West Brompton Therapy Melissa Laurie

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I am a member of:

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP CPJA)

The Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling (FPC)

and The International Association of Forensic Psychotherapy (IAFP).

I am on a register accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

I did my professional training at WPF Therapy, which is recognised as one of the UK’s leading training institutions with a reputation for clinical and academic excellence.

I hold the WPF Therapy Advanced Diploma in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy accredited by the University of Roehampton.

I adhere to the BPC Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct and Confidentiality.

I abide by the Ethical Framework and Code of Practice of the following professional bodies: BPC, FPC.  I have regular clinical supervision, undertake regular professional development and have full-cover professional indemnity insurance.

I have experience of working within various NHS and voluntary organisations.  I worked for many years as the Clinical Lead for a Psychotherapy Department in a secure forensic estate working with men who had engaged in violent, harmful and criminal behaviour. I have also worked as a psychotherapist in the psychotherapy department at Charing Cross Hospital and as a counsellor in a secondary school, as well as a psychotherapist at WPF.  I have experience of working with a variety of issues and client groups.

Alongside my private practice I work in an inpatient NHS Psychotherapy Service.

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