Director

Joan Thompson

Joan Thompson

Joan Thompson is a psychoanalyst and psychoanalytic psychotherapist, working both at the Margaret Street Practice and in the NHS. She trained at the British Psychotherapy Foundation (BPF) and the British Psychoanalytic Association (BPA) and is a full professional member of the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC). She can be contacted direct on 07990 973575.


Our team

All of our therapists have undergone many years of theoretical and clinical training at some of the country's most respected organisations, including:

You can read more about the individual members of our team below.

 

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Associate therapists

Dr Harriet Calvert

Harriet CalvertHarriet Calvert is a psychoanalyst, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and child and adolescent psychotherapist. She works in private practice in Iver, Bucks, and at the Margaret Street Practice. She trained at the British Association of Psychotherapists, now known as the British Psychotherapy Foundation (BPF), and at the British Psychoanalytic Association (BPA). She is a full member of the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA), The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC ) and of the Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP). She can be contacted direct on 07770 746347 or harrietcalvert@aol.com

Caroline Cohen

Caroline Cohen is a BACP registered psychotherapist working both at the Margaret Street Practice and in a west-London practice, having gained six years' experience in the NHS. She is a qualified supervisor of psychotherapists and counsellors in groups and individually. She trained at WPF Therapy and at Regents College School of Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology. She can be contacted direct on 07836 512456.

Tessa Ettedgui

Tessa EttedguiTessa Ettedgui is an integrative counsellor and psychotherapist. She trained at The Minster Centre and is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). She holds an advanced diploma and MA in integrative psychotherapy and is registered and accredited with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Her background in education has given her a particular interest in working with young adults, although she has experience in working with a range of clients of different ages, sexualities, linguistic and cultural backgrounds. She has worked in the NHS as well as in private practice and is fluent in French and proficient in Spanish and BSL. She can be contacted directly on 07596 374797 or by email at tessaettedgui@gmail.com.

Jane Florsham

Jane FlorshamJane Florsham is a psychodynamic psychotherapist with extensive experience in private practice as well as in schools and universities. Jane is currently working in the Margaret Street Practice and within the NHS. She trained at WPF Therapy and is accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Jane is also a member of the Council for Psychoanalysis and Jungian Analysis (CPJA) as well as being a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). She can be contacted direct on 07810 862823 or at janeflorsham@yahoo.co.uk.

Xavier Fourtou

Xavier Fourtou has worked as a clinical psychologist in public and private-sector consultancy centres for children and adolescents in France. He has also experience working with patients suffering from severe physical illness, as well as those close to them. He practices in London as a child, adolescent and adult psychoanalyst and works in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. His contact number is 07901 068886.

Kam Gupta

Kam Gupta

Kam Gupta is psychodynamic counsellor and psychotherapist, working with individuals and couples both at Margaret Street and at a practice in the City. He trained at WPF Therapy and is a full professional member of The Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling. He can be contacted direct on 07534 220161.

Anita Howard

Anita Howard is a psychodynamic psychotherapist who trained at the Tavistock Centre and at the Manor House Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling.  She is a member of, and accredited by, the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. Anita has over 15 years' experience of working with individuals and couples. Anita works in the Margaret Street Practice, the Capio Nightingale Hospital and in private practice in Bloomsbury. She can be contacted direct on 07957 626223.

Annabel Lord

Annabel LordAnnabel Lord is a psychodynamic psychotherapist and counsellor with more than 16 years' experience working with clients in the NHS and in private practice. Since 2005 she has worked as an adult psychotherapist for the prestigious South London and Maudsley (NHS) Trust, successfully helping patients from 18 + from various social and cultural backgrounds, to manage a wide range of complex issues including depression, self harm, sexual abuse and trauma. Annabel trained at Birkbeck College (University of London), WPF (Westminster Pastoral Foundation) and St Peter's College, Oxford. She is an accredited member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and can also be emailed directly at annabel.lord@btinternet.com or telephoned on: 07498 494078.

Sunehra Mills

Sunehra MillsSunehra Mills is a qualified and experienced psychodynamic psychotherapist and counsellor based at Margaret Street. In addition to her private practice she has clinical experience in various mental health settings: having worked as a counsellor for various employee assistance programmes, community counselling services and therapeutic agencies. She trained at WPF Therapy and is accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). She is also a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). For more information you can visit her website www.westendtherapist.co.uk or contact her directly on 07397948281 or at sunehra@westendtherapist.co.uk

Priscilla Osborne

•	Priscilla OsbornePriscilla Osborne is a psychodynamic psychotherapist working with individuals in private practice at the Margaret Street Practice.  She trained at WPF Therapy in once weekly psychotherapy and is currently finishing her training in seeing clients twice-weekly, also at WPF.  In addition to practising on-going psychotherapy, Priscilla has experience in time-limited therapy (up to twelve sessions).  She is currently doing an NHS placement in Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT), working towards her qualification. She is a member of the Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling (FPC), British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKPC). She can be contacted on 07377 701681 or by email at priscillaosbornepsychotherapy@gmail.com

Caroline Shuttleworth

Caroline Shuttleworth is a psychodynamic psychotherapist, a group analytic psychotherapist and a qualified clinical supervisor. She works at the Margaret Street Practice, and at WPF Therapy as a psychotherapist, supervisor and tutor. She is a member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and a professional member of the Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling (FPC). She can be contacted on 07986 064025 or by email at ceshuttleworth@aol.com.

Alasdair Tait

Alasdair TaitAlasdair Tait is a psychodynamic psychotherapist working with individuals in private practice at the Margaret Street Practice. Having trained at WPF Therapy he currently holds a board position on The Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling (FPC) and is a full professional member of The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC). He is also a registered practitioner of Brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) and has experience working within the NHS. Alasdair can be contacted direct on 07770 755318 or email alasdairtait.therapy@icloud.com

Valerie Wendorff

Valerie WendorffValerie Wendorff is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist (registered with HCPC and BACP). She works in the NHS and in private practice with adults as well as with children and their families. She can offer therapeutic services in three different languages, Arabic, French and English. She has experience with different psychological presentations such as complex trauma, OCD, depression, anxiety, eating disorder, relationship issues, addictions, stress and general counselling. She can be contacted directly on 07414932868 or via email at valerie@setmefreetherapy.co.uk

Maya Zvigi Cohen

Maya Zvigi Cohen is an experienced psychotherapeutic counsellor and a clinical supervisor working in higher education and privatepractice. She holds an advanced diploma and an MA in psychoanalytic studies from the Tavistock Clinic and is registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) ) and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Much of her experience was gained through roles as a counsellor and head of service at the Royal College of Art, Cambridge University and Goldsmiths College. She also offers a consultancy service for art, design and film projects, as well as research input for dissertations. She can be contacted directly on 07908 643121 or mayazc@yahoo.co.uk.