Alpa Joshi

  • MSc in Psychology (British Psychological Society)
  • Advance Diploma in Integrative CBT (with distinction, accredited by the NCS)
  • Advance Diploma in Hypnotherapy (with distinction, accredited by the NHS)
  • Bio Medical Scientist in Cell Pathology (St. Georges’ Hospital, London, UK)

I am a qualified psychotherapist and counsellor with many years of experience working in the field of mental health and emotional well-being. As an integrative psychotherapist, my approach is to individually assess and agree specific client needs, then provide support using appropriate techniques such counselling, CBT, hypnotherapy or mindfulness. I passionately believe that this is an effective and sustainable way forward in dealing with psychological disturbances and emotions such as depression, stress, anxiety, anger, hurt and many more unhealthy emotions. I work on both a short term and open-ended basis.

I am an accredited member of The National Counselling Society (NCS), National Hypnotherapy Society (NHS), a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Mindfulness practitioner. I have worked at many London hospitals and in various education sectors.

The length of therapy (number of sessions) is dependent on a variety of factors, so I tend to maintain a flexible approach to therapy duration. I usually see clients on a 1:1 basis for 50 minutes to an hour-long session with an aim to provide a discreet and compassionate solution focused service.

I look forward to meeting you.

 

Testimonials

Integrative psychotherapy & Counselling

Alpa offers counselling in a safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment. I now feel better equipped to respond and handle challenges, conflicts and curve balls life throws my way.

MA Client  from Wimbledon

Integrative psychotherapy & Counselling

Having completed my therapy with Alpa, I am able to shift my attention to the present moment reality and feel empowered to let go of my past and look forward to the future.

IB Client   from New Malden

Integrative psychotherapy & Counselling

Alpa is a good listener, friendly and skilled in her work. Her aim of helping me to help myself and holistic sensitivity were of particular interest to me. Thank you!

HJ Client   from Cheam

Integrative psychotherapy & Counselling

Alpa's friendly, engaging and open personality made me feel more able to talk about my feelings with her, than most other therapists. Thank you!

KB Client   from South London

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CBT

I found CBT sessions with Alpa incredibly helpful. I feel less anxious now and better equipped to deal with my stressful and demanding job.

PD Client   from Teddington

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CBT

Having done CBT with Alpa, I feel like a different person. I feel much calmer and positive, ready to deal with life's' challenges.

AB Client   from New Malden

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CBT

Before I stared CBT with Alpa, I didn't know what it was like to live without anxiety. This therapy has shown me a different way to live and it's so simple.

TA Client   from Wimbledon Park

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CBT

CBT declutters my mind and helps me think more rationally, I no longer feel overwhelmed by anxiety and am incredibly excited about the future. I highly recommend Alpa.

DK Client   from Wimbledon

Mindfulness based CBT - MCBT

Through MCBT, Alpa has shown me how I can respond to the difficult situations in my life rather than to react to them.

AJ Client   from Wimbledon

Mindfulness based CBT - MCBT

MCBT has helped me see things as they are rather than be clouded by my thoughts. Thank you Alpa.

Mindfulness based CBT - MCBT

Alpa has taught me some really helpful relaxation techniques to help manage my exam stress, something I will surely remember to use in the future.

BC Client   from Putney
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