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Self Team


The Self Team are a diverse expert team of therapists and coaches who have a dynamic and effective approach to working with you to help you feel more yourself.

All of our practitioners have suitable experience and are all HCPC, BACP or UKCP registered.

Jodie Cariss

Jodie Cariss
MA, HCPC, BADth, TIHR
Founder

Jodie is the founder of Self Space and www.carisscreative.co.uk. She is a Therapist with over 15 years experience in the field and a Tavistock trained executive coach. She has a direct and dynamic approach to her practice and a deeply empathic and approachable manner to the way she works.
Chance Marshall

Chance Marshall
MA, HCPC, BADth
Lead Therapist | Founding Partner
chance@theselfspace.com

Chance has a grounded, creative and empathetic approach in working with clients towards self-awareness and real, lasting personal and interpersonal change. He supports people experiencing a range of challenges including: anxiety, depression, alcohol and substance misuse, relationships, dealing with change, loss and work-related stress. Experienced in Adult Mental Health, Addiction Therapy and working with Refugee and Asylum Seekers.
Andy Critchley

Andy Critchley
MA, HCPC, BADth
Senior Therapist
andy@theselfspace.com

Andy has a warm, empathic and dynamic approach. As a therapist in NHS mental well-being services he has worked with a wide spectrum of need including self esteem, isolation, low mood, anxiety, formative relationships, loss, transition, understanding patterns of behaviour, realising potential and celebrating being yourself. Andy believes therapy can be challenging but also kind, inspiring, collaborative and sometimes fun.


Sujaree Kuenghakit

Sujaree Kuenghakit
MA, HCPC
Psychotherapist
sujaree@theselfspace.com

Sujaree implements contemporary and dynamic psychotherapy methods. Her sessions are designed to strengthen confidence and support clients in understanding themselves more fully in order to both heal and grow. She has expertise in working with eating disorders, depression & anxiety, addiction, relationship challenges, culture shock & homesickness. Her professional experience includes work in the NHS mental health services, education and psychological research.

Sophie Gunnion Lasek

Sophie Gunnion Lasek
MA, HCPC
Dramatherapist
sophie@theselfspace.com

Sophie (she/her) is a vibrant dramatherapist. She specialises in low self esteem, attachment and developing self-compassion. She has worked for adult mental health NHS services as well as in schools working with staff and pupils. She has a passion for enabling people to discover their potential. Sophie has experience with a range of needs including anxiety, low mood, grief, loss, trauma and relational issues.

Mycah Tequeron

Mycah Tequeron
BADth, MA, HCPC
Therapist
mycah@theselfspace.com

Mycah’s (he/him) clinical practice has had a broad focus including childhood adversity, schizophrenia, mutism, anxiety, stress, trauma and depression. His practice supports the development of confidence, esteem and a stronger sense of self. He encourages the opportunity for people to explore and gain greater awareness and understanding of themselves, situations and relationships.


Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell
MA, HCPC, BADth
Therapist
colin@theselfspace.com

Colin is an engaging and effective practitioner. He works across a range of presenting issues including anxiety and depression, and specialises in grief therapy. He has a humble and grounded approach to the way he works.

Ryan Campinho Valadas

Ryan Campinho Valadas
MA Hons, MA, HCPC, BADth
Therapist
ryan@theselfspace.com

Ryan believes in using therapy to develop practical solutions that create long-term benefits. He works with specific goals, issues, or transitions, as well as in open-ended explorations of life’s dilemmas. He uses the therapeutic relationship to encourage emotional expression, self-compassion, new perspectives, personal growth, and healthy relationships. His experience includes general mental health difficulties; personal development; trauma; children & families; substance misuse and addiction; sexual health and intimacy; and LGBTQ+ wellbeing.

Rachel Bloggs

Rachel Bloggs
MA, UKCP
Psychotherapist
rachel@theselfspace.com

Rachel is a trauma informed practitioner. She creates a safe and relational environment and uses an integrative approach in order to encourage depth and a greater understanding of the issues that her clients are working through. Rachel specialises in child and adolescent mental health, developmental trauma and working with adults who have lived in the care system and/or have been adopted. Rachel's experience also includes working with a range of issues such as: anxiety, depression, grief, loss and childhood adversity.


Finn Neary

Finn Neary
MA, HCPC, BAAT
Art Psychotherapist
finian@theselfspace.com

Finn is passionate about supporting clients on their own journeys of self-exploration, reflection and development through creative mediums – no ‘skill’ is expected or required. Art expression in a therapeutic safe space can help identify thoughts and emotions that might not be accessed so readily by other ‘left-brain’ approaches; expect a client-led approach. Finn has experience of working with a wide range of clients across all age groups.

