Semra Akan, UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist

Semra Akan

London E8 English, Turkish
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Semra Akan, UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist

Semra Akan

London E8 English, Turkish
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About Me

I am a qualified Family Therapist, who is registered with the UKCP and practices as a systemic psychotherapist for over 10 years.
I offer therapy in Turkish as well as in English. I have worked as a counselor in the community developing projects. I have a particular interest in working with the Turkish community in London and abroad. I have been involved with a number of teaching projects within these communities as well as research from a systemic perspective.

I have also worked in a CAMHS setting with families, parents and children. I have experience of exercising full clinical responsibility to provide systemic psychotherapy assessments and treatments to individual, couples, children and families.
I have long term experience of working with a range of mental health issues such as, eating disorders, depression, anxiety,self esteem,family stress, parental mental health, PTSD marital issues and couple relationships, childhood related issues, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect.

I am keen to offer support towards your personal and professional development desire and focus to change old patterns and achieve new projects successfully.

I am also qualified as a Systemic Supervisor and Tutor of Systemic Psychotherapy. I also have degree in Public Management Studies.

I always had real enthusiasm for a broad range of psychological and psycho therapeutic experiences. I create and use opportunities to initiate further learning to enhance my clinical practice.

Professional Ethics
I have a belief in the importance of respecting and valuing all human beings, irrespective of race and culture. I am committed to culturally sensitive non-discriminatory practice that promotes equality and respect for all clients and professionals I work with.

I work with

  • Children and young people
  • Couples
  • Individuals
  • Private healthcare referrals

Special Interests

Like all UKCP registered psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors I can work with a wide range of issues, but here are some areas in which I have a special interest or additional experience.

I have been working with adoption and fostering clinically over 15 years.
I have experience of long or short term couple therapy counselling.
I have worked cross culturally and helped clients with such issues and would be happy to support my clients in this areas.
i have been offering family and individual therapy and support ED related issues.
I have been working as a family therapist over 20 years.

Types of Therapies Offered

  • Family and Systemic Psychotherapist
  • Family Therapist
  • Systemic Family and Couple Psychotherapist
  • Systemic Psychotherapist

What I can help with

  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Spirituality
  • Supervision

Types of sessions

  • Face to Face - Long Term
  • Face to Face - Short Term
  • Online Therapy
  • Telephone Therapy

London Office

1 Hillman Street
London E8 1DY

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335 Grafton Road
Kentish Town

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UKCP College

  • College of Family Couple and Systemic Psychotherapy (CFCSP)

Working with Children

For more information about therapy for children and young people, visit our info page.
Semra Akan

Semra Akan

London E8

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