Jacqueline Van Roosmalen Psychodynamic psychotherapist , SE22
As a Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist I am especially interested in working with adolescents who are experiencing depression, deliberate self harm, relationship difficulties and/or school based difficulties. I have extensive experience working with young people who have experienced trauma. I have nearly 20 years NHS experience working with young people and their families with complex mental health problems. I integrate Mindfulness Meditation in my work and I have a special interest in the unity of body and mind. I see young people individually or with their parent/s as required. I also work with parents individually where there are concerns about their child.
My approach is psychodynamic which means that we focus on feelings and thoughts and getting to know one's inner world. The focus is on the here and now and this includes the past in as much as it effects how one feels in the present. Sometimes things happen to us in the past that we would prefer to forget and it is by giving them attention in the present that we can ultimately let go of the feelings associated with them and feel more free.
I also work as a craniosacral therapist with people of all ages, including infants and the elderly. Craniosacral therapy is a very gentle hands on treatment. The client lies fully clothed on a treatment couch and the practitioner engages with the energetic system (mind and body) using a very gentle 'butterfly' touch. In this way stress, pain and illness is treated and frequently resolved. Clients comment on feeling deeply relaxed, revived, more connected and often relieved of pain following a treatment.
Training and qualifications
1991: Goldsmiths' College, Universtity of London: BA (Hons) Social Anthropology & Sociology - 2:1
1998: Society of Analytical Psychology: Infant Observation
2006: Society of Analytical Psychology: Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy
2013: College of Cranio-Sacral Therapy: Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology
2014: College of Cranio-Sacral Therapy: Diploma in Cranio-Sacral Therapy
Psychotherapy Assessment: £105 for 1.5 hours.
Ongoing weekly psychotherapy: £70 per hour.
Craniosacral therapy: £65 per hour.
I am happy to discuss concessionary fees as required.
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AnxietyDepressionFamily issuesPersonality disordersSexual/physical abuseTraumaBereavementInterpersonal relationships Availability:
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