Semra Akan

London E8 English, Turkish

Semra Akan

London E8 English, Turkish

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

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

London Office

1 Hillman Street
London E8 1DY

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335 Grafton Road
Kentish Town

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UKCP College

  • College for Family Couple and Systemic Therapy (CFCST)

Working with Children

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

Semra Akan

London E8