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Dr Peter Finlay
PhD, Msc, MBACP MIPI
Psychotherapy
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Integrative Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Counselling Psychology
Psychology

REGISTERED WITH

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP):

LANGUAGES

english

About

Dr Finlay is an accredited psychodynamic psychotherapist and counsellor - he is conscious about the environment of therapy and how it can induce anxiety and therefore tries to approach the situation in a non-judgemental, sensitive and comforting manner. 

He also a member of the Harley Consultancy in London and operates within the ethical guidelines of the BACP. 

He has particular experience in Adoption Issues, Anxiety, Bereavement, General counselling, Identity problems, Obsessional behaviour, Personal Development, Phobias, Self Esteem and Self-worth, Sex related issues, Sexual identity and Issues with fluidity. 


I studied under Dr. Diane LeFevre at Basildon Mental Health Hospital. The post-graduate course that she supervised included a great deal of clinical practice on both neurotic and psychotic patients, after which I continued as an Honorary Therapist at Basildon until I established my own private practice. I now practice from my consulting room at my home in Stebbing which is in a quiet and discreet setting and also at The Harley Consultancy in Harley Street, London. I offer a calm and empathetic approach while we work through whatever is troubling you.

Although my primary approach is Psychodynamic, I also call upon a variety of other theoretical ‘models’ including Analytic Therapy, CBT (Cognitive Behavioural), Person Centred, EFT and Mindfulness as appropriate.

Prior to becoming a psychotherapist my career was in computer forensic analysis and data recovery. While it may seem that these are rather diverse paths to pursue, they are in fact strangely related:
Forensic investigation and recovery requires a diligent concentration on recognising clues in order to understand the difference between what is presented and what is actually the truth; as well as following threads to reveal the real story below the surface. This could be a model description of the process behind Psychodynamic Psychotherapy!



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Medical Procedures

  • Counselling 
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy 
  • Psychology
  • Confidence Building
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • General Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Identity problems
  • Obsessional behaviour
  • Life Coaching
  • Personal Development
  • Phobias
  • Self Esteem and Self-worth
  • Sex related issues
  • Sexual identity
  • Issues with fluidity
  • OCD
  • Harm OCD


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Special Interests

  • Sexual environment 
  • Obsessive behaviour
  • General Anxiety Disorders (GAD)
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Phobias
  • Self-worth issues
  • Bereavement
  • Self-esteem
  • Mindfulness



Education

Post-Graduate Degree in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and the Psychoses. (APU 2007)

Certificate of Proficiency BACP 2014

Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (562009)

PhD Physical Instrumentation 1976 (PCL)

Member of the Institute of Professional Investigators

Reviews

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

15-08-2018
Peter is an amazing counsellor - unlike many counsellors out there who simply listen, he really helps you focus on the issue at hand. It's wonderful to have a steadying rock out there when times are tricky and I am very grateful for his services.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

14-08-2018
I am gladly writing how much Dr. Finley helped me. I was desperately looking for psychologist help. I found Dr. Finley on line. He was very helpful and gave me appointment straight away. Dr. Finley helped me and taught me a technique to control my emotions. Emotions which where bottled up for over 18 years. Any emotions , stress ,anxiety mental and physical abuse should be dealt with professionals. It is impossible to deal with it on your own. I highly recommend Dr. Finley. Without Dr. Finley I would not be where I am today

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

07-08-2018
I can thoroughly recommend Dr Peter Finlay based on my own experience of counselling with him.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-08-2018
Extremely professional and helpful.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

06-08-2018
Peter offers sound advice with compassion. His objectivity feels heartfelt and he has a methodical way unravelling problems to reveal patterns and paths to new destinations.

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