Dr Vanessa Pilkington
BSc Psychology, MSc Addictions, C.Psychol
Specialties at a glance
Dr Pilkington provides integrative psychological counselling sessions and cognitive behavioural therapy. Specialities Include:
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Body dysmorphia
- Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
- Relationship counselling
- Substance misuse
- Compulsive and impulsive behaviours
- Bereavement counselling
- Psychosomatic illness
- Family/couple therapy
- Alcohol abuse
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Chronic pain
- Low self-esteem
- Mood disorder
- Post natal depression (PND)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Life transitions and adjustments
- Therapeutic services for those working in the Media and Entertainment Industry
About Dr Pilkington
Dr Vanessa Pilkington is a psychologist working in the central London area. She has a wealth of experience working with patients in both an NHS and private clinic setting. Dr Pilkington specialises in treating patients using integrative psychological counselling sessions drawing on various approaches such as solution focused, cognitive behavioural, person centred, psychodynamic and acceptance and commitment therapy.
She also provides services for people in the Media and Entertainment industry. Those working in these industries may experience high levels of emotional and psychological distress linked to particular experiences and challenges faced in their professional and personal lives.
NHS and Academic Posts
Dr Pilkington worked in the NHS for 10 years before setting up her independent practice 2010
Her interests include the varying ways people experience emotional suffering that may be diagnosed as a psychological and emotional disorder. She has completed PhD research into differing individual experiences of depression.
Dr Pilkington speaks English and Italian
PhD research and articles
Citation: Pilkington, Vanessa (2013). Researching how people experience emotional suffering subsequently diagnosed as depression. (Doctoral thesis, City University Online)
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