Christopher Whiteley

Contact Details

Snow Hill Court, London, EC1A 2EJ
07528 457 149
Website (1):



Fees & Charges

£110 per session (individuals) £150 (couples)
Registered with most major health insurers
I currently do not have spaces for new clients (June 2019)


Skype Video Counselling, Telephone Counselling.

My clients

Gender & Sexual Minorities Experienced:
Cross Dresser/Transvestite
Kink/BDSM (all gender/sexualities)
Trans F2M
Trans M2F
Age ranges:
Seniors (60+)
Young Adults (16-24)
Relationship Styles:
Friend and Family members

About me


I am an HCPC registered Consultant Clinical Psychologist who has been working in the NHS and private practice for more than 20 years. I have a doctorate in clinical psychology from University College London. Across my career I have worked in NHS and Private clinical services.  I have an extensive breadth of experience of the application of psychological therapies in a range of contexts.

Theoretical Model 
I work using a range of models; Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CBT) including contemporary approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), systemic models and addiction specific approaches such as Motivational Interviewing. I also have additional experience in sex and relationship therapy with individuals and couples.
Specialisms and Interests 
I am a BABCP Accredited cognitive behavioural therapist, trainer and supervisor, offering assessment and treatment for psychological problems with adults. Areas of particular experience include; problems such as worry, fears and anxieties, self confidence issues, low mood and depression. Specific problems including sleep problems, work related stress, anger, trauma, obsessions and compulsions, relationship difficulties, sexual health and sexual performance problems. I have significant experience in working with clients with alcohol and drug problems.  
I am a 'kink aware' therapist and happy to work with clients who either live a kink lifestyle or enage in bdsm / kink practices


I also undertake medico-legal work, including employment related and civil cases.



Sexual & Gender Identity:
Gay - Male

Experience and approach

Specific experience and training:

My gender, sexual & relationship diversity (GSRD) training comes from my core professional qualification and further post-qualification training including those run by Pink Therapy. During all my clinical practice I have worked continually with GSRD clients across many service contexts including working within sexual health and HIV specialist services.

Therapies Practiced:
Psychosexual therapy, Psychotherapy, Supervision/Consultation.
Specialisms and interests:

General psychological problems / common mental health problems

Work and employment related stress and difficulties

Complex or long standing psychological problems

Relationship and sexual performance problems

Problems with sexual behaviours

Substance use including 'Chem sex'

Issues with gender and identity

Theoretical approach:
Behavioural Therapy, CBT, Cognitive Therapy, Couple Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Systemic.
Ethical Framework:


D Clin Psy
University College London (Nov 1998)
BABCP Accred Therapist
BABCP Accredited Trainer
BPS CPsychol
Brit Assoc for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists Accred SUPERVISOR
British Assoc for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
Health and Care Professions Council

Issues and problems I can help with:

Addictions/Compulsive behaviours, Ageing Issues , Anger Management, Anxiety/ Panic Attack, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorders, Childhood Sexual Abuse (Survivors), Civil Partnership Preparation/ Dissolution, Coming Out Issues, Compulsive Behaviours (Sex, Gambling, Spending, etc), Cross Dressing/ Transvestism, Cultural/Ethnic Issues, Dating And Relationship Skills, Depression, Drug/ Alcohol Misuse, Emotional Growth & Development, Erectile Difficulties, Gender Identity Concerns, HIV/ AIDS, Homophobic Bullying, Hypochondriasis, Insomnia/ Sleep Disorders/ Apnea, Intimacy Issues, Kink/BDSM Identity Concerns, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post Traumatic Stress, Psychosis, Psychosomatic Illness, Rape/ Sexual Assault/ Sexual Trauma, Relationship Issues, Schizophrenia, Self Esteem/Confidence, Sexual Arousal/ Desire Difficulties, Sexual Problems/Dysfunction/Desire Discrepancies, Shame/Guilt, Stress Management, Suicidal Behaviour/Ideation, Transgender, Trauma, Workplace Issues.

Dr Christopher Whiteley


Contact us by: Email: | Telephone: 07971 205323 | Post: Pink Therapy, BCM 5159, London WC1N 3XX