Collective Psychology is based in Sevenoaks, Kent and offers face to face, online and telephone appointments.
Collective Psychology was started by Dr Jo Douglas in 2018. Since then we have supported many people with their mental health and emotional wellbeing
through the use of evidence-based therapies and a warm, empathetic and
non-judgemental approach. We are a team of highly skilled Clinical and Counselling Psychologists and Psychotherapists and our focus is on providing highly effective evidence-based therapies which have been individually tailored to suit your needs.
I have been working therapeutically for over 10 years within the NHS, private and voluntary sector. I specialise in a number of different therapies – including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), systemic therapy, narrative therapy and mindfulness – and have expertise in working with a number of client groups and with a range of difficulties.
I pride myself on my ability to help my clients feel at ease and highly privilege developing a strong therapeutic relationship. My personable, warm and empathetic nature has helped many people to overcome the difficulties holding them back in life. I look forward to meeting you and developing a holistic and individualised plan in therapy to help you reach your goals.
My name is Dr Jo Douglas and I am a Clinical Psychologist and director of Collective Psychology.
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it” — To Kill a Mockingbird
My name is Dr Stacey-Marie Campbell and I am a Clinical Psychologist working with Collective Psychology. I specialise in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Trauma-Focused CBT. I also work integratively using Mindfulness informed practices, Narrative Therapy and where appropriate I like to include family members to work systemically. I hope to offer a warm, non-judgemental space where we can think together about your goals for therapy and use the above models and others to tailor the sessions to suit your needs.
I have worked therapeutically within the NHS for over 10 years and during that time I have had the privilege of supporting individuals of all ages. Most recently I have spent the majority of my time within Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services supporting young people experiencing mental health difficulties, carrying out neurodevelopmental assessments and supporting those with comorbid mental health and neurodevelopmental difficulties
Having worked therapeutically within in the NHS for over 10 years I am trained in many therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Narrative and Trauma focused CBT. I work integratively, using the approach and strategies that fit for the client and their difficulties. I primarily work with children and young adults, including those with neurodevelopmental difficulties such as Autism and ADHD, and also have experience working with a range of client groups and presentations. I offer individual therapy and often work systemically with family members where appropriate.
I provide a warm, non-judgmental space where we can explore difficulties and develop a person-centered and empathetic plan to work towards therapeutic goals.
I am Clinical Psychologist offering private therapy alongside my role within the NHS at Great Ormond Street Hospital. I have worked within the NHS for 10 years, predominantly in paediatric settings and have extensive experience of working with children, young people, parents and families experiencing a range of difficulties. Alongside supporting people with mental health difficulties, such as anxiety and depression, my specialisms include working with adults and a wide range of health conditions, including chronic pain, recognising the social, academic and emotional impact these can have. I am trained in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), systemic, narrative and acceptance and commitment (ACT) approaches. I enjoy taking an integrated approach and working creatively; allowing clients to feel comfortable and open. I am passionate about helping people to live a valued life in the face of difficult circumstances, by focusing on what is important to them and highlighting their strengths, whilst building new skills to help them achieve their goals.
My name is Dr Noora Hussain and I am a Counselling Psychologist working with Collective Psychology. I am trained integratively, specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, and Person Centred Therapy. I am also trained in Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy, which aims to help people with emotional and relationship problems.
I have had the pleasure of working therapeutically in the NHS supporting young people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties. I believe that the most important component of therapy is to facilitate a space for my clients to feel heard and supported with compassion. I look forward to supporting my clients to develop greater understanding of their difficulties and find more adaptive ways of coping, guided by trust, empathy, and understanding.
I have worked clinically in the NHS for over 6 years, and since qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist I have worked in an Eating Disorder Service for Children and Young People. I therefore specialise in working with people experiencing distress around eating and body image. I also have a strong interest in working with adults and young people with a range of difficulties including anxiety, low mood, low self-esteem and trauma.
