Daksha has a MSc in Health Psychology, a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is a Chartered Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She is also a full member of the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC) and an Affiliate member of the NAAA (Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Alliance) . As an Associate Clinical Tutor on the Royal Holloway Clinical Psychology Doctoral Programme, she supervises and assesses the competencies of doctoral trainees.
Gursharan is an equally highly skilled warm and empathetic Chartered Clinical Psychologist. She works in a collaborative and person-centred way, offering a safe space for clients to explore their difficulties whilst finding hope, feeling empowered and discovering what is meaningful for them.
She has 15 years’ experience of working in our invaluable NHS, across mental health and social care settings. Her clinical training means that she has worked with people across the life span spectrum from children, working age adults, to adults in later life, who experience a range of psychological & physical needs.
Gursharan currently holds a senior part-time position in the NHS working alongside social care colleagues to help young people and families, those who are often marginalised in society and have experienced significant traumas and complex mental health. The other half of her role is devoted to offering a service in private practice, which focuses on helping adolescents and adults.
Gursharan’s specialties are in working with a range of mental health difficulties and often a combination of: Anxiety, Anger difficulties, Bereavement/loss, Childhood/developmental trauma, Confidence/Self-esteem, Depression, Life and role transitions, Neurodevelopmental conditions, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma, Obsessions and Compulsions, Relationship anxieties/insecurities and Parental/family difficulties. She views these difficulties arising within the context of a person’s lived experience, seeing them in a holistic way and understanding their story. Her expert guidance and work has seen many a clients’ mental health and wellbeing improved beyond what they thought was possible.
Being a Clinical Psychologist, she is highly trained in a number of different therapeutic modalities which are evidence based. Rather than use a ‘one size fits all’ approach, Gursharan adapts and tailors therapeutic approaches so that therapy is suited to the needs of the individual.
It would be her pleasure to work with you towards your best hopes in therapy.
Dr Sophie Dilley is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist working in the NHS and in private practice. She has experience of working with individuals and couples facing a range of difficulties in life. These include depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem, difficulties with sex, relationship issues, and chronic pain. Sophie aims to provide an empathic and non-judgmental space within which to safely explore clients’ experiences and move towards change whatever that may look like. She draws on a number of evidence-based approaches to tailor therapy to meet the needs of clients. This is an integrative approach which incorporates theory and practice from humanistic, psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioural therapies, such as ACT and CFT. Sophie is currently undertaking additional training at Tavistock Relationships in psychosexual therapy.
Dr Jusna Khanom has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is a member of the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC). Jusna also works for the NHS and has a range of experience, working across the life span and with people experiencing different types of difficulties. Jusna’s approach is based on an understanding that there are many challenges to life, some of which can feel unbearable at times. Through exploration, Jusna is able to help you to find a way to give your experiences a different and more meaningful understanding. This will enable you to start your journey in living the life that you choose to live. There are many approaches that guide Jusna’s therapeutic work, including; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Systemic Therapy however Jusna’s work is also guided by a range of other approaches such as Social Constructionist ideas. The importance of which can help explore the less dominant or less widely accessible narratives in life, which can often have a big impact on our experiences, lives and relationships. Therefore, depending on what you would like from therapy, Jusna can help you to explore which approach would be most suitable for you at this point of your life.
Dr. Miriam Dookhun is a HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist and BPS Chartered Counselling Psychologist. She endeavours to practice integratively with an overarching Cognitive Behavioural Therapy framework and incorporating psychodynamic and person-centred ideas among others, where appropriate. She works in collaboration with her clients on their own personal journeys, to facilitate exploration of their unique subjective experience, alleviate their distress and empower and support them to achieve their goals, in a way that is tailored to them.
She has experience of working across different settings including the NHS, third sector organisations and the private sector. Her most recent role was Lead Psychologist of General Psychiatry in a world-renowned, private acute psychiatric hospital in Central London. Clinically, she worked with adult inpatients, day-care patients and outpatients, facilitating both group therapy and individual therapy, where she worked with a wide range of mental health difficulties. Her specialities include but are not limited to; different types of anxiety, depression, stress and interpersonal difficulties.
She has a keen interest in the ideas of attachment and loss, and her doctoral research focussed on exploring the grief experiences of identical twins that lost their co-twin in older adulthood.
As an exceptionally highly qualified and experienced practitioner in his field, Joseph brings extensive expertise in counselling, psychotherapy, EMDR Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Acceptance commitment Therapy.
Joseph holds a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, a post-MA Diploma and MA in Counselling Psychology, as well as four further degrees, two of which are at Masters level in the fields of Psychology of Education and Counselling Psychology. He is also an experienced lecturer in the subject of psychology.
As well as being a member of the British Pscyhological Society and Associate Fellow (FBPsS), Joseph is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist registered with the UK’s health regulator, is on the Health Professions Council, and is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society. Highly active in the research of emotional intelligence and therapy, he practices an integrative approach to treatment, which includes Cognitive Analytic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapies in order to facilitate lasting, positive change.
In the past fifteen years, Joseph has been involved in clinical work, teaching and academic practice within private, public, and educational healthcare contexts. Not only has he worked at GP medical centres and overseas therapy clinics, but he has also worked at Guy’s Hospital and with leading mental health charity Mind.
A marked sense of well-being and increased contentment with greater effectiveness in all aspects of life is our focus. Clients are often surprised and, on occasion, amazed at the changes they have been able to make to their lives over a short period of time.