucinations, Schizophrenia / Delusions, and Schizophrenia / Brief psychosis

  • Sexual difficulties

    Sexual difficulties / Sexual aversion, Sexual difficulties / Sexual arousal difficulties, Premature & delayed ejaculation, Sexual difficulties / Orgasmic disorders, Sexual difficulties / Hypoactive desire, Sexual difficulties / Dyspareunia, and Sexual difficulties / Erectile dysfunction

  • Sleep concerns

    Sleep concerns / Sleep terrors, Sleep concerns / Sleepwalking, Sleep concerns / Narcolepsy, Sleep concerns / Insomnia, Sleep concerns / Hypersomnolence, Sleep concerns / Excessive sleep, and Sleep concerns / Disturbed sleep

  • Somatic

    Somatic / Somatic symptom disorder, Somatic / Pain disorder, Somatic / Hypochondriasis, Somatic / Factitious disorder, and Somatic / Conversion disorder

  • Trauma

    Trauma / Post traumatic stress disorder and Trauma / Adjustment disorder

  • Work

    Work / Workplace performance, Work / Workplace stress, Work / Workplace bullying, Work / Mediation, Work / Leadership, and Work / Career progress

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31 Years Experience

Dr Amra Rao (BA. MSc, D.Clin Psych, AFBPsS, MA Organisational Consultation is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Organisational Consultant. She has worked in the NHS for over 30 years in UK & abroad specializing in the treatment of adults, children and adolescents with mild to severe mental health...

31 Years Experience

Dr Amra Rao (BA. MSc, D.Clin Psych, AFBPsS, MA Organisational Consultation is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Organisational Consultant.

She has worked in the NHS for over 30 years in UK & abroad specializing in the treatment of adults, children and adolescents with mild to severe mental health problems. As the former Head of Psychological Services for 18 yeras she had various roles in leading, managing, developing and evaluating therapies as well as setting out leadership, career development programs in UK, Europe, South Asia & Saudi Arabia.

Besides her training in clinical psychology, psychotherapy and organisational work, she is also an experienced trainer, supervisor and therapist in a range of evidence-based psychological interventions. She has led the development of brief psychotherapy with complex difficulties. Her training and experience in a range of therapeutic modalities underpin her approach to assessing suitability for psychological /organizational interventions.

Her clinical practice focuses on individual presentation as ‘no two people are the same’; collaborative formulation of what type of intervention will work; effectiveness – ‘is it helping & beneficial’; and attention to contextual factors such as familial, cultural, social world. She specializes in a range of therapies such as Dynamic Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mentalization-Based Therapy, CBT, Mindfulness and Compassionate Based Therapies and Integrative Therapy as well as organizational interventions.

She is the chair of British Psychological Society (BPS) Leadership and Management Faculty. She co-chairs a National Workforce Wellbeing Programme and has a lead role in BPS Supporting Future Leaders Programme/Mentoring. She practices at the Queen Anne Street Practice based in the West End where she works with children, adolescents and adults as well as offering executive coaching and consultations to professionals and teams. She is attached with various educational institutes nationally and internationally with a particular focus on leadership development, career coaching and group relations.

She has specialist clinical experience in the treatment of:
• Mood disorders (depression and anxiety)
• Body image & identity disturbances
• Eating disorders
• Trauma
• Self-harm
• Loss & bereavement
• Long-standing Medical Conditions
• Addiction to social media
• Problems related to gender identity (transgender) and sexual desire
• Performance issues
• Bullying & harassment


Accreditations

  • (HCPC) Health and Care Professions Council
  • (BPS) British Psychological Society
  • (BPC) British Psychoanalytic Council
    • Solution Focused Brief SFBT
    • Schema
    • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive MBCT
    • Cognitive Behavioural CBT
    • Coaching
    • Systemic
    • Psychodynamic
    • Psychoanalytic
    • Mentalisation
    • Interpersonal
    • Emotionally Focused Therapy EFT
    • Dynamic Interpersonal DIT
    • Attachment / Relational
    • Humanistic / Person Centred
    • Compassion Focused

Available via Video & at London, W1G 9JR, London, W1S 1BN, and Chislehurst, BR7 6LH

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