Qualifications & Experience

I trained as a chartered clinical psychologist in North London and worked initially in the NHS.  I have worked exclusively in the private sector for the last 25 years. I practice mainly psychotherapy, counselling, couples therapy and CBT. Most of my current clinical work is with adults but I have also been trained in work with children and adolescents. I have attended many post-qualification courses.

I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, the government regulating body. I am an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and adhere to their professional code of ethics.

My NHS appointments included:

  • Goodmayes Hospital: work with adults – inpatients, outpatients and in neighbouring GP practice

  • St Mary’s Hospital, Department of Child Psychiatry, Paddington Green: work with children, parents and families

  • Chase Farm Hospital: work with physically disabled adults and people with chronic illnesses

  • Brent Association for Disabled People (charity): counselling work with adults with physical disability and chronic illnesses

  • Bounds Green GP Surgery (primary care): attachment providing short-term counselling and therapy to individuals and couples from GP surgery

I jointly founded the  IPS (Independent Psychology Service), a network of therapists based in Muswell Hill, N10 and other nearby parts of North London. 

Having been in private practice for over 25 years, I have extensive clinical experience. This includes short-term and long-term psychotherapy, counselling, couples therapy and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Treatment).

Post-qualification courses include:

  • Seminars in Psychotherapy, Tavistock Clinic

  • Child Observation course, Tavistock Clinic

  • Trauma course, Tavistock Clinic

  • CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre

  • Forensic Issues, Portman Clinic