Psychotherapist and Family Therapy & Counselling, London
Simon is an extremely caring and considered therapist. He has over 14 years' experience working in social care and mental health settings with both children and adults and worked for many years in the NHS in Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. He has a collaborative and sensitive approach to working with clients and works within a systemic framework which means he takes into account the different contexts in which people live.
Simon has undertaken research and he is a visiting lecturer on a number of different mental health courses at City University and the Highgate Counselling Centre.
Simon has expertise in working with children and adolescents with anxiety and depression. He also has significant clinical experience in working with children who have experienced self-harm, eating disorders, conduct disorders, bereavement, trauma and interpersonal issues. He works with children with families coping with the adjustment of divorce and separation and has experience working across different cultures and religion.
Following a BA degree in Social Work in 2001 Simon obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Child Focused Practice at the Institute of Family Therapy, London he also obtained a Post graduate Diploma in Applied Systemic Theory, Tavistock Centre, London. In 2009 he gained a Masters in Systemic Psychotherapy at the Tavistock Centre, London. In addition to his studies he has worked within NHS Trusts within London and Hertfordshire since 1998 within Child and Adolescent services. He currently also works as a Family and Systemic Psychotherapist (CAMHS), at the Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Simon is a highly qualified Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and Family Therapy Counsellor based in London.