Dr Maria Padilla Leon

Psychology 30028437


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Specialises in

  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Counselling
  • Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychotherapy
  • Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I am a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a registered Psychologist with the Health and Care professions Council (HCPC).
Over the past 16 years, I have gained extensive clinical experience whilst working with children, adults, couples, families and groups, both in the UK and Colombia. I have maintained my own private practice, counselling culturally diverse clients with a wide range of difficulties including anxiety, depression, relationships, trauma, stress, body image issues, personality disorders, gender and identity, grief/bereavement, anger, cross-cultural issues.
I am currently working in private practice, providing therapy in English and Spanish for adults in North West London.

Areas of interest

Anxiety (i.e., panic, GAD, OCD, social anxiety, phobias, health anxiety); depression; relationships/interpersonal difficulties; trauma and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); stress; personality disorders; body image issues; gender and identity; grief/bereavement; anger; cross- cultural issues...

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Psychophysiological disorders

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Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

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