Counselling and Psychotherapy – Wimbledon Dr. Maura Abdelall CPsychol

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Counselling and Psychotherapy in South West London- South Wimbledon

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person Centred Counselling, Attachment- Based Psychodynamic therapy and Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) in South Wimbledon, near Colliers Wood and Wimbledon.

“The thing that is really hard and really amazing is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself" (Anna Quindlen)

Life can be challenging and at times one may find it a struggle to cope with difficult events and emotions. As a way to manage painful feelings one may engage in unhelpful behaviours which can disrupt one's life further in many ways. Anxiety, depression, sleeplessness, panic, irritability, stress and excessive worry are some of the symptoms that can arise when one feels overwhelmed and helpless.

It can be difficult to seek therapy and to contact a counsellor, so one can go on struggling and not knowing how to stop the cycle of depression and anxiety. Counselling enables the person to process difficult and painful emotions and to improve self-reflection, self-awareness and self- confidence. Talking to a counsellor can be helpful not only for current difficulties, but also for exploring and processing events that may have occurred many years ago and are still impacting the present.

A significant amount of research has found that talking therapy can enable individuals to change their unhelpful ways of thinking and behaving and therefore reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. If you have never engaged in therapy or spoken to a counsellor you may be wondering what to do and what to expect from therapy. You may find some of the answers to your questions on the FAQ page.

I am a qualified Counselling Psychologist regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Psychological Society. I offer CBT, Attachment-Based Psychodynamic Therapy, Person Centred Counselling and Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) in South Wimbledon, South West London. My clinic is within easy reach from Wimbledon and Colliers Wood. To find out more about my qualifications and how I work please visit My Approach page.

I use the first meeting to discuss your difficulty, what you would like to gain from therapy and to establish whether I may be able to help you. If I am not the best person to help, I will make suggestions on where you may be able to access the appropriate help. If you have any questions or would like more information or would like to arrange an initial appointment you can contact me on 07931229137 or email me here

I offer therapy for the following difficulties:

  • Depression
  • General Anxiety/Worry
  • Stress
  • Relationship Difficulties (not couples therapy)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Social Anxiety
  • Bereavement/ Loss
  • Childhood Trauma (neglect, violence, sexual abuse, emotional and psychological abuse)
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Sleep Difficulties
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    I offer CBT, Person Centred Counselling, Attachment- Based Psychodynamic therapy and Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT). I am located in South West London- South Wimbledon- within 2 minutes walk from South Wimbledon underground tube station on the Northern line. It is also within easy reach from Wimbledon and Colliers Wood. Trains from London Waterloo to Wimbledon take approximately 20 minutes Click here for a map


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    For more information on how I may be able to help you, or to arrange an initial appointment please call/text 07931229137 or email me here


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