Dr Victoria Jenkins AFBPsS
BSc, MSc, Post-MSc Dip, D.Psych, C Psychol
Victoria is the Clinical Director of the practice. She has 25 years' experience working in the NHS and private sector and has also previously taught on the Bristol Doctorate in Clinical Psychology training course.
She has specialist skills in working with occupational stress and burn-out, complex depression, poor self-esteem, anxiety disorders, personality problems and relationship difficulties. She is experienced in working with trauma, abuse and adult learning disabilities. One of her main areas of practice these days is with perfectionism and Type A personalities. She usually works within a cognitive behavioural framework and draws on dialectical behavioural, schema-focused, metacognitive and mindfulness-based interventions, in which she trained at the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre.
A kind and supportive practitioner, Victoria is committed to her clients and facilitating change to achieve their goals.
She offers consultancy on mental health to other professionals in both the business and in healthcare industries.
BSc, MSc, Post-MSc Dip, C Psychol
Louise has 25 years' experience working with clients within the NHS and the private sector. She uses cognitive behavioural, mindfulness and schema-focused therapies in her work with clients.
Louise has specialist skills in working with people who suffer from depression, anxiety, panic, phobias, stress, anger, obsessive-compulsive disorders, low self-esteem, relationship problems, sleep difficulties and substance misuse.
She also works with people who suffer with chronic pain conditions by helping them to learn skills to cope with their pain better and improve their quality of life.
Louise holds a post-graduate certificate in counselling supervision and offers clinical supervision to trainee psychologists.
Lunchtime and evening appointments are available in addition to normal working hours.
Louise Coopman AFBPsS
BA (Hons), MSc, PGCE, MSc, C Psychol
Louise has been a Chartered Clinical Psychologist for some 30 years and has worked in both the NHS and the private sector.
She works with clients who have recurring patterns of relationship issues, personality issues, depression, low self-esteem, anger, stress, anxiety, sleep difficulties and chronic fatigue.
Louise believes in tailoring each client's treatment to their specific needs and goals, bringing together techniques from cognitive therapy, schema-focused therapy, assertion training and mindfulness training. Many of her clients have suffered from feeling very much on their own; they often report special appreciation of her genuine warmth and compassion combined with a firm guiding hand.
Louise is widely travelled and welcomes working with clients from different cultural backgrounds. She speaks French fluently and can offer therapy in French.
Dr Giray Cordan
BSc, PgDip, MA, MSc, MPhil, DclinPsy (Exon)
Giray has 13 years’ of experience working both within the NHS and private sectors. He works to provide individualised treatment approaches that respect the uniqueness of each person’s circumstances. Giray is trained in a wide range of evidence-based approaches (CBT, narrative, systemic, mindfulness and CAT).
Giray has specialist skills in working with people who suffer with anxiety, depression, trauma and relationship difficulties. At the core of his treatment philosophy is an awareness that people come for help when they often feel most hopeless and vulnerable. Giray believes in working to help his clients feel more in control, providing them with the necessary skills to pursue their own recovery goals.
Giray has held an Honorary Fellowship at Exeter University and has been published in a number of leading journals. He has lived and travelled all over the world and learned the importance of respectful curiosity in understanding difference in perspectives and culture.
Jo Haworth C. Psychol. MSc Occ Psych
BSc, Certified Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centred Coach.
Jo has 30 years' experience working in Occupational Psychology in the City of London and with international leaders and functional specialists in engineering, IT and pharma. In her early career she trained and worked as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS. She has been part of the Executive Coaching Team at London Business School since 2004. She is part of the coaching faculty at Barclays and provides talent assessments to YSC. She works with a range of leaders from senior executives through to emerging leaders.
Her coaching includes development of skills in impact and influencing, performance management / dealing with difficult individuals, career transition and stress management / managing overwork. She offers talent assessment and career change support (for mid to late career professionals). She has coached professionals through assessment centre processes. Coaching can be with individuals or pairs of colleagues who wish to provide mutual support.
She bases her bespoke coaching on in depth psychological assessment and uses techniques of goal setting, behavioural rehearsal and support for new habit formation. Jo is experienced in using Hogan, Neo, MBTI, WAVE. She can offer stand alone 360 feedbacks via Global Leader of the Future 360 (Marshall Goldsmith), she is also a qualified user of Korn Ferry.
Early morning, lunchtime and evening appointments are available in addition to normal working hours.