We are a professional partnership of depression counsellors and CBT therapists based in London, providing one-to-one therapy to help you to work through problems with depression, despair, grief, unhappiness, hopelessness and existential crisis.
The House Partnership works to bring about positive change in people’s live — change in their emotional lives, change in their outlook on the world, and change in their relationships, both social and intimate — so they can move beyond blocks and crises towards well-being and fulfilment.
Depression therapists at two locations in London W1 & EC1 with great transport links
A positive, solution-focused approach to depression therapy & counselling
All House depression therapists registered with the Health & Care Professions Council
Sharing a deeply held belief that positive change is possible for all our clients
John has practiced as a clinical psychologist since qualifying in 1998, primarily in the NHS working with adults, children and young people, both as community clients and as inpatients in acute crisis. For many years he worked as an inpatient consultant/service lead and during that time he served in elected positions as Chair of the Psychosis and Complex Mental Health Faculty and as Policy Director (England) for the Division of Clinical Psychology, British Psychological Society.MORE
Aimee, a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, completed her doctorate at Roehamption University. She works in the corporate environment (Banking, Finance, Legal, Insurance and Tech) specialising in depression, anxiety, work related issues including stress and burnout, as well as relationship difficulties.MORE
Emily is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who specialises in supporting individuals in managing the psychological impact of physical health conditions and appearance-related concerns. Emily's NHS position is with the Clinical Psychology Service embedded in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Royal Free Hospital, London.MORE
Leah is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. She has worked within the NHS for a number of years including in a world leading hospital and has a particular specialism in working with young people, people with Autism and ADHD, and people with rare conditions. Leah also has completed and published several research projects.
Sara is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who completed her doctoral training at Salomons Centre, part of Canterbury Christ Church University in 2003. Since qualifying, she has worked for the NHS with adults presenting with complex difficulties and for 6 years was part of a psychosis service. She is currently part of a small team providing psychological support to staff in physical healthcare settings.MORE
Anna is a counselling psychologist who completed her clinical training in 2011 at the University of Surrey. Anna has gained extensive experience working in the NHS and she has particular expertise in woman’s health.
Nimisha completed her doctoral training at City University London. She is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist who alongside her private practice works at an outpatient eating disorders service at South London and Maudsley hospital. She has a particular interest in eating disorders.
Aisling is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who specialises in treating anxiety, depression and trauma. She completed her Doctoral Degree at Royal Holloway, University of London. She has worked in the NHS for a number of years across different clinical specialties including sexual dysfunction, survivors of abuse and personality disorder.MORE
Sara is a consultant clinical psychologist who completed her clinical training in 1995 at the University of Western Cape in South Africa before building a successful private practice in Cape Town. Since coming to London, Sara has gained extensive experience working in the NHS and she has particular expertise in substance misuse and secure services.MORE
Steve completed his doctoral training at the University of East London. He is a chartered psychologist with wide NHS experience working across mental and physical health services. He has particular expertise in providing support for people who present with anxiety disorders, depression, relationship difficulties, chronic fatigue and trauma.
Gill qualified as a psychologist in South Africa and underwent further training in Gestalt Psychotherapy at Metanoia Institute. Since chartership in 2001, she has held senior positions in the public, private and charity sectors. Gill works across all presentations of depressive and anxiety conditions, and has particular expertise in eating disorders and sports’ psychology.MORE
Una is an Australian psychologist who studied at University of Sydney and qualified with the Psychology Board of Australia before moving to London in 2010. She has worked with government and community organisations, as well as in private practice, in both Australia and the UK.
Erin completed her professional doctorate at City University London, later to be invited back as a lecturer and supervisor on the same course. Now concentrating on private practice, Erin has considerable experience in the public sector, as an NHS psychologist and within a number of national charities.MORE
Alongside his private work, David has worked in the NHS for over 10 years, with various groups including families and older adults. As a researcher he has published in numerous academic journals. He is a chartered psychologist who completed his doctorate at the Institute of Psychiatry.MORE
Alongside her private work, Hayley manages The House Partnership. She also has considerable experience as a psychologist in two NHS trusts. Together with her work in general adult mental health, she has a particular specialism in eating disorders.MORE
Lou is a chartered psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society who trained and worked in the US before moving to London in 2009. He was appointed Adjunct Professor at City University, New York, and has continued teaching in the UK as a visiting lecturer at London Metropolitan University.
Silvia completed her training at the Institute of Psychiatry and City University. She is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist who alongside her private practice work, has extensive experience of working in private and public settings including NHS primary care, IAPT, Eating Disorders and specialist Trauma Services. Her particular expertise and specialism is in treating Trauma/PTSD, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, stress, work and relationships issues.MORE
Simon completed his doctoral research at Regent's College in London where he currently lectures. He has worked in adult mental health within the NHS and a number of community organisations. He has particular expertise with social anxiety, and panic.MORE
Evidence suggests that CBT cognitive behavioural therapy is at least as effective as medication for depression, and leads to lower relapse rates. This is because it gets to the heart of the 'vicious cycle' of negative thoughts, feelings and actions that depression can trap us in.MORE
Depression is almost as common as it is debilitating: one in five people will experience it in their lifetime and it is the leading cause of disability in the world. How does it develop, how does it differ from 'feeling low' and what therapies can help to alleviate it?MORE
Depression is widespread across the globe, affecting people from all cultural and social backgrounds—though it may often be conceived of and named differently in non-western cultures. It has long been reckoned that there must be good biological reasons for depression's global ubiquity.MORE
A thoughtful piece as always from Stephen Fry, discussing his experience of depression. Fry was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in 1995 after suffering a nervous breakdown.MORE