Dr Van Stephanopoulos is a Clinical Psychologist with diverse work experience in NHS and private roles. He is passionate about helping clients improve and achieve their therapeutic goals.
Van describes his therapeutic approach as ‘flexible’, which involves remaining open-minded and adaptable when attending to individual stories and desires. He likes to work from an ‘integrative’ perspective, bringing together elements of different treatment approaches as and when appropriate (e.g. CBT, ACT, Psychodynamic, EMDR). A firm believer in the importance of the therapeutic alliance, Van enjoys open and honest encounters with the individuals he meets, and hopes that the trust and respect in-built within the sessions may have a therapeutic effect each time.
Van enjoys working with adults of all ages, listening to their difficulties and helping them advance their ability to cope effectively. He has worked with individuals with a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses, including all types of anxiety, phobias, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, relationship difficulties, addiction, identity issues.
Van also enjoys adapting his style and approach to meet the needs of individuals with a learning disability and/or neurodegenerative disorder. Academic Qualifications: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, MA in Psychoanalytic Studies, BSc Psychology with Criminology, PgCert Applied Psychology.