Lauretta Wilson - Counselling Psychologist


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Lauretta Wilson - Counselling Psychologist

BA(psyc) Bsc(psyc) C.hyp NLPprac

www.londonpsychologist-centre.co.uk

Lauretta has worked as a psychologist for over 20 years and has practiced in Sydney Australia as well as many London boroughs as a psychologist, manager and consultant as well as operating her private clinic from Harley street London and Worcester park.

She has extensive experience working in mental health within the settings above. This includes comprehensive mental health assessments offering the most appropriate evidence based treatment. She has worked as an expert witness in family courts, a consutant psychologist for local authorities, the NHS, including CAMHS, various charities and private sectors. Currently she has a private practice and works as a consultant for a number of private organisations in London.

Lauretta is a mum of 3 children age 6,7 and 15 and she understands the difficulties and pressures that are faced by families in parenting and the struggles faced when a child needs specialist attention. She is able to empathise and give advice and management skills that are practical and based on extensive experience and training.

Lauretta uses solution focused techniques including cognitive behavioural therapy, neuro linguistic programming and solution focused counselling. She also draws on mindfulness techniques and relaxation tools when appropriate. She works with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples.

Lauretta is passionate about her work and strives to be as effective as possible – advocating an approach that puts the child/family/individual in charge and helps them to feel more in control by understanding what the issues are and learning specific techniques and tools to manage better. She advocates short term therapy whenever possible – trying to get goals reached in the shortest time possible.

She offers a flexibility in her treatment and is available to see families and children in various settings to make therapy comfortable and convenient such as school, your your home or in the office at Tooting.

 

What Lauretta can help with

  • Comprehensive assessment of mental and emotional health concerns/issues

  • Comprehensive and effective treatment for various mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, OCD, self harm

  • Parenting skills -Coach/counsel and give advice to parents

  • Family therapy

  • Individual therapy with children

  • Individual therapy with parents/family members

  • Liaise with school representatives to support children and families

  • Offer advice and support to those involved with the child and family such as school, social workers, Gp’s and so on.

 

Lauretta has a special interest in -

Mental health-

  • Emotional difficulties such as anxiety, depression and low self-esteem

  • Behavioural difficulties presenting at home or in school

  • Deliberate self-harm

  • OCD

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Phobias

 

Relationship issues

  • Parenting support

  • Bullying/problems at school with friendships

  • Relationship difficulties

  • Stress at home or at school

  • Relationships difficulties within the family

 

Professional Qualifications and Registrations

  • Registered psychologist with the HCPC

  • Member BACP

 

If you would like to make an appointment with Lauretta or speak to her about your concerns, please call us on 0208 6737930.

Lizz Summers

Voice & Presentation Skills Coach