Michele Lamonaca: Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, Woolwich, SE18
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Michele Lamonaca

Psychodynamic psychotherapist
Woolwich SE18
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About Me


My name is Michele. I'm a registered psychotherapist (BACP) and accredited psychodynamic counsellor (UKCP) - I help individuals and couples with their emotional health. I have private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus involves abuse, depression and narcissistic personality disorder, and the specific problems encountered by men, women and LGBT+ people. I offer therapy for individuals, partners, and couples affected by sex & porn addiction, in addition to substance and other behavioural addictions, and eating disorders. I also work with those who feel their sexual drive may be unnatural and driven towards compulsive and illegal behaviours such as sexual abuse and Internet sexual offender.


What to Expect

An initial assessment meeting allows you to see if you feel comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and determine if therapy could assist you.



Counselling centres on listening to you and assisting you. You determine which issue regarding your early years or adulthood you explore. The aim of counselling is to help you to talk about your difficulties and discover a solution which is appropriate for you.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends counselling for depression.


Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic therapy centres on the unconscious meaning of the issues you experience. It facilitates you in being conscious of aspects of your inner dynamics. Psychodynamic therapy aims to increase your self-comprehension to give you choices.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests psychodynamic therapy for depression, self-harm and social anxiety disorder.



Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the difficulties you face. It considers your ideas, feelings and significant moments in your history. Psychotherapy aims to help you change or discover suitable methods of managing.

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First Practice
Michele Lamonaca
140, Bldg 45 Hopton Road - Woolwich Royal Arsenal
SE18 6TL


I also provide my services online.

Issues often worked with

Couple relationships
Gender diversity
Personality disorders
Sexuality and LGBTQ

Therapy offered

In person
By phone
On video
By email

Client groups



£ 80 Individual and adolescent

£ 150 Couple

Training and qualifications

  • MSt Psychodynamic Practice  - Oxford University
  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology - Open University
  • HE Certificate in Criminology - Birkbeck University
  • BSc (Hons) Social Policy and Criminology - Open University
  • StopSO training focused on Specialist Treatment Organisation for the Prevention of Sexual Offenders
  • MA UDVSA, Understanding Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse
  • Advanced Couple Therapy - Naos Institute
  • PGCert in Clinical Supervision - University of Derby

Verified professional membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society