Hello, my name is Dee Critoph. As an experienced and registered Psychotherapist, I have worked with a diverse range of people struggling with a wide range of challenges, including anxiety, depression, feelings of sadness, loneliness and emptiness, low self-esteem and confidence, feelings of guilt & shame, and difficulties in relating to self and others.
Specialisms & Expertise
- Mind-Body connection
- Harmful, Destructive and Risky Behaviour
My experience in therapeutic environments extends over 20 years. It includes working with homeless and forensic populations – offering an alternative to residential rehabilitation and emotional support to people with diverse and complex needs. In addition, I also have vast
experience working long-term with young people and adults suffering from severe emotional difficulties, disturbing behaviours, criminality and violence.
Training & Qualifications
After a career in social care, I went on to train as a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist at the Manor House Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy, in London. I completed a rigorous British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) and British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accredited training, gaining experience through seminars and clinical practice. Additionally, I have undertaken COFRA 121 – StopSo training; a therapeutic programme to help people manage sexual risk and to live more pro-social, satisfying lives. With the world-renowned Tavistock & Portman, I attended a year-long course: Psychoanalytic ideas on violence, criminality and sexual deviation. University of Derby: Autism, Asperger’s and ADHD – Recognised and Endorsed by the ADHD Foundation I have completed a two-year-long Infant Observation, a Psychiatric Placement, and I continue to embark on further Psychoanalytic training with the British Psychotherapy Foundation (bpf). The bpf is one of the country’s most respected Psychoanalytic organisations.
I am a registered member of the BPC and the BACP; working to their code of ethics.
I would work to help you make sense of your feelings, moods, behaviour, and motivations. Helping you understand and resolve your difficulties by increasing awareness of your inner world and its influence over your relationship with yourself and others.