Christopher Whiteley

Contact Details

Address:
Snow Hill Court, London, EC1A 2EJ
Email:
Phone:
07528 457 149
Mobile:
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Location

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Fees & Charges

£100 per session (individuals) £130 (couples)
BUPA, PPP and other health insurer registered
I don't currently have spaces for new clients (07.01.2017)

Access:

Skype Video Counselling.

My clients

Gender & Sexual Minorities Experienced:
Asexual
Bisexual
Celibate
Cross Dresser/Transvestite
Gay
Heterosexual
Kink/BDSM (all gender/sexualities)
Lesbian
Questioning
Trans F2M
Trans M2F
Transgender
Unsure
Age ranges:
Adults
Seniors (60+)
Young Adults (16-24)
Relationship Styles:
Closed/Monogamous
Friend and Family members
Open
Polyamorous

About me

 

ABOUT ME
I am an HCPC registered Consultant Clinical Psychologist who has been working in the NHS and private practice for 20 years. I achieved a doctorate in clinical psychology from University College London a leading university that provides top-rank professional training in clinical psychology. Across my career I have worked in NHS and Private clinical services, the University sector and central government.  I have an extensive breadth of experience of the application of psychological knowledge 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 adult and older adult clients. 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. Previous experience in working with clients in retirement or later life. 
 
Medico-legal work under taken, including employment related and civil cases.
 
I am a 'Kink Aware' therapist and happy to work with clients who either live a kink lifestyle or engage in bdsm/kink practices.

 

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 and Terrance Higgins Trust. During more than twenty years of clinical practice I have worked continually with GSRD clients across many service contexts including more than 10 years 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:
BPS.

Qualifications

D Clin Psy
University College London (Nov 1998)
Accreditations:
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


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