0333 0096 321
Sophie Cockell

Sophie Cockell

BA (Hons) Humanities, CQSW, (Qualification in Social Work), Masters in Systemic Psychotherapy, Trained in Systemic family therapy supervision and consultation, UKCP, AFT, HCPC


Currently Sophie works as a Specialist Systemic Psychotherapist in the NHS at the Tavistock Clinic, a mental health organisation in North London, working with families where a member of the family has social communication difficulties. She is a trained supervisor, consultant and visiting lecturer at the Tavistock. 

Sophie is trained in Autism Assessments (ADOS and 3DI) and can help families prepare for these assessments if they are considering an autism diagnosis for a family member. She has experience of working with Gender Identity at the National Gender Identity Development Service at the Tavistock.

Sophie also works in private practice on both a long and a short term basis with individuals, couples and whole families.

Sophie draws on the evidence base from research that concludes that whatever a therapist’s theoretical position, it is the quality of the relationship between therapist and clients that creates possibilities for change.  She takes a person centred, collaborative and flexible approach, offering a safe confidential and supportive reflective space in which to feel heard and validated.

With over 20 years experience in Social Work and 5 years Systemic Psychotherapy experience Sophie has a broad understanding of a wide range of life issues that impact on mental wellbeing. She specialises in working with clients living with identity problems including, autism and gender identity. Her experience is of benefit to those who have felt marginalised, experienced bullying or feeling different, leading to symptoms of anxiety, depression and low self esteem.

Sophie also specialises in all forms of family and relationship issues including parenting, family breakdown, reconstituted families and couples and families who are fostering and adopting children.

Areas of Psychotherapy she can help with:

  • Abuse
  • Adoption issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Bullying
  • Challenging behaviour
  • Chronic and Life Limiting illness
  • Cultural issues
  • Family Conflict
  • Family and Child Related issues
  • Identity problems
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Trans-gendered life experiences
  • Living with Disability (including mental health)
  • Low mood (Depression)
  • Low self confidence/self esteem
  • Neuro-diversity
  • Race issues
  • Relationship and interpersonal difficulties
  • Sexuality
  • Social and communication difficulties
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work related issues

Sophie charges £100.00 per session for individual, couple or family consultations

Contact information

123 Oatlands Drive, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 9LB; 126 Oatlands Drive, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 9HL; 104 Walton Road, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 0DL; First Floor, 210 High Street, Guildford GU1 3JB  |  Tel: 0333 0096 321  |  Privacy Policy

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