Dr Miriam Dookhun is a HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist and BPS Chartered Counselling Psychologist. She has experience of working across different settings including the NHS, third sector organisations and the private sector. Prior to working exclusively in private practice, she was the Lead Psychologist of General Psychiatry in a world-renowned, private acute psychiatric hospital in Central London. She worked with adult inpatients, day-care patients and outpatients, facilitating both group therapy and individual therapy, where she worked with a wide range of mental health difficulties.
Dr Dookhun endeavours to practice integratively with an overarching Cognitive Behavioural Therapy framework and incorporating psychodynamic and person-centred ideas among others, where appropriate. She works in collaboration with her clients on their own personal journeys, to facilitate exploration of their unique subjective experience, alleviate their distress and empower and support them to achieve their goals, in a way that is tailored to them.
Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology - University of East London
BSc (Hons) Psychology - The City University
SERVICES AND FEES
Please contact Dr Dookhun to discuss fees.
Dr Dookhun accepts both self-funding clients and Private Medical Insurance funded clients: AXA Health, Aetna, Aviva, Cigna, Vitality.
Some concessionary fees are also available for people on low incomes, students and trainees.
Dr Dookhun currently offers individual therapy to adults, in English.
Due to the Covid-19 situation, all sessions are currently offered remotely via online videocall, predominantly using the Zoom, Skype and VSee platforms.
Dr Dookhun works with clients globally and is insured to do so.
Remote online therapy is not suitable for high-risk clients in acute distress.
"Miriam is the best psychologist I have ever had; she has so many therapeutic tools at her disposal to work with a myriad of issues and I trusted her absolutely from the moment we met. This enabled me to explore some of my more deep rooted problems in a psychologically safe and comfortable environment. I made excellent progress during the ten sessions we had together and I would not hesitate to recommend her to others, or to personally see her again should I require additional support". - Hannah S.
"Many doors are marked “therapy”. It’s hard to walk through one. It should be just as hard to walk out when the time comes. Miriam helped me share, face and deal with my baggage and fears. She inspired trust and I became comfortable doing so. Miriam helped hold me up when I was taking in water and challenged me (intelligently) when I thought I walked on it. I smiled too, and often. Words like kind, smart, patient, and professional come easily. But I must add adaptable. Miriam’s help was bespoke, personal - which sets her apart. So it was hard to leave that care and support. But I walked out of that door confident and changed in the ways I needed. I carried new tools to help me. I call these “A.I. Miriam”. Did I mention I smiled?" - Darren C.
"Miriam and I have been working together in both group and individual sessions for 12 months after suffering an episode of extreme anxiety and depression. Her organisational skills and attention to detail are paramount when you are feeling vulnerable as it provides peace of mind when your personal struggles are far from stable. Using a combination of therapies, including but not limited to, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy ("CBT") and Interpersonal Therapy ("IPT"), Miriam has been instrumental to my recovery and I have found her to be an extremely capable therapist. I would highly recommend her to any prospective clients." - RS
Feel free to make contact to discuss your requirements or to book an appointment.