Accreditations

About The Therapist

Qualifications

I have a first class honours degree in Psychology (5 year course in Clinical Psychology-masters equivalent-at La Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy). Since attaining this, I have completed a Master in Psychological Diagnosis at the University of Sacred Heart in Rome, Italy, an accredited High Intensity IAPT CBT course at Surrey University in Guildford, UK and a Doctorate Course in Counselling Psychology at Regent’s University, London, UK.

Experience

In the last 8 years I have gained experience in delivering psychological therapies for the adult inpatients and outpatients with respiratory and/or oncological diseases (West London NHS Trust and Barts Health NHS Trust), adult patients population suffering from anxiety and depression in Primary Care (South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and IAPT service), female prisoners at HMP Send (Surrey) and the general population in a charitable counselling service in Hackney, London.

I currently work for Barts Health NHS Trust as a Senior Psychologist in The Psychology Service for Oncology & Palliative Care and I provide assessment and direct interventions to both in and outpatients, family members and carers.
The principal aim of this service is to improve the psychological wellbeing of all patients and their families. As part of my role I provide expertise and advice to multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) to facilitate the effective and appropriate provision of psychological care.
I also provide support to developments and inter-agency working within the Integrated Cancer System, London Cancer.

Memberships

I am a Chartered member of BPS (British Psychological Society)

I am a fully accredited member of BABCP (British association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies).

I am registered with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

I abide by the Code of Ethics and Conduct and the Standards of the British Psychological Society (BPS), the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).

I have professional liability insurance.