Zoi Kontakou is a Counselling Psychologist and CBT Psychotherapist with extensive clinical experience in both the NHS and private practice. Having completed her psychology and counselling training in London, she underwent advanced training in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy at the REBET Ellis Institute in New York. She has also developed and delivered stress management and anxiety workshops, and currently works at University College London, providing evidence-based therapy.
Ms Kontakou has worked with clients with a wide range of difficulties, including depression, anxiety, phobias, relationship difficulties, stress, and confidence issues.
She has specialist expertise in delivering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, and Compassion Focused Cognitive Therapy.
Ms Kontakou aims to create a safe space in which individuals can explore their emotional difficulties and gain enhanced understanding to change and improve their life. She is an experienced, empathic and effective clinician who abides by ethical, clinical and professional practice guidelines throughout in order to provide the best care for her clients.