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Dr Levent Yurdakul

Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Dr Levent Yurdakul pays particular attention to the details of client’s lives, their unique history and how they tell their story. Such information often provides the opportunities for  beginning to make positive changes. His style of work can be described as collaborative, empathic and focused.He works with clients across the lifespan (older children, teenagers and adults), supporting them to develop effective coping and emotional resilience. The difficulties can be common mental health issues such as anxiety, stress and low mood through to more complex difficulties such as recurrent depressions, Bipolar II Disorder, trauma, emotional instability or chronic physical illness.

Becci Hayward

Integrative Psychotherapist
Becci practises integratively. She looks after a range of difficulties working with couples, families and individuals, aged 13 and above. Whilst she has specialised in conditions such as Eating Disorders and Autistic Spectrum Conditions, she also works with issues like self-harm, depression, anxiety, perfectionism, Dyslexia, CFS/ME, Body Dysmorphic Disorder and relationship issues. Her warm openness enables people to feel comfortable, aiding the fast development of a collaborative therapeutic relationship.

Dr Jenny Draisey

Clinical Psychologist
Jenny specialises in assessing and treating young people aged 5 to 18 presenting with a range of mental health difficulties; specifically, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression and self-harm. She also offers assessment and treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, sleep difficulties, and anger and oppositional difficulties.

Margot Heurtematte

Clinical Psychologist
Margot is currently on maternity leave: Margot believes that given the right conditions and support, everybody can access and utilise their own 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, including: ASD, ADHD, anxiety, low mood, depression, trauma, school/work-related issues, peer relationship difficulties, difficulties associated with parenting, family/couple life, challenging behaviours, and emotional regulation difficulties, including addictions self-harm and eating disorders.

Dr Pallavi Bujarbaruah

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Dr Bujarbaruah is a highly qualified, compassionate and experienced Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. She follows a holistic approach of care looking 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 rapport building and ensure 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.

Dr Ann Fitzgerald

Counselling Psychologist
Dr Fitzgerald is an experienced mental health clinician (NHS and private practice) working with individuals, couples and families. People seek psychological help when experiencing emotional difficulties, with distressing psychological and physical symptoms, contributing to behavioural and relationship problems. 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.

Dr Diana Coffey

Consultant Psychiatrist and Approved Clinician MRCPsych
Dr Coffey is a Consultant Psychiatrist with a wide range of experience in adult and old age psychiatry. Currently, she is employed as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Older People Mental Health at Southern Health NHS Foundation trust in Southampton. Dr Coffey provides assessment and treatment for patients with depression, anxiety, menopausal mood changes, stress, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorder, dementia and mild cognitive impairment. Patients with concerns about their memory could opt for a comprehensive assessment including a memory test. If required, referrals for further investigations including a brain scan or blood tests could be arranged free of charge (*the actual investigations are not included in the appointment fee).