Our Senior Practitioners have extensive experience in their field and have been awarded professional recognition with their respective professional bodies such as the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Health Professions Council (HPC), British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).
As a Lewis Psychology client you can be reassured that your therapist has the necessary training, skills and registration to ensure that you receive a first class and professional service. All staff have had been through a strict application and interview procedure and professional standards are monitored by our Clinical Director, Teresa Lewis.
Teresa Lewis is the founder and Director of Lewis Psychology and a Senior Accredited psychotherapist with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP Snr. Accred). Qualified in 1995, Teresa has been providing counselling and psychotherapy treatment for 25 years. Now in her late 40’s Teresa has completed over 20,000 therapy sessions and has successfully dealt with a wide range of issues from anger management to health anxiety. Teresa holds a masters degree in counselling and psychotherapy and is a qualified EMDR Practitioner having completed training accredited with EMDR Europe. As a recognised expert in her
Teresa is a qualified adult educator and has lectured extensively in the fields of counselling, psychotherapy and mindfulness. She is an accredited Mindfulness teacher and meets the requirements of the Good Practice Guidance for Teaching Mindfulness-Based Courses, which is published by the UK Network of Mindfulness Teacher Training Organisations.
Teresa is a founding member of the BACP’s coaching division and has gained full registration status with the respected Association for Coaching (MAC). Teresa is passionate about leadership and uses her
Paul is an Accredited clinical hypnotherapist with The National Hypnotherapy Society (MHS Acc) and has been awarded Advanced Practitioner (ADPR) status by the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR). As Wolverhampton’s only GHR validated Advanced Hypnotherapy Practitioner, Paul has a substantial breadth and depth of knowledge in many areas of psychotherapy and hypnosis including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), counselling and
As co-director of Lewis Psychology Paul has extensive experience in the field of business development, sales, marketing and management, which proves invaluable in maintaining the company’s high standard of services. Prior to being Director of Lewis Psychology Paul founded and headed a niche psychology company and established a worldwide customer base. He brings much expertise to Lewis Psychology and draws on his business experience to add a commercial edge to the company. Paul has active involvement in the development and delivery of services from conception to evaluation. Read full profile.
Prianca is registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). She has a degree in psychology and a BACP accredited masters degree in counselling. She is currently in the final year of a doctorate in counselling psychology and is registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and BACP. Prianca has worked within different professional settings, including community projects, charities, private practice and schools, providing both brief and long term therapeutic interventions. Prianca draws upon her training in humanistic, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) approaches to tailor therapeutic plans to the unique needs of the individual and the nature of their concerns. Prianca has worked with people facing a range of psychological difficulties, including stress, anxiety, depression, anger, trauma, identity, loss and relationship issues.
Prianca aims to provide a warm, confidential environment for clients to express their emotions safely and establish a comfortable dynamic. Prianca says “Our therapeutic relationship is at the heart of my work. I believe that our alliance should be based upon trust, respect and ongoing collaboration. By exploring personal thoughts, feelings and behaviours together, we can identify themes and use suitable techniques to work towards achieving your goals at your own pace.”
Sarah has been providing counselling and psychotherapy treatment for 18 years. She has a degree in psychology and a masters degree in counselling and psychotherapy. Sarah is registered with both the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Sarah’s professional experience in the National Health Service (NHS), GP surgeries and education establishments has given her diverse proficiency to work with a wide range of presenting issues including abuse, trauma, anxiety, depression and much more.
Taran is registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS), she has a degree in psychology and
Taran’s professional experience in the National Health Service (NHS), The Priory and third sector organisations has given her diverse proficiency to address a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, anger, eating disorders, sexual abuse, domestic violence and much more. She is currently completing a doctoral thesis in the perpetration of domestic abuse. ‘I feel we are able to conquer the
Dr Penny Lee graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. She is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Dr Penny has been trained in a wide variety of therapy models, including Person-Centred Therapy (PCT), Psychodynamic Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Third-wave CBT models (i.e. Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance-Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness-Based Therapy). Having the skills and knowledge to practice with such variety, she has an integrative approach in practice to ensure therapy is always tailored to each unique individual which supports and empowers the individual to meet their own specific goals.
Dr Penny has also worked within a range of organisational contexts, including the NHS, higher educational, private hospital and third sector. She has the breadth of experience of working with a complex range of issues, including anxiety disorders, depression, low self-esteem, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), bereavement, anger and stress management. Dr Penny’s professional and personal values is to promote diversity and anti-discriminatory practice where the complexities in identity is recognised through therapy. As such, she holds the standpoint in practice to always consider a variety of different ways of practising, as well as different ways of conceptualising, in order to fully engage with clients in all their complexity and individuality.
Rachael has been providing both individual and couple counselling since 2008. She has a degree in psychology, a
Prior to working at Lewis Psychology Rachael has worked within the Psychological Therapy Service in the NHS where she delivered
Rachael works collaboratively and interactively whilst providing a confidential, neutral and safe space for each client. As each person experiences life and specific situations in a different way Rachael will adapt her way of working to suit your needs. Rachael is informed by humanistic, systemic, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). She has