- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
I am a dedicated and compassionate Counselling Psychologist with over 20 years of experience in the field of mental health and psychotherapy. My mission is to provide a safe and supportive therapeutic space for individuals to explore whatever distresses them, to help them overcome challenges and to facilitate their personal growth.
I have experience working with adults who present a range of emotional and psychological difficulties including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, low mood/sadness, loss & bereavement, trauma, relationship issues (e.g., forming and maintaining relationships, separation, divorce, affairs relationship difficulties), and work-related stress and difficulties.
I have worked in a variety of public and private mental health settings such as: Community Mental Health Team (NHS); Psychotherapy Department (NHS); Eating Disorders Clinic (NHS); Recurrent Depression Clinic (NHS); Department of Children & Adolescents (INPSY – Greece). I have been working privately since 2006.
I have also been involved in teaching, training, and supervising counselling psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors for more than 15 years.
I offer face-to-face therapy in central London and in Fulham. I also offer therapy online.
Areas of interest
Depression; Anxiety; Relationship problems; Separation & Divorce; Family issues; Stress related difficulties; Low self-esteem; Feeling sad; Loneliness; Self-harm; Loss & bereavement; Life transition & adjustment issues; Redundancy; Work-related Stress; Burnout.
Psychodynamic therapy: Processes and outcomes; attachment theory; parent counselling; training and supervision
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Greek, Modern - Native or bilingual
Gkouskos, S. (2017). Psychodynamic approaches. In V. Galbraith (Ed.), Topics in applied psychology: Counselling psychology (pp. 119-132). London: Routledge.
Gkouskos, S. (2016). On becoming a trainer. In B. Douglas, R. Woolfe, S., Strawbridge, E. Kasket, & V. Galbraith (Eds.), Handbook of Counselling Psychology (4th ed.) (pp. 600-615). London: Sage.
- BA (Hons) in Psychology Sussex University 1999
- Doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology (DPsych) Surrey University 2003
- Certificate in Supervision Metanoia Institute 2011
Affiliations / memberships
Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow (BPS)
Counselling Psychologist (HCPC reg.)
Senior Practitioner Member at the Register of Psychologists Specialising in Psychotherapy (ROPSIP)
Registered as a Supervisor in the BPS’s Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS)
Full Member of the Division of Counselling Psychology (BPS)
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Psychology session - (>50)