Meet the Team

Health City’s core team and its associates  include qualified psychologists, therapists, nurses, doctors and other professionals, as well as, former service users. They have relevant training, skills, and experiences culturally and professionally.

MEET THE TEAM

Below just some of our team members. Behind the experienced directors and managers below stand a number of awesome, dedicated non-executive directors and advisors, clinicians, University researchers and client support staff who make us all look good and achieving.

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DANIEL MIREA
Specialist Practitioner, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist & Director Talking Therapies.

  Daniel  is a Specialist CBT Practitioner, Director of Talking Therapies and a Specialist Partner in Health City. He is a consultant cognitive behavioural  (CBT) psychotherapist and senior lecturer at a UK University. He has been  working in mental health over 25 years. He has trained in all three waves of CBT, including Schema Therapy, Mindfulness and DBT.



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CAROLINE HOWARD
Specialist Practitioner & Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

COUNSELLING/CBT TREATMENT - 98% SPEAKER/TEACHING - 98% RESEARCH - 60% SERVICE TO FAMILIES - 100%
Caroline is a Specialist CBT Practitioner, CBT Psychotherapist and a Specialist Partner in Health City. She is an accredited cognitive behavioural therapist, clinical supervisor and trainer. She is a registered mental health nurse and has worked as a Community Psychiatric Nurse and as a Community Mental Health Specialist Lecturer. Caroline is a co-founder of the Chinese Mental Health Association, set up in 1992. Caroline also extends her therapy work to the Chinese Communities.



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DR BEVERLEY MARAIS
Specialist CBT Practitioner, Eating Disorder Specialist & Counselling Psychologist

Beverley is a Specialist Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT), Eating Disorders, and Counselling Psychology Practitioner and a Specialist Partner in Health City. She is regulated as a counselling psychologist. She has +10 years’ experience in treating clients in the UK national health service (NHS) and in private practice.



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NATALIA BAILEY
Specialist Practitioner & Integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist

  Natalie  is a Specialist Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy Practitioner and a Specialist Partner in Health City. She is experienced in providing individual counselling using various skills and techniques depending on what you bring to therapy, incorporating CBT, Mindfulness, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, with Person Centred approach at the core.



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THERESA SEIKEGBA
Coordinator National Family Services (NCFS) & Lead for New Business Development

CBT SUPPORT TO FAMILIES - 96% TEACHING/DRUG EDUCATION - 65% PROJECT MANAGEMENT - 75% EVENT MANAGEMENT - 98% OFFICE MANAGEMENT - 97% SERVICE TO FAMILIES 100%
Theresa joined Health City from its beginning and has been managing client liaisons and sourcing new business opportunities ever since. As the primary point of contact, she handles workflow and communication between clients and our team. She helps to ensure the smoothest delivery of your solution. Before Health City Theresa had many years developing and running retail business and working in the social care and mental health industry.



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DR.FRANCIS SELEMO
Specialist Practitioner, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist & Clinical Psychologist

  Francis is a Specialist Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT) and Clinical Psychology Practitioner and a Specialist Partner in Health City.  He has +20 years  helped people with anxiety, depression,  relationship/family issues, etc.  He is a government regulated Clinical Psychologist, accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist (CBT) and a Mental Health Manager.  Last year 88.9% of his clients reported good recovery. Francis’ passion is to help empower families to have resilient emotional, physical, financial and legal wellbeing to live together happily and safely. Strong client relationships are part of his values and therefore he is often keeping an eagle eye on individual client/customer projects. Read more on CV.



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TERESA BLANCO MARTINEZ
Junior Practitioner & Psychologist

Teresa is a Junior CBT Practitioner, a Psychologist (background in clinical psychology) and a Juinor Partner in Health City. She also works part-time in a brain injury charity. Before joining Health City  in 2014, Teresa gained psychology clinical internship at Surgical Hospital Gustavo Aldereguia Lima,Cuba.  She completed a 5 years Psychology qualification at University of Granada, Spain and has special interest in  clinical psychology,  neuropsychology/brain injury and  Clinical child psychology.  She also completed additional courses in Psychology and spirituality, Psychoanalysis, and Neuropsychology.   From  2011 to 2012 she was at Universite Libre de Bruxelles Erasmus Programme. Nothing gives Teresa greater happiness than seeing family’s lives change for good.