I focus on working in a collaborative, warm style, that is motivational, flexible and tailored to your individual goals. I draw on a range of evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). I work individually and/or systemically with parents and families where appropriate. I look forward to working together with you to reach your therapy goals.
My Name is Dr Claire Collins and I am a Counselling Psychologist. I am chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered by the Health Care
Professional Council (HCPC). I have 8 years of experience working both within the NHS and the
I draw on an integrative approach to my practice, incorporating Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic and person-centred theories. This allows for an individualised approach to your unique experience.
I have significant experience working successfully with a range of people across the life-span who have a variety of presentations. These have included anxiety, depression, work related stress, OCD, loss and trauma. I offer a safe, confidential space to explore issues and work collaboratively towards positive outcomes.
My name is Dr Hannah Harrison-Rowe, I am Clinical Psychologist working with Collective Psychology.
With over 10 years of experience across private healthcare and NHS settings, I have supported a
comprehensive range of individuals with different presentations, abilities and social situations. Since
qualifying, I have worked in the NHS supporting people with a learning disability, mental health needs
and/or neurodevelopmental difficulties.
I draw on a number of psychological models including, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), as well as Narrative and Systemic approaches. I value working collaboratively, bringing together different ideas and give consideration to the breadth of psychological theories and models, which can be tailored to address a person’s individual needs. I hope to build a strong therapeutic relationship with you so that we can work together to develop a shared understanding of your difficulties and address your goals.
I have over 7 years of experience working with individuals across the lifespan in both the NHS and private mental health services. I am experienced in supporting people through a range of problems, including depression, anxiety, trauma, bereavement, work-related stress, relationship issues, and physical health problems. I draw upon various evidence-based approaches in my work, including Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Compassion Focussed Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.
I provide a warm, safe, and supportive space for clients to talk about their experiences and develop a deeper understanding of their difficulties. I support clients to develop skills and techniques to alleviate difficult feelings, enhance wellbeing and bring about long lasting change.
(Grace offers online appointments only)
I’m a clinical psychologist offering private therapy alongside my role in the NHS. I draw on personal and professional experience to offer guidance within a warm, non-judgemental space. I like to work together with my client, exploring their needs and preferences and then offering ideas informed by a range of psychological models. The models I draw on most are narrative therapy and CBT. Often our work involves uncovering and strengthening resources that people already have or getting in touch with lost values.
I have 9 years experience working therapeutically in the NHS. Currently I work in a child and adolescent mental health service offering therapy to young people and their families as well as running a number of groups and community projects. I have experience in supporting people with challenges including (but not limited to) low mood, low self-esteem, anxiety, self-harm, behavioural difficulties, OCD and trauma.
(Hannah offers online appointments only)
I have worked in the NHS for 10 years, providing psychological approaches across the lifespan in both mental health and medical settings. I specialise in supporting individuals to adjust to physical health conditions and their impact. In my current NHS role, I offer specialist interventions for headache conditions (including migraine and cluster headache). I equally have experience of working with other difficulties such as anxiety, depression and low self-esteem. I am trained within various approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT).
I believe therapy should feel right for you: I aim to ensure that we are working on goals that are most important to you and to tailor our sessions so that you can feel at ease and comfortable with the process. (Sophie offers online appointments only)
My name is Carole Rich and I am currently working with Collective Psychology as a Family Therapist. Family and Systemic psychotherapy (also known as family therapy) can help those in close relationships to better understand and support each other. It enables family members to express and explore difficult thoughts and emotions safely, understand each other’s experiences and views, appreciate each other’s needs, build on family strengths, and work together to make useful changes in their relationship and their lives. Family Therapists can work with different groups of people, for example individuals, couples, families and carers.
Since qualifying as a family therapist, I have worked within a NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Team. I have worked with mental health difficulties such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders and conduct disorders. I have also worked as a social worker in Child Protection and Fostering.
