Dr. Karolina Arutyunyan

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About this Service

I provide open-ended, long-term and short-term therapy. In the first session we will be able to explore your expectations in an honest and safe environment and discuss what you are hoping to achieve in the course of therapy. We can explore whether what I have to offer fits with your therapeutic goals and expectations, and if we decide to work together, discuss the length of prospective therapy.

I aim to create an empathic non-judgmental space, characterised by transparency, confidentiality and mutual honesty. I hope that in this space you will feel secure enough to explore your inner conflicts and ambitions. Together we will examine your presenting problems, reasons why these problems have persevered as long as they have and ways by which they can be relinquished. We shall be taking a close look at your behavioural and cognitive (thinking) patterns and examine how they might be contributing to your existing problems. We will work on processing difficult feelings and emotions and explore ways by which you can make progress in your life and achieve your potential.

How to get started:

You can make the first step by getting in touch via the phone number or email provided on this page. If you decided to go ahead we will set up an initial session, where we will discuss what has brought you to therapy and what you are hoping to achieve. If you are happy to continue we will set up the second session following which, we can agree on a suitable time and date for future meetings, as well as the frequency of the sessions (weekly, fortnightly etc.).

Experience, Focus Areas and Condition Specialisations

  • Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Cultural or Race Issues
  • Depression
  • General Counselling
  • Health Related Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Phobias
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress

Therapeutic Approach

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Integrative
  • Person Centred
  • Psychodynamic

Main Client Groups

  • Adults
  • Individuals
  • Young People

Working Mode(s)

  • Long-Term, Face-to-Face
  • Online Therapy or Counselling
  • Short-Term, Face-to-Face
  • Time-Limited

Qualifications

Qualifications:

September 2014- 2016: (DPsych) Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, City University of London.

September 2013- August 2014: (MSc) Masters in Counselling Psychology, City University of London.

September 2012- August 2013: (MSc) Masters in Research Methods and Psychology.

2012: Counselling Skills Workshop September 2008- August 2011: (BSc) Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, London Metropolitan University.

SHL Psychometrics 1 and 2: Skills and Ability Testing, Personality Testing.

My integrative training allows me to implement Cognitive Behavioural, Psychodynamic, and Humanistic approaches in my therapeutic work. Each client is unique and there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to therapeutic approach. Therefore, I believe that psychotherapy should be tailor-made and adapted according to each client’s individual needs. Together, we will create therapeutic space that suits your needs and faciltates your progress.

In the past I have work as a Honorary Psychotherapist within the NHS and One Support Orgnisation. I am trained and experienced in the following modalities: CBT, Psychodynamic, Person Centered, Intergative.

Experience:

Working with depression. Working with anxiety disorders (Panic attacks and various phobias). Relationship difficulties. Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD). Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Loss and Bereavement. Stress related disorders. Domestic violence. Working with addictions. Phobias. Anger. Working with severe and enduring mental health. Childhood abuse

Identification

This practitioner prefers to be identified as: Psychotherapist

Additional Language(s)

  • Russian

Ethical Framework

  • BACP
  • BPS

Accreditation

  • BACP Accred

Address, Contact and Fees

Flat 5, 3 Blackthorn Avenue, London, N7

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  • 07584220229

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Fees: £85 per hour one on one sessions. £70 Per hour for skype/facetime sessions.

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