Who are the Therapists?
All our therapists and associate therapists are UKCP or BACP registered and experienced therapists with specialist trauma trainings who are using these trauma focused therapies in the context of a supportive therapeutic relationship and are working pro bono for MEET in Oxford. These therapists can also be contacted directly at their private practices through the links below. Private fees vary but are around £50 per session. Some therapists may offer some lower cost places.
MEET therapists see clients at 43 St Giles between 10 a.m. and 4.30 pm on Mondays. They also take referrals, do assessments and manage the waiting list. MEET therapists see clients for 6 sessions in the first instance and for a maximum of 26 sessions in total.
Sandra Figgess is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist with an MSc in Gestalt Psychotherapy who is accredited by EMDR Europe as an EMDR practitioner and is also accredited in Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT) which is a form of energy psychotherapy. She also works in private practice and teaches on the Converging Streams Energy Psychotherapy Courses
Prior to training as a therapist Sandra worked in advice work as the manager of Oxfordshire Welfare Rights.Link to Sandra's website
Jane FisherJane Fisher is a UKCP registered family therapist who has specialised in working with people who have been severely traumatised. Her work in this country and elsewhere has been in many different settings, including prison, children’s centres and refugee organisations. She is also trained as a Relate couple counsellor. In 2009 she qualified as an EMDR practitioner and now uses this approach, alongside others, to help people of all ages to address a wide range of issues.Link to Jane's profile Jane is not taking on new clients at present.
Karen Stowe is a UKCP registered integrative psychotherapist who integrates energy psychotherapy into her practice. Link to Karen's website
Amanda Tilbury is a UKCP registered integrative psychotherapist who integrates energy psychotherapy into her practice.Link to Amanda's website
MEET ASSOCIATE THERAPISTS
MEET Associate therapists see one or more clients from the MEET waiting list at their own practices for a fee agreed during the MEET assessment and also for 6 sessions in the first instance and for a maximum of 26 sessions in total.
Annabel McGoldrick (EMDR) Link to Annabel's website
Gloria Ruggieri (EMDR) Link to Gloria's profile
Kina Malmberg-Lovatt (Somatic Experiencing) Link to Kina's website
Kina is a qualified integrative psychotherapist with ten years experience. Kina is also trained in Somatic Experiencing (SE), a body-oriented trauma resolution therapy developed by American psychotherapist Dr Peter A. Levine. It is a potent psychobiological method for resolving trauma symptoms and relieving chronic stress that helps reset the nervous system, restore inner balance, enhance resilience to stress, and increase people’s vitality, equanimity, and capacity to actively engage in life.
Caroline Merry (Energy Psychotherapy)
I am an MBACP Senr. Accred Counsellor/Integrative Psychotherapist and Energy Psychotherapist. I have been working in private practice in Oxford since 1991. I worked part-time with students at the University Counselling Service from 1994 - 2009.
In 2007 I began training in Energy Psychotherapy (AIT) and have trained in other modalities including PEP and TAT. I continue to train in the UK and abroad. My interest in Energy work was stimulated through practising and teaching T'ai Chi Ch'uan and QiGong for over 30 years.
I enjoy working with all age groups and with students. I'm particularly interested in working with mind/body issues, and with stress and trauma related problems.
Telephone: 01865 247978
email: [email protected]
Practice Location: East Oxford
Jennifer Siu (EMDR) Link to Jennifer's website
Jennifer is a BACP and COSRT accredited Relationship, Psychosexual Therapist and Clinical Supervisor with over 20 years’ experience. Jennifer is also an accredited EMDR practitioner, who works with relational trauma, sexual abuse, PTSD, mental health issues and somatic symptoms.
Practice Location: Bicester
OTHER THERAPISTS IN OXFORDSHIRE OFFERING EMDR or ENERGY PSYCHOTHERAPY
Heather Redington (Energy Psychotherapy)
Telephone: 01793 762939
email: [email protected]
Practice Location: Near Swindon
I am a UKCP registered psychotherapist and have been in private practice for fifteen years. I have also worked in the NHS as a family therapist in a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. Arising out of this work, I have a particular interest in working with traumatic issues from the past which are negatively affecting current relationships e.g. with partners, children or colleagues.
I have trained extensively in many branches of energy psychology and integrate many approaches into my energy psychotherapy practice. I am a teacher of AIT (Advanced Integrative Therapy) and a member of the Converging Streams teaching team. As a teacher of Heart Rhythm Meditation I am also interested in helping people to become more aware of energetic and spiritual levels of being. Link to Heather's website
Linda Tayler (EMDR and Energy Psychotherapy)
Telephone: 07786 574831
email: [email protected]
Practice Locations: Central Oxford and Didcot
Linda is a qualified and experienced UKCP registered Integrative Counsellor who uses Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) in her clinical work as well as Mindfulness and Energy Psychotherapy.
See below for Linda's profile and qualifications.