Michelle Tolfrey: Integrative Psychologist, London, SE1
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Dr Michelle Tolfrey

Integrative psychologist
London SE1
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About Me

Taking the first step to seeking help is a courageous one and it can be overwhelming knowing which therapy or therapist is the right one for you.  With so many to choose from, it can be very hard to know where to start.


The advantage of meeting with a psychologist is that we are trained in a wide range of evidence based therapies that have been proven to help with many emotional and mental health difficulties. Psychologists can therefore draw upon a number of different therapy styles and techniques to best help you.


My aim as a psychologist and therapist is to offer a safe and containing space for you to explore what is causing your distress, whilst also finding a way forward to help you to live the life you want to lead.  The therapy I provide is dynamic and interactive; it is a joint endeavour in which we both work towards achieving your goals.


I am the Clinical Director of a practice of highly skilled and compassionate psychologists.  Please do look at our website for more details regarding the therapies we offer and the difficulties we have vast experience helping people with.  You can also read the profiles of the other psychologists in the practice:




We have clinics across London including in Victoria, Holborn, London Bridge and East Dulwich.

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First Practice
Talking Heads Psychology Service
The Talking Place, Unit 1 Plantain Place, Crosby Row

Issues often worked with

Interpersonal relationships
Personality disorders

Therapy offered

In person

Client groups



I very much appreciate that therapy can be a significant investment both emotionally and financially and for this reason, I aim to keep my fees clear, fair and reasonable. My fees reflect the expertise and quality of treatment provided by an experienced doctor of psychology.


- Initial telephone consultation (15 minutes) – Free of charge

- Individual assessment and therapy sessions (50 minutes) – £150


It may be possible to use your private health insurance to cover the cost or part of the cost of your appointments. Some providers will cover you for a certain number of sessions, while others will allocate a lump sum. We recommend that you contact your insurer to clarify their particular requirements.  I am registered with Aviva, Cigna, Simply Health, Vitality and WPA.

Training and qualifications

As a Clinical Psychologist with many years of experience in both the NHS and private practice, I have worked with many clients with a vast range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, trauma and PTSD and personality disorder.  I have specific training in the following therapies:


- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

- Schema Therapy

- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

- Compassion Focussed Therapy

- Mindfulness Based Approaches


However, the important thing for you to know is that I can integrate the approaches that will work best for you and your unique needs.

Verified professional membership

British Psychological Society HCPC (Practitioner psychologist)