Jennifer Weston

Jennifer WestonJennifer Weston is a Health Psychologist and owner of Horizon Shine who qualified from Staffordshire University after completing an MSC in Health Psychology and BSc in Applied Psychology. She is a full member of the the British Psychological Society, the Division of Health Psychology and the BPS Special Group in Coaching Psychology. She is currently the Memberships and Promotions Officer for the Midlands Health Psychology Network. Weston is trained in compassionate mind therapy and offers mindfulness techniques as part of her coaching strategy. Her areas of expertise lie in health behaviour change, coping with illness, relaxation and dealing with stress and anxiety. She has worked within a range of health settings – improving the lives of stroke surviviors and people affected by cancer including carers.

Weston has previously worked for the Cochrane Epilepsy Group where she has published an extensive number of Cochrane systematic reviews in the field of epilepsy. She has undertaken 1-1 training in coaching alongside her doctoral degree.

You can follow her on Twitter

Credits to Horizon Shine

Published: 11 November 2014

Last update: 09 April 2015

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Rosanna Williamson

Rosanna WilliamsonRosanna Williamson is a fully qualified and Chartered Counselling Psychologist (CPsychol) registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Williamson is  also a registered online therapist (CPCAB), and co-founder and director of The Online Therapy Centre.

She has a wide range of experience working as a psychologist in the NHS and in charitable settings, and has a particular interest working with mental health online. Williamson offers online therapy via instant chat sessions and weekly therapeutic emails. She is always happy to discuss what form of therapy a client might prefer, and what might best suit his circumstances.

Her aim is to work collaboratively with the client, and together find ways to help understand and work through whatever the client wish to bring.  She is trained in a variety of different therapy approaches which means that she  tailors her approach to what suits the client best as an individual.

Her professional accreditation include:

  • Practitioner Psychologist, Health Care Professions Council (HCPC), reg number: PYL29442
  • Chartered Member, British Psychological Society (BPS), reg number: 208214
  • CPCAB accredited online counsellor

Her qualifications include:

  • Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (CPsychol)
  • CPCAB accredited Online Counsellor
  • BSc Hons Psychology

Her areas of expertise range from anxiety, career, confidence, childhood issues, depression, family issues, grief and bereavement, personal development, relationship difficulties, self-esteem, separation and divorce, and stress and burnout.

Her therapy approach are eclectic, integrative, person centred and psychodynamic.

Credits to The Online Therapy Centre

Published: 24 July 2014

Last update: 05 April 2015

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Paul Appelbaum

Paul AppelbaumPaul Appelbaum, the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Law, and Director, Division of Law, Ethics and Psychiatry at Columbia was previously A.F. Zeleznik Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry; and Director, Law and Psychiatry programme, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Appelbaum directs Columbia’s Centre for Research on Ethical, Legal & Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic and Behavioural Genetics. He is the author of many articles and books on law and ethics in clinical practice. Appelbaum is past President of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society, and has served as Chair of the Council on Psychiatry and Law for the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

He is currently Chair of APA’s Committee on Judicial Action and a member of the Standing Committee on Ethics or the World Psychiatric Association. He has received the Isaac Ray Award of the American Psychiatric Association for “outstanding contributions to forensic psychiatry and the psychiatric aspects of jurisprudence,” was the Fritz Redlich Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioural Sciences, and has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Appelbaum performs forensic evaluations in civil and criminal cases, and treats patients with a broad variety of problems, including depression, anxiety, and adjustment problems.

Credits to Columbia University Medical Centre

Published: 16 March 2014

Last update: 23 April 2015

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Ernesto Lobera

Ernesto LoberaErnesto Lobera is a fully qualified counsellor and psychotherapist with over six years of experience working with adults. Lobera currently have two different locations: Kennington and Waterloo. He is a registered and accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and approved by health insurers Aviva, Pruhealth,  and WPA.

He holds a BSc (honours) in Integrative Counselling awarded by Roehampton University and approved by the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

He has also worked as a counsellor / psychotherapist at the UK’s most popular sexual health, contraception and HIV care clinic in the heart of Soho.

The different schools that he integrates are developmental psychoanalysis, psycho-dynamic, person centred, and existential. Lobera is a fully qualified counsellor and psychotherapist with over six years of experience working with adults. Lobera currently have two different locations: Kennington and Waterloo.

He holds a BSc (honours) in Integrative Counselling awarded by Roehampton University and approved by the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). He has also worked as a counsellor / psychotherapist at the UK’s most popular sexual health, contraception and HIV care clinic in the heart of Soho.

The different schools that he integrates are developmental psychoanalysis, psycho-dynamic, person centred, and existential. Some of the issues he often deals with include: depression, anxiety, lacking in confidence, low self-esteem or having feelings of underachievement, and relationship difficulties. For the range of issues he can help you with, visit his website. You can follow him on Twitter @ErnestoLBrea

Credits to Talk to a Therapist

Published: 13 March 2014

Last update: 03 April 2015

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