Dr Dominique Fray-Aitken
Dominique is a registered Counselling Psychologist. She holds registration with The Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Psychological Society (BPS). She has her Master's degree in applied clinical health psychology and her Bachelor's degree in psychology. Her clinical experience consisted of working with adults in both the NHS and voluntary sector. She has experience of offering both brief and longer term therapy, depending on her clients' needs.
The core of Dominique's work consist of the therapeutic relationship that she collaboratively builds with her clients. She thrives to provide an empathic, safe, and reflective space for clients to look into their personal experiences in order to gain self-awareness, improve their psychological wellbeing, and make better life choices. Dominique's approach to therapy is integrative, pulling from both humanistic and psychodynamic (including brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy) approaches that best suits her clients' presenting needs.
Dominique has worked with a range of psychological and emotional difficulties, including anxiety, bereavement, depression, personality disorders, eating disorders, infertility, PTSD, relationship difficulties, postpartum depression, self-harm, sexual and emotional abuse, stress, and traumatic experiences. She is currently conducting research on hearing therapists working with Deaf individuals.
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
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