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.
BSc, BSc, MA, MSc, Post-MSc Dip, C.Psychol
Will has 16 years experience helping clients within NHS and in private practice. He has lectured in cognitive science at the University of Westminster and supervises City University students undertaking the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology program. He brings perspectives from attachment theory, cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, EMDR, acceptance and commitment therapy to his clinical work.
Will encourages clients to discover the resources they already have to address their issues and enables them to engage with what really matters to them in their life. He has experience in working with a range of presenting problems including depression, obsessive anxiety and trauma. He works both with high-level legal and financial executives as well as young people starting their journey into work and relationships. He has also worked with a number of high-functioning autistic spectrum clients.
BA (Hons), PGDip, MSc. Family Therapy, Group Analyst
Patrick has over 20 yrs experience working as a Psychotherapist in both the NHS and private sector. He is a senior accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. He is fully registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy and is a full member of the Institute of Group Analysis, London.
Patrick has specialist skills in working with people who suffer from depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, work place stress, addiction issues and personality issues. He works with individuals, couples and groups. Working from both a psychoanalytic and group analytic perspective, Patrick aims to help each of his clients to identify the source of their difficulties, enabling them to integrate and accept the various problematic aspects of their personality.
Patrick is passionate about group analytic thinking. He currently conducts once weekly and twice weekly group analytic therapy groups and he conducts a once weekly experiential group for students on the Masters Degree in Child Psychotherapy at the Institute for Arts, Therapy and Education. Patrick also provides fortnightly group supervision to Psychologists, Psychotherapists and Addiction Therapists in the Priory Hospital, north London.
Dr Maddy Loat, AFBPsS
BA, BSc, PGDip, DClinPsy, Group Analyst
Maddy is a Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Group Analyst with 25 years’ experience of working in the NHS and private practice. She is also a clinical supervisor, trainer, part-time university lecturer and author.
Maddy works with individuals, couples and groups. A highly experienced clinician, she has worked across an extensive range of areas within the field of mental health. These experiences have left her with a strong belief that all mental health problems can be understood and worked with, no matter how confusing and distressing they may feel, so that those seeking help are able to move forward in a way that feels authentic and rewarding. She has trained in a number of different therapeutic modalities and usually works from a psychoanalytic and group-analytic perspective.
Early on in her career, Maddy developed a special interest in the therapeutic potential of groups, specifically the way they can help redress increasingly common experiences of isolation, alienation and dislocation. She works closely with the Institute of Group Analysis (IGA) in London and with the Group Analytic Society International (GASI), holding the position of Chair in New Readings in Group Analysis and in her role as Book Review Editor for Group Analysis, the International Journal of Group-Analytic Psychotherapy.
Maddy is the author of ‘Mutual Support and Mental Health: A Route to Recovery’ (JKP: 2011) and has published in various leading academic journals.
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.