My name is Dr Anna Lose and I am a qualified Chartered Clinical Psychologist, with a number of years of experience working within the NHS and privately. I offer therapy to adults, children, and families with a wide range of difficulties and concerns, including: anxiety, depression/low mood, phobias, OCD, body image issues, child emotional and behavioural difficulties, as well as health conditions.
In our sessions, I will provide you with a non-judgemental and open space. I adapt my therapeutic approach to your meet individual needs, drawing on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and systemically-informed approaches. I am always guided by you in choosing how we work on reaching your therapy goals.
Charlotte has many years of experience working with individuals across the lifespan with a wide range of difficulties. She has worked with children, young people and adults, utilising a wide range of therapeutic models to meet the needs of each individual. Charlotte particularly draws on approaches in line with Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), Cognitive-analytic therapy (CAT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).
I work therapeutically with individuals of all ages to support those struggling with mental health difficulties such as; anxiety, depression, trauma, end-of-life issues, loss and bereavement, stress, identity issues, and relationship difficulties. I draw upon various therapeutic approaches in my work, including Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Mentalisation-Based Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and Mindfulness.
I offer a warm and safe space for clients to talk about their experiences and develop a deeper understanding of their difficulties, their emotions, and their relationships. I support clients towards achieving their therapy goals by offering insights, skills, and techniques that can contribute to long lasting change. I also pay close attention to factors which may be negatively impacting clients unconsciously (without awareness), and support them to work through and resolve difficulties in order to live the life that they want to live.
My job is to ensure the smooth running of your experience with Collective Psychology. As the clinic manager, and PA to the team, I prioritise confidentiality and ensure that Collective Psychology acts in accordance good working practices as well as internal and external policies and governance.
Along with Rachel, my job is to deal with administrative side of your experience with Collective Psychology. I can help with any questions you may have about the administrative side of therapy, such as invoice or health insurance queries, Confidentiality is vital in my job role and I ensure that Collective Psychology acts in accordance with GDPR.
I am a Clinical Psychologist who has enjoyed working therapeutically with children and young people for almost 20 years. I have worked in both the NHS and the private sector, and my areas of interest include anxiety, OCD, low mood, low self-esteem, body image concerns, teasing and bullying, behavioural concerns, and parenting. I have worked with many children and young people who have learning difficulties, neurodevelopmental disorders, attachment disorders and trauma. I have worked in a paediatric setting for many years and have extensive experience in supporting children and young people with a wide range of difficulties related to living with complex medical conditions including adjustment to a medical diagnosis, living with visible and invisible differences and decision making for surgery. I specialise in several different therapeutic models including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and narrative therapy.
My name is Emily, I’m a Clinical Psychologist. I’ve worked in the NHS since 2005, specialising in working with young people and their families, with particular expertise in working with very young children and their parents, as well as neurodivergent children and teens.
Alongside my work with Collective Psychology I am Deputy Programme Director at the Anna Freud Centre, collaborating with University College London (UCL) to offer a Postgraduate Diploma to health care professionals working with 0-5 year olds.
I aim to provide a friendly and welcoming space where we can speak together about the challenges you have been facing. Collaboratively we can work towards goals that are meaningful for you. I see individuals as part of a network of relationships and will always think about the impact of this on the people I work with.
I am a BABCP-accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and ISST-accredited Schema Therapist with a wealth of experience. I use tried and tested methods in my practice, including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and for more complex issues, schema therapy.
I work predominately with adults experiencing mild to complex mental health issues and adapt my work to whatever my client is experiencing. This can include low mood, anxiety, OCD, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder, post-natal depression, work stress, health anxiety, performance anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, social anxiety and shyness, low self-esteem and confidence issues. Alongside my private practice, I have extensive experience as a CBT therapist in the NHS including psychological services and insomnia services.
I adopt a warm, personable and practical approach to therapy. Many clients have shared that it feels as though I am truly on their side, helping them to make sense of the problems they are facing and the steps they can take to make meaningful improvements in their day-to-day lives.
