Dr Carla Matias
PhD., DClinPsy., CPsychol.
Carla has over 10 years clinical experience of working with a variety of client groups presenting with a wide range of mental health difficulties, both in the private sector and in the NHS. She has extensive experience of several evidence-based psychological therapies scientifically proven to produce positive change in common mental health-related problems including anxiety, depression, adjusting to trauma, low self-esteem, and relationship breakdown.
Carla worked as a Specialist Psychologist in an NHS community service providing assessment and treatment to young adults presenting with first episode of psychosis and a range of comorbidities. She started working in inpatient and community rehabilitation services, providing highly specialist psychological input to adults presenting with chronic and complex mental health difficulties.
Carla also has a strong research background in the fields of child and adolescent mental health, parenting, attachment, and the understanding of mental health difficulties along a continuum of severity.
Carla’s approach to psychological therapy is integrative, tailoring the most effective treatments to each client’s specific difficulties in a safe, empathic and non-judgmental way. Main therapeutic models used include CBT, ACT and Mindfulness, Compassion-Focussed Therapy, and Schema Therapy.
In addition to the issues listed Carla has experience working with Psychosis, Bipolar Disorder, Conduct Problems and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Carla is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Carla’s sessions are charged at:
£150 for Initial Psychological Assessment (90mins);
£120 for Couple Therapy sessions (90mins)
£95 for Individual Psychology sessions (60mins)
Concessionary fees are also available – please contact Carla directly for more information
07707 026 324
Has experience working with:
- Life Limiting Illness
- Sexuality Issues
- Anger Management
- Child & Family Counselling
- Family/Child Related Issues
- Gender Issues
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Self Harm