Director

Joan Thompson

Joan Thompson

Joan Thompson is a BPA (British Psychoanalytic Association) trained psychoanalyst who has worked in private practice for over ten years. She is the Director of the Margaret Street Practice and previously worked in the NHS at the Tavistock and Portman Clinic.

Professional Memberships include:
BPA (British Psychoanalytic Association), BPF (British Psychotherapy Foundation), BPC (British Psychoanalytic Council), IPA (International Psychoanalytic Association)

Joan is an active member of the BPA (British Psychoanalytic Association), sitting on the Outreach Committee. She founded the BPA Film Society and conducts regular film screenings in London. She is also Editor of the BPA Bulletin.

She can be contacted direct on 07990 973 575


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 746 347 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 512 456.

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 374 797 or by email at tessaettedgui@gmail.com.

Jane Florsham

Jane FlorshamJane Florsham is a psychodynamic psychotherapist with extensive experience in schools, universities, EAPs and hospitals. Jane is currently working in private practice in the Margaret Street Practice, in Richmond and also for the NHS. She trained at WPF Therapy and is accredited by the UKCP. Jane is a registered member of the CPJA and has trained as a supervisor of psychotherapy. She can be contacted on 07766757777 or at janeflorsham@yahoo.co.uk. Her website can be found at:
www.janeflorshamtherapy.co.uk

Xavier Fourtou

Kam Gupta

Xavier Fourtou is a child, adolescent and adult psychoanalyst who works in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. His contact number is 07901 068 886

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 220 161.

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 626 223.

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 and is qualified to work with clients both once and twice weekly. In addition to practising on-going psychotherapy, Priscilla has experience in time-limited therapy (up to twelve sessions).  She is a qualified Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) practitioner, currently doing an NHS placement in this modality. 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 (UKCP). She can be contacted on 07377 701 681 or by email at priscillaosbornepsychotherapy@gmail.com

Dr Peter Slater

Peter SlaterPeter Slater is a Tavistock Clinic trained child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapist and is also an adult psychodynamic psychotherapist having trained at University of  Westminster. He works in private practice in Central London and is Course Lead and Lecturer for the Tavistock Clinic’s Introduction to counselling and Psychotherapy Programme.
He is a full member of the Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP) and the British Association of Counselling (BACP). Since 2008 he has worked in private practice with adults, children, adolescents, parents families and couples. He has worked in NHS CAMHS settings for 11 years and has extensive experience of working with depression, anxiety, self harm, complex trauma, gender dysphoria, eating disorders, relationship difficulties, sleep, eating and emotional difficulties in young children.
Peter has published papers in the Journal of Child Psychotherapy and the New Zealand Journal of Psychotherapy. He offers consultations to Social Care and schools as well as offering clinical supervision to psychotherapists and psychiatrists undertaking psychotherapy work. He is a consultant and contributor to a Lighthouse Nation, Chinese TV production on the role of effective parenting in supporting early child development.
Peter can be contacted via email at peter.slater7@btopenworld.com or by telephone on 07932 808 129

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 064 025 or by email at ceshuttleworth@aol.com.

Mayessi Svoronou

Mayessi SvoronouMayessi (Maria) Svoronou is a psychodynamic counsellor/therapist. She studied psychology in the University of Athens (Bsc) and Psychodynamic Counselling in Goldsmiths, University of London (MA). She works with adults in the NHS and in private practice. She can offer therapy in both Greek and English. Contact via email: msvoronou@outlook.com

Maya Zvigi Cohen

Maya Zvigi Cohen is an experienced psychotherapeutic counsellor and a clinical supervisor working in higher education and Margaret Street Practice. 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). 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 accepts referrals from Bupa, AXAPPP, Cigna, Aviva and Vitality. She can be contacted directly on 07908 643121 or mayazc@yahoo.co.uk