ABOUT ME

I'm a bilingual HCPC/BPS registered Chartered Counselling Psychologist and UKCP/BACP-registered psychotherapist based in Muswell Hill, London (N10). I am a Doctor in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy from Metanoia Institute and Middlesex University. My doctoral research project is an IPA (Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis) study about the experiences of Chinese international students seeking mental health at UK universities.

My previous background is in engineering as well as business analysis in financial services. I hold a BSc in Systems Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in the US as well as a Conversion Diploma in Psychology from the Open University in the UK.

 

MY EXPERIENCE

I have been working in various organisations as a mental health practitioner since 2010, including

  • Private practice 

  • Samaritans

  • Cruse Bereavement Care

  • Place2Be

  • Carers Federation

  • University of Nottingham Counselling Service 

  • Ealing Abbey Counselling Service

  • Drug and Alcohol Unit at Edgeware Community Hospital

  • Corporate consulting

From these varied work experiences, I am privileged to have worked with people from a variety of cultural, religious, socioeconomic backgrounds and ages, from 5-year-olds to 70+. 

 

TYPICAL ISSUES I'VE WORKED WITH

  • depression

  • anxiety

  • obsessive thoughts

  • low self-esteem

  • trauma

  • sexual abuse

  • domestic abuse 

  • gender-based violence

  • drug and alcohol addictions

  • borderline personality disorders

  • narcissism 

  • health anxiety

  • fears and phobias

  • insomnia

  • sexual issues

  • stress

  • lack of motivation

  • social anxiety

  • procrastination

  • suicidal thoughts

  • marriage, relationship difficulties 

  • grief and bereavement

  • losses

  • family issues

  • cultural issues

  • self and identity

  • life transitions

  • money problems

  • victim of crime

 
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