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Amrit Sagoo
Existential Psychotherapist
MA, BA (Hons), MBACP (Accred.),
MNCS (Accred.)
amrit@theselfspace.com

Amrit is an existential psychotherapist. Her practice centres around the belief that "it's the relationship that heals", and her therapeutic focus is based very much on the client/therapist relationship. She is emphatic and thoughtful and offers a safe, contained therapeutic space to explore what may be going on for her clients whilst also bearing witness to their unique stories. In her work at the NHS and private practice, Amrit specialises in trauma arising from sexual violence/assault and is well-versed in working with PTSD and the fragmented pieces often present in the aftermath of trauma.

Mayessi Svoronou

Mayessi Svoronou
BSc, MA, MBACP, MBPSs
Psychotherapist
mayessi@theselfspace.com

Mayessi is a psychodynamic/psychoanalytic psychotherapist with several years of experience in the NHS and in private practice. Her approach includes a safe and confidential dynamic exploration of histories and relationships that define us. Mayessi has supported clients with different presenting challenges including: gender issues, trauma, relationships, depression and anxiety. Mayessi offers session in English and in Greek.

Dr Dee Khaira

Dr. Dee Khaira
BSc (Hons), MSc, DClinPsych, HCPC
Clinical Psychologist
dee@theselfspace.com

Dee believes in being a down-to-earth, approachable, compassionate psychologist. She strives to support those who are struggling emotionally in working with them to create a meaningful and fulfilling life, with a focus on strength and wellness, in all aspects. Her approach to managing emotional difficulties is in a way that builds resilience for life-long self-care and emotional wellbeing. Dee has experience of working with clients of all ages, both in the NHS and in private practice, and likes to work in a client-led, integrated and creative way, with different therapeutic approaches, including: CBT, ACT, DBT, MBCT, narrative and systemic approaches. She has experience in helping people with managing emotions (a variety of anxieties and mood-related issues), stress (including career-related, health-related and study or work-related stress), relationship breakdown, cultural identity and physical health issues.
Iman Ben Ahmed

Iman Ben Ahmed
MA, Registered MBACP
Psychotherapist
iman@theselfspace.com

Iman is a warm and empathetic therapist. She believes that therapy should be accessible to everyone, and a safe space to explore ways to live a fulfilling life and speak about your experiences and struggles. Iman has extensive experience working with marginalised communities and helping people engage in mental health support without judgment or stigma, taking into account race, culture and identity. Iman specialises in trauma therapy and works in an intercultural way focusing on inclusion and valuing diversity. Iman’s experience also includes working with: anxiety, depression, grief, self-esteem issues, work-related concerns, and relationship issues.
Siggy Verelst

Siggy Verelst
MA, BACP
Psychotherapist
siggy@theselfspace.com

Siggy offers a safe space in which she welcomes people’s imperfection and encourages the development of one’s own uniqueness. She applies a creative exploration of the unconscious in order to gain more awareness of unconscious drives and conflicting parts of us, inviting greater compassion and self-love. She also uses mindfulness and meditative therapy in her approach. Specialised in working with relationship issues, infidelity, confusion around identity, career and purpose, eating disorders, depression, fears and phobias.

Chris Eggleton

Chris Eggleton
BACP accredited
Integrative Counsellor
chris.eggleton@theselfspace.com

Chris Eggleton has significant experience as a BACP accredited Integrative counsellor working in the NHS and private practice to successfully address a wide variety of emotional and psychological issues, including the challenges of depression, anxiety, stress, abuse, low self-esteem, loss, grief and drug and alcohol misuse. As a counsellor he has been consistently among the most successful practitioners in the NHS. He specialises in working with his clients to gain a true understanding of the role of their life experience in the challenges they may face today, so enabling them to achieve the lasting change and long-term wellbeing they deserve.

Sara Duffy

Sara Duffy
Registered MBACP (Accred)
Integrative Counsellor
sara.duffy@theselfspace.com

Sara has a warm, genuine and empathic style and offers an integrative and relational model to help clients to explore their beliefs and values. By learning to identify and experience our feelings and where they come from, we can understand ourselves better. With greater awareness Sara believes we have more freedom to make choices about our lives that really benefit us, and she can support you in making changes that feel right for you. Her experience includes working at a Fertility clinic helping support people on their journey to start a family, working with survivors of child sexual abuse, grief, loss, anxiety, self confidence and family issues.

Simona Campli

Simona Campli
MBACP(Accred.), BST specialist
Systemic Psychotherapist, Coach and Clinical Supervisor
simona@theselfspace.com

Simona specialises in brief therapies and in a relationship framework. She works with individuals and couples. Her work aims to co-create and reach long-lasting transformational goals with her clients in the shortest period of time while fostering resourceful autonomy and effective communication in a flexible and tailored intervention. Her passion is in igniting positive change, supporting people in designing their own version of wellbeing and advocating for better futures.  Her experience includes working in the Charity Sector, education and creative worlds as well as the private sector. Simona works both in Italian and English. She is also a clinical supervisor working with students and recently qualified therapist from a variety of approaches and can be book for these sessions. 

