• 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

  • 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

  • Depression

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 / Shyness, Personal / Self esteem, Personal / Personal development, Personal / Nervous breakdown, Personal / Motivation, 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, and Personal / Bitterness

  • 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

  • Paraphilias

    Paraphilias / Voyeurism, Paraphilias / Transvestism, Sadism / masochism, Paraphilias / Paedophilia, Paraphilias / Frotteurism, Paraphilias / Fetishism, and Paraphilias / Exhibitionism

  • Somatic

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

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Previously, an NHS Honorary Therapist, I have been in private practice since 2006. I studied under Dr. Diane LeFevre and the post-graduate course that she supervised included a great deal of clinical practice on both neurotic and psychotic patients, after which I continued as an Honorary Therapist at Basildon Mental Health...
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16 Years Experience

Previously, an NHS Honorary Therapist, I have been in private practice since 2006.
I studied under Dr. Diane LeFevre and the post-graduate course that she supervised included a great deal of clinical practice on both neurotic and psychotic patients, after which I continued as an Honorary Therapist at Basildon Mental Health Hospital until I established my own private practice. I now practice from my consulting room at my home in Stebbing which is in a quiet and discreet setting and also at The Harley Consultancy in Harley Street, London. I offer a calm and empathetic approach while we work through whatever is troubling you.

I have particular experience in Adoption Issues, Anxiety, Bereavement, General counselling, Identity problems, Obsessional behaviour, Personal Development, Burn-out, Phobias, Self Esteem and Self-worth, Sex related issues, Sexual identity and Issues with fluidity.

Although my primary approach is Psychodynamic, I also call upon a variety of other theoretical ‘models’ including Analytic Therapy, CBT (Cognitive Behavioural), Person Centred, EFT and Mindfulness as appropriate.

I work with Adults and Young People (18+) one to one either long-term work or time-limited as well as online counselling using Skype, Facetime, WhatsApp, RingMD and Sylo.

I am a registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and fully insured by Towergate. I am bound and adhere to the BACP and ICO codes of ethics and am registered with BUPA, AXA-PPP and Aviva as a provider.

Prior to becoming a psychotherapist my career was in computer forensic analysis and data recovery. While it may seem that these are rather diverse paths to pursue, they are in fact strangely related:
Forensic investigation and recovery requires a diligent concentration on recognising clues in order to understand the difference between what is presented and what is actually the truth; as well as following threads to reveal the real story below the surface. (This could be a model description of the process behind Psychodynamic Psychotherapy!)


Thank you for your help over the last 3 months – it has had a profound impact upon me. MHJ

I just wanted to drop you a line to express my sincere gratitude for helping me through the most terrible episode in my life. It is cliché to be a depressed actress but you enabled me to refocus and I am not surprised that you are becoming one of the ‘go-to’ therapists for celebs and those in the media.
I really can’t thank you enough and hope you keep your promise to come to the premier! MJD


. . . “Being recommended by my director ---------- to you was one of the best things that has happened to me. I can’t think of a big enough adjective for the gratitude I feel for giving me back my life and rescuing my floundering career. OCD is definitely not a good skill to have as an actress! . . . SM


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