Reflections of a lost year – but what did we gain and what can we learn?

by Dr Jenny Draisey, Clinical Psychologist As we begin to come out of the third lockdown in the UK, I can’t help but think about the incredibly difficult year this has been for not only individuals, but families, friends, colleagues, the nation, and alas the world. When I reflect on the enormity of it all,...

Dr Ann Fitzgerald

Dr Fitzgerald is an experienced mental health clinician (NHS and private practice).
She works with individuals, couples, and families. She specifically works with anxiety, depression and emotional dysregulation which could manifest as self-harm, chaotic or avoidant lifestyles, poor functioning, substance misuse, anger issues and challenging behaviours. People seek psychological help when experiencing emotional difficulties, with distressing psychological and physical symptoms, contributing to behavioural and relationship problems. She focusses on maintaining a human understanding of mental health problems.

Dr Pallavi Bujarbaruah

Dr Bujarbaruah is a compassionate and highly qualified Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. She has extensive experience in following a holistic approach to care. This approach looks after the mental health and emotional well being of children, young people, and their families. Her caring and empathic nature and her excellent interpersonal skills assist in building rapport and ensuring a solid, trusting therapeutic relationship with children, young people, and their families and carers. Dr Bujarbaruah assesses, diagnoses, and treats a wide range of mental health and psychiatric disorders and conditions.

Margot Heurtematte

Margot is an experienced and highly skilled Clinical Psychologist. She offers a caring, confidential, and collaborative environment. Margot believes that given the right conditions and support, everybody can access and utilise their internal resources to deal with psychological, emotional or behavioural difficulties. She is a Registered Clinical Psychologist, French-qualified, who works with children, young people and their families, adults, and couples dealing with a range of difficulties.

Dr Jenny Draisey

Dr Jenny Draisey is a Clinical Psychologist based around Guildford, Surrey who works with children and young people (aged 5-18) and their families. She specialises in assessing and treating young people presenting with a range of mental health difficulties specifically anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression sleep difficulties, and anger and oppositional difficulties. Jenny believes that young people’s mental health difficulties require a holistic and systemic approach. This approach analyses and treats not only the person themselves but the system and environment that surrounds that person.

Becci Hayward

Becci Hayward is an experienced and skilled Integrative Psychotherapist. Her therapeutic approach is carefully tailored to an individual’s, couple’s or family’s needs, encouraging a deeper awareness of their challenges and planning a way forward. She has more than ten years’ experience and works with common emotional and relational difficulties, as well as doing more specialist work with people with Eating Disorders, Autistic Spectrum Conditions and adolescents with depression.

Dr Levent Yurdakul

Dr Levent Yurdakul is a clinical psychologist with over 25 years experience of working in mental health. He practices in Guildford and London. Dr Yurdakul works with clients across the lifespan that present with common mental health issues such as anxiety, stress and low mood through to more complex difficulties such as recurrent depressions, Bipolar II Disorder, trauma, ADHD, emotional instability and chronic physical illness. His style of work can be described as collaborative, empathic and focused. He utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT). His approach is integrative and also informed by a range of psychological orientations such as psychodynamic and attachment, humanistic and systemic theories.

Individual Coaching

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Couples Therapy

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