BSc (Hons), MSc, PGDip CBT, DPsych, CPsychol, HCPC reg, ISST accred
Dr Zoë Wilson is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and Certified Schema Therapist. The therapeutic relationship Zoë forms with her clients lies at the heart of her practice. She endeavours to create a safe, trusting and collaborative space to empower clients to explore sensitive material and enhance their quality of life through the awareness they gain and choices they make. Her perspective aims to reflect the humanistic values of Counselling Psychology, together with its emphasis on personal meaning and relational understanding. Zoë works within an integrative frame to suit best the presenting needs of her clients. She has practice experience and formal training in Person-Centred Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Schema Therapy. Her therapeutic approach is informed by an evolving formulation, which originates from a shared exploration and understanding of each client’s presenting difficulties.
Zoë began her Counselling Psychology training in 2005, after working as a Psychology Assistant at HMP Wormwood Scrubs. Prior to this she spent several years working in film and television. Zoë has worked with clients across the adult lifespan, with a broad spectrum of emotional, behavioural and relational difficulties, including anxiety disorders, depression, abuse, issues of identity, trauma, loss and interpersonal issues. Zoë has provided both brief and longer term psychotherapy within a variety of professional settings. These include primary and secondary care NHS services, a staff counselling service, low-cost counselling services and an NHS community mental health team.
Zoë is a registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health Care and Professions Council. She is a member of the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST), and of the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Division of Counselling Psychology and their Psychotherapy Section. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Bristol University, and a Master of Science and Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. She has completed specialist training (PGDip) in CBT at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.