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COVID-19, UPDATE: Please note that at present I only offer sessions over video platforms like Zoom. I appreciate that some people do not like this and may feel more distant and disengaged from the therapist. However, although this does happen to people and the feeling does make sense, sessions over the internet could still be useful!

While the pandemic is still affecting everyday life, try to acknowledge the challenge and struggles you are going through and at the same time maintain a sense of optimism as much as possible; it will end, we will go through it. Stay safe and healthy,

Visit the British Psychological Society page for some resources; https://www.bps.org.uk/responding-coronavirus?utm_source=BPS_Lyris_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=

PLEASE ΝΟΤΕ : As of June 22nd I am fully booked and unable at this stage to offer appointments to new clients. I envisage to have some availability again around October 2020. Will update this as soon as I can. Thank you

Welcome!

My name is Diomidis Psomas and I am an experienced Chartered Counselling Psychologist based in South Manchester. On this website you will find information about my experience in working with people who have experienced a range of difficulties in their life that have affected them to one extent or another. You will also find my contact details in order to get in touch with any queries or to book in an appointment. Ideally, please contact me to arrange an initial, free, 20 minute consultation, over the phone, in order to understand what you are seeking help with and see how I could potentially meet your needs.

I began working as a therapist back in 1997. I have worked in a variety of settings and have significant experience in helping people with mental health difficulties that range from the mild to the complex.

I qualified as a Counselling Psychologist in 2005. I am a member of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Counselling Psychology and I am registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (Registration Number: PYL21011). I abide by the BPS’s and the HCPC’s Ethical Code of Conduct.

I am offering assessment and psychological therapy to adults experiencing a range of different challenges, mental health problems and/or interpersonal difficulties. To be more specific I work with people experiencing the following types of difficulties:

Anxiety problems (generalised anxiety, phobias, panic, social anxiety)

Low mood and depression

• Interpersonal and relationship difficulties

Loss and bereavement

• Consequences of childhood abuse and/or neglect

Self-esteem problems

Trauma

I also offer sessions on personal development; to help people develop greater self-awareness and insight. 

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