Simon Vearnals

Integrative Psychologist, Couple Therapist and Supervisor
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Challenges
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My Approach

I’m a sensitive and an empathic therapist offering a non-judgmental approach to my working with individuals, couples and families. I bring a wealth of clinical experience and evidence based therapies to my practice. I see people who are self funding and all major health insurances e.g. AXA, B...
I’m a sensitive and an empathic therapist offering a non-judgmental approach to my working with individuals, couples and families. I bring a wealth of clinical experience and evidence based therapies to my practice. I see people who are self funding and all major health insurances e.g. AXA, BUPA, CIGNA. Please feel free to contact me to discuss how the process works.
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About Simon

I've worked in the NHS for over 30 years as a nurse, trainer, clinical researcher, clinical supervisor, clinician and clinical manager. I provide an integrative approach to assessments and ongoing counselling. I see people for short-term focussed interventions and longer-term therapy depend...
I've worked in the NHS for over 30 years as a nurse, trainer, clinical researcher, clinical supervisor, clinician and clinical manager. I provide an integrative approach to assessments and ongoing counselling. I see people for short-term focussed interventions and longer-term therapy depending on client needs. My core clinical trainings are humanistic, systemic and cognitive behavioural therapies with further training in cognitive analytic and mindfulness models I'm a Chartered Psychologist & Associate Fellow with the British Psychological Society and a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council. I adhere to the BPS and HCPC code of ethics and practice. As part of my professional development I attend regular clinical supervision and short courses.
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Education

  • Registered General Nurse (RGN) – St Mary’s Hospital, London 1985
  • Diploma in Humanistic Counselling – Regents Park College 1987
  • BSc Hons Psychology – UEL 1992
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Couple, Family and Psychosexual Therapy – Institute of Psychiatry, Bethlem and Maudsley NHS Trust 1994
  • MSc Applied Psychology – City University, London 1996
  • Practising Certificate in Cognitive Analytic Therapy, with supervised practice 2001
  • Mindfulness practice, Bangor University 2004
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) with supervised practice, Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust 2009
  • Dynamic Interpersonal Psychotherapy (DIT), Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, 2011 .

Experience

  • Clinical Adviser, Lewisham Bereavement Service 2015- Ongoing
  • Clinical supervisor, Greenwich CRUSE, Young peoples service 2013 - 2017
  • Specialist Advisor –Psychology Commission for Health Improvement 2014-2017
  • Consultant Psychologist , Adolescent Department, Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust 2010 - 2012
  • Head of Primary Care Psychology and Counselling, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust 2003 – 2012
  • Applied Psychologist, Clinical Heath Psychology, NHS Newham Psychology and Counselling Service 1999-2002
  • Consultant Psychologist, Central Stress Management Ltd 2001 – Ongoing
  • Couple and Psychosexual Therapist, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust 1994-2001
  • Couple and Psychosexual Therapist – Sexual Health Service, Kings College Hospital 1996-2001
  • Research Psychologist, Social Psychiatry Department, Insititue of Psychiatry, London 1992-1999 .