Dr Payal Tomlins

Dr Payal Tomlins


Psychology, Psychotherapy 30037461


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Specialises in

  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Behavioural Couples Therapy
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Counselling
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Schema focused therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT

Bupa specialist

  • Family Therapy
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health services

About me

Dr Payal Tomlins (Ally) is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist. She runs a thriving private practice alongside her work in the NHS. She is also a lecturer and senior tutor in the department of Clinical, Education and Health Psychology at University College London.

She has won numerous national awards for designing innovative mental health services and patient safety. She was the recipient of the 2021 Parliamentary Healthcare Award and 2020 Private Healthcare award for her clinical psychology services.

Ally works with individuals, couples and families. Her approach is solution focused and flexible. She is passionate about evidence based interventions and keeping up to date with the latest theory and evidence in her field. She specialises in designing a therapeutic solution that is bespoke to each person she works with to get the most meaningful outcomes for her clients.

She offers virtual consultations and also has clinics in Victoria, Wimpole Street and Clapham.

Areas of interest

Mood disorders (anxiety, depression, bipolar affective disorders)
Work related stress & imposter syndrome
Low confidence and self esteem issues
Bereavement, grief and loss
Psychological issues around transitions
Menopause and mental health
Pre and post natal psychological issues
Dementia and neurological conditions

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Gynaecological disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Oncology
  • Pain management
  • Psychophysiological disorders
  • Physical disability

Medical secretaries

Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (>50)

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