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Dr Maria Zioga

Chartered Clinical Psychologist
Child and Adolescent
CPsychol, AFBPsS, DPhil (Oxon), MSc, MSc, PG Dip, BA
Dr Maria Zioga

Dr Maria Zioga is a highly trained clinical psychologist specialising in child, adolescent and parenting work. She is a chartered member and associate fellow of the British Psychological Society and registered with the regulatory body, the Health Care Professions Council. She offers individualised expertise on the specific needs of the child and the family. She has a long and multifaceted experience working in the NHS, higher education, schools, and private sector, and she was working until recently for Child Bereavement UK as the London regional director.

She has a strong scientific background and training as she holds a DPhil in Child Psychiatry (Oxford University), a Master’s in Developmental Psychology, another Master’s in Psychology of Education and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling, all from leading UK departments.

Dr Zioga is passionate about producing realistic care plans which promote healthier psychological development for every child, with close attention to all crucial parameters, including the affected child, adolescent or parent, the family as a system and the school. She is happy to work with parents and help them overcome their concerns, dilemmas and difficulties. She can also counsel parents on how to effectively cope as a couple and family during challenging times. She values and is sensitively committed to ensuring confidential and discreet environments for all the families she sees.

Maria is described by her colleagues as bright and hardworking, with outstanding clinical skills and knowledge, offering an accessible and friendly approach to her patients.


  • Adoption and Fostering
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Asperger’s
  • Autism (ADOS-2)
  • Behavioural Problems
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Depression
  • Disabilities
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Early Years Issues (Bayley - BSID Scales)
  • Eating Problems
  • Family Support and Therapy
  • Fear and Phobias
  • Gifted and Talented
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parents with Mental Health Issues
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • School Problems
  • School Exclusions and Expulsions
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Stealing and Lying

Therapeutic approaches used

  • Integrative Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Psychoanalytic Therapy
  • Parental Interventions

Qualifications and Education

  • Doctoral Degree (DPhil Oxford) in Child Psychiatry
  • Master’s in Developmental Psychology
  • Master’s in Psychology of Education
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling
  • Bachelor’s in Psychology Specialty

Professional Bodies and Membership

  • Member of the British Psychological Society (CPsychol, ABPsS)
  • Registered as a Clinical Psychologist with the Health Care Professions Council