Dr Galya Smith
B.A.(Hons.) Psychology, D. Clin. Psych., P.G.Dipl. F. Psychoan. Psychotherapy
Dr Galya Smith is a Clinical Psychologist trained at University College London. She has twenty years of clinical experience in the NHS treating a wide range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, relationship problems, feelings of emptiness, loss of satisfaction in life, issues around work, and self-sabotaging behaviours. She works integratively, tailoring her approach to suit each person's needs and goals, by drawing on Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, CBT, and Mentalisation-Based Therapy approaches.
Galya brings a warm, non-judgemental attitude and insightful mind to guide her clients through the process of defining the problem, deciding how best to approach it, and agreeing a focus for treatment. She can work in longer-term, exploratory therapy or brief, time-limited therapy to work towards smaller and more specific goals.
She is a registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health & Care Professions Council and is a registered provider with private health insurers Aviva and Cigna.
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