Hi, my name is Carlos and I'm an ADHD and Executive Function coach. I specialise in working with adults and older teenagers who are struggling with ADHD or ADHD-like symptoms. In this context, coaching is a collaborative process in which I help my clients to get a clearer picture of what they want and how to get there. Some clients enjoy learning about what current research says about ADHD and other executive function challenges, but the most important part is to learn about your experiences and particular traits. We will explore your strengths and use them to create the momentum needed to work through current and future challenges and to bring long term motivation and enjoyment to your life. I trained as a coach with the ADD Coaching Academy and I'm a member of ICF (International Coaching Federation). I hold a MPhil in Cognitive Science and I have published several papers in the field.
Along with Sally, my job is to deal with administrative side of your experience with Collective Psychology. I can help with any questions you may have about the administrative side of therapy, such as invoice or health insurance queries, Confidentiality is vital in my job role and I ensure that Collective Psychology acts in accordance with GDPR.
I am a practitioner psychologist with over 10 years’ experience in general psychology, child / educational psychology, family therapy and systemic practice. I specialise in several different approaches including Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). I offer individual therapy and often work systemically with family members (and others) where appropriate. My approach is centred around establishing trusting and respectful therapeutic relationships. Relationships provide a foundation to better understand ourselves and our experiences and help us to (re)connect with the things we value and cherish in life. I have a very warm and relaxed approach and like to work flexibly and collaboratively to meet your unique goals. Alongside my work with Collective Psychology, I work as a Lecturer at The University of East Anglia (UEA) on the Doctorate of Educational Psychology. I look forward to meeting you and working together to create some exciting and fulfilling possibilities for the future.
Hi, my name is Sebastien, I am a senior mental health practitioner and registered MNC Mental Health Nurse. I have worked in mental health settings for 20 years and during that time have gained a variety of experiences both across the private sector and the NHS, mostly in specialist services for children, adolescents, and young adults.
I have experience as a senior clinician and in lead roles within CAMHS. I have also worked in community mental health teams with adults as well as with Universities (UCL, Birkbeck and Goldsmith) as a mental health mentor, collaborating with the counselling services.
Over the years, I have gained of wide range of knowledge and skills to work creatively within a CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) framework. My goal in sessions is to work therapeutically to offer my client's a sensitive and calm approach allowing them to explore their own difficulties and identify strategies and coping mechanisms.
I offer my session in English and French language.
My name is Hannah Smith, and I am a Speech and Language Therapist. My experience ranges from early years and school age children to young adults with cognitive communication disorders to adults with neurological impairment. I have a background in paediatric brain injury and adult neurological impairment. I value working alongside Clinical Psychologists to support children and adults to ensure they can comprehensively and adequately communicate themselves and gain the full benefits of holistic therapy. I also provide individualised therapy for specific communication and speech difficulties.
When working with clients and their families I like to build strong professional relationships and always include an element of light-hearted fun in sessions.
I am a Clinical Psychologist having worked therapeutically with the NHS for over 12 years, currently working in a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) for Eating Disorders. I enjoy working with a focus on relationships and attachment, particularly using therapies such as Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT). I also regularly use first line interventions for Eating Disorders of both Family Based Therapy (FBT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Enhanced (CBT-E) as well as a variety of other therapies including Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT).
I often work systemically with families and systems around the young person, including difficulties such as interpersonal relationships, low mood and anxiety. I have experience working across the lifespan and acknowledge the impact difficulties often have on development. I take great privilege in creating a safe and containing space in which I hope you feel you are heard and treated with compassion, in often vulnerable circumstances.
We are an ethical practice who work collaboratively with our clients. We hold confidentiality and privacy to the highest regard. Our guiding principle is to help people and that’s what drives us to be the best team we can.
Early intervention is vital, yet accessing the right type of support can often be confusing. Our aim is to remove the mystery surrounding therapy and empower you to make informed choices about the right therapy for you and your needs – thereby improving access for everyone.
At Collective Psychology we are committed to providing fast and easy access to highly skilled Clinical and Counselling Psychologists who offer individualised, effective and evidence-based treatment.