Paula  Barnby MA.,UKCP . MBACP Snr. FPC -  Individual & Couples Consultation,  Psychotherapy, Supervision
Welcome to my website
 
 I am an experienced and registered Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, offering therapy tailored with you in mind.
 
I have worked within the Charity, NHS and private sectors as a psychotherapist, counsellor and assessor as well as part of multi-discipline groups.
 
I have experience in working withindividualsand with couples, for a shorter or time-limited period, as well as long term or open ended, and have worked with late teens, mid life and older adults age ranges. 

                                   I have experience in EAP and in working via Skype. 

All work is confidential and regulated by a strict professional  code of ethics and practice 

 I hold a Masters degree in Psychoanalytic Studies, Post-Graduate training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Psycho-Dynamic Studies and an Advanced Diploma in Psycho-Dynamic Counselling.  I underwent an in-depth training in individual psychotherapy at the WPF Therapy. 

I have many years experience in private practice,as well as having worked as a clinical assessor at the WPF Therapy and at Harrow. Some years on from qualifying, I worked as an honorary couple therapist in the Couples Unit, Adult Directorate, at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust. More recently as a therapist at St Mark's Hospital, Psychological Medicine Unit . I have extensive experience in working with College staff and students at PhD, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 
At present my work is in private practice with individuals, couples and as a supervisor.

I work mainly in English but also have an understanding of Portuguese or French for those who may prefer to speak these
                                                                                                              
Registered and accredited as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist with UKCP  (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy), BACP (British Association  for  Counselling  and Psychotherapy) and FPC.I follow these professional bodies  clear ethical guidelines, which can be accessed on their websites. They ensure that work is carried out within strict codes of practice and ethics.  
 
I attend Continuous Professional Development events regularly, have regular clinical supervision and have undergone personal psychoanalytic psychotherapy. 

Whilst working in most areas of psychological and emotional health, I have a particular interest, and gained a masters degree in the the areas of pre and post-natal issues. I am particularly interested in the relationships between psyche and soma, as well as in inter-cultural and international dynamics.  
 

I work with EAP and am also registered with Bupa -and Groupma
Bupa provider number is 30033278.