Dr Patapia Tzotzoli Cognitive behaviour therapy psychologist , WC2E
Dr Patapia Tzotzoli is an award-winning Consultant Clinical Psychologist offering sessions worldwide via Skype or one-to-one in London. For her services she won the Mental Health Psychologist of the Year 2016 award by Medical LiveWire. Her professional expertise in offering psychological services is based on firm academic and clinical knowledge. This has been gained through a rigorous education from reputable universities alongside research, lectureship and extensive clinical experience within the NHS and other private health care centres in the UK and Greece.
Now, as an associate fellow and chartered psychologist & scientist of the British Psychological Society, and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and the European Federation of Psychologists’ Association, she strictly abides by their standards of conduct, performance and ethics in her private clinical practice. She is also committed to Continuing Professional Development by continuously consulting with other experts about her work and regularly attending seminars, lectures and workshops.
In her work, she focus on adolescents, adults and couples. She specialises in assisting people to overcome difficulties, to work towards optimal personal effectiveness, and to improve their overall quality of life.
Patapia is particularly interested in difficulties that stem from relationships (with self or others), work or studying and physical health. She loves working with business professionals, highly successful executives, students, as well as medical patients alongside their families or caregivers.
Applying her specialisation in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Patapia tailors each intervention to an individual client by complementing this with techniques from other approaches, such as mindfulness, motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), and schema therapy. Her expertise in neuropsychology provides her with a valuable additional method of assessment and the ability to offer specialist advice where cognitive weaknesses, such as memory and attentional difficulties, trouble individuals in their everyday life.
Patapia enjoys a reputation of warmth and informality during her professional work, while achieving effective outcomes for her clients. Your contribution will guarantee an adventurous and rewarding journey through the world of thoughts, emotions and behaviour.
She maintains a blog covering a range of psychological topics and regularly engage with social media (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn). She enjoys contributing to or authoring articles in print and online, translating psychological books or materials in Greek or English. She also engages with media work by commenting on areas of psychology, giving interviews, and being an expert reviewer on various panels, such as the Parkinson’s UK information review group.
Finally, she teaches psychology and counselling students through live cases, where appropriate, and she offers clinical supervision to trainees and experienced psychotherapists, psychologists and counsellors who want to further the quality of their services and improve their personal competence.
Training and qualifications
Doctor in Clinical Psychology, King’s College London
Master of Philosophy, University of Cambridge
Master of Science, University of Oxford
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology, University of East London
Cognitive behaviour therapy Psychodynamic Mindfulness Couples therapy ACT Solution-focused therapy Issues often worked with:
AnxietyDepressionInterpersonal relationshipsPhobiasCouple relationshipsSerious illness / Chronic pain Availability:
In less than a week Therapy offered:
In personBy phoneOn videoBy email Client groups:
IndividualsAdolescentsCouples Member organisations:
My Private Therapy Clinic
32 Tavistock Street
49 Queen Victoria street