Tasha Bailey

Tasha Bailey
PgDip, PGC, MBACP
Integrative & Creative Counsellor
tasha@theselfspace.com

Tasha believes each client is unique, so she works in a warm, intuitive and considerate way. She creates a safe, creative and compassionate space to help clients develop a more loving relationship with themselves. Tasha makes use of humour, creative expression, mindfulness and knowledge about the mind & body to aid self-understanding. She has therapeutic experience with all works of life. Tasha specialises in supporting healing from past trauma and anxiety, exploring race/culture/identity and building confidence.

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Dr. Ravi Gill
DProf, BPS, HCPC
Practitioner Psychologist / Chartered Health Psychologist
ravi@theselfspace.com

Ravi works using a person centred, solution focused approach within sessions, incorporating elements of cognitive behavioural therapy while encouraging clients to explore and develop a greater understanding of themselves. Ravi’s clinical experience covers a wide range of presentations including: complex mental health such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorders and dual diagnosis clients. As well as managing anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues and lifestyle changes. She has both clinical NHS experience; working within crisis response and community mental health teams and within the private sector. Other clinical experience includes supporting those with PTSD and complex trauma within Occupational Health settings for the Metropolitan Police Service.
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Natasha Laing
MA, HCPC, BAAT
Art Psychotherapist

natasha@theselfspace.com

As an Art Psychotherapist, Natasha works alongside her clients in their journey of change. She facilitates this through providing a safe and supportive space where the art materials can be used if chosen. Engaging with the art materials can help create powerful experiences of recognition, release and encourage the client to grow and change at a pace which feels comfortable for them. Natasha has worked within schools and in the NHS, facilitating individual and group art therapy sessions and has experience working with a variety of age groups.


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Dr. Holly Conheady
MBACP, HCPC
Counselling Psychologist
holly.conheady@theselfspace.com

Holly is a counselling psychologist who provides a safe and supportive space in which you can speak freely about your experiences and struggles. The role of the counselling psychologist is to reduce distress (e.g., low mood, shame, stress) and promote wellbeing (e.g., self-compassion, sense of purpose) through the use of evidence-based methods. Holly supports adults and adolescents living with challenges around physical health, sleep, and body image, as well as bereavement and pregnancy loss. She has extensive experience working with anxiety related to health, identity, social situations and chronic worrying. She works integratively, combining aspects of person-centred, systemic, cognitive-behavioural (CBT, CFT, ACT), existential and positive psychological approaches according to each client’s unique needs and preference..

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Daniela Gallini
BSc (Hons) in Psychology , MA, HCPC, BADth
Dramatherapist
daniela@theselfspace.com

Daniela has a client-centred approach using the creative arts as a way to access and process difficult emotions. She has a special interest in working with trauma and PTSD, helping clients ground themselves in the present moment using mindfulness and the arts. She has experience of working with a range of psychological needs including, ASD, ADHD, depression, anxiety, and misbehaving conduct. She has a wide range of experience facilitating individual and group therapy and has worked within the NHS.

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Kelly Jarvis
BPS Accredited
Mindfulness Now Teacher
kelly.jarvis@theselfspace.com

Kelly is a Mindfulness coach who teaches Mindfulness and awareness techniques designed to empower you to start/develop your journey to self compassion, courage and trust.  She will support you to build a personalised toolbox of management techniques that you can use in your everyday life. This may work well in partnership with therapy. Kelly's discipline can support you to manage symptoms of stress, worry, anxiety, burn out, depression, low self- esteem and chronic illnesses. Through finding ways to connect back to your true self and a place of calm, she believes you can flourish and grow.  Kelly has a down to earth manner and style to her practice and understands the need to translate mindfulness techniques in a way that can be useful to everyday life.


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Laura Main
MA, HCPC, BADth
Dramatherapist
laura@theselfspace.com

Laura holds an in-depth specialist knowledge of working with grief and bereavement. She is expert in understanding themes of loss, identity, anxiety and depression.  Laura is a warm, grounded and empathetic therapist, passionate in supporting a client’s journey through self-exploration, reflection and continual development.   There are no ‘drama skills’ required or expected in sessions, Laura supports a client led space where image and story can be explored, to help engage with feelings. She holds a particular interest in trauma manifesting in the body and is skilled at working therapeutically with movement. Laura has worked in a variety of sectors within the NHS, schools and specialist centres, with individuals and their families.  

 
 

Join the Self Team


We have a unique and contemporary approach to the way we work. To ensure equality across our practice you need to be willing to work collaboratively with us and to bring your energy and expertise to meet our values and ethos. You need to be open-minded, flexible in your approach and open to new ways of working.

If you are interested in applying we would be pleased to hear from you but please note that you must have a minimum of 2 years postgraduate experience. To join the team please download the form below and send the completed version to hey@theselfspace.com

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