Roger Fife Psychodynamic psychotherapist , WC1V

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I am an experienced and fully qualified psychodynamic psychotherapist based in Holborn, (beside Chancery Lane tube) Central London and also Bethnal Green, East London.


I offer open-ended long term therapy, and I also offer short term therapy (12 sessions).


I offer you a safe, caring and confidential  environment  where we can work together to explore your thoughts and feelings, with the aim of understanding the origins of any emotional difficulties, and gaining relief from emotional and psychological suffering.


I will pay careful attention to whatever you bring to your sessions, in order that we may try to understand your thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and why any of these may be problematic or difficult for you.

Gaining insight into the nature of underlying emotional conflicts can help to bring relief. It can also open up the possibility of no longer repeating unhelpful patterns that previously may have held you back, or caused you distress.


I will work with you so that you can develop new ways of approaching your life that are less affected by old patterns and painful emotions. Gradually working through painful or difficult feelings may bring you more understanding of yourself, and with this you can become more emotionally resilient, and better able to function productively and creatively in your life.

Training and qualifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice (Roehampton University/WPF Therapy), a four year rigorous clinical and academic psychoanalytic training.
  • Certificate in Counselling skills (WPF Therapy)
  • B.Sc. Biological Sciences (University of Edinburgh)
  • Mental Health First Aid England (MHFA) Certificate. Licence Number: 10379058


I have also completed further workshops and training on:


Bullying and its aftermath

Compulsive Sexual Behaviour 



Bereavement and Loss



I have worked in a London psychotherapy clinic and I have also worked for mental health charities. I have worked with people who have a wide variety of emotional and psychological difficulties. I currently offer psychotherapy & counselling in private practice.

Professional Bodies

I am a member of the British Psychoanalytic Council and the Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling and I abide by the ethical guidelines laid out by these organisations. 


Fees are based on income and the time of day of your session. Fees range from £65 to £80 per 50 minute session and the cost of on-going therapy is discussed in our initial meeting.

The initial consultation is £75 and is due on the day of this initial meeting.

Fees can be paid either weekly or monthly.

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