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LINDITA NERGUTI
Senior Practitioner & Counsellor/Therapist

 
Lindita is a Senior Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy Practitioner and a Senior Partner in Health City. She is a qualified integrative counsellor and psychotherapist with a postgraduate diploma. Lindita has considerable experience in providing high quality individual counselling using different approaches depending on the client’s needs. Lindita possesses extensive expertise in working as a counsellor/psychotherapist as well as a welfare benefit advisor, dealing with different matters of vulnerable adults and families from deprived communities in diverse multicultural environments. Lindita helped them with financial issues, providing advice on housing, legal issues, health care, welfare rights, debts, education amongst other affairs.



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VINCENT CHIDILI
Junior Practitioner & Psychologist

  Vincent is a Junior CBT  Practitioner,  a Psychologist and a Junior Partner in Health City. He is a psychologist with MSC postgraduate studies in child development. Vincent is passionate about mental health issues and children/family wellbeing. He is trained in substance misuse and courses in Evidence based psychological treatments.



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Kay Savage
Holistic Therapist & Wellbeing Therapist

HOLISTIC THERAPY – 100% WELLBEING THERAPY – 98% SERVICE TO FAMILIES- 100%
Kay is a qualified Holistic Therapist and a specialist in Wellbeing Therapy. She began her work with clients addressing Addiction related issues 13years ago. Her training in Counselling and neuro linguistic programming (NLP) and Coaching has provided proven techniques in Goal Setting. Her work encompasses a series of sessions with children to those in their 90s with emotional and challenging behaviour, stress related issues, repetitive strain injuries, optimum pregnancy care during 2nd & 3rd Trimester, in addition patients, families and carers living with cancer. Kay holds a higher national diploma (HND) and a BSc Honours in Business Information Technology. Various roles in Marketing for Prudential, Personnel Assistant & Human Resources - Recruiter for Deckchair.com, led her to seek a more supportive and rewarding way of life. Kay holds a higher national diploma (HND) and a BSc Honours in Business Information Technology. Various roles in Marketing for Prudential, Personnel Assistant & Human Resources - Recruiter for Deckchair.com, led her to seek a more supportive and rewarding way of life. Currently an Honourable Cancer & Palliative Care Volunteer at The Margaret Centre Whipps Cross Hospital and a Volunteer at The Mulberry Centre at West Middlesex University Hospital delivering a truly caring and unique form of support.



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NAIMA ALI
CBT Practitioner and Specialist in Somalian Mental Health

Naima, is a CBT Practitioner with interest in substance misuse/alcohol dependence and FGM and in these fields, she is a Junior Partner in Health City. She is also a specialist in Somalian mental health and in this field, she is a Senior Partner in Health City. She has +15 years’ experience of working with substance misuse/alcohol dependence with or without trauma, abuse, addiction, depression, marital difficulties and child-parent conflicts. She also extends her work to the Somali Community and educates the community/ and professionals on negative impacts of FGM. She speaks English, Somali and Swahili.  She is very passionate to empower the individuals to be in control of their lives by understanding and challenging their core beliefs.



IFEOMA ONYEAKA-OKOROCHA (MNIM)
Food Scientist and Nutrition Educator

Ifeoma is a Food Scientist and a Senior Partner of Health City. She completed postgraduate studies in Business Administration/Management and also trained in personal nutrition/diet and weight loss management. Ifeoma is a chartered member of Nigerian Institute of Management.  She is interested in keeping and educating individuals and family to eat nutritious meals, balance diet, lifestyles
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EVA TINKA
Senior Practitioner & Psychologist

Eva is a Psychologist and a Senior Partner in Health City. Eva is passionate about coaching and dedicated to helping people achieve their potential in all aspects of life. Skilled in the use of a wide range of CBT, life skills and psychological tools to move people from where they are stuck to where they want and ought to be. She is a psychologist with a master degree in psychology. Vincent is passionate about mental health issues and children/family wellbeing. She is trained in substance misuse and courses in Evidence based psychological treatments. Read more on CV.



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DR ROBERT PATTON, PHD
Research & Development Governance Lead/Advisor

SPEAKER/TEACHING - 99%
RESEARCH - 99%
SERVICE TO FAMILIES - 100%
Robert is a psychology/mental health lecturer at a UK University. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow in Addiction and also an NIHR Investigator for National Institute for Health Research. Robert’s passion is researching and teaching that benefits the public and for academic consumption.



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MRS ONYINYE CHARITY OLUITAN
Director (NED), Client/Training Services & Management Consultant

SPEAKER/TEACHING - 98%
LEADERSHIP - 98%
COACHING - 95%
MARKETING - 94%
PROJECT MANAGEMENT - 95%
COMPLIANCE - 95%
SERVICE TO FAMILIES 100%
Onyinye is well accomplished in the mental health, customer care, energy and commercial corporate industry. She has been helping clients for over 12 years through a variety of management and leadership roles. She is a committed Operations manager and detail-oriented administrator knowledgeable of all office functions, with solid background in management, and teaching at leading UK institutions/ organisations, teaching students from various social and cultural backgrounds. She has exciting teaching style of helping you to understand complicated topics.



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MARK HOWARD
Specialist Practitioner & Clinical Hypnotherapist

Mark is a registered Clinical Hypnotherapist, and also a registered mental health nurse. He was a senior lecturer of health and social care at a London University from 2003 to 2015. He has practiced as a Hypnotherapist since 2002. Mark’s background as a mental health practitioner has supported his work as a hypnotherapist, and enables him to apply a wider perspective to the broad range of conditions that he works with.



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DR. ANNA LUKUSA
Medical Doctor & Health Trainer

PHYSICAL TREATMENT - 98% SPEAKER/TEACHING - 85% RESEARCH - 60% SERVICE TO FAMILIES 100%
Anna is a medical doctor in the UK national health service (NHS). She specialised in children care.



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BEATRICE SALICE
Senior Complementary Therapist

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPY - 98% SPEAKER/TEACHING - 50% SERVICE TO FAMILIES 100%
Beatrice is well accomplished in the practice of various types of alternative therapies such as reflexology, acupuncture and Indian Head Massage.



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AFROZ KAZIM AHMED
Strategic & Data Governance Adviser

DATA MANAGEMENT - 98%
TEACHING - 65%
PROJECT MANAGEMENT - 95%
RESEATCH - 65%
SERVICE TO FAMILIES 100%
Afroz is our sounding board when it comes to data, graphic design, or performance evaluation to help us ensure it is the most user-friendly information that goes to the public and corporate managers of existing and potential new clients/customers. He is a senior data manager at a National Health Service (NHS) in the UK.



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MRS FARIDA YESMIN MEZY
Counsellor and Psychotherapist

COUNSELLING - 100%
SERVICE TO FAMILIES 100%
Farida is a fully qualified MSc postgraduate level Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist. Farida’s theoretical approaches to counselling are Person centred, CBT and Attachment. Person centred approach places a huge emphasis on the therapeutic relationship between therapist and client.



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SIAN JONES
Counsellor

COUNSELLING/INTEGRATED TREATMENT - 98% SPEAKER/TEACHING - 78% PROJECT MANAGEMENT - 75% RESEARCH - 60% SERVICE TO FAMILIES 100%
Sian is an integrative counsellor that studied the different facets to a therapeutic relationship. She interchanges between the different models of working and have specific grounding in the person-to-person relationship (Person-Centred approach) and the transferential relationship (Psychodynamic approach).



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DR. YOMI ADETOLA
Consultant Psychiatrist, Therapist, Trainer & Clinical Advisor

PSYCHIATRIC TREATMENT - 98%
SPEAKER/TEACHING - 78%
RESEARCH - 60%
SERVICE TO FAMILIES 100%
Yomi specialised in addiction and mental health. He as many years of psychiatric work experience in the UK national health service, as well as the charity and private sectors. He will go the extra mile to provide medical and psychotherapy care to families.



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MR. CLETUS OSIGWE
Accountant & Family Budgeting Trainer

FAMILY BUDGETING - 96%
SPEAKER/TEACHING - 78%
RESEARCH - 40%
SERVICE TO FAMILIES 100%
Cletus is an accomplished Chartered accountant who has many years worked in office settings and in private practice offering accounting and business services. He helps to simplify technical and complex budgeting concepts to help families take control of their budgets. He also helps families with UK annual tax returns.



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