About us

Dr Jeanne de Senarclens, PhD

graduated in Psychology in Switzerland before moving to London in 2001 where she trained as a psychotherapist and counsellor at the Regent's College School of Psychotherapy and Counselling.

She completed an MA as well as an Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy. She has worked in a variety of settings, such as St Bart's Hospital in London, Islington MIND and Waterloo Community Counselling. She is also currently working with refugees and asylum seekers and can work both in English and French. In addition to working with issues such as depression, anxiety and relationship problems, she has a keen interest in working with people from different culture and countries.

She has recently been awarded her PhD in psychotherapy and counselling on the subject of migration and psychotherapy. She is registered with the UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy). She is also registered with BUPA, Axa, WPA, Aviva and PruHealth.

Sarah Westlake

Sarah Westlakeis a psychodynamic psychotherapist and counsellor who sees both individuals and couples. She can work with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, anger, pre and post-natal distress, affairs, sexual and relationship difficulties. As a psychology graduate she initially trained in couple counselling with Relate. This was followed by a 4 year training at WPF where she completed a post graduate diploma and advanced diploma in psychodynamic counselling. She has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings, doing long term and short term counselling, including a local hospice with issues of bereavement and cancer treatment, seeing GP clients in Luton and St Albans, and on a project in Luton for long term unemployed clients with issues of invalidity, bullying, self-esteem and cultural identity. She has also worked extensively in private practice in Borehamwood and Richmond. Before that Sarah worked in TV production for 20 years and also trained as a massage therapist. Through this she can help clients understand how emotional distress can be expressed through physical symptoms. She is an Accredited Member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and a member of the BPS (British Psychological Society).
Joanna Kelly
Joanna KellyJoanna Kelly is  an experienced and fully qualified psychotherapist and counsellor working with both individuals and couples. She trained at the TCCR (Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships) where she gained a post-graduate diploma in psychodynamic psychotherapy for both individuals and couples. She also has an MA in psychotherapy for couple relationships.

She is a fully registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling) and adheres to their code of ethics. As well as working in private practice, she also works as a clinician and assessor at the Tavistock. She will soon be training in Mentalization-based therapy (MBT) and online therapy. She can work with problems like stress, anxiety, sex problems, family issues, affairs, separation and divorce. As well as help to increase personal insight, confidence and better emotional wellbeing.
Maxwell Addo

Maxwell is an integrative psychotherapist and counsellor working with individuals and couples. He began his therapy training at The Minster Centre and later trained and qualified as an integrative counsellor at Roehampton University. He also completed an MSc in psychology and is a trained Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) facilitator. Maxwell has particular experience in supporting clients from corporate backgrounds and the creative industries. Familiar concerns have included issues with identity, true/false selves, managing relationships, power dynamics - some of which can manifest in anxiety, depression, insomnia and other psychological issues.

Maxwell is a member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and BPS (British Psychological Society). Previously, Maxwell worked in the music industry in production and music management and later worked as part of a specialist team supporting young adults involved in serious violence and gangs.
Janina Joffe

JaninaJanina Joffe is a BACP registered psychodynamic counsellor and therapist working with (individual) adults.

She completed her training at Birkbeck where she obtained an MSc. Prior to that she studied at the British Psychotherapy Foundation and Oxford University where she received her BA(Hons)/MA. 

She began her career in art world and has a particular interest in creative professions and the intersection between art and psychoanalysis.

Her experience spans the NHS, charitable sector as well as student counselling in higher education. Janina is also fluent in German.

Counselling | Counseling | Psychotherapy | Therapy | Counsellor | Psychotherapist | Therapist | French-speaking | French | Francais | Old Street | Liverpool Street | Moorgate | Bishopsgate | Broadgate | Bethnal Green | Hackney | City of London | The City | East London | Central London | EC2A | EC2 | EC1 | EC3 | E1 | E2 | N1 | E8 | Francophone | Psychologue | Expat | Couple counselling | Relationship Counselling | Psychosexual Counselling | Marriage Counselling | Shoreditch | Telephone Counselling | Skype CounsellingGerman Counselling | German Psychotherapy