Team-therapist

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.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.

<a href=EDWARD BBIRA" />
PSYCHOTHERAPIST, ART THERAPIST. IAPT CBT & SYSTEMIC FAMILY PRACTICE TRAINED

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 About me: 

My approach as a therapist is to work collaboratively with you, seeking to understand, to explore and reflect on whatever is difficult in your life. I bring warmth and openness to my work with very different clients. Deciding to engage in therapy can be a challenging but very rewarding process, undertaken for many different reasons, and I respect the courage it takes to talk about what is painful.

I have over 10 years’ experience working as a therapist working with a range of client groups in the National Health Service (NHS), schools, adult forensics, adoption and youth offending services. I am experienced in carrying out assessments and delivering short-term and long-term support in key evidence based modalities; Art Psychotherapy, Systemic Family Practice, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Parent Training, Children Accelerated Trauma Treatment (CATT), and clinical supervision. I offer individual, family, group sessions, face-to-face and online. Last year over 89% of my clients reported progress and reliable change in their goals for therapy using the Goal Based Outcomes Monitoring form (GBOM)   

 

I provide support in the following modalities:

● Art Psychotherapy

● Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

● Systemic Family Practice

● Parent Training

● Children Accelerated Trauma Treatment (CATT)

● Clinical supervision

In addition to my private practice, I undertake work with the NHS; Post Adoption Support Agencies, Local Authorities, educational institutions, the voluntary sector and corporate organisations.

Qualifications and training:

Master of Arts in Art Therapy University of Roehampton London 2010

Postgraduate Diploma CYP-IAPT (CBT & Parent Training) University College London 2012

Postgraduate Diploma in CYP-IAPT Systemic Family Practice King’s College London 2019

Registration with professional bodies:

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) (Registration No.: AS13959)

British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) (Membership No.: 23535)

 

Issues I help with:

  • Depression
  • Self-harm
  • Anxiety
  • Complex/developmental trauma
  • Bereavement
  • Relationship issues
  • Childhood abuse
  • Bullying
  • Crisis intervention
  • Family issues
  • High net worth individuals (HNWI)
  • Low self-confidence/self-esteem
  • Parent and child conflict
  • Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
  • Terminal illness and end of life support
  • Work-related stress
  • Autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders

 

Edward Ebira CV

<a href=LUCY ARNOLD" />
Counsellor/Psychotherapist & a Clinical Specialist Partner in Health City.

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Lucy is a Counsellor/Psychotherapist, and a Clinical Specialist Partner at Health City. She has +6 years’ working experience with clients over the short and long-term covering a range of issues including anxiety, depression, bereavement, substance misuse, esteem issues, trauma, relationship /family issues. Lucy has extensive experience providing individual counselling to a diverse range of people from different backgrounds and cultures and experiences.

 

covering a range of issues including anxiety, depression, bereavement, substance misuse, esteem issues, trauma, relationship /family issues - +6 years
<a href=Private: RAY SINGH" />
Senior Therapist & Coach.

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Before becoming a cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist, Ray coached doctors and law students in the USA. He was also involved in training nurses, doctors and students in venepuncture and cannulation at some of London’s leading hospitals. Ray is passionate in helping people quit smoking.

training nurses, doctors and students in venepuncture and cannulation
<a href=DR. YOMI ADETOLA" />
Consultant Psychiatrist, Therapist, Trainer & Clinical Advisor.

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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.

medical and psychotherapy care to families.
<a href=BEATRICE SALICE" />
Complementary Therapist and Clinical Consultant at Health City.

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Beatrice is well accomplished in the practice of various types of alternative therapies such as reflexology, acupuncture and Indian Head Massage.

reflexology, acupuncture
<a href=MRS FARIDA YESMIN MEZY" />
Counsellor and Psychotherapist.

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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.

Person centred, CBT and Attachment
<a href=MARK HOWARD" />
Clinical Hypnotherapist and Clinical Consultant at Health City.

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Mark is a registered Clinical Hypnotherapist, and also a registered mental health nurse. He was a senior lecturer in 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.

practiced as a Hypnotherapist
<a href=KAY SAVAGE" />
Complementary, Holistic & Wellbeing Therapist and Clinical Consultant at Health City.

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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.

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. - 13 years
<a href=DR. FRANCIS SELEMO" />
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist (CBT), Chartered and HCPC regulated Clinical Psychologist

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Dr. Benaliligha Francis Selemo,CPsychol, AFBPsS, MBABCP, MCMI.

 

I have  plus 25 years’ international experience in assessing and treating clients overseas and UK. I helped people with anxiety, depression, trauma, physical pain conditions, pro-relationship/ family, bullying/grievance, staff wellbeing, difficulties faced by immigrants and business men and women, cross cultural and faith issues etc.  Last year 98% of my UK national health and private clients reported good recovery.

I am a Director of Health City, Chartered/Clinical Psychologist, Specialist/ Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT), Behavioural Couple Therapy Practitioner, Long Term/Physical Health Conditions Practitioner, EX-National Health Service (NHS) Manager, Subject Matter Expert/Member Chartered Management Institute, Associate Fellow British Psychological Society and Senior Associate the Royal Society of Medicine.

Doctorate Clinical Psychology. Postgraduate certificate couple therapy, postgraduate certificate Strategic Management & Leadership. Prince2 projects management. Specialist training- addictions, cognitive behavioural therapy & Long Term/Physical Conditions.

Francis Selemo CV

 

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help people with anxiety, depression,  relationship/family issues, etc. - +21 years
<a href=LINDITA NERGUTI" />
Counsellor/Therapist and Specialist Clinical Practitioner at Health City.

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Lindita is a Senior Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy Practitioner and a Senior Partner in Health City. She is a qualified integrative counselor and psychotherapist with a postgraduate diploma. Lindita has considerable experience in providing high-quality individual counseling using different approaches depending on the client’s needs. Lindita possesses extensive expertise in working as a counselor/psychotherapist as well as a welfare benefits 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.

ounselor/psychotherapist as well as a welfare benefits advisor, dealing with different matters of vulnerable adults and families from deprived communities in diverse multicultural environments.
<a href=NATALIA BAILEY" />
Integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist and Clinical Consultant at Health City.

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

therapy, incorporating CBT, Mindfulness, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, with a Person Centred approach at the core.
<a href=CAROLINE HOWARD" />
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist & Clinical Consultant at Health City.

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Caroline is a Specialist CBT Practitioner, CBT Psychotherapist and a Specialist Partner in Health City. She is an accredited cognitive behavioral 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.

<a href=Daniel Mirea" />
CBT Consultant, Senior Lecturer & Senior Clinical Consultant Partner at Health City

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Daniel is a Consultant Cognitive Behavioural (CBT) Psychotherapist, Senior Lecturer at a UK University & a Senior Clinical Consultant Partner at Health City. 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.(Read more)

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CBT, including Schema Therapy, Mindfulness, and DBT. - 25 years
<a href=Mr. Raymond Vandy" />
cognitive behavioural therapist, psychodynamic Counsellor and behavioural couple therapy practitioner-trainee - Therapist in Health City

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Mr. Raymond Vandy

 

A male, a therapist in Health City, cognitive behavioural therapist, psychodynamic Counsellor and  behavioural couple therapy  practitioner-trainee.

Has plus 3 years experience in counselling and psychotherapy in the UK.

I have been working in the Care sector since September 1995.  I have worked in a variety of settings including The Elderly, People with Learning Disabilities, People suffering from Mental Health and Substance Abuse problems and with Refugees.  I have enhanced my career by successfully completing various training courses which I have listed below.  I am a strong supporter of promoting the rights of people I meet by treating them with empathy and on an individual basis.

I completed a BSc Hons Degree in Psychodynamic Counselling and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. I also completed a Foundation Degree Short term Psychodynamic Counselling and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and I have successfully gained accreditation status with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.

 

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<a href=Ms Emma Tierney MBACP" />
Counsellor, Supervisor, CBT Practitioner. Mindfulness Practitioner and Therapeutic Imagery Practitioner - Senior therapist in Health City

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Ms Emma Tierney MBACP (Accredited): Female and senior therapist in Health City, Counsellor, Supervisor, CBT Practitioner. Mindfulness Practitioner and  Therapeutic Imagery Practitioner.

A qualified and accredited integrative therapist, with over 12 years’ experience.  Having a background in the charitable and statutory sector, I have worked within the field of mental health, criminal justice, local authority and bereavement.  Through my work I have helped individuals to explore issues around anxiety, panic, stress, bereavement, trauma, relationships, dissociative identity disorder amongst others.   Assessing and managing client risk is a key strength along with working with a diverse client group. I am personable and able to build a safe trusting space for clients.

 

             Emma Tierney CV -Health City

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Help individuals to explore issues around anxiety, panic, stress, bereavement, trauma, relationships, dissociative identity disorder amongst others - 12 years
<a href=Danelle Devi-Hollenbeck" />
Counselling Psychologist, EMDR Trained and listed on EMDR UK and Ireland. Couple therapy trained - Senior therapist in Health City

PROFILE

Danelle Devi-Hollenbeck, M.S, LMHC, HCPC & MBPsS

Counselling Psychologist. EMDR Trained and listed on EMDR UK and Ireland

Health City, Davenport House, 16 Pepper Street, Canary Wharf, London
E14 9RP. Tel: 0333 800 3006, 0333 789 0012. Email: info@healthcity.org.uk
Website: http://www.healthcity.org.uk/

 

A female and a senior therapist in Health City. Consultant Counselling Psychologist specialising in trauma and couples issues.  She has worked as a consultant for various NHS trusts and acute psych wards.  Danelle is  EMDR Trained and has certification in the USA and UK.  Danelle uses various CBT modalities, specifically TF CBT. however, she specialises in EMDR to work through trauma using EMDR, EMD, Rtep and Gtep.  She also uses the Gottman Institute training for couples therapy.  Aside from trauma and couples, Ms. Hollenbeck treats anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and family problems.

Ms. Hollenbeck has plus 15 years working in the mental health and addiction field in the UK and USA with an emphasis on opioid addiction and treatment where she has completed research in this area.

 

TRAINING, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

I have a Bsc Honors in Substance Misuse Studies from the University of West London, and Msc with Honors from Kaplan University.  I am HCPC registered as a counselling psychologist.  I am also FDAP registered as  certified Alcohol and Drug Practitioner.  I am also licensed in the State of Florida as a licensed mental health counsellor, which means I am able to provide DSM 5 diagnosis, provide treatment, and care to clients in private practice, state, and private mental health agencies. I have EMDR 1 & 2 training, EMDR Rtep and Gtep training.  I have CBT certification, DBT, and SFT certification.

Danelle CV Health City

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cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), EMDR counselling, trauma counselling, and dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT) and couples counselling - 